Enable the hidden Nexus 6 Double Tap to Wake feature with this simple app

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You’ll have read that a number of features never made it into the Nexus 6 and Google removed the functionality from the final code build; one of those features was the double tap to wake feature, which those who own a OnePlus One will be familiar with. Despite the functionality being ...

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How to unlock the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Bootloader to root

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For those of you who have received your Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices and are anxious to begin tinkering with them then you’ll need to unlock the Bootloader. Whilst unlocking the Bootloader does void your warranty, it does allow you to do cool things like root, flash ROMS, and put on custom ...

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Download Inverted Multi DPI Google Play Store v5.0.32 & v6.1.83 [APK]

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We’ve covered all of the latest official Google Play Store APK’s over in this thread where you can find all the download links, as well as the other latest essential APK’s to sideload onto your device. Here’s something a little different courtesy of a thread over at XDA. ...

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GIV Mobile Announces New $20 Plan with 150 MB of Data – One of The Most Affordable Plans On The Market

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For those on a budget, a new plan announced by GIV Mobile may be just what you’re looking for. For just $20 a month, you’ll be getting unlimited talk and texts, as well as 150MB of data. The new budget plan is perfect for those that are avid users of texts and messages, but are... ...

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Lollipop root without a custom kernel is now available in Beta

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As of version 2.27 of Chainfire’s SuperSU, you no longer need a modified kernel to gain root on Lollipop devices. It is in Beta, and Chainfire does warn that you could break something and get into a bootloop, but it is an incredible feat to get such a feature even possible. If you want ...

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Google patent shows double keyboard for language translation

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Google has applied for a patent that could help with language translation on mobile devices by displaying two keyboards. The two keyboards are positioned at each end of the device and allows two people to type in an instant-messaging fashion to each other in different languages, with the ...

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Check out the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running Android Lollipop in this video

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It seems that the final builds of Lollipop are getting ready for the mainstream as the leaks begin to build up. We’ve already heard the HTC One GPe is due to get Android Lollipop soon, and now a leaked video shows off the material design goodness on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Courtesy of ...

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Google Play Services 6.5 adds new map features and fit API’s

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Now rolling out to the Google Play Store, the Google Play Services has been updated to version 6.5 and adds in some nice new features to a variety of apps. For Google Maps, this update to Google Play Services 6.5 brings in a new API that includes a toolbar to make it quicker to get... Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge coming to Carphone Warehouse

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According to a new leak picturing the device on an internal system, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be coming to Carphone Warehouse soon. Whilst original reports indicated the device would be available for pre-order on the 14th November, which has clearly past, the presence of the device on ...

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Get in the spirit with these winter wallpapers for your Android

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It’s the time of year to feel jolly and what better way to get into the spirit than with the hottest festive winter wallpapers for your Android device. Here you’ll find the best wallpapers that will have you feeling the Christmas spirit and embracing that winter weather outside. All ...

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Download all the Android 5.0 Lollipop Google Apps in one handy ZIP file

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Everyone likes convenience, right? And everyone likes Android 5.0 Lollipop? That’s why this handy little ZIP file contains all the Android 5.0 Lollipop Google Apps that you’ll need. Download link HERE Just simply download the ZIP file and sideload onto your device to get all the ...

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Sony’s Music Unlimited streaming service review

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Streaming music is something I do on a daily basis for hours on end, so when Sony contacted me about trying out their Music Unlimited service I was extremely excited to see what the biggest name in music had to offer. You’ll probably have heard about Music Unlimited as it is heavily ...

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Google removes silent mode from phones with Lollipop

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Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a lot of new features and a whole new look with the material design makeover, but it seems that the update also removes the ability to put the phone on silent. Previously in KitKat, lowering the volume all the way down moved the phone into vibrate mode then into ...

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Moto X now available with football leather backing, but for Verizon only

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If you’ve not gotten your hands on the new Moto X (2014) just yet then perhaps a new football leather-backed Moto X offering from Verizon might just tempt you. For football fans out there, this new Moto X is available online and in-store for just $119.99 after a $50 on-contract rebate, ...

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Unlocked Xperia Z3 now available in the US from online Sony store

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If you’ve been waiting for the Sony Xperia Z3 and you are in the US, then good news as Sony are now offering the Xperia Z3 unlocked direct from their online store. The Z3 is available from $679.99 and is showing a shipping date of November 10th for all four colours. Remember, if you ...

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