Enable Android screen mirroring to Chromecast on your rooted device

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Google just flipped the switch to allow Android screen mirroring to Chomecast for a few devices, but if you don’t have one currently supported, you’ve been pretty much out of luck. Thanks to r3pwn over at XDA Developers forum, through an experimental app, you can now enable the beta ...

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Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming ...

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Get This Look: Boot up your Android device with your favorite comic book heroes and villains

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You don’t see it often unless you reboot your device all the time, but the boot animation is another place that you can make your Android device your own, especially if your smartphone or tablet is rooted. This boot animation features all your favorite superheroes and villains, including ...

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Recover your stolen gold in Leo’s Fortune, now available on Google Play

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One of the most critically acclaimed platform adventure games on iOS – Leo’s Fortune – is now available on Android, although it wasn’t actually supposed to release until tomorrow. If you don’t have an iOS device, you may still be familiar with the game as it was briefly shown ...

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How To: Update the Google Play Store on your Android without an APK

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It’s usually best to be on the latest version of the Google Play store app on your Android device since from time to time Google releases bug fixes, updates the UI and packs in even more new features. Most people either wait until the newest version hits their device or downloads an APK ...

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Xiaomi’s next smartphone spotted, may launch this month with 4G

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Xiaomi isn’t a major player in the west yet, but that could change in the coming months and years, especially if its next smartphone has LTE support and is priced just right. GizChina is reporting that the new smartphone from Xiaomi, thought to be named either the Mi4 or Mi3S, could be ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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(Now in Beta) Install Android L “Lemon Cake” Developer Preview on Nexus 4

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Nexus 4 owners jealous of those with a Nexus 5 or 7 (2013) running the Android L Developer Preview can get a taste of the next version of Android thanks to developers at XDA Developers forum who ported the rom over to the device. Since Google only pushed part of the source code to ...

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Chinese companies on the rise, Xiaomi MiPad sells out in minutes

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Most of your favorite devices from companies like LG, Samsung and HTC may be manufactured in China, but these companies are all headquartered elsewhere. Today companies like Oppo, Meizu, Xiaomi and the new kid on the block, OnePlus, are starting to become household names because they sell ...

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Pebble 2.3 firmware delivers notification skipping

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Just because Google Wear is stealing the show now in the smartwatch area, doesn’t mean Pebble is out of the game just yet. The company whose successful Kickstarter campaign pushed them onto the wrists of many iOS and Android users recently updated its firmware to v2.3. While the update ...

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(UPDATE: Fake) OnePlus tablet hits rumor mill, probably won’t be available anytime soon

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You may still be trying to get your hands on a OnePlus One, but that doesn’t mean the startup isn’t starting to think ahead to its next product. A recent leak from @evleaks suggests that OnePlus is working on a device called the OnePlus Tab. The leak comes in the form of a ...

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Todoist announces new location notifications, coming soon to Android

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Today Todoist announced that its task manager app on the Web and iOS now offers users location-aware notifications and the feature will be coming to Android sometime in the next couple days. The Android functionality was going to be released along with the other versions, but a spokesperson ...

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Install the new Material Design keyboard from Android L, root required

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If you have a Nexus 5 or 7 you can install the Android L Developer Preview, but if you don’t have either of those devices or want to stay on a more stable ROM, you can still experience some of the future of Android now. Bejunk over at XDA ported the keyboard and shared a... Read More

Google I/O Extended, a great experience for a fraction of the price

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While we all wish we could go to Google I/O in San Francisco to see it in person and score some awesome swag, it’s not possible with the limited number of tickets and high cost. In past years, I was joining just about everyone that couldn’t make it to the event while streaming it ...

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Get your own Cardboard VR on the cheap

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Google made tons of announcements at I/O Wednesday, but one of the most puzzling was right before the keynote ended when all attendees were told they were also receiving “Cardboard,” which no one understood until opening the box. Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer made from a ...

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