Download and install Google Play Store 4.9.13 aka Material Design update [APK]

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It was just a matter of time before we’d see Google releasing the update of the Google Play Store which brought it in-line with the Material Design of Android L. We’ve seen it leak recently and the rollout started today. Google+ received the Material Design overhaul first and is now ...

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ Review

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Lenovo is back again with another addition to the Yoga tablet line. It’s safe to say that Lenovo’s top-of-the-line Android tablet is better than ever. As we mentioned with our review of the Yoga Tablet 10, Lenovo is pushing the envelope on design, which could be good or bad ...

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NVIDIA announces Tegra K1-powered Shield Tablet for July 29

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NVIDIA on Tuesday announced the Shield Tablet, a monster of a device aimed at gaming enthusiasts everywhere. Powered by a 2.2 GHz Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, the tablet offers users an 8-inch 1920×1200 multi-touch IPS display, a pair of 5-megapixel cameras, and 2GB RAM. Gamers can ...

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Christmas in July: This power user’s Android wishlist

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Do you wish stock Android would do a little bit more? Tired of relying on third party developers or manufacturers to add the features you feel should be standard in Android? I could not agree more. As great as Android is, there are some shortcomings in the system. Do not take me the wrong way, ...

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ROM of the Week: Carbon

ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to new limits then this column is for you. Note that this isn’t the sort of thing that every AndroidGuys reader will enjoy; however, ...

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How I Android (mid-2014)

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The beauty of Android is in the ability to customize it, do whatever you like and use it as such. In other words you’re not nearly as limited as you are in other mobile platforms. Of course there are some limitations on Android as well, but even those disappear once you root the device. ...

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Find your perfect CM11 system theme

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Ever since CyanogenMod 11 was released, including the new Theme Showcase, many developers have been frantically trying to design, create, and release their versions to the Play Store. After the announcement of Android L, there was a massive influx of new CM11 themes featuring the notification ...

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The best Android Wear watch face apps

We’re roughly two weeks into the release of Android Wear devices (LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live) and the apps are beginning to pile up. Plenty of developers have already updated their existing apps to support the enhanced capabilities of a smartwatch. Others devs, however, are releasing ...

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Try Google Glass without spending a fortune

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Are you one of those people who have seen Google Glass only on pictures and video and never had the chance to try them out? You don’t have that amount of money or don’t want to spend all that much for something you can’t try out first? Well, Google has a solution for you ...

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Reboot: Welcome to the World of Wallpapers!

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Welcome back to the World of Wallpapers! This is a reboot of an old series held by Cliff Wade. Here, I will be running you through various wallpapers and wallpaper apps of all kinds. Like many of you, I suppose, I am a big believer in making my phone mine. Sadly, I don’t have the skill... ...

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LG G3 Beat (aka LG G3 s) officially announced (UPDATE: price revealed)

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We’ve seen LG G3 Beat leak about 2 weeks ago. That leak was somewhat off, at least as far as specifications go. If you’re into mid-range smartphones or your budget doesn’t let you go high-end, you’ll probably at least take a look at the G3 Beat which LG introduced today. ...

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Google Play Store 4.8.22 has arrived, download and install it [APK]

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New version of Google Play Store is here and with it we get some changes, as usual. Here’s what’s new: New headers - Kirill Grouchnikov from Google posted a preview of the changes made here, header images and action bar area has seen some changes in the video and book sections of ...

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Get This Look: nowPaper

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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ROM of the Week: Slimbean

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ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to new limits then this column is for you. Note that this isn’t the sort of thing that every AndroidGuys reader will enjoy; however, ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Round Three

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I’m an icon addict to the point of where I really need some serious intervention. But don’t call anyone quite yet, because you might just enjoy what I’m fixing to show you. Once you see what I have to show off, then you can decide if a phone call is warranted or not. ...

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