Google tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

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Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from Google’s official account yesterday says so. If you happened to catch the tweet on June 11 about getting ready for The World Cup ...

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World Cup 2014 starts today, ready your Android and Chromecast devices

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With the World Cup starting today, you may want to tune in, but may not be close to a TV with a cable or satellite connection. Don’t fret, as this year you can tune in with your Android device with the WatchESPN app. The WatchESPN app can even stream to your Chromecast, so that’s ...

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Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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Last minute gift ideas for dads and grads

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Question….You love your dad, right? That’s cool, we love him, too. He’s a pretty stand-up dude and he’s always got our back. Ok, another question… what did you get him for Father’s Day? With only a few days between now and Father’s Day you’d ...

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Android icon lovers, come out to play-ay! You’re invited to Tha Warriors Party!

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Look, we know you love to play with the look and feel of your Android smartphone or tablet. Gauging by the interest in our icon pack highlight posts we understand that a lot of you love to swap out the icons on a regular basis. This Friday you’ll have a chance to take advantage of... Read More

Get This Look: FlatOBlue

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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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20 Android apps for dads and grads

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As many of you know we are right in the middle of graduation season, and Father’s Day is just around the corner.  Instead of the annual tie or cliche’ socks from aunt Margaret, why not treat your beloved dads and grads to something they can really use. An app! Or a game! Introduce ...

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Android podcast apps with Chromecast support

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Here at AndroidGuys we love the Chromecast and were massive fans of all the cool casting apps that make this tiny device what it is but this little streaming dongle is not just limited to beaming photos and on-line media up onto the TV. If you’ve got any kind of sound system hooked up ...

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ROM of the Week: Paranoid Android

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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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Big list of Google Now commands

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Since the debut of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android users have been privy to an increasingly cool experience known as Google Now. Baked into the search app for Android, it’s the personal assistant that we’ve always needed. And, the best part about it is that it improves all the time. ...

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Amazon’s smartphone expected at June 18 event

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The long-rumored Amazon smartphone may finally be unveiled in just two weeks. The company is currently teasing a new product, which will be unveiled by CEO Jeff Bezos during an event June 18 in Seattle. In the teaser video, which you can see below, it shows people’s reactions to a new ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device

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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, just let me present to you what I want to show off today, then decide if you want to make that call. That’s right, I’m going to show you some of the newest, ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 4.8.20 APK

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UPDATE: There is a newer version of the Google Play Store available here. The Google Play Store is your gateway to the entire repository of applications that run on your Android phone and has been updated to version 4.8.20. Here’s what the update includes and how to get the APK to ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Homescreen

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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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GOgroove Pal Bot Android Speaker review

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If you’re an Android fan, which you probably are if you’re reading this, you should take a look at this speaker. It’s called the GOgroove Pal Bot Android Speaker, here to add a bit of character to your nightstand or desktop. It’s portable, loud, and pretty darn cute! The ...

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