Amazon Fire TV Review

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Up for review today is Amazon’s Fire TV and have I enjoyed reviewing this item. Amazon has dipped into the tablet and e-reader market, successfully, now they are trying to get more and more inside our living rooms.  Who can blame them? I believe out of all the companies, I trust Amazon ...

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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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How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

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Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how ...

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20 wallpapers to celebrate the 4th of July and summertime

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Hey there! It’s been a while since we did our last collection of wallpapers so you’ll have to forgive us. But, we’re back, and we plan to get this into regular rotation again with monthly galleries. As one of the more popular sections of the website, we don’t want to ...

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Project Ara’s chief designer departs Google

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Google’s Project Ara reached beta status. Those are some great news and we should see it hit the market in eight months. However there are some bad news as well. Unfortunately Project Ara’s chief designer Dan Makoski is leaving his position and Google altogether. This information ...

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Project Ara reaches beta status, 100 testers will receive the device

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Remember Phonebloks aka Project Ara? Yeah, that “crazy” modular smartphone concept by Motorola which Google took over and has been working on ever since. Well, it turns out Google has some great news for us, Project Ara reached beta status. So, here’s the gist. Google launched ...

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Get This Look: ‘Smart Clock’ Zooper Widget

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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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Download and install Android L’s “Heads up!” notifications on any Android 4.3+ device

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It’s quite obvious Google I/O is Google’s biggest event of the year and one of the biggest tech events in general. This year Google had lots to say, they announced a bunch of stuff, but Andorid “L” preview was one of the biggest, definitely. Developers are apparently ...

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Android L Keyboard now available in the Play Store

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Earlier today, Kristijan showed those of you who don’t have a rooted device how to get the new Android L Keyboard. However, the issue is that this wouldn’t work on every device. In fact, there’s a lot of devices it wouldn’t work on such as my old, original Nexus 7 and my ...

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Editor’s Picks: 15 Android apps and games that you should know (June 27)

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You’ve arrived at the latest installment of our Editor’s Picks! Here we take some time to dig through the multitudes of apps and games available in the Google PlayStore only to bring you 15 of the best! These are apps and games that we find to be the most fun/useful/etc, and will ...

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Amazon giving away $100 worth of apps today and tomorrow only

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Good guy Amazon is offering up one heck of a deal this weekend for its Free App of the Day program. Starting today and running through tomorrow (June 28), you can take advantage of the Summer App Bundle which comprises some 31 apps and games. All told, the group is worth $100. You can download ...

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ROM of the Week: MIUI

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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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Download and Install Android L’s Google Play Services version 5.0 and Google Play Store Velvet [APK]

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With the new version of Android L receiving a developer preview, it has enabled the community to un-pack the contents and extract various components from the new Android update. Having already been treated to the entire library of Android L wallpapers to download, you can now also download and ...

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Download all the new Android L wallpapers

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Now the new Android L Developer Preview is available, the guys over at XDA have extracted the wallpapers used on the latest version of Android, so not only can you now enjoy the main homescreen demonstrated at Google I/O, but you can now have them all. If you want to download all the Android ...

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