In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 3, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about (May 2)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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AT&T: LG Optimus G Pro arrives on May 10

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Pre-orders for the $199 smartphone begin May 3

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Get this look for your Android: Peak

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Do you know what love to do with our Android handsets and tablets? We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience. That’s why we present a weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset ...

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Strategy and Tactics: World War 2 – A WW2 Risk-like Strategy Game

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Herocraft created a nice foundation for further installments in the Risk-like strategy genre...

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Want to see what the Google Glass menus look like? [video]

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If you’re one of the thousands of people who just can’t wait to get a glimpse of what it’s like to use Google Glass, then you should check this out. Dan McLaughlin has used a screen sharing app to display what shows on Google Glass during actual use on his Android phone. The ...

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik confirms bootloader is locked on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

According to Steve Kondik in a recent Google+ update, the AT&T Galaxy S4 is confirmed to have a locked bootloader. In his post, he states: Yep, it’s confirmed. The AT&T S4 authenticates the recovery and boot images before executing them. I can’t see what AT&T has to ...

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Party your apps off with Lookout on eve of Google I/O 2013 (WIN A FREE TICKET!)

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Lookout’s annual kickoff party for Google I/O is barely two weeks away and we’re getting super stoked. UPDATE: WINNERS SELECTED AND NOTIFIED BELOW. Headed to San Francisco later this month to get in your annual dose of Google I/O?  Awesome! Why not get things started a little early ...

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Alleged Sony Honami details include 20-megapixel camera

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New rumors surfacing over the weekend suggest Sony will introduce a new model in the second half of 2013 which operates under the code name of Honami. Details are reported to include 5-inch 1080p HD display, a 20-megapixel Cyber-shot CMOS sensor with Carl Zeiss lens, and a dedicated Walkman ...

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Leaked Samsung roadmap includes Nexus 11, other tablets

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Samsung may have just introduced the next-generation Galaxy Tab series today but that doesn’t mean it’s ready to take a break. According to a roadmap obtained by SamMobile, Samsung will introduce no less than four more tablets in the near term, including a Nexus 11. No details are ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 now available through Sprint and AT&T

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Everybody’s been talking about it, and now it’s time to get it – for some. Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S4 is now available on Sprint and AT&T. The phone comes in either “black mist” or “white frost” via both carriers, as well as 16GB ...

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Google Glass early adopter reveals further clues on software, hardware – same CPU family as Galaxy Nexus

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An early adopter who picked up Google Glass has torn open some information on the product after discovering a debug mode in the Explorer Edition. Liam McLoughlin was able to setup his Glass on the Android Debug Bridge, and Jay Lee found out some crucial info, like OS version, RAM, and CPU type. ...

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SIMPLE Mobile, a great alternative to contract plans

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I hate bills, especially phone bills, and when I receive one in the mail that includes overage charges I want to scream. Who wants to take time out of their busy and already chaotic day to call customer service to barter a deal that gets rid of excessive charges that weren’t supposed to ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (April 26, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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