AT&T Buyer’s Guide for Android (November 2014)

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In the hunt for a new smartphone from AT&T? Regardless of whether you’re buying your first Android or upgrading for the fourth time there’s something for everyone. And, as you might suspect, Ma Bell has plenty to choose from. In fact, counting variations, there are roughly two dozen ...

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Amazon surprises everyone, announces the Echo

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The people at Amazon must have been bored today.  Out of the blue they announced the Amazon Echo.  The Echo is a do it all gadget, that combines a voice controlled personal assistant and bluetooth speaker.  While this seems like an unlikely combination, the Amazon Echo looks like something that ...

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Verizon Buyer’s Guide for Android (November 2014)

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In the hunt for a new smartphone from Verizon? Regardless of whether you’re buying your first Android or upgrading for the fourth time there’s something for everyone. And, as you might suspect, Big Red has plenty to choose from. In fact, counting variations, there are roughly two dozen models ...

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Do you wake up tired? The Runtastic Sleep Better app can help

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I have never been a sound sleeper.  Even when I was a little kid, it would take me forever to get to sleep.  This wasn’t such a big deal when I was younger, but now that I’m leaving my twenties in the rearview, sleep has become much more important.  I’ve found that getting a ...

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Root your Nexus 9 using the Chainfire method

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You want root on your Nexus 9, you got it ! Well known XDA developer and Android modder Chainfire has been up to his old tricks again, this time he’s managed to root Google’s shiny new tablet faster than most users got it shipped. A blog post over at Allthingroot.com details the ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.0.38 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store was only just recently updated to bring more Material Design aspects to the app, and now we see the version updated bringing the Google Play Store to version 5.0.38. What’s New As you can tell by the minor version bump, Google Play Store 5.0.38 contains very few ...

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Download and Install Google Maps version 9.0.0 APK (Material Design)

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The next app to be treated to material design is Google Maps, and boy does it look good. Hitting version 9.0.0, this Google Maps update focuses entirely on bringing Material Design to the app, as well as OpenTable integration in the US. The official Google Maps version 9.0.0 APK can be ...

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Happy 7th birthday to Android… and AndroidGuys!

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November 5, 2007 It was exactly seven years ago today that Android officially became a thing. Whereas the world was anxiously awaiting Google’s first smartphone, (likely the gPhone), Google went much bigger in scope. Instead of launching a specific device we got Android and the Open ...

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Motorola announces Moto MAXX for select markets.

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On the Motorola blog Motorola announced the new Moto MAXX for select markets. With a quick overview of the specification the MAXX appears to be a Droid Turbo for markets outside the U.S. The MAXX comes with a 5.2 Quad HD display, 21 megapixel camera, multiple day battery life, 64GB memory, and ...

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HooToo TripMate Elite Review: One device to rule them all?

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When I get ready to leave my house for the day, I have a mental checklist that I rundown every morning.  More and more lately, it seems that I have to remember more accessories designed to keep my various gadgets running.  I’m sure a lot of you know how I feel: there’s an external ...

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Download and Install Google Play Services version 6.1.88 APK (Material Design)

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The updates keep rolling in for Google’s app real estate, and Google Play Services is next on the list to get updated to version 6.1.88, although the particular version will depend on your device. To find out the right version of Google Play Services for your Android device, go to ...

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Download and install latest Google Calender 5.0 APK (Material Design)

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Google has just promoted Google Calender to Material Design! In Google Calender 5.0, you get a completely redesigned app along with Gmail and Google Now reminder integration. This is all right in align with what we reported yesterday. The widget is also redesigned with Material Design in mind ...

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Kick-ass mobile deals and steals (smartphones, tablets, games, and more)

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Looking to save on your next Android smartphone, tablet, or accessory? Maybe you’re in the market for some new apps, games, or services.  Whatever the case, we’ve got your back. Check out the following hand-picked list of deals and steal which covers a whole range of products. Sure, ...

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How and where to buy: Note 4 and Note Edge

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The Galaxy Note 4 is the newest Note to be offered by Samsung. The Note series has been one of the most successful series of Android phones to be offered. This year Samsung outdid themselves in the form of offering a spec monster. With a Quad HD screen, a top in processor, 3GB of ram,... Read More

HTC kicks off Hot Deals program with half price Nexus 9 (16GB for $199) [Update: Andddd they’re gone]

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UPDATE: HTC says they’re completely out and will have something else to share with you all. Looking to scoop up a Nexus 9 tablet for yourself? Why not buy it directly from HTC who just happens to have the tablet at $199 for the 16GB model. As part of the hardware maker’s new Hot ...

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