ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

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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 ...

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Minnesota calls first on “kill-switch” law; California cries

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In what is ensured to create chaos to manufacturers as a multitude of states now plan to pass their own “kill-switch” bills, Minnesota becomes the first state to sign the bill into law, narrowly beating out California who passed a similar law last week. It would go into effect one ...

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Guinness World Record for fast texting is broken by Fleksy Keyboard

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One of our favorite keyboards announces new Guinness World Record, new updates, and extended trial At AndroidGuys, Fleksy is one of our favorite keyboards to use on our mobile devices. It’s one of the fastest growing keyboards out there, and their progress is absolutely getting recognized ...

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Jawbone UP24 review

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The Jawbone UP24 is one of the latest fitness trackers to hit the market along with Nike and Fitbit.  I have previously reviewed the Fitbit Flex, which we really liked, but today’s focus is all about the UP24.  The UP24 is the newest addition to Jawbone’s fitness line up.  The ...

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Editor’s Picks: 15 Android apps you should know (May 10)

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The Editor’s Picks, formerly known as 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 ...

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Moto E announced in the UK priced at £89

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After many rumours of the device, Motorola have finally unveiled the Moto E to the world, and following the launch of the device in India, have officially launched the device in the UK for £89. Undercutting the Moto G by around £30, the Moto E is the most affordable smartphone from Motorola ...

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Color Cables Charge and Sync Giveaway

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Overview We recently reviewed the Color Cables that are a unique sync cable, since they glow in the dark, allowing you to locate that valuable charging cable when your device has run out of battery in the pitch black. The cables are infused with photo-luminescence for a bright and importantly ...

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California Senate does about face; “Kill switch” bill approved

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After revising the cell phone kill-switch bill that was rejected at the end of April, it appears that the California Senate has approved the controversial bill. The key changes made were items like giving the carriers a six-month extension to the deadline for compliance and to clarify that ...

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Blu Studio 6.0 HD Review, The Mid-range Phablet For Everyone!

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Blu Studio 6.0 HD Specifications See official press release here Blu Studio 6.0 HD: Network: 2G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps) 850/1900 or 850/2100, Dual Mini-SIM Cards Display: 6.0 inch HD 720 x 1280, with OGS and Full Lamination Touch Panel Processor: MediaTek MT6582 ...

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Blu Products Is an exciting company, my thoughts

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A lot of you might not be familiar with Blu Products. Blu is a mobile device manufacturer which started in Miami in 2009 whose smartphone offerings have been the perfect answer for people who want a sturdy device at a great price. Lately they’re been trying to break into the high-end ...

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Galaxy S 5, Is It Really The Best? A Review

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The Samsung Galaxy S 5 is disappointing in precisely one area, build quality. But even in that, it’s slightly better than the previous member of the Galaxy S line. Although even that complaint may soon be a non-issue in the wake of the rumors of the Galaxy S 5 Prime which has been ...

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Fitbit Flex Review: where tech and sweat meet

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With all the different activity trackers on the market today it can be hard to decide which one to go with. Many questions race through my mind like, “Can I get it wet?”, “How long will it last on a charge?”, “Will it bother me throughout the day?”, “Is ...

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UpTo vs. Sunrise vs. Today Calendar: Which new Android calendar is the best?

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Smartphones do so much for us. They offer all forms of media, keep us connected, and keep most of us productive. So what good is a smartphone without a great calendar application? Just in the past few weeks, Android users have seen a slew of new calendar apps arrive on their favorite mobile ...

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May the Fourth Be With You: Google Play and Amazon Appstore offering Star Wars deals

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Both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore are hosting some Star Wars-related deals this weekend. Why? Because this Sunday is May 4th. You know… May the Fourth (Force) Be With You. Head to the two app destinations and you’ll find a number of great savings and limited-time ...

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Amazon’s smartphone finally revealed in leaked render

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Been wondering what Amazon’s smartphone might look like when it finally debuts later this year? Wonder no more. The gang over at BGR have received a press render of the device which reveals both the front and backside of the handset. What do we know? It looks like a standard touch-only ...

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