New chatter calls for death of Nexus line

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If you have been patiently waiting for Google to release the latest Nexus device, well, we have some “unofficially” sad news.  Renowned leaker @Evleaks has taken to Twitter with two separate tweets, one is sad, but one provides some light at the end of the tunnel.   We have ...

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Yahoo updates Mail app with weather, sports, and more

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Yahoo’s Mail app is receiving a fresh update with some new features.  The app will now include the ability to browse news, catch up on sports, watch videos and browse Flickr, all in the same place, without switching between apps.   Some unique features that are Android exclusive, is ...

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Google IO 2014 schedule now available

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The schedule for this year’s Google I/O event has just been released.  Below is a quick snapshot of Day 1, but the full schedule, with detail, can be found here.   Nothing big sticks out like “Android Space Shuttle”, but there are tons of sessions that aim towards helping ...

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Why we love (and hate) our smartphones [EDITORIAL]

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There are things we all love and hate about our mobile phones, and today I am going to give you a run down of my likes/dislikes about each manufacturer or certain individual devices.

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Dong Nguyen releases an image of a new game following Flappy Bird news

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Dong Nguyen’s timing is impeccable, first he announced that the much hated Flappy Bird game will be back in August sporting a multiplayer mode and now he has some more news regarding his work to show us, probably to soften the blow of Flappy Bird‘s comeback. Flappy Bird’s ...

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HOW TO: Score $22 worth of Amazon Coins for free

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Simple method earns you free credits plus 10 apps in the process So you like free stuff, eh? How would you like to earn $22 worth of Amazon Coins? What if we threw in 9 premium photo apps and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, too? It’s easy, doesn’t long at all, and works like a... Read More

Shutterbug Delight! Amazon giving away 9 paid photo apps for free today

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Each app comes with $1 worth of credit towards other apps, too In what is becoming an almost weekly occurrence, Amazon is giving away a number of applications for free on Friday. As part of its Free App of the Day program, Amazon is offering up 9 apps centered around a common theme: ...

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Flappy Bird multiplayer? Oh God

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Noooooooo! That might be the first thing that comes to mind; it did for us. Everyone’s favorite love/hate game is coming back later this summer.  Get ready for the return of Flappy Bird. Even though the game was removed from the Google Play Store and iTunes many are still playing it. It ...

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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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HTC finally confirms red One M8, but only in Taiwan

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HTC has finally confirmed that red is coming to their lineup of colors for the HTC One M8.  However, it is only available in Taiwan for the moment being.  HTC has not commented on an global release of the red variant, but they did provide a really nice 3D render of it.   Could Verizon... ...

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Gimbal beacons breaking Bluetooth on Android

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A very interesting video has appeared on Vimeo by user, samjasuja, who is showing how the Gimbel beacon completly trashes your phone through Bluetooth and ultimately leads to a factory reset.  Don’t let this happen to you! Source: Vimeo

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Verizon announces 60, 80 and 100 GB shared data options for business

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Verizon has become the first carrier to offered a shared data package for up to 50 devices.  Along with this, they are also offering 60, 80, and 100 GB data plan options for the account.  Some businesses require a combination of voice and data devices while others may need data-only devices ...

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Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire get GTA trilogy, Twitch, and more

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Amazon and Rockstar Games today announced that the Grand Theft Auto trilogy is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire. Customers can now download and play Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on both the set-top box or the tablet. As if ...

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Big Android BBQ 2014 tickets now available

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Tickets are  now available for the Big Android BBQ.  The BBQ is one of the best places to get together with Android fans and have a great time checking out new devices, worthy speakers, and great BBQ.  The event takes place at the Hurst Convention Center near Dallas, TX on October 16-18. The ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime leaks appear…again

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So, the leaks just keep on coming and today @evleaks, probably the most reliable source ever, posted to their twitter account: Samsung SM-G906, the “Galaxy S5 Prime” for Korea, to come in five colors: black, white, gold, blue, and sweet pink. Now you might not know @evleaks, but ...

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