Install the new Material Design keyboard from Android L, root required

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If you have a Nexus 5 or 7 you can install the Android L Developer Preview, but if you don’t have either of those devices or want to stay on a more stable ROM, you can still experience some of the future of Android now. Bejunk over at XDA ported the keyboard and shared a... Read More

Google I/O Extended, a great experience for a fraction of the price

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While we all wish we could go to Google I/O in San Francisco to see it in person and score some awesome swag, it’s not possible with the limited number of tickets and high cost. In past years, I was joining just about everyone that couldn’t make it to the event while streaming it ...

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Get Android L’s performance boost in one step

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One of Google’s biggest announcements at the I/O event was the preview of the next big version of Android, code named Android L. Google says this update with bring a UI change, battery saving mode, lockscreen enhancements, and more including doubling the app performance thanks to the new ...

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HTC commits to Android L for One series

This year Google I/O was probably the best so far, and also a lot happened this year. Google introduced their latest version of Android, known as the Android L. The new OS is coming this fall, and HTC is making sure that their customers are not having second thoughts about it. They said on ...

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Get your own Cardboard VR on the cheap

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Google made tons of announcements at I/O Wednesday, but one of the most puzzling was right before the keynote ended when all attendees were told they were also receiving “Cardboard,” which no one understood until opening the box. Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer made from a ...

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Is that a Moto X+1 posing next to Moto 360?

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Motorola did confirm that they’re working on a Moto X successor, but they didn’t give us any details regarding its name or anything else for that matter. We’ve seen an alleged Moto X+1 render leak recently, though it was placed inside a case so we didn’t see the entire ...

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Is my Android smartphone compatible with Android Wear?

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So you’ve heard the news, seen the pictures, and are already thinking about buying an Android Wear smartwatch. The only hangup, as you see it, is knowing whether your smartphone is compatible with the new software experience. Thankfully, finding out is as easy as visiting a website from your ...

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Will Android ‘L’ become ‘Lemon Cake’?

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How about a nice, silly theory to get your day going, eh? We were poking about the new Developer L preview stuff on the Android Developer blog and noticed something in the page on notifications. You’ll see here in the photos that the images associated with “Anatomy of a ...

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DEALS & STEALS: Get 10 great indie games for $25 and help Doctors Without Borders

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Humble Bundle usually allows you to set your own price when purchasing games, this bundle is a bit different though. The price is set at $25 and for that price you get 10 really great indie games (worth over $90 separately) and help Doctors Without Borders charity at the same times: Games you ...

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DEALS & STEALS: Get the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (16GB) Wi-Fi tablet for $300, free shipping included

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Samsung introduced its Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 tablet refresh last September. Despite the fact it’s over a half year old this is still a great tablet and you can get it on Ebay for $300 (40% off). We’re talking about a 2014 edition Wi-Fi version of the tablet with 16GB internal ...

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TWOW: Introducing The World Of Widgets

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Today, we bring you the first edition of The World Of Widgets, where we feature various Zooper and UCCW widgets that can be used on your devices.

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MobileBeat 2014 returns to San Francisco July 8-9

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MobileBeat, the annual VentureBeat conference centered around the future of mobile, returns to San Francisco in but a few week’s time. Taking place on July 8-9, some of the themes this year focus on fostering attention and engagement, advertising technology, and turning engagement into ...

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Android TV announced by Google

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As you no doubt know by now, Google’s developer conference I/O kicked off yesterday with the keynote address. While I was unable to attend the conference in person I did watch the live stream on my computer. And, as many of you understand, one of the numerous announcements that Google ...

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Google Glass to get Android Wear notifications

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With Android Wear getting its first official outing at Google I/O and the hype of  which Smartwatches will be available, there was little mention of Google Glass and where it fits in with Android Wear’s plans. No need to worry, Google haven’t forgotten about all the Glass explorers out there, ...

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Google Search update rolls out, “OK Google” hotword now works from any screen.

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With Google I/O in full swing and a mass of exciting new products and features being announced, the company are not letting this get in the way of getting updates pushed out to its current Android OS. One of the latest updates see Google Search 3.5.14 arrive which brings two very major ...

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