Franco Kernel makes its way to the Nexus 6

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A well-known Android programmer and kernel hacker, Francisco Franco has updated his Material Designed Franco Kernel to support the Nexus 6. Before using the app, you must root your device. Franco notes that he does not accept refunds if you fail to do this, which probably means the device will ...

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Samsung refreshes Galaxy Note 4 with Tri-Band LTE Advanced support

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Samsung on Monday debuted a modified version of its plus-sized Galaxy Note 4 which amps up the overall capabilities. The refreshed Note 4 features LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA), which means peak download speeds of 300Mbps. That is, of course, once those sort of networks ...

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Top gear deals of 2014

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Another year has come and gone and with that transition comes the time to ask yourself, “Did I get every piece of gear on my wish-list?” From drones to batteries and everything in between, it’s been a gizmo-filled 2014 at AndroidGuys. In case you missed any of our special ...

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Samsung to shelve Galaxy Alpha and move to lower-cost models, report says

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Samsung will stop selling the Galaxy Alpha once current inventory is depleted, according to a recent ET News report. Allegedly, Samsung will discontinue the higher-priced, more premium experience, in favor of lower-cost alternatives such as the Galaxy A5. Whereas the Galaxy A5 features some of ...

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Accessory of the Day: Galaxy Note 4 clear shell, $9.99

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Meticulously crafted for the Galaxy Note 4, this hard-shell case is water clear and protects your valuable device with a scratch resistant design. Anti-slip coating keeps your Note in your hands and all ports are accessible with its precise fit. You can snap up this case for only $9.99 (Prime ...

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HTC Hima appears in AnTuTu with Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM, & 1080p display

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Rumors are abound about the status of HTC’s next flagship, the HTC Hima, also known as the M9. According to Digital Trends, Upleaks stated the Hima may arrive on the four major carriers in March 2015. It also claimed the announcement of the device would not occur at Mobile World Congress ...

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Galaxy A3 and A5 available in US via Expansys

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The Samsung Galaxy A3 and the Samsung Galaxy A5 have officially made their way into the United States, and are now available at Expansys USA. The Galaxy A3 & A5 have a 1.2GHz Quad-core Cartex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with an Adreno 306 GPU. Both phones accept Dual SIM cards and both run ...

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Qualcomm teases device that sports Snapdragon 800 ahead of CES 2015

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CES 2015 is right around the corner and everyone from phone manufacturers to CPU manufacturers plan to attend. Qualcomm now seems as if they will do more than just attend, but might debut a device that is sporting  a Snapdragon 800 processor. Today on Twitter, Qualcomm posted the image of what ...

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Google lists their must-have apps for Android devices

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You may have seen our guide to the best apps to get you started on your Android device, but Google has created their own must-have apps of 2014. In fact, Google have gone through their entire app catalogue and created a list of 127 apps that you absolutely cannot live without. Most of the ...

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Boost launches ZTE Speed; Data Boost Plans now Permanent

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Boost Mobile, one of the most well-known prepaid wireless services, is now offering the ZTE Speed, along with new Data Boost Plans. The ZTE Speed features Android 4.4 KitKat, a 4.5-inch display, a 5MP rear-facing camera, a 2MP front-facing camera, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a ...

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Top digital deals of 2014

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It’s that time, again. As the year winds down we stop to take inventory of the past twelve month’s highs and lows. With all of the information floating around in the cyber ether, it’s easy to have missed some of the best discounts and offerings. I think we’ can all agree ...

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Accessory of the Day: Dual USB rapid car charger, $6.95

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Here’s a great deal on a dual-port USB car charger that refills power quickly and costs next to nothing! At just $6.95 (Prime eligible), this is a great buy that you’re sure to get quite a bit of mileage from. 4 star rating! Join Prime and get this deal with FREE two-day shipping! ...

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Google stays in the holiday spirit and gives Disney’s ‘Frozen’ soundtrack for free

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I must admit that I have yet to see this movie, but I have heard from many kids and adults that ‘Frozen’ was their favorite movie of all time.  For those of you who love Disney’s ‘Frozen’ or Disney movies, head on over to Google Play and download the soundtrack for ...

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The best apps and games for your new Android device

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So you just unwrapped your new Android smartphone or tablet and the first thing you do after signing into your Google Account is fire up the Google Play Store to download some apps, but with such a selection to choose from where do you start? Well, we’ve got your back and have highlighted ...

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Code Black Drone: Own the sky in HD for just $89

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Quite possibly one of the best holiday gifts we’ve come across, the Limited Edition Code Black Drone is a perfect item for video enthusiasts, gadget-lovers, aviation fanatics, kids, Batman fans (chicks dig the drone), and just about everyone else. An inexpensive alternative to ...

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