Download and install latest Google Play Store 4.8.20 APK

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The Google Play Store is your gateway to the entire repository of applications that run on your Android phone and has been updated to version 4.8.20. Here’s what the update includes and how to get the APK to download the latest version of Google Play Store. Included in the 4.8.20 update ...

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A metal LG G3 would’ve cost $300 more than the current G3

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With the much anticipated LG G3 announced last week, some people were a bit let down by the fact that the phone isn’t made of metal like rumors suggested. With the teaser videos making it sure seem like it would be, this phone could’ve taken the spotlight off of HTC’s One M8 ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Gear 3 to launch this September?

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 should arrive this September, if Samsung sticks to its release cycle that is. This new report says that Samsung’s new phablet won’t come alone though. We haven’t seen many leaks which regard the Note 4. All we’ve had thus far are possible ...

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GOgroove Pal Bot Android Speaker review

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If you’re an Android fan, which you probably are if you’re reading this, you should take a look at this speaker. It’s called the GOgroove Pal Bot Android Speaker, here to add a bit of character to your nightstand or desktop. It’s portable, loud, and pretty darn cute! The ...

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Google might have quietly changed the Android logo

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The Android logo has remained pretty much unchanged ever since its inception but now a new 17-second video posted by @upleaks reveals the boot animation of the LG G Watch and a new logo. The new Android logo appears entirely in a lower case font, with a softer feel to it than the previous ...

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Instagram 6.0 arrives with enhanced photo editing tools

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Instagram on Tuesday announced a brand new 6.0 release of its mobile apps, bringing many new photo editing options. Not new filters, mind you, but actual photo editing and retouching capabilities. From brightening up a photo of your dinner party to better capturing the warmth of a sunset ...

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Verizon calls up red and gold HTC One M8 options

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Verizon will soon offer a Glamour Red and Amber Gold version of the HTC One M8 later this week. Arriving on June 5, the new colors will be exclusive to Verizon and sold online and in retail stores. Pricing should be the same as the standard colors. To help jump start sales, Verizon will ...

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LG G3 outsells Samsung Galaxy S5 in Korea

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I don’t know about you, but we certainly didn’t expect this to happen. About a week ago LG released its new flagship for this year and the G3′s sales are apparently going far better than anticipated, in Korea at least. Korea media reports that the LG G3 is being sold like ...

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HTC One (E8) announced

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Following the launch of their flagship M8 smartphone, and some recent rumors, HTC has announced their new HTC One (E8) smartphone. This follows a now-popular trend of ‘lower-end’ phones being built with a hefty set of features and/or specs and being both marketed and priced very ...

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Sony unveils the ultra-thin mid-range Xperia T3

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Sony on Tuesday announced the Xperia T3, a mid-range Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone due before August. Featuring a 5.3-inch 720p LCD display, the phone offers users a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1*GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear has an 8-megapixel camera while the front side gets a ...

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Life Pure XL by Blu is great, here are my first thoughts

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The market right now is flooded with unexciting flagships. I’ve owned the entire Galaxy S line-up and the S5 has the same 2 GB of RAM that we saw in the US variants of the GS3. Aside from minor jumps in the processor, screen resolution, and camera, what’s really changing? I say not ...

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Android 4.4.3 OTA rollout started for Nexus devices, factory images also available

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Long awaited, or better said rumored, Android 4.4.3 has started rolling out on LG Nexus devices after reaching Sprint’s Nexus 5 in April. First in line is Asus Nexus 7 (2013) which is now receiving Andoid 4.4.3 build KTU84L. This update is just a bit shy of 74MB, so have that in mind. ...

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Grab the awesome I VOID WARRANTIES shirt from CyanogenMod today!

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It’s easy to sport CyanogenMod on your phone, but what about on your clothing? The folks at CyanogenMod have created an awesome shirt, available for purchase at the CyanogenMod Shop. The shirt features Cid, the official CyanogenMod mascot, wearing a cape. The text underneath reads ...

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Sony teasing upcoming smartphone on Twitter, likely Z2 Ultra

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra was announced a year ago, a 6.3″ behemoth from Sony’s workshop. That phone was (and still is) huge, you need to use it in order to realize how huge that device is. And now it seems Sony is going to bring us the Z Ultra’s refresh. Sony released a following ...

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Poll: What is the best flagship smartphone of 2014?

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We’re nearly halfway into the year and we’ve got a lot of great smartphones out there. Right now we are surrounded by flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, and the Sony Xperia Z2. Looking ahead we have the soon-to-be-released LG G3 joining the fray. Suffice it so say, ...

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