Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

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Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between Samsung and the Android team, Whatsapp, and, of course, future smartphones. On ...

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AllCast gets new look, support for Muzei Live Wallpaper

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A new update hitting AllCast today sees the integration of one our of favorite Live Wallpapers for Android. Yes sir, this Chromecast app now ties into to Muzei, a gorgeous, if not flexible, wallpaper. The 1.0.6 release also gets a “major UI redesign” which looks much more in line ...

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

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Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual bug fixes and speed optimisations, but the big story here is the added functionality users now get to their photos ...

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Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S4

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With Samsung having announced the new Galaxy S5, you may have begun to feel like your Samsung Galaxy S4 is already out-of-date, and might begin to think that it’s running a bit slow, especially if there’s a lot of content on it. Luckily, we have a tip for you that will help speed up ...

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Plex update adds Chromecast support for audio streaming and content mirroring

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Despite offering limited compatibility support for audio streaming, Chromecast has been a hit amongst Android users, and now Plex has just announced an update to its media player system that enhances Chromecast support. Users of the Plex Android App are now able to play music and push photos ...

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Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

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Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and now you’ll see how to hide the notification bar. Hiding the notification pane on your device can ...

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Google will begin teaching you how to build your own smartphone

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In a series of three conferences, Google plan to show developers what they’ll be able to do with the company’s modular phone that they have been working on. The initiative is part of Google’s Ara Developers’ Conference and will run this April. The first conference will ...

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

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We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit organization that aims to get more students interested in computer science, crossed two milestones, ...

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HTC teases the ‘all new HTC One’ in official video

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I remember how everyone was excited that HTC will reveal the successor to HTC One at the Mobile World Congress, but instead they decided to unveil the new flagship on March 25th in New York and London. Why? Probably HTC didn’t want the Samsung Galaxy S5 to steal their thunder, however ...

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25 minimal and modern wallpapers for your Android

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Looking to change up your Android home screen? It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. We’ve gone through Google+ and other wallpaper resources to put this gallery together for ...

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Browse flyers and weekly ads from 300+ retailers with Flipp [App of the Day]

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Today in our App of the Day column we will tell you about a new Android app known as “Flipp: Flyers and Weekly Ads”. The app was once exclusive to iOS, however Wishabi recently made it available for Android. If you are a shopaholic then Flipp is a must-have-app for you. It’s ...

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Samsung trots out two new Exynos processors

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Samsung added two new members to its portfolio of Exynos mobile processors at Mobile World Congress this week. In one hand we have the eight-core Exynos 5 Octa 5422 while the other hand holds a six-core Exynos 5 Hexa 5260. The Octa 5422 is designed for high-end “premium” devices and ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 is no minor update from Snapdragon 800

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Despite its nearly identical model number, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor does not all that closely resemble the Snapdragon 800 chipset. And, given that it was announced after the Snapdragon 805, the average consumer may be confused as to what’s happening at the top of ...

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[Op-Ed] MWC 2014 was evolutionary, not revolutionary

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Given that I am only seventeen, I have to say that my passion for mobile technology started at a very young age. When I was seven my parents bought their first mobile phone — for the sake of getting in touch with the school in case something happens to me. I cannot recall the precise... ...

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