How to SIM Unlock the HTC One (M8) for free with S-OFF

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The HTC One (M8) is easily one of the best smartphones of 2014 and even figures to compete with the new crop of devices as the year winds down.  Available through a variety of carriers, it’s one of the highest rated handsets of the last few years. What happens, though, when you decide to ...

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How to instantly speed up the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 & LG G3

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Hidden deep in Android, following the KitKat 4.4 release, is a feature that can be enabled to instantly speed up your Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, LG G3, and pretty much any Android device that supports KitKat. It’s called ART, and that stands for Android Runtime, which is the successor ...

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FYI: You can create Google Now reminders from Google.com

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Just a short and sweet post to let you guys know that you don’t have to open you Android device to create reminders for Google Now. No sir, you can actually do it from a desktop client by simply navigating to google.com in the Chrome browser. Instead of searching for something type ...

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I paid to unlock my phone and you should too

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Recently, I became the new owner of a Moto X; however, here was a giant hoop I had to get over first before I could claim it as my own. I received a beautiful 32GB white Moto X that was locked to AT&T’s network. This is all fine and dandy for a prospective AT&T customer –... ...

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Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming ...

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How To: Update the Google Play Store on your Android without an APK

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It’s usually best to be on the latest version of the Google Play store app on your Android device since from time to time Google releases bug fixes, updates the UI and packs in even more new features. Most people either wait until the newest version hits their device or downloads an APK ...

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Download Raccoon v2.3 – A Google Play Store desktop client

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Is your device not officially supported on the Google Play Store, or perhaps you no longer have the Google Play Store on your device after flashing a custom ROM? Or, maybe you just want to get back to an older version of an app because an update has introduced some bugs? This might just be... ...

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Pebble 2.3 firmware delivers notification skipping

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Just because Google Wear is stealing the show now in the smartwatch area, doesn’t mean Pebble is out of the game just yet. The company whose successful Kickstarter campaign pushed them onto the wrists of many iOS and Android users recently updated its firmware to v2.3. While the update ...

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How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

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Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how ...

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How to clear all notifications using Android L (preview)

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Are you like me, and many others, who just HAD to download and play with the Android L developer preview? Did you run into the issue of having to clear all of your notifications one by one, because Google had not implemented a Clear All function? Well Koushik Dutta, the well known developer for ...

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ROM of the Week: OmniROM

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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 enjoy; however, ...

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iFixit tears down OnePlus One, not the simplest to repair

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You’ve got to love iFixit who always takes a new device whenever it’s released and tears it down part by part, giving a score on its repairability. The new OnePlus One, currently only available by invite, was just given the iFixit teardown treatment and was given a score of 5 out of ...

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Get features from the OnePlus One and CyanogenMod 11S on your device

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It may be hard to come across an invite to buy the OnePlus One featuring the special edition CyanogenMod ROM, CM11S, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some of the features now, except for the lockscreen. The source code for the device has been released and a system dump has showed ...

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ROM of the Week: Paranoid Android

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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 enjoy; however, ...

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Get the Samsung-like MultiWindow Sidebar on any Android device [APK Download]

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One of the better features of Samsung’s TouchWiz is the ability to house regularly accessed apps in a sidebar that recesses at the side of the screen at the touch of a button. Samsung also allow multiple windows to be stacked allowing two different apps to be viewed or worked on at the ...

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