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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Tip: Get the LG G3 SmartKeyboard for any Android device

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When LG unveiled their LG G3 they also showed off their Smart Keyboard which claims to improve contextual recognition and decrease the margin for input errors by 75%, as well as a ton of customisation, including the ability to adjust the keyboard height. Now, any rooted Android device can enjoy ...

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Enable “OK Google” on 3rd party launchers on any device

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One of the cool features of the Moto X is the always listening “Ok Google” feature which allows you to prompt a voice command in Google Now without even having to touch the device. Now a mod for the Xposed Framework has been created over at XDA Developers to enable “OK ...

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Tip: Speed up the slow Samsung Galaxy S5 camera

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Are you finding that the Samsung Galaxy S5 takes a longer than usual time to focus on a subject and actually take a picture? If so, then you’re not alone. Whilst the Samsung Galaxy S5 has a decent camera and theoretically should take pretty good pictures, the bundled camera app Samsung ...

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Amazon is giving away $10 in Amazon Coins

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Amazon has been a giving mood lately with their previous $22 Amazon coin giveaway and now they’ve come back with another Amazon freebie.  All you need to do is head over to this Amazon’s AppStore and download the five apps at this link. Here is a list of the five apps for download: ...

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HOW TO: Score $22 worth of Amazon Coins for free

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Simple method earns you free credits plus 10 apps in the process So you like free stuff, eh? How would you like to earn $22 worth of Amazon Coins? What if we threw in 9 premium photo apps and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, too? It’s easy, doesn’t long at all, and works like a... Read More

Hidden codes for your Android device you probably didn’t know

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Baked deep into Android is a bunch of secret codes that will enable of a variety of statistics and settings on your device that you probably didn’t know existed, as well as some diagnostic tests you can perform on the hardware. These settings are not enabled by default, and that’s ...

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How to host a website on your Android device

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As you may already know, there are plenty of hosting companies out there, some expensive, some not. Some are dependable, some have terrible up time, and some simply shouldn’t be allowed to offer hosting. Even after looking through a list of some of the best options, finding the perfect ...

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How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire [Android 201]

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The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable. As part of this customisation and integration into the ...

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Mailbox for Android tips & tricks

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In case you missed the announcement, Dropbox has just announced the popular iOS email client, Mailbox, for Android. Exciting, right? Sometimes it’s easier to use an app when you have a little help. So, here are a few tips on how to use Mailbox for Android. Now this is very similar to ...

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How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android [Android 201]

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Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon Appstore. Although seasoned Android users may already know about this process, here is a walkthrough for those new to the platform. For those who don’t already know, you can download apps from ...

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How To: Stream Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio to your ROCKI with AirAudio

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ROCKI has finally finished its Kickstarter campaign having completely nailed their target and units are beginning to find their way to the backers of the project. The kind team over at ROCKI have provided AndroidGuys with a review unit so be sure to look out for that in the near future. ...

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TIP: Password protect your purchases through Google Play

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In the wake of news that Google is facing a class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases without parents permission, here’s a little tip to help you prevent against unwanted costs. The lawsuit has been filed against Google in the US District Court ...

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Tip: Disable S Voice to speed up Galaxy S4 Home button response

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If you’re not a big user of the S Voice personal assistant bundled into the Samsung Galaxy S4, then disabling it from being activated using the home button could greatly speed up the response of it and make your device seem faster. We’ve already covered removing the screen ...

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How To: Install the Nokia X App Store

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As you all may be aware, Nokia is now making Android smartphones, although they have a very Metro UI look and don’t have access to the Google Play store. The Nokia X, X+, and XL, all lower-end devices to extend the reach of Microsoft’s services, run Nokia’s own store to get apps on ...

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