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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Download and install latest Google Play Store 4.8.20 APK

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UPDATE: There is a newer version of the Google Play Store available here. 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 ...

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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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