Amazon giving away $100 worth of apps today and tomorrow only

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Good guy Amazon is offering up one heck of a deal this weekend for its Free App of the Day program. Starting today and running through tomorrow (June 28), you can take advantage of the Summer App Bundle which comprises some 31 apps and games. All told, the group is worth $100. You can download ...

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Get This Look: Android L Wallpaper

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Android L Why we love this look: Everytime a new version of Android is announced, there’s always that signature wallpaper that comes with it that we all want to get our hands on. Here you can download the wallpaper and if your phone is rooted, you can change your navigation buttons to ...

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Parallels Access now available on the Android OS

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Parallels Access is a very popular app on iOS that allows you to run Windows and Mac apps on your iOS device. Using your PC or Mac as a server, your iOS device would be able to run desktop apps with Parallels Access, and with control your PC or Mac using your iOS device, as... Read More

IN BRIEF: 5 Android related things you might have missed (June 7)

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Welcome back my Android friends it’s time for another “IN Brief”. Today we’re going to take a look at some news that you may have missed during the week. There was a new version of fitness app Runtastic introduced this week. The update includes some great new features ...

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Big list of Google Now commands

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Since the debut of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android users have been privy to an increasingly cool experience known as Google Now. Baked into the search app for Android, it’s the personal assistant that we’ve always needed. And, the best part about it is that it improves all the time. ...

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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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Change your Android system font with Fontster

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Modifying your system font usually requires flashing complicated packages or completing change the ROM you’re running, but with an App called Fontster you’re able to quickly and easily change your Android system font. Fontster allows you to browse hundreds of fonts and enables you ...

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Recap: 5 Android-related posts you may have missed this week (May 24)

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Were at the end of another great week in Android and so let’s take a look at some of the awesome articles written by the staff here at AndroidGuys. This is a mix that includes editorial original pieces as well as product reviews that you may have missed during the week. So relax, kick ...

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Life Pure XL By Blu, Why I’m Trading In My Nexus 5

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I originally made the jump from the Galaxy S 4 to the Nexus 5 as a result of my love for AOSP based ROMs. I felt it was silly for me to pay a premium for the Samsung badge since I wasn’t using any of Samsung’s native features, and I’ve never been happier with a... Read More

Why we love (and hate) our smartphones [EDITORIAL]

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There are things we all love and hate about our mobile phones, and today I am going to give you a run down of my likes/dislikes about each manufacturer or certain individual devices.

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ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

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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 ...

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HP tablet render leaks with way too much bezel on it

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You all know of a company called Hewlett-Packard, or HP for short, a California based tech giant founded in 1939. Well, they’re back in business, sort of, considering they never went out of business… oh well, let me explain. Let me clear up the above sentence. Basically every person ...

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UpTo vs. Sunrise vs. Today Calendar: Which new Android calendar is the best?

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Smartphones do so much for us. They offer all forms of media, keep us connected, and keep most of us productive. So what good is a smartphone without a great calendar application? Just in the past few weeks, Android users have seen a slew of new calendar apps arrive on their favorite mobile ...

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Give your HTC One M8 the Harman Kardon treatment

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The HTC One M8 is a great device, contributed to by the BoomSound front-facing speakers HTC have implemented on the device, but Sprint subscribers have access to an enhanced version of the M8 that includes Harman Kardon audio tuning. Now non-Sprint subscribers can enjoy the same enhanced sound ...

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Frequently used terms [Android 101]

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0-9 2G – Refers to the second-generation of cellular telephone technology. 2G networks offer digitally encrypted phone conversations, while being the first to offer SMS messaging. The Internet speed one would receive on 2G has since been surpassed by its predecessors. 3G – Refers to ...

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