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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GameStop is treading into smartphone territory

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GameStop has long been a giant in the world of video gaming, but soon they are stepping up into the smartphone world as well. As much as we love to go dig through pre-owned games, we may be going to GameStop for something a little different soon. Their new plan of action is to open... Read More

HTC One (M8) Dot View case hacked to show more notifications

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The HTC One (M8) was released with a very unique cover called Dot View which contains a bunch of tiny holes in the front allowing a user to view limited information from their device by simply double tapping on the front. Traditionally, the information the user could view was limited to ...

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ROCKI: PLAY Review – Enable WiFi Streaming to any Speaker System

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ROCKI: PLAY is a fantastic little product that was born as a result of a massively successful Kickstarter project, and I’m lucky enough to have gotten my hands on one courtesy of the lovely ROCKI team and their marketing partners. Tech Specs Wifi 802.11b/g/n (AP / Hotspot mode supported) ...

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Install the Nokia X camera on your Android 4.1+ device

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Whilst the Nokia X wasn’t exactly the flagship high-end spec’d out Android device we were hoping for from Nokia, the camera that is bundled with the device has some pretty nice settings, and we all know Nokia can make a pretty good camera (app). If Google’s own camera app ...

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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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MTV Artists connects you to your favorite music artists [App of the Day]

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For a while now it would seem that MTV as a TV channel has all but lost its ties to music completely. However, this is not the case with the MTV Artists app, which proves that the company still has its music roots intact. If you’re anything like we are, then you know that browsing... Read More

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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Samsung Galaxy S5 TouchWiz Apps available to download

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If you cant wait to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5, which is due out in about a month, then as a consolation the TouchWiz Apps included with the Galaxy S5 have been leaked and are available to be sideloaded on a Samsung device. The new Apps include S Note, WatchON, S Health, S... Read More

Get the look of the “All New HTC One” with these wallpapers and sounds

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The All New HTC One will be announced in just two weeks on March 25, but that isn’t stopping leakers from spreading some love online with wallpapers and sounds from the unreleased device. See more details | FindTheBest You can thank jonas2295 from XDA Developers forum for all of these ...

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android. Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main ...

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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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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

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The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology – the cycle goes on and on. Android has been at the forefront of the drastic hyper activity that ...

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