Lock down your Apps with Lockdown Pro [App of the Day]

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Everyone appreciates privacy, and sometimes just having a pin code or unlock pattern on your device is not satisfactory enough to feel like your information contained within your device is protected enough – especially if you’re wife insists on knowing that unlock code! This is ...

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Kyocera Hydro XTRM (T-Mobile Business) Review

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At First Glance The Kyocera Hydro XTRM is a 4G LTE, the company’s first GSM HSPA/LTE capable Android powered handset with an IP57 Rating against water and dust. This device is available in the United States (see: U.S. Cellular), on the T-Mobile Business and MetroPCS networks. Maybe ...

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Trove the world anew with Trover’s redesigned app

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Looking for adventure? And whatever comes your way? If you were born to be wild, Trover’s newly refreshed travel app will help you find that instant adventure. The app that lets you explore visually everywhere, has just redesigned its mobile app adding some new great features and giving ...

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Amazon Kindle app update adds professional narration to existing books

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So you’ve got yourself a number of books that you’re reading at home and/or at work on lunch break. The problem, as you see it, is that you’d like to listen to these book in the car or on the train while you heading to and from home. Amazon has your back and has today ...

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Nexus 5 reduced to £250 in the UK

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If you were on the fench about buying a Nexus 5 then a recent price reduction in the UK may tempt you into hitting that purchase button. The 16GB Nexus 5 is now on sale for £249.95 on the Google Play Store in all available colours. Featuring a 1080p display, 2GB of RAM and a... Read More

Customize the Daydream feature in Android with Daydream Widgets

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Like most of us, are you trying to make your Daydream feature in Android a little more useful? Daydream Widgets is the missing link in making one of the most underused features in Android actually useful. Added in Android 4.2 Daydream is a feature that Android added that is more or less a ...

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Get This Look: FlatOBlue

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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20 Android apps for dads and grads

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As many of you know we are right in the middle of graduation season, and Father’s Day is just around the corner.  Instead of the annual tie or cliche’ socks from aunt Margaret, why not treat your beloved dads and grads to something they can really use. An app! Or a game! Introduce ...

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Android podcast apps with Chromecast support

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Here at AndroidGuys we love the Chromecast and were massive fans of all the cool casting apps that make this tiny device what it is but this little streaming dongle is not just limited to beaming photos and on-line media up onto the TV. If you’ve got any kind of sound system hooked up ...

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UR Launcher with 3D Wallpapers [App of the Day]

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We love launchers here at AndroidGuys and today’s App of the Day is one of our favourite as it takes the focus off the actual launcher and introduces features unique to UR Launcher beyond what you’d expect from this category of app. What makes UR Launcher great is the diverse ...

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Barnes & Noble turns to Samsung for latest NOOK

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Barnes & Noble has turned to Samsung for its latest version of the Nook experience, reports the two companies. Arriving in August, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will be a 7-inch device which will be sold online and at the nearly 700 stores across the country. “Partnering with Samsung ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device

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I’m an icon addict to the point of where I really need some serious intervention. But don’t call anyone quite yet, just let me present to you what I want to show off today, then decide if you want to make that call. That’s right, I’m going to show you some of the newest, ...

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Create 3D live wallpapers with Depth Photo Live Wallpaper [App of the Day]

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As seasoned Android users know, there are many live wallpaper apps on the Google Play Store. Recently a trend has emerged with blurred backgrounds as well as those that offer a parallax effect as your live wallpaper. iOS 7 introduced the effect for iPhones a while back, and HTC debuted a 3D ...

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Instagram 6.0 arrives with enhanced photo editing tools

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Instagram on Tuesday announced a brand new 6.0 release of its mobile apps, bringing many new photo editing options. Not new filters, mind you, but actual photo editing and retouching capabilities. From brightening up a photo of your dinner party to better capturing the warmth of a sunset ...

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Sunrise Calendar for Android exits Beta, brings new web view

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You can now download Sunrise Calendar from the Google Play Store! For those looking for a great calendar app for your Android, you’ve probably seen our recent coverage on Sunrise Calendar. It’s a relatively new calendar app for Android, and up until today, has only been available as ...

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