One year later, Android accounts for nearly half of all Instagram users

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One year after it made its debut on the platform, Android users make up nearly half of all Instragram users. A post on the Instagram blog tells us that Android now accounts for roughly fifty percent of all users but stopped short of providing any hard numbers. We’ve seen Instagram pick up ...

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Jelly Bean powers one in four Android devices

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Nearly one year after it was announced, Android 4.1+ powers one out of every four Android devices. The monthly developer dashboard figures are out and it shows that while  Jelly Bean accounts for 25% of all devices it trails Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (29.3%) and Gingerbread 2.3 (39.8%). ...

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Buzz Launcher lets you apply other users’ home screens

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You’ve probably noticed that we highlight a home screen look and feel every week on AndroidGuys. Called Get This Look, it’s our way of sharing some of the more cooler designs created by users from around the world. As one of our most popular categories, it tells us that you love to ...

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20 of the most head-scratching moments in the history of Android

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Take a trip through time and recall some of the dumbest things to happen in Android's first years.

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Smarten up your TV with the $50 FAVI Android SmartStick

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If you picked up a new television over the last couple of years the chances are good that you weighed the option of a “smart” TV. Thanks to HDMI and a growing assortment of add-on products, those who opted for a standard model can now smarten their TV up. One such device ...

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Samsung’s ‘Unicorn Apocalypse’ released as real game

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You know that Unicorn Apocalypse game that has been featured in a number of Samsung commercials as of late? Well, it’s a real game and now it’s available in the Google Play Store. You can head there now and download the free title and be on your way to taking down the Anti Unicorn ...

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OUYA Ships March 28th

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After months of waiting, the infamous OUYA will begin shipping on March 28th. OUYA is a $99 Android gaming consol that blew through Kickstarter last year with over 8 million dollars pledged. The sum 50,000+ backers should be receiving their OUYAs in late March. According to OUYA’s site, ...

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Waze wows us again with 3.6 release

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Starting this week, Waze users now have the ability to report and close roads on their interactive map in real time, helping to prevent delays and unnecessary back-ups on the roadways. With Waze 3.6, drivers can now navigate past any problems on the road, whether it is due to an accident, ...

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Samsung debuts 1TB HomeSync media hub

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In addition to rolling out a new member of the Galaxy Note 8.0, Samsung today introduced a new 1TB media hub for your living room. Dubbed HomeSync, it’s an Android 4.1.2 powered drive that allows up to eight separate accounts to share content to and from other Galaxy devices. Want to ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Any.Do app review

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Being a college student, it’s often hard to stay organized. My goal for this semester is to be more organized, prepared, and on top of things, and I couldn’t do that without some help. A few weeks ago, I ran across Any.Do on Google+. I’ve since lost the original post, but it ...

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Review: Temple Run 2 for Android (Video)

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The monkeys are back! Temple Run 2 has just been released on the Google Play store, adding new features, levels, characters, and new obstacles, Temple Run 2 makes a great successor. Following the same easy and addictive game play, Temple Run 2 is sure to hit just as many downloads as the first ...

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Sliding Messaging review: A simple take on messaging

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My name is Justin, and I’m a messaging app junkie. I constantly change messaging apps, test new ones for fun, and I’m never completely satisfied. I’ve somewhat settled on Handcent SMS over the last month or so, but I’m always open to trying out something new, which is ...

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Nemo’s Reef app review

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Pick up where Finding Nemo left off and build the perfect reef for friends and new acquaintances.

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Redbox Instant app review (w/ video)

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We go hands-on with the new streaming service application from Redbox.

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