Google previews Android ‘L’ features

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As expected, Google today showed off some of the upcoming features that will make their way into the next build of Android. Known, for now as the “L” release, we should look for it later this fall. It’s going to be a long summer of anticipation as the set list is quite deep. ...

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New Samsung Exynos chip get benchmarked, better than Snapdragon 805

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is expected to launch later this year, and is also expected to come in two variants: A Snapdragon 805 version for the US market and an Exynos 5433 version for the international release. Typically, the Snapdragon version is just a bit faster and a bit more reliable than ...

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Sprint calls dibs on Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

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Sprint on Monday announced the exclusive availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport. Internal specifications from the flagship models remain unchanged however the outside of the device gets a sporty punchup that includes rubber grips and physical buttons. Indeed, this one is also water and ...

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HTC Volantis tablet details leaked

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We’ve seen lots of Nexus rumors in the last few months, both smartphone and tablet line. On one hand reports have been saying that the Nexus line is coming to an end in favor of Android Silver, on the other hands however we’ve seen leaks of Nexus 6 and Nexus 8. Nexus line may or ...

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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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Last minute gift ideas for dads and grads

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Question….You love your dad, right? That’s cool, we love him, too. He’s a pretty stand-up dude and he’s always got our back. Ok, another question… what did you get him for Father’s Day? With only a few days between now and Father’s Day you’d ...

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NVIDIA Shield successor spied at FCC

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A successor to the NVIDIA Shield could soon find its way into the hands of gamers and multimedia entertainment lovers, according to new findings. A filing from the FCC for a very Shield-like device known as the P2570 has been spotted, leading many to assume the second-gen portable console is ...

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Amazon’s smartphone expected at June 18 event

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The long-rumored Amazon smartphone may finally be unveiled in just two weeks. The company is currently teasing a new product, which will be unveiled by CEO Jeff Bezos during an event June 18 in Seattle. In the teaser video, which you can see below, it shows people’s reactions to a new ...

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Living With Google: Google Now

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It seems not a day goes by that we don’t discover some new way to use our Android device. It’s portable, powerful, and full of amazing software. My smartphone is a daily tool that I could not live without. Google has made this more of a need for me than a “want”. More ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Homescreen

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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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HP announces Android 4.3 powered 14-inch Slatebook

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HP is known in the world of technology for their laptops and desktop computers, and if you are one of the people who are looking forward to a laptop with Android, then HP have something for you. HP officially announced the HP Slatebook – a notebook in a yellow and black color with a ...

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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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It wasn’t that long ago that Google had plans get a place in your living room with a TV service , unfortunately that didn’t pan out quite as well as hoped with Google TV becoming a bit of a flop, mainly due to the half-baked integration of trying to combine apps and Pay TV ...

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Huawei’s flagship “Mulan” showing an 8-core processor

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Huawei is looking to make a dent with it’s upcoming flagship phone, code named “Mulan”. This isn’t your typical Snapdragon powered phone either, as it’s looking to pack an octa-core “Kirin” processor, with each core clocked at 1.3 GHz according to ...

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AT&T now selling rugged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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AT&T and Samsung on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, a rugged take on the flagship smartphone experience. Much like the standard model, the S5 Active comes with a 5.1-inch FHD display, a 16-megapixel rear camera, and integrated heart rate monitor. ...

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Nexus 8 “flounder” to appear at Google I/O

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Although the leak that claimed to be the Nexus 8 was actually eventually revealed to be an early image of the Nexus 10, evidence suggests that the Nexus 8 is a real product and will appear at Google I/O. The device, codenamed Flounder, which ties in with the use of fish names for Nexus devices, ...

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