Tip: Use Nova Launcher to Access Google Now

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Although most devices are now moving to the onscreen navigation keys there are still some devices which rely on hardware keys. Take the Samsung Galaxy S4, for example. Unfortunately, if you have hardware keys, simply swiping up from the “Home” button to access Google Now just ...

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Samsung announces Gear Fit aimed at fitness-minded individuals

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This year at Mobile World Congress, Samsung announced not one or two, but three new smartwatches. Joining the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo is the Samsung Gear Fit, designed for those “striving to live more fit and active lives” while still being stylish and connected. As with ...

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U.S. Cellular confirms upcoming availability of Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear devices

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U.S. Cellular on Monday confirmed the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S 5, the Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit. While the carrier did not offer any hard details (price, time frame) it did promise more information as soon as possible. Like the other carriers, U.S. Cellular ...

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Panasonic introduces Toughpad FZ-X1 smartphone at MWC

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Last year, Panasonic introduced a Toughpad and after few months they decided to decline on smartphones, but then they changed their mind. At Mobile World Congress 2014, Panasonic unveiled the Toughpad FZ-X1, a rugged smartphone running on Android, and the features are good enough as well. Have ...

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Intel announces 64-bit CPU’s for Android devices

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Mobile World Congress has something else up its sleeve for the Android world; not only have we seen Android powered Nokia devices, new Sony products, and more, but Intel have also just officially announced their new 64-bit processors. Intel have shown off two different chips named Merrifield ...

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Samsung announces Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo ahead of MWC

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Samsung on Saturday announced its next-gen smartwatch, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Dropping the “Galaxy” moniker this time around, the pair of watches run Samsung’s own Tizen OS and not Android. Expected to arrive in April, the two devices share similar specifications. The key ...

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Amazon Coins now available directly from Android devices

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Amazon on Wednesday announced that customers living in the US, UK and Germany can now use (buy, spend, earn) Amazon Coins directly from their Android phones and tablets. Previously exclusive to the Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon Coins can let users buy apps, purchase add-ons, unlock features, and ...

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(UPDATE) LG announces the G2 mini ahead of MWC launch date

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A few days ago, LG posted a photo on Facebook hinting at a Mobile World Congress launch date for the LG G2 mini. The company came out today, ahead of the launch date, and officially announced the new miniature phone. A decent amount of the specs were already leaked, so there isn’t a whole ...

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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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HTC announces HTC Advantage: screen replacements, timely updates, and more!

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A few days ago, HTC held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, possibly gearing people up for the launch of a new product. During the session, they spilled the beans on their new goal to update flagships for the next two years. Soon after the AMA, they teased a repair service of some sort... Read More

Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

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Samsung on Tuesday outlined the Android 4.4 KitKat update details for a number of smartphones and tablets. In addition to the standard OS details, Samsung will include other software touches: Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile ...

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HTC: New Flagship devices to get major updates for 2 years

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Hoping to open up a session to hear what their customers had to think, HTC hosted an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, taking questions on pretty much anything. Something we highlighted as predictably being a major topic for discussion was the updates situation on the devices, and as expected it was ...

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T-Mobile lets customers JUMP! to new devices as often as they want

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Forget waiting to upgrade your phone (or tablet), T-Mobile says do it today T-Mobile, in yet another mind-boggling awesome deal, has decided customers don’t need to wait to upgrade their devices. Forget that waiting period and twice a year stuff; if you want a new smartphone or tablet, ...

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Herocraft slashes prices for Valentine’s Day weekend

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Herocraft, one of the developers we love here at AndroidGuys, has slashed the prices of a few of their Android games. Starting today and running through the weekend you can get Save the Furries! and The Tiny Bang Story for only a buck each. The former is half its normal price and the latter ...

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Higher data, lower prices: Verizon now offering MORE Everything

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Verizon Wireless today rolled out new rate plans as somewhat of a response to what other carriers have been doing as of late. Effective immediately, the “MORE Everything Plan” is a combination of lower pricing and higher data allotments. Existing Share Everything customers will be ...

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