Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

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If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s as easy as sideloading an APK and clicking “make it ra1n.” The towelroot APK is said to work with ...

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Enable “OK Google” on 3rd party launchers on any device

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One of the cool features of the Moto X is the always listening “Ok Google” feature which allows you to prompt a voice command in Google Now without even having to touch the device. Now a mod for the Xposed Framework has been created over at XDA Developers to enable “OK ...

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SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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What is SwiftKey? SwiftKey for Android replaces your device’s on-screen keyboard to help you type in an easier, faster and less frustrating way.   SwiftKey is an app I personally use to replace the default keyboard on my HTC One X. It has definitely helped to eliminate those frustrating ...

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the respective providers in short order however we expect each to release the smartphone in June. Specifications for the ...

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Like it or not, the Facebook Phone is here

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After all that speculation, the Facebook Phone is here. And it’s not just one device. In fact, it can be the device you have in your pocket today. The Facebook Home app experience will be available as a download from Google Play so that you can install it on your existing phone. Click ...

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Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review

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When Android first broke onto the main scene with the G1, QWERTY keyboards were all the rage. Device after device was released with a physical keyboard for several years, some good and some bad (cough Moto Backflip cough). We’ve seen a trend over the last year or two, in which QWERTY ...

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Acer to debut Liquid Glow handset at Mobile World Congress 2012, destined for UK this summer

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With Mobile World Congress 2012 starting in just a couple days, Acer looks to continue the hype surrounding it’s new Android products. We’ve heard about their CloudMobile already, well they’re back with a new handset destined for the UK early this summer.  Dubbed the Acer ...

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T-Mobile beats up iPhone yet again in Bonus Round [Sponsored Post]

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T-Mobile's Galaxy S II picks up right where the Amaze 4G left off... and continues to beat up the iPhone 4S.

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Stay warm this winter with T-Mobile’s blazing fast 4G handsets

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Looking back over 2011 one might say that T-Mobile had a pretty rough go at things. With the whole buyout deal and the lack of an iPhone 4S hanging over the carrier, some blogs would have you believe that things are pretty dark over in their neck of the woods.  We’re here to tell you... ...

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Who needs Black Friday? Amazon has two dozen Android phones for a penny each!

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Who needs to wait until Black Friday to score an Android bargain when you can get some awesome deals today? We just stopped by Amazon Wireless to see what the current specials were when we noticed a number of Android handsets listed for a penny each.  In fact, once we started digging deeper, we ...

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Samsung Transform Ultra on Boost Mobile [Review]

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Its seems that lately, all the “good” Android phones have been locked into a 2 year contract with one of the top carriers. It’s very rare that a pre-paid service provider like Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile, produces a high end (or at least decent) smart phone. With the addition of ...

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Stack Exchange provides answers to your Android questions

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Android enthusiasts, new and experienced, can ask and answer questions.

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Verizon Intros $20 Data Plan for DC, VA, and MD

Verizon Wireless has introduced a $20 data plan for its customers that live in either Washington DC, Maryland, or Virginia. The plan is aimed towards first-time smartphone users, who may not be ready to gobble up data at the speed of light just yet. The plan gives users 300 MB of data for just ...

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Wikitude Drive USA Arrives in Android Market – Win 1 of 2,011 Free Copies!

Wikitude GMBH, a long time favorite developer here at AndroidGuys, have finally released the US version of their popular augmented driving application, Wikitude Drive.  Actually, they’re releasing versions for all of North America as the Canadian and Mexican versions are here today too!   ...

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Photon 4G Launching on Sprint July 31st

Sprint and Motorola officially announced the Motorola Photon 4G, another addition to their 4G Android lineup, last month. The Photon 4G is a nice-looking device, and we recently reported that Sprint would launch it in July. Sprint officially announced today that they will be launching it on ...

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