(Now in Beta) Install Android L “Lemon Cake” Developer Preview on Nexus 4

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Nexus 4 owners jealous of those with a Nexus 5 or 7 (2013) running the Android L Developer Preview can get a taste of the next version of Android thanks to developers at XDA Developers forum who ported the rom over to the device. Since Google only pushed part of the source code to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to hit shelves mid-July, source says

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Just few weeks ago, we showed you a bunch of leaked pictures of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, courtesy of SAMMobile. Now thanks to one of their sources, they are reporting that Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will go up for sale in markets worldwide in mid-July. Obviously nothing is set on stone ...

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Get your own Cardboard VR on the cheap

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Google made tons of announcements at I/O Wednesday, but one of the most puzzling was right before the keynote ended when all attendees were told they were also receiving “Cardboard,” which no one understood until opening the box. Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer made from a ...

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LG G3 review: Great hardware meets simplistic interface

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NOTE: We’re giving our readers an early preliminary preview of our LG Optimus G3 review. Currently, star ratings of this product are disabled and as we spend more time with the device, we’ll update this page.  The LG G3 will begin the global roll-out on June 27th, which will go ...

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U.S. Cellular adds ZTE Grand S Pro

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U.S. Cellular and ZTE on Thursday announced the immediate availability of the Grand S Pro. Featuring a 5-inch 720p display and 13-megapixel rear camera, the smartphone is powered by a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 2GB RAM. The handset is equipped with support for U.S. ...

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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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Life Pure XL by Blu is great, here are my first thoughts

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The market right now is flooded with unexciting flagships. I’ve owned the entire Galaxy S line-up and the S5 has the same 2 GB of RAM that we saw in the US variants of the GS3. Aside from minor jumps in the processor, screen resolution, and camera, what’s really changing? I say not ...

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LG announces flagship G3 for summer

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After what feels like months of rumors, LG on Tuesday officially announced the flagship G3 will arrive this summer. Hardware details should not come as much of a surprise if you’ve been following the space closely these last few weeks. Oh, but what hardware it is indeed. Powered by ...

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LG G3 specs revealed by official LG site ahead of launch

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With only a few hours before the LG G3 is officially unveiled, yet another leak has confirmed what specs the upcoming device will have by non other than LG themselves. Whilst there’s nothing that stands out, since a lot has already been revealed by previous leaks, it does confirm what to ...

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ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

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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 ...

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile call on Spark-ready LG Volt

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Both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have added a tri-band 4G LTE smartphone to their respective rosters today; both now sell the LG Volt. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the Volt features a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The back offers an ...

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LG announces global rollout of F70

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Not long ago at Mobile World Congress 2014, we saw a glimpse of a new mid-ranger from LG called the F70. It’s plan is to bring 4G connectivity to “millions of users”, while offering some great LG software features. The time has finally come for that, as LG announces the ...

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Google Wallet update adds multi-account support

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Google has recently pushed an update to its Wallet app allowing users to use multiple Google accounts on Wallet.  No major changes to the user interface have happened except for a new, “Cards and Accounts” which has been added to the slide out menu. In order to change to a different ...

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NYNE Bass review

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Face it, there’s a ton of portable and wireless speaker options out there. And, with prices ranging from $40-$400 it’s easy to find something that fits your budget. But, as you’ve likely heard elsewhere or in other aspects of life, there’s something to be said about ...

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Sprint and Virgin Mobile announce waterproof Kyocera Hydro Vibe

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Sprint and its prepaid arm, Virgin Mobile, will soon add the waterproof and impact resistant Kyocera Hydro Vibe to their respective rosters. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4.5-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel rear camera, and 2,000mAh battery. Internally, you’ll find ...

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