10 of the hottest new Android apps this week (November 1)

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Welcome back to the regular series aimed at helping Android users get more from their devices. If you’re looking for some new apps or games check out we have a handful of popular new titles to get you started. What you’ll find below are some of the hottest trending apps of the last ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Sixth Installment

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We're going to give you a look at several icon packs that you must know about and that you need installed on your mobile devices, TODAY!

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10 of the hottest new Android apps of the week (October 26)

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Looking to pick up a new Android app or game to try out this week? Why not start with some of the freshest titles around? What you’ll find below is a collection of ten of the hottest new Android apps from around the last week or so. We’ve gone through and picked out a nice selection ...

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5 tips on preventing mobile phone loss and theft

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There are a great many articles out there that offer advice on how to recover a lost or stolen device. Unfortunately, many of them focus on what you can do after you’ve lost your device. Generally at that point, it’s too late, because you didn’t have the right apps or tracking systems set up, ...

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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

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Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft Garage is a project by Microsoft looking to bring projects to reality from hackers, interns, ...

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Android 5.0 will be made available to the public on November 3

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Google has confirmed in a note to developers asking them to ready their apps for the public release of Android 5.0 Lollipop scheduled for a November 3rd launch. Requesting “we recommend that you test your apps and publish any needed updates to the Play Store”, Google wants to ensure that ...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop’s “kill switch” only maims, not kill

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It’s fairly safe to say that we’ve all got smartphones now. Perhaps more accurately, we can say that if you are reading this, it is very likely you own a smartphone. Though many of us cycle through mobile phones more often than we change wardrobes, we like to be the one to decide ...

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Carrier details on the Nexus 6 “When is my carrier getting the Nexus 6?

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Today Google announced Android Lollipop, and with it a round of new devices including the Nexus 9, Nexus Player, and Nexus 6. While they announced information on when you can preorder the Nexus 9 and Nexus player, they didn’t have any firm information regarding the Nexus 6. However, it ...

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Nexus 9 due October 15, report says

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As we get closer to the time Google announces Android L, more and more rumors and reports come out about the upcoming Nexus devices, or the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Earlier this morning we reported about an article from WSJ confirming rumors of the Nexus 6. A couple of days ago, an HTC rep... Read More

Smarty Tiles: A colorful brain game

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I’m not much of a gamer. In fact, Smarty Tiles was the first game I downloaded on my Moto X (2013) since I bought the smartphone last October (2013). As a result, I won’t make any comparisons between Smarty Tiles and other games. Instead, I’ve put together a panel of expert ...

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The Spree SmartCap: All the benefits of a hat, plus a fitness tracker

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Spree Wearables is taking on the chest strap with the creation of the Spree Pod. The small device can fit inside Spree wearables. Currently, they offer a headband and the Spree SmartCap. The Spree SmartCap is probably exactly what you imagine it to be. It is a baseball cap with a small pouch to ...

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Moto 360 review: The watch you’ve been waiting for

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From the time Motorola first announced they were working on a smartwatch, they had everybody watching them. Unlike the LG G Watch or the Samsung Gear Live, the Moto 360 was different, and everyone could see that. It took smartwatch design to a whole new level – not only with the circular ...

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Baidu Browser review

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When I think about browsing from a mobile device, my main concerns are reliability and speed. Can I access all of the content that I’ll come across given my traditional browsing routines? Trusting that I’ll be able to click links and know that my browser is capable of interpreting ...

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Reviewing Android Kit Kat 4.4.4 for Samsung Galaxy S3 4G (GT-I9305)

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The Galaxy S3 was arguably the best phone of 2012 – it was the first smartphone to have a quad-core SoC, and the 4G variant bumped up the normal Galaxy S3 from 1GB of RAM to 2GB. Yesterday, Samsung finally started to push out the Kit Kat update for the Galaxy S3 4G, mainly in Nordic... ...

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Project Ara to run a modified version of Android L

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Phonebloks began as a college project. It was an idea more than it ever was a business. It was an idea Phonebloks hoped would spread across the internet and someone would grab it and run with it. In the last year or so, the idea has spread, and now multiple companies are using this idea to... ...

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