In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Get This Look: Circular Emotions

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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 this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (August 8)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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Moto X Review: Do Specs Matter?

As phones progress, it seems all device manufacturers seem to care about are specs; Processors, RAM, ROM, all words somewhat foreign to the average consumer. But Motorola has a different way of approaching the market, in a world of specs, Motorola is aiming to wow users with features and ...

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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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U.S. Cellular expects Moto X in August

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U.S. Cellular has started taking pre-orders for the Moto X smartphone with expectations of shipping later this month (August). Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the handset is available in Woven Black or Woven White. To sweeten the deal a bit. U.S. Cellular is tossing in a ...

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Motorola announces Moto X for five major U.S. carriers

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Motorola announced on Thursday that the Moto X will soon arrive at five major wireless providers in the United States. Indeed, the smartphone will be offered at Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular. Pricing begins at $199.99 with a contract and provides 16GB internal storage ...

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Get This Look: Liquid Serenity

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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 this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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Ballistic SE – Dual-stick shooting comes to Android with a light show

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Ballistic SE brings a smooth, welcome addition to the much-hyped, but ultimately lacking, catalog of twin-stick shooters on Android.  With the proper setup, Ballistic SE will have you frantically whizzing around your phone’s screen dodging a fireworks display’s worth of missiles and ...

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Onavo Count 2.0 debuts with new UI, comparative data, and more

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Need to get a better handle on which of your apps are helping to blow through your allotted monthly data plan? Sure, you could use the stuff that’s built into the stock Android experience but that’s not quite as sharp or fun as what Onavo does. In fact, now’s a great time to ...

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Floating Notifications 1.5 arrives with support for Android 4.3 Notification Listener Service

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Floating Notifications has a new update this week which sees the app supporting the new Android 4.3 Notification Listener Service. In essence, the app lets you dismiss notifications within FN and it then having the corresponding notification go away as well. Deeper integration with Android, ya ...

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Three great camera apps for serious shutterbugs

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While many of us prefer the plain vanilla Android experience of a Nexus device, a Google Experience device, or an AOSP ROM, there is at least one area where it lags behind phone manufacturers’ enhancements: the camera app. On Friday, we learned that the CyanogenMod team is working on an ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 25)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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Here's a handful of things that might of interest to some of you guy and gals.

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LevelUp Studio gets into app launcher game with Quad Drawer

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The developers behind Plume and Beautiful Widgets have created a quick app drawer for easy access to your most used titles.

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