Android L’s quick settings might be customizable once the OS gets released

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The beauty of Android si the ability to customize it. Even without rooting the phone you have an incredible level of customization that you can apply on your device, unlike some other platforms which allow you to do very little when ti comes to this *cough* WP and iOS *cough*. Non-rooted ...

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Recover your stolen gold in Leo’s Fortune, now available on Google Play

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One of the most critically acclaimed platform adventure games on iOS – Leo’s Fortune – is now available on Android, although it wasn’t actually supposed to release until tomorrow. If you don’t have an iOS device, you may still be familiar with the game as it was briefly shown ...

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How Droid World examines the future of the Android ecosystem

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With Android systems tipping the balance at up to 81% in units sold dependent on who you read, it’s never been a more fruitful time to be working in Android. There’s an awful lot of excitement coming out of Google I/O, and with version 4.4.4 hitting the streets, it’s definitely something for ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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The best free RSS Reader apps for Android

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Last week, I took a look at 3 of the top paid RSS reader applications for Android users. The three apps that I covered, were Press, Reader+, and Amber RSS. After much testing, I still couldn’t pick a winner between Press and Reader+. This week, I’m going to take a look at the top ...

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Chinese companies on the rise, Xiaomi MiPad sells out in minutes

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Most of your favorite devices from companies like LG, Samsung and HTC may be manufactured in China, but these companies are all headquartered elsewhere. Today companies like Oppo, Meizu, Xiaomi and the new kid on the block, OnePlus, are starting to become household names because they sell ...

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Pebble 2.3 firmware delivers notification skipping

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Just because Google Wear is stealing the show now in the smartwatch area, doesn’t mean Pebble is out of the game just yet. The company whose successful Kickstarter campaign pushed them onto the wrists of many iOS and Android users recently updated its firmware to v2.3. While the update ...

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Todoist announces new location notifications, coming soon to Android

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Today Todoist announced that its task manager app on the Web and iOS now offers users location-aware notifications and the feature will be coming to Android sometime in the next couple days. The Android functionality was going to be released along with the other versions, but a spokesperson ...

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The best paid RSS reader apps for Android

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I have loads of different websites that I follow whenever I have some down time. Whether I’m at work, home, or out and about for the day, I usually always check out my RSS feeds, and I also check out anything else that I missed, right before I hit the hay for the day. On... Read More

No OEM Skins Allowed For Android Wear, Android Auto, or Android TV

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I’m a big proponent of the stock feel, in terms of the UI of any device I use. On my iPhone i jailbreak to get tweaks, and change little things here or there, but never anything major, because I just don’t like it. With the exception of a couple of manufacturers, most Android ...

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First Impression: Android L On My Nexus 5

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Yesterday during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced the latest version of Android, simply named L. The actual name for the latest OS version has yet to be announced, but earlier today, Google released the Developer Preview. Needless to say, once I saw it was available, I sat down and ...

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ROM of the Week: MIUI

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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 enjoy; however, ...

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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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Yahoo Aviate: Flight out of beta

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Yahoo Aviate, after spending quite some time in beta, is finally ready for the public. Yahoo has removed the invite system and the app no longer requires you to have an invite code for access. They have also added a UI update providing a cleaner launcher than before. For those who aren’t ...

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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