Life Pure XL By Blu, Why I’m Trading In My Nexus 5

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I originally made the jump from the Galaxy S 4 to the Nexus 5 as a result of my love for AOSP based ROMs. I felt it was silly for me to pay a premium for the Samsung badge since I wasn’t using any of Samsung’s native features, and I’ve never been happier with a... Read More

Google+ introduces Stories and Movies feature

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Not only has Gmail received a very welcome update today, but now Google+ is also receiving some love with several updated features.  The two most notable are Stories and Movies. Stories (Auto Awesome Stories) combines all your photos, videos and the places you visited into a really cool ...

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Klout rolls out Android app

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The highly acclaimed app from iOS is now joining the Play Store.  Klout’s motto “be known for what you love” is exactly what they say.  Klout allows you to share with your audience, what you “love”. The app will also track your success and give you a Klout Score. ...

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Telenav’s Scout app switches on OpenStreetMap

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Telenav on Monday announced its mobile apps will begin using OpenStreeMap. More specifically, the iOS app will begin integrating the crowd-sourced maps later this week. The Android version, for its part, will see the feature roll out by June. One of the key differences in using OpenStreetMap ...

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HD Widgets 4 gets new Kairo theme

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If you have never had the pleasure of using HD Widgets, you’re missing out my friend.  Today, the developers of HD Widgets are pushing out their latest theme called, Kairo. The theme combines the best of KitKat, iOS, and Colourform to create some amazing new looks. The best thing about ...

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Guinness World Record for fast texting is broken by Fleksy Keyboard

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One of our favorite keyboards announces new Guinness World Record, new updates, and extended trial At AndroidGuys, Fleksy is one of our favorite keyboards to use on our mobile devices. It’s one of the fastest growing keyboards out there, and their progress is absolutely getting recognized ...

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Facebook is testing cards feature for mobile experience

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Facebook has recently been testing a new feature similar to Google Now cards on its iOS mobile app.  Essentially, when you interact with your Facebook account, relevant information will be displayed for you to view and swipe away.  From the picture we’ve seen, the information ...

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Editor’s Picks: 15 Android apps you should know (May 10)

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The Editor’s Picks, formerly known as 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 ...

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Chrome Remote Desktop: An answer to your desktop access needs

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Google has released an innovative new app that allows you to access your PC or Mac from your mobile device. This app is absolutely free and is accessible over WiFi, LTE, and 3G. It runs buttery smooth on a solid connection so 3G is not suggested unless you desperately need to send that ...

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UpTo vs. Sunrise vs. Today Calendar: Which new Android calendar is the best?

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Smartphones do so much for us. They offer all forms of media, keep us connected, and keep most of us productive. So what good is a smartphone without a great calendar application? Just in the past few weeks, Android users have seen a slew of new calendar apps arrive on their favorite mobile ...

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Google Maps gets offline mode, lane assist, and more

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Google has just deployed a huge update to its Map application which brings offline mode, lane assistance, and Uber integration. Updated for both Android and iOS, the new Maps app brings the following new functionality: Don’t miss your next turn or exit. The Google Maps app now shows you which ...

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MLB At Bat ’14 free for T-Mobile subscribers

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T-Mobile is once again offering MLB At Bat free for T-Mobile subscribers.  All you have to do is download the app, available on both Android and iOS. MLB At Bat allows you to track and get updates of your favorite MLB teams.  Normally the cost for a yearly subscription is 20 bucks, but for ...

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Frontback – A Photo Sharing App for the Selfie Generation

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There is no shortage of great social networks that are focused on sharing pictures. Frontback (which initially gained popularity on iOS some time ago) has made the leap to Android, and brings with it all the goodies that you would expect. Frontback, at its core, is an application that utilizes ...

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May the Fourth Be With You: Google Play and Amazon Appstore offering Star Wars deals

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Both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore are hosting some Star Wars-related deals this weekend. Why? Because this Sunday is May 4th. You know… May the Fourth (Force) Be With You. Head to the two app destinations and you’ll find a number of great savings and limited-time ...

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Foursquare unbundles app, introduces Swarm to locate friends

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Foursquare have taken to their blog today to announce a fundamental change to their App and by doing so have introduced a new App called Swarm. The company identified that you spend a lot of time asking friends where they are whilst you are out at the place you’ve just checked into using ...

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