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Franco Kernel makes its way to the Nexus 6

A well-known Android programmer and kernel hacker, Francisco Franco has updated his Material Designed Franco Kernel to support the Nexus 6. Before using the app, you must root your device. Franco

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Black HTC One M8, yellow Nexus 5 on the horizon

OK, call me boring but I like my smartphones to look understated and elegant. So when it comes to choosing what color I want my hardware to be I will


Google Search update rolls out, “OK Google” hotword now works from any screen.

With Google I/O in full swing and a mass of exciting new products and features being announced, the company are not letting this get in the way of getting updates

App Reviews

SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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

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Polaroid Announces a Smart Camera Powered by Android!

A camera that runs Android?! That’s right! No more hassle with taking a picture, uploading it to your PC and then sharing it with the world. With the Polaroid SC1630

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LG and Capcom Hosting an Android based Street Fighter IV Tournament – 1/14

Are you an Android gamer who lives in the LA area and want to win $10,000 AND/OR a trip to Korea? You will have the chance to compete in this tournament

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Fulton Innovation Powers Phones in your Handbag!

Fulton Innovations has a gift for bringing bright ideas to light…that demand ATTENTION!

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Samsung Announces SAFE for Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7

To compliment the announcements of the Galaxy Note and 7.7 Tab that Samsung made yesterday, we are now being told about their compatibility with SAFE.

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Viper SmartStart Announces Version 3.0 at CES

No we aren’t talking about the LG Viper that was just announced from Sprint! Viper SmartStart is an app that will change how you start your day. This app is being

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to


QuickPic: A Brief Review

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of the photo gallery application found on the Samsung Galaxy S2. QuickPic is a nice free app that shows all of your pictures in

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed

Hardware Reviews

The Motorola XOOM Revisited: When Crow Tastes Like Chicken

Maybe it was all the late night viewings of this year’s Google I/O on YouTube AND the Honeycomb 3.1 update, but for some inexplicable reason I started longing, nay needing

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Software Upgrade for Motorola Bravo Now Available

  Attention all Motorola At&t Bravo users: there is an update for those of you running Android 2.1(Eclair).  2.2(Froyo), plus some additional improvements, is now available! Instructions for installing the