Black HTC One M8, yellow Nexus 5 on the horizon

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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 always go for the black option. Lately we are seeing many manufacturers turning towards bold or fancy colour schemes for their devices. @evleaks ...

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

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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 pushed out to its current Android OS. One of the latest updates see Google Search 3.5.14 arrive which brings two very major ...

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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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Polaroid Announces a Smart Camera Powered by Android!

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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 Smart Camera you now have all the features needed to conveniently capture, connect and instantly share beautiful HD digital ...

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

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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 in just a few days!   Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Fulton Innovation Powers Phones in your Handbag!

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Fulton Innovations has a gift for bringing bright ideas to light…that demand ATTENTION!   Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Samsung Announces SAFE for Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7

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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.   Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Viper SmartStart Announces Version 3.0 at CES

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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 said to turn your vehicle into the “Cloud-connected car”.   Did you know you could advertise your app on ...

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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 my last article and why Android is successful.  Is it still important that Android is an open source operating system?  It ...

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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 the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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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 a nice clear format. As QuickPic is a free app, I can’t make too many complaints. Pinch-to-zoom would be a welcomed feature, ...

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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 the Motorola ROKR-E1.  At the time it came with a mind blowing 512MB upgradeable SD card that could hold one-hundred ...

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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 another Honeycomb tablet.  To the Faithful, you know that my initial reaction and review was not altogether kind to ...

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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 software can be found here.  Check out more info after the break.   Did you ...

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Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out of their phone address books.  The Jajah app has been available in the Android Market for some time but the Facebook ...

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