The Android Evolution, Chapter 1: A Smooth Experience

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Welcome to the first chapter in ‘The Android Evolution‘, a series in which we discuss what improvements have been made to Android and what could further be implemented in order to improve our beloved operation system. In the first episode we will discuss how Google has improved ...

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HTC ‘M8′ will reportedly run KitKat and feature 5-inch 1080 display, Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Not that we would expect anything less, but the next-gen HTC flagship smartphone (code name M8) will reportedly feature a 5-inch 1080p HD display. What’s more, it will get its power from the combination of Android 4.4 KitKat and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Considering that most ...

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Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 seeing Android 4.4 KitKat updates

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Those of you with an Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 are advised to keep an eye on your notification bars for software updates. According to the Android team, the 4.4 KitKat update has begun trickling out to both tablets. Actually, to be clear, this is more than two tablets as the 2012 and 2013 versions... ...

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Samsung dominates Android space with 63 percent share

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We recently covered the announcements made at Samsungs analyst day, which included major increases in PPI, flexible screens and 4k displays for future devices. In the days following Localytics, a mobile and web analytics marketing platform, published a study stating Samsung has a 63.3% share of ...

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Moto G sneaks onto Amazon UK, quickly disappears

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Motorola is expected to introduce the Moto G smartphone at an event in but a few days time. It’s on November 13 we should see a low-cost alternative to the Moto X unveiled. How low? Well, we’ve heard as low as zero with a two-year service agreement but that’s not confirmed ...

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HTC M8 coming to all major US carriers by Q1 2014?

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Back in July, we learned that HTC’s 2014 flagship will be known as the HTC M8 and also we heard about an upgraded version of the HTC One, and I guess that’s the HTC One Max. Just few days ago, we saw some of the first ‘spied’ images of the HTC M8, and we came... Read More

Neptune Pine announces updates, Kickstarter campaign coming soon

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If you’ve never heard of the Neptune Pine and you’ve been interested in a smartwatch that can be a full replacement for your smartphone, you may want to check it out. The Canadian start-up, which debuted the device in February, announced some updates to their smartwatch this week. ...

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Microsoft receiving $2 Billion in profit from Android every year

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Microsoft’s profit from the smartphone industry should be coming from the Windows Phone platform, or so we thought. Business Insider has obtained information from Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund, who claims that patent royalties on the Android market made by Microsoft brings a massive $2 ...

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Google fixes “Nexus 8″ on Android website

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Just a few days ago, every Android fan went crazy when they saw something on Android website – and people called it the Nexus 8, but we said this is probably not the Nexus 8, and just yet another bad photoshop. And guess what? we were right as Google just fixed it on Android’s ...

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Google details Smart Caller ID feature in Android 4.4 KitKat

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The Smart Caller ID feature that was added in Android 4.4 KitKat may be smarter than we previously thought. Yesterday Google laid out more details for the new feature via a Google+ post. As we mentioned last week, Smart Caller ID will help you identify businesses you don’t have in your ...

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Happy 6th anniversary to Android and AndroidGuys

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Just a quick note to let everyone know about a little milestone that might be of interest. Today marks the 6th anniversary of the announcement of Android and the Open Handset Alliance. What’s more, it’s also the birthday of this site, AndroidGuys. I started AndroidGuys as a blogger ...

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Google’s latest venture Helpouts is official

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Google has officially taken the veil off it newest venture, Helpouts.  Designed to connect people with problems to people who can help solve them which all takes place through Google Hangouts where you can video chat with people about literally any problems you have. The price depends on the ...

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Firefox for Android Beta gets new “Home” design

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Firefox is receiving a new startup screen redesign which they are now designating as “Home”. The redesign will give users the ability to access their browsing history, bookmarks, top sites, and reading list. This is all made possible through switchable tiles, which really polishes ...

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Android 4.4 to hit Nexus 4, 7, 10, and Google Play edition devices in coming weeks

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Officially making its debut today, Android 4.4 KitKat will make its way to older devices in the next few weeks. Specifically, the Nexus 4, 7, 10, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition devices area already promised from Google. What’s not, however, is the 2011 flagship ...

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Notable features in Android 4.4 KitKat

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Now that Google has finally made the inner workings and features of Android 4.4 KitKat public, what can we expect? Google has posted a lengthy list of features for consumers and developers alike. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights. As we reported this morning, KitKat will indeed ...

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