Android 4.3.1 update hitting Nexus 7 LTE

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An Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean software update has started rolling out to the Nexus 7 LTE, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear as to what is in the JLS36I build however its 16.6MB file size could be telling. Considering the small size we’re inclined to believe it’s minor ...

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Google acquires Flutter, a gesture recognition startup

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Google recently purchased the San Francisco based startup, Flutter, a company that helps to pull away from using a keyboard and mouse, allowing us to use gestures in order to manipulate controls on our computer.  The projected price tag that Google paid, $40 million dollars, is just a drop in ...

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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

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Roughly a year and a half after making its debut, the Jelly Bean version of Android is nearing the fifty percent mark. New figures showing on the developer blog put the platform at 48.6 percent of all devices. Android 2.3 Gingerbread still accounts for 28.5 percent of the pie and holds strong ...

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs surface

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New photos have surfaced online which are purported to be some of our first looks at Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll notice in the images below that there are a few Key Lime Pie references which suggests the designs were in place before Google announced the name of this particular version. ...

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Nexus 5 camera may allow for refocused images

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Just recently, we saw a clear picture of the upcoming Nexus 5 – which will be the first ever Android 4.4 powered smartphone. Nexus 5 should be good enough to compete with the Android flagships in the market, and now it seems Nexus 5 will have what it takes to be the best Nexus yet.... Read More

Fingerprint-based mobile payment service lands on Android

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Fingerprint sensor on a smartphone is becoming a trend and probably soon, all major companies will prefer launching their flagship smartphone with a fingerprint scanner in it, like HTC is preparing the One Max. Recently, Pantech launched the Vega LTE-A in South Korea, which is a high-end ...

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Google updates Chrome for Android, brings new gestures

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Google has decided to update Google Chrome for Android, which is known as the Chrome Browser. The new update will start to roll out within few days, and it will bring some cool new gestures to the browser. Have a look on the new features: Swipe horizontally across the top toolbar to quickly ...

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An Android 4.4 KitKat concept we could get behind

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Here’s a conceptual look at Android 4.4 KitKat with which we could fall fast in love. Google+ user Nikolai Prettner has put together a mockup for what the gallery and settings could look like if Google were to employ the same Holo/cards aesthetic found in recent apps. I don’t know ...

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Nexus 5 spied in clearest picture yet

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We’re officially into October which means we’re fairly confident that the next-generation Nexus smartphone is due this month. Photos, leaks, and rumors have been gathering steam over the last few weeks as we head into the presumed Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 announcements. Today ...

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Motorola DVX hits FCC, expected to offer four back cover color options

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The rumored cheaper version of Motorola’s Moto X, the DVX, looks as if it will be offered with multiple back cover color options.  According to pictures appearing on China’s version of Twitter, Weibo, the DVX has at least four backplate colors in the works.  For those in emerging ...

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LG details the backstory of the G2 design

  Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Is Verizon hinting at new Droid tablet?

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Take a look at the video below and you’ll see it’s not much more than an extended sequence of events from the recent Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx commercials. If you’ve not seen either then just enjoy a little over 4:00 of a pseudo-spy protagonist as he is seduced and tricked by ...

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Happy 5th Anniversary to the T-Mobile G1

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Five years ago today the world saw its first Android smartphone, the HTC G1 revealed.

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screens emerge over weekend

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Got your salt shaker handy? Good, you’ll need it for this one. A 9to5Google source provided a handful of screens of what is reported to be Android 4.4 KitKat over the weekend. They look convincing, sure, but there are also tiny details that give pause for concern. You’ll notice in ...

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Nestle rep ‘confirms’ October debut of Android 4.4 KitKat

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As if we needed further proof of that Google will officially bring Android 4.4 into the world next month, we have a Nestle representative echoing the recent rumor. According to an employee on Nestle’s German Facebook team, the KitKat release will come in October. Now, it’s entirely ...

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