Kyocera Hydro XTRM (T-Mobile Business) Review

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At First Glance The Kyocera Hydro XTRM is a 4G LTE, the company’s first GSM HSPA/LTE capable Android powered handset with an IP57 Rating against water and dust. This device is available in the United States (see: U.S. Cellular), on the T-Mobile Business and MetroPCS networks. Maybe ...

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Compare the best Android smartphones on the market today

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Deciding which Android smartphone to buy can often be a difficult decision, with many different manufacturers offering varying specs, hardware combinations, and screen sizes. If you’re undecided about just which Android smartphone you would like to purchase, then check out our handy ...

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Google tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

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Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from Google’s official account yesterday says so. If you happened to catch the tweet on June 11 about getting ready for The World Cup ...

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Three sources to consider for buying unbranded Android phones

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Since day one, Google has made its wondrous Android OS to be open-source. This means that any company or person can manufacture a smartphone or device and install the platform at virtually no cost. As a result of this, many upstart companies and entrepreneurs have made their own Android ...

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Make It Rain: Love of Money [App of the Day]

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In the world of ever growing addictive games there comes Make it Rain. One of the more absurd games out there the entire game is making it rain by swiping cash. Whats the objective you say? To make it rain money. Just keep swiping and swiping and swiping and swiping some more. The more money... ...

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Is Samsung working on a foldable tablet for 2015?

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It’s time to be ready for some crazy news. Samsung is reportedly working on a tablet with a foldable display, that can fold itself into a smartphone factor as well. Samsung also showcased a bendable tablet at the Mobile World Congress, and back in 2012, Samsung filed for a patent which ...

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Angry Birds Epic to arrive June 12 for iOS and Android

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We knew that Rovio’s Angry Birds RPG game is due soon and now we have a date for its arrival. Angry Birds Epic is due June 12 on iOS and Android. After releasing Angry Birds Go, a racing game, Rovio seems eager to explore other genres as well. Angry Birds Epic is an RPG game... Read More

CyanogenMod 11.0 M7 released; based off Android 4.4.2

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The next version of CyanogenMod version 11.0 M7 has hit the download servers, which has been based off Android 4.4.2. The changes are shown below: * Common: Theme Chooser UI Overhaul * Common: Calculator app redesign (courtesy Xlythe) * Common: Performance Profiles * Common: Improved theming ...

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Android podcast apps with Chromecast support

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Here at AndroidGuys we love the Chromecast and were massive fans of all the cool casting apps that make this tiny device what it is but this little streaming dongle is not just limited to beaming photos and on-line media up onto the TV. If you’ve got any kind of sound system hooked up ...

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ROM of the Week: Paranoid Android

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ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to new limits then this column is for you. Note that this isn’t the sort of thing that every AndroidGuys reader will enjoy; however, ...

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Get the Samsung-like MultiWindow Sidebar on any Android device [APK Download]

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One of the better features of Samsung’s TouchWiz is the ability to house regularly accessed apps in a sidebar that recesses at the side of the screen at the touch of a button. Samsung also allow multiple windows to be stacked allowing two different apps to be viewed or worked on at the ...

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Google Hangouts updated to V2.1.223 [Download APK]

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Everyone’s favourite messaging app Google Hangouts has just been updated to version 2.1.223 and with it brings some pretty minor changes, but noteworthy nonetheless. It seems in Google Hangouts version 2.1.223 you’re now able to set custom sounds for messages and hangout calls, ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device

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I’m an icon addict to the point of where I really need some serious intervention. But don’t call anyone quite yet, just let me present to you what I want to show off today, then decide if you want to make that call. That’s right, I’m going to show you some of the newest, ...

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Google might have quietly changed the Android logo

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The Android logo has remained pretty much unchanged ever since its inception but now a new 17-second video posted by @upleaks reveals the boot animation of the LG G Watch and a new logo. The new Android logo appears entirely in a lower case font, with a softer feel to it than the previous ...

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HTC One (E8) announced

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Following the launch of their flagship M8 smartphone, and some recent rumors, HTC has announced their new HTC One (E8) smartphone. This follows a now-popular trend of ‘lower-end’ phones being built with a hefty set of features and/or specs and being both marketed and priced very ...

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