Facebook now lets you put a Like button in your app

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A huge number of people who visit Facebook are on a smartphone or tablet, using the official Facebook app. Because of the quantity of people using the mobile versions, it would be crazy of Facebook not to enable the “Like” button on mobile applications. That’s why ...

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Top browsers for Android (mid-2014)

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Browser is quite probably an integral part of your everyday smartphone routine, no matter how you use it. Luckily for us there are plenty of browsers populating Google Play Store, many of which are great. Please note that these browsers are listed in no particular order, each of them has ...

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How to install apps that are not in the Google Play Store [Android 201]

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So you stumbled across an application that you can’t find in the Play Store? Don’t worry… we’ll help you install it. This is actually a pretty common way of publishing your Android app. Sometimes Google doesn’t want the app in their store, or sometimes there are ...

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How to force close an app [Android 201]

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Your phone isn’t perfect, and neither are the apps that come on it. When an app misbehaves, there may be something you can do about it. To “force close” an app means exactly what it sounds like: stopping the app without waiting for it to shut down by itself (think of pulling a ...

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Top new Android applications (July 2014)

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We’ve seen many applications launched in July and have picked 5 of those for you. You won’t find games on this list though, we’ve already compiled a list of top new games for July a few days ago. Let’s get started (in no particular order)… Commandr Commandr is ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Google Play Summer Sale has already kicked off although there’s no official announcement just yet

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It’s summer. Many of you are out there on a vacation of some sort. Perhaps you want to play a game or do something productive on your Android device while you’re lying around resting. If that’s the case then we have some news for you. Android Police released a list of apps and ...

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How I Android (mid-2014)

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The beauty of Android is in the ability to customize it, do whatever you like and use it as such. In other words you’re not nearly as limited as you are in other mobile platforms. Of course there are some limitations on Android as well, but even those disappear once you root the device. ...

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Google voice search learns new tricks, media controls and corrections in tow

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Google is actively working on a Google Search app, This service keeps on growing in terms of functionality. Recently Google added a bunch of new languages to the service, so that you could call upon the service even if English (UK/US) isn’t set as you language of choice. This time around ...

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Google Now learns a new quick links trick when you perform a music search

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Google Now keeps on moving forward, adding in new features all the time. This time they’ve added a small, but a nifty one. If you decide to search for music of some kind, Google will (as it did thus far) show you the results of your search. However, from now on it will offer you... Read More

UpTo vs. Sunrise vs. Today Calendar: Which new Android calendar is the best?

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Smartphones do so much for us. They offer all forms of media, keep us connected, and keep most of us productive. So what good is a smartphone without a great calendar application? Just in the past few weeks, Android users have seen a slew of new calendar apps arrive on their favorite mobile ...

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How to clear recently used apps [Android 101]

Android 101

Sometimes when you exit an application, it doesn’t mean the app has stopped. Most of the time, it’s actually still running in the background. Luckily, Android makes it very easy to clear out these applications. Here’s our guide on how to clear recently used apps. KEEP IN MIND: ...

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How to delete apps [Android 101]

Android 101

So, you just downloaded an app and you’re already tired of it. Instead of letting it take up precious memory on your phone, you can do something about it. Here’s our guide on how to delete applications from your device. There are three main ways to delete apps from your Android, and ...

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How to download apps [Android 101]

Android 101

One of the things that makes a smartphone so great is the apps you can install on it. Some are free, some are paid, and mostly all can be accessed through the Google Play Store. Here’s our guide on how to install an application on your Android device. Browsing the Play Store First, ...

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Pebble app updated, brings much needed performance improvements

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A quick performance update to the Android’s Pebble app is beginning to push out today. It offers better in app load times and responsiveness, improved Bluetooth connectivity, and the ability to connect to a Pebble when there is no Internet connection. We normally wouldn’t write ...

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How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire [Android 201]

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The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable. As part of this customisation and integration into the ...

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