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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[DEALS & STEALS] Plex and three Anomaly games are on sale

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Take control of your personal media with Plex. For all of you who don’t know what Plex is, it is a service which organizes your photos, music and videos so that you can stream/watch those wherever you want via personal computer or a smartphone/tablet device. Plex is usually priced at ...

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Download all the Android L Apps [APK]

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We’ve already seen a lot of Android L goodness, from wallpapers to keyboards, but now thanks to the guys over at XDA, you can download all the apps that come with Android L all at once. The list is pretty extensive and contains all the Android L app .APK’s, some of which will be ...

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Yahoo Aviate: Flight out of beta

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Yahoo Aviate, after spending quite some time in beta, is finally ready for the public. Yahoo has removed the invite system and the app no longer requires you to have an invite code for access. They have also added a UI update providing a cleaner launcher than before. For those who aren’t ...

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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

Sunrise intros new apps

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Sunrise, a free calendar made for Google Calendar and iCloud, just introduced apps, adding the ability to connect Songkick, Evernote, Github, Asana and TripIt to your calendar. If you needed another way to connect all of your apps and view them in one place, look no further. Sunrise said that ...

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Get features from the OnePlus One and CyanogenMod 11S on your device

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It may be hard to come across an invite to buy the OnePlus One featuring the special edition CyanogenMod ROM, CM11S, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some of the features now, except for the lockscreen. The source code for the device has been released and a system dump has showed ...

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Create 3D live wallpapers with Depth Photo Live Wallpaper [App of the Day]

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As seasoned Android users know, there are many live wallpaper apps on the Google Play Store. Recently a trend has emerged with blurred backgrounds as well as those that offer a parallax effect as your live wallpaper. iOS 7 introduced the effect for iPhones a while back, and HTC debuted a 3D ...

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The smart, simple Tomi File Manager is here [App of the Day]

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When it comes to apps, I like to try as much of the new ones as I can, but usually don’t keep them around for very long. I do, however, get very excited when there is an app that does a better job than an app I currently have, including note-taking, camera apps, messaging apps, file... ...

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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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Google releases standalone apps for Docs, Sheets, and Slides

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Up until today, Google Drive would be the go-to app to find anything stored in the cloud. Editing documents has always been pretty difficult through the app, and that’s why Google has just released Google Docs and Google Sheets as standalone apps. These work just like you would imagine. ...

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Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store

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It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick updating. Google usually does this type of thing with all of their apps. One, however, has never been included in the Play Store… until today. They’ve finally added their camera app to Google ...

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Sunrise Calendar for Android now available in Beta

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The popular iOS calendar enters Beta on your favorite mobile platform Sometimes the stock apps on your phone can get tiresome. Though the update to Google’s Calendar app is imminent, you still have some other viable options. You may want to take a look at Sunrise Calendar, the app that ...

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All 277 apps for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leak out

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Whilst it’s no secret that the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is on its way soon since it’s been leaked numerous times, it seems that the leaks have gone one further with every single APK included on the new device being revealed. 277 Samsung Galaxy S5 Active APKs ...

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Launch apps from anywhere with Bar Launcher [App of the Day]

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Need quick access to certain apps from anywhere on your phone? You may want to take a look at Bar Launcher.  Task switching is already pretty good on Android devices, but only for recently used apps. Bar Launcher is a simple app that puts a row of your favorite applications in your notification ...

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