Get This Look: ‘Remix’ Zooper Widget

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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Google Play Games gets new features following Game Developers Conference

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With Google highlighting that 3 out of 4 Android users now use their device for gaming, increased focus has been put on improving the experience for those users. Google has also said that the momentum of their Google Play Games service is continuing to grow, with approximately 4 times the ...

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Automatically keep track of your online purchases in the Google Wallet app

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In the latest version of Google Wallet a new feature has been introduced called Orders, which allows you to keep track of your online purchases. It’s available in the US only and requires Android version 4.0 or above but will notify you of the status of your orders and shows past orders ...

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Samsung Galaxy security flaw discovered that provides remote access to data

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Security has always been an interesting topic on Android and that discussion just got another reason to exist with a development team discovering a security flaw affecting the Samsung Galaxy series that could enable remote access to data on your device. The development team behind an ...

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Share content on multiple social networks at once with Polarbear Beta [App of the Day]

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If you’re like most people who use social networking, odds are you would like to post to multiple sites and accounts at once. The process of copy and pasting your text and posting it on different sites can get monotonous very quickly. Polarbear Beta for Android is here to help with that ...

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Roku Streaming Stick: Roku takes on Chromecast

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The Roku Streaming Stick, a concept announced back in 2012, is finally seeing the light of day. Wanting to make internet and content streaming even easier to use than ever before, Roku has unveiled its HMDI stick. As big as standard USB flash drive, it does everything a Roku box can. The Roku ...

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Nexus 5 Camera CPU bug fix coming soon

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If you’re a Nexus 5 owner then you’ll know about the bug which causes the phone’s CPU to be maxed out when using the camera, resulting in high battery drain. According to a post by Google on the company’s issues tracker, it seems Google have isolated the issue and will ...

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Popular Google URL Shortener released on Android [App of the day]

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When posting on social networks, sometimes you need to watch your character count per post. And in the past, Google has been there to provide a decent solution, goo.gl. Up until now, it has only been available by navigating to the site. Well, the Android app is finally here, and it does just ...

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Project Ara modular phone size and costings revealed [VIDEO]

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It’s no secret that Google is working on a modular phone which they are calling Project Ara, and attention has turned to establishing details about just how it will work. Google has scheduled a developer conference on April 15-16th in Mountain View, California to discuss the alpha version ...

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Bay Area residents can score a Chromecast for as low as $13.33

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If you find yourself living in the San Francisco area saying, “boy, I could really go for a new Chromecast this weekend”, we’ve got a deal for you. Head over to Google’s Shopping Express website and add one to your cart. Google will shave some money off the order if this ...

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Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

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Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between Samsung and the Android team, Whatsapp, and, of course, future smartphones. On ...

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

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Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual bug fixes and speed optimisations, but the big story here is the added functionality users now get to their photos ...

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Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

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Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and now you’ll see how to hide the notification bar. Hiding the notification pane on your device can ...

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Google will begin teaching you how to build your own smartphone

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In a series of three conferences, Google plan to show developers what they’ll be able to do with the company’s modular phone that they have been working on. The initiative is part of Google’s Ara Developers’ Conference and will run this April. The first conference will ...

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