Pushbullet get Material Design update

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Pushbullet for Android has been updated to version 15.0.1, which now introduces material design for the app. Naturally, it looks fantastic and very, very Googly. It brings UI changes such as the floating action button, animations when opening sidebars, material design action toggles, and an ...

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Switching from iOS to Android: A helpful guide

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When I made the switch from iOS to Android, it was pretty easy. I was already using Google services for as much as I possibly could. It was part of the reason I decided to switch. Why use Apple products to access Google services when I could use Google products to access Google services? So... ...

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Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: The battle of the phablets

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So Google have now announced their new flagship device, we can finally see their response to Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus. For most, the decision on which device to get is simple as it is the platform that dictates the buying decision, but for some, platform doesn’t play as an important ...

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Smartphones in one year: Project Ara (Opinion)

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Smartphones have come a long way since their inception; though the idea of a portable device with internet connectivity and calling features has been around since the 1980s, it was not well received until 2006, with Blackberry’s new devices such as the Curve and Pearl. It revolutionised ...

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Security: Android vs iOS and does it matter?

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Security on our personal devices has never been a bigger issue. From the NSA, to malware, users have never been more aware of security concerns. Today, we’re going to look to see if there is a better option between Android and iOS. Now, before everyone gets up in arms and calling their ...

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Battle of the Phablets: iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus One

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Perhaps bigger is better? Apple have finally jumped on the band wagon and released a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 called the ‘Plus’, but how does it stack up against the Phablets already on the Android market? We’ve taken the latest and greatest 5.5-inch+ Phablet devices on the market to ...

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Photo editing app Afterlight comes to Android

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One of the best photo editing apps on iOS has made its way over the fence, and now Afterlight is available on Android. Boasting numerous filters and adjustable effects, together with textures, frames, and even some Instagram inspired special filters, Afterlight is packed with functionality. ...

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Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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Recover your stolen gold in Leo’s Fortune, now available on Google Play

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One of the most critically acclaimed platform adventure games on iOS – Leo’s Fortune – is now available on Android, although it wasn’t actually supposed to release until tomorrow. If you don’t have an iOS device, you may still be familiar with the game as it was briefly shown ...

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Parallels Access now available on the Android OS

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Parallels Access is a very popular app on iOS that allows you to run Windows and Mac apps on your iOS device. Using your PC or Mac as a server, your iOS device would be able to run desktop apps with Parallels Access, and with control your PC or Mac using your iOS device, as... Read More

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

Sunrise Calendar for Android exits Beta, brings new web view

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You can now download Sunrise Calendar from the Google Play Store! For those looking for a great calendar app for your Android, you’ve probably seen our recent coverage on Sunrise Calendar. It’s a relatively new calendar app for Android, and up until today, has only been available as ...

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Sunrise Calendar updated with widget and performance improvements

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At AndroidGuys, we’re huge fans of Sunrise Calendar for Android. It’s a feature-packed, beautifully designed calendar that makes planning easy to bear. Though it’s still in Beta, you can grab the update today, just as long as you’re a member of the Google+ community. ...

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ROCKI: PLAY Review – Enable WiFi Streaming to any Speaker System

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ROCKI: PLAY is a fantastic little product that was born as a result of a massively successful Kickstarter project, and I’m lucky enough to have gotten my hands on one courtesy of the lovely ROCKI team and their marketing partners. Tech Specs Wifi 802.11b/g/n (AP / Hotspot mode supported) ...

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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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