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Android L’s quick settings might be customizable once the OS gets released

The beauty of Android si the ability to customize it. Even without rooting the phone you have an incredible level of customization that you can apply on your device, unlike

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Android 4.4.4 rollout for HTC One M7 and M8 GPE has started

Just a day or two after Android 4.4.4 update rollout started for Motorola Moto G Google Play Edition, same thing is happening for HTC’s One Google Play Edition smartphones, both

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Purported Android “L” update screenshots leak

Google has been extremely active as far as Android updates go. At the beginning of June they released Android 4.4.3, followed by Android 4.4.4 which came not even a month

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Android 4.4.4 rolling out to Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10

Earlier this month Google started rolling out Android 4.4.3 update to certain Nexus devices and now we have yet another update by Google; 4.4.4 is here. Suffice it to say,

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Name That Android!

    Hey everyone, Androidguys.com with be starting a new series! (Drum Roll Please!) “Name That Android!” This is a series we will do once a month and it will

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Android powers over 51% of smartphones, continues growing

  Nielsen has published a report on U.S. smartphones and their operating system. Of course, Android is in the lead, running on 51.8% of all smartphones. iOS came in second

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream now on almost 11% of devices

With the release of Jelly Bean 4.1, some users are saying that Google should have waited. The cries of “Now I have another update to wait for” are being heard

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II users get ICS 4.0.3 update

It’s about time, right!? You AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II users have been patiently waiting, and now your time has come. The AT&T iteration of the SGS2 has finally gotten

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Updated Pie Chart on Android Developers Shows Gingerbread Growth, Honeycomb Struggling

That’s a lot of Froyo! The official Android OS version breakdown has been updated. While Froyo still continues to be the dominating version of Android with 59.4% of the pie, there are a few other interesting points that can be taken from this chart.

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Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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Motorola Dropping Android for their Own OS?

An insider recently said that Motorola is secretly planning a team of trained developers to create their own OS. They are doing this to lessen how much they depend on Android.

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Samsung to Manufacture the New Sidekick Device?

T-Mo News is reporting some interesting info that they have heard about the new “Sidekick” device coming to T-mo, and depending on how you feel about Samsung, it might not be good.

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Unheard of Android 2.4 Is Powering the Sony Experia Arc!

It looks like Gingerbread isn’t fully out of the oven yet! Tweaker.net posted an article detailing a hands-on with a Sony Experia Arc that was running an unannounced Android 2.4!

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Google Shows Off Android 3.0 Honeycomb; Exclusively For Tablets

Well, the video’s been made private on YouTube, but that didn’t stop Engadget from snapping it up for our viewing pleasure. On the androiddevelopers YouTube channel, Google (accidentally?) posted a

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Android Preferred to iOS When It Comes to Ads

Chalk up another win for Android (however bittersweet it may be). The CEO of Pontiflex recently was quoted saying that Android was more important for mobile ads because it was so much faster in implementing ads.

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