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What are UIs, and why should I care about them?

  What is a UI? A UI, or User Interface, is actually a broad term used in the technology world to refer to something that a person (or user) interacts with (or

Featured

LG’s Optimus UI vs. Vanilla Android

When I received my first Android smartphone about six years ago, I remember how much I desired stock Android on my HTC Droid Eris. I badly wanted to root my

News and Rumors

Google Now Launcher update now offers Lollipop design to older devices

Here’s some great news for fans of pure Android, especially those who are afraid of rooting their devices. The Google Now Launcher, made directly by Google, now brings a Lollipop

News and Rumors

KitKat-based CyanogenMod 11 M2 Snapshot builds now available for numerous devices

CES 2014 is almost upon us where there will be lots of new tech toys unveiled, including Android phones and tablets, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on

Reviews

Moto X Review: Do Specs Matter?

As phones progress, it seems all device manufacturers seem to care about are specs; Processors, RAM, ROM, all words somewhat foreign to the average consumer. But Motorola has a different

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HTC ‘examining’ options to provide stock Android to existing HTC One devices

So you recently bought an HTC One and found yourself wishing it had a stock Android experience. Sure, the HTC Sense 5 UI is quite great, but you’re still a

Tips & Tricks

Tutorial: Install Android 4.2 on the Samsung Galaxy S3 (All Variants)

Let’s face it, Android can be a bit fragmented at times. But who says we need to rely on carriers to push updates? Android is much more than a closed

News and Rumors

Five Nexus devices to celebrate five years of Android?

A new rumor suggest that we’ll remember, remember the fifth of November.

News and Rumors

Turn Off TouchWiz on the Epic 4G

Their contribution to slower OS updates notwithstanding, a lot of us would feel a lot better about OEM’s custom UIs if they could just be turned off if a user

News and Rumors

Future Android UI Could Be Found in HTC Patent

HTC’s Sense UI is a big hit.  Pretty much everyone who has played with it will agree that what HTC has done with the stock Android experience is something special.