Top 5 Phones to Consider Before Buying the Nexus 5 [July, 2014]

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With no Nexus 6 in sight, the Nexus 5 remains one of the top Android smartphones on the market and a device that consumers should look at in the month of July. However, we think there are five phones that consumers must weigh before taking buying Google’s current Nexus smartphone, the LG-made Nexus 5. At […]

HTC One Android L Update Available Early

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Last month the next version of Android which for now is being called the Android L release, was shown off early for the first time in three years. Then in an even more shocking move Google released an early developer preview. Now if you own an HTC One you can try it early only a […]

Android L Google Play Store Teases Beautiful Future of Android

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A leaked version of the Android L Google Play Store shows a beautiful look for Google’s own Android apps that will come to many devices as the Android L release later this year. The Android L release is the next major version of Android that will come sometime after Android 4.4.4. There is already an Android L […]

Best Cheap Android Tablets

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When it comes to picking out a new Android tablet consumers have a lot of choices, and making a decision isn’t going to be easy. This is especially true for the average buyer that doesn’t keep up with the latest and greatest device announcements, or know about budget options that get released throughout the year. […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update: 10 Things You Need to Know

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Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update might be small but it’s an extremely important update for Android users thanks to its valuable bug fixes, security patches and enhancements. With Android 4.4.4 KitKat details swirling around, we want to take an extensive look at the most important things Android users need to know about Google’s latest Android […]

How to Change Screen Brightness on Android Wear

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Google’s brand new Android-based operating system built for wearable gadgets and technology called Android Wear is officially here. The first two smartwatches running Android Wear were revealed a few weeks ago at Google I/O, and went up for sale in early July. With Android Wear now out and in the wild with users enjoying their […]

Moto X+1 Leaks Running Android L

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Over the past few months more reports and rumors have started to emerge about the next smartphone coming later this summer from Motorola.  Leaks suggest the Lenovo-owned company will be releasing a new smartphone called the Moto X+1 in August, and today we’ve received what could be our best look of the device yet. Last […]

Amazing Nexus 7 Deal Chops Price in Half

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An amazing new Nexus 7 deal chops the price of last year’s Nexus tablet in half as Nexus 8 rumors continue to swirl ahead of the fall. Last year, Google replaced the original Nexus 7 with a brand new tablet that is also dubbed Nexus 7. The new Nexus 7 immediately became one of the […]

iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 8: Rumor Breakdown

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If the rumor mill has it correct, Google is planning to release a brand new Nexus 8 tablet that could be a very worthy iPad competitor. When it arrives, it will almost certainly have to compete against the current iPad Air and perhaps later this year, a brand new iPad Air 2. Here, we take […]

Android L Release & Rumor Breakdown

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At the tail end of last month, Google announced a brand new Android update called Android L. Android L will, at some point, come to replace Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat update and while we still don’t have an official Android L release, we’ve seen a number of new details fly around since its arrival om […]

Nexus 5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Review: Two Weeks Later

The Nexus 5 camera is improved with the Android 4.4.2 update.

Last month, Google rolled out two Android 4.4 KitKat updates to the Nexus 5 including a Nexus 5 Android 4.4.3 KitKat update and an Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. We’ve been using the latter on the Nexus 5 for two weeks and with Android 4.4.4 KitKat problems swirling, we want to take another look at how […]

How to Factory Reset an Android Wear Smartwatch

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Now that Android Wear is readily available on a few different smartwatches being sold directly by Google in the Play Store, consumers are starting to get their hands on the new wearable gadget. After being announced a few weeks ago at Google I/O following a short teaser in March, users can now enjoy the first wave […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Roll Out Sets Furious Pace

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The Android 4.4.4 KitKat update that replaced Google’s Android 4.4.3 KitKat update at the tail end of last month is set to arrive for a number of different devices in the near future as Google and its partners work to get devices upgraded to Android 4.4.4 KitKat with its fixes for Android 4.4 KitKat problems. […]

Android L Keyboard Pulled from Google Play, Here’s How to Get It

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Last month Google surprised many in the Android and mobile world by not only showing off the next version of Android months ahead of the release for the first time in years, but they also released an early developer preview of the Android L beta. One of the many new additions is the material keyboard, […]

New Moto 360 Video Teases Customization

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This week Motorola is continuing to build hype around the hotly anticipated new Android Wear smartwatch called the Moto 360. While we’ve been following leaks and rumors for months, a new Moto 360 video was released today talking about the design, but it also teases customization options. When Google first unveiled Android Wear back in […]

Latest Nexus 6 Concept Delivers Android L & More

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The Nexus 6 might be dead but its spirit lives on thanks to designers that keep coming up with Nexus 6 concepts that some believe are good enough for Google. On January 5th, 2010, Google released the very first Nexus smartphone. The Android-powered Nexus One, a device built by HTC, arrived on shelves with 2.1 […]

How to Enable Developer Options on Android Wear

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A few weeks back at the annual Google I/O developer event a new mobile OS for wearable devices like a smartwatch was finally announced and released. Of course we’re talking about Google’s brand new Android Wear platform for wearable technology. Earlier this week the first two Android Wear smartwatch options hit the market with both […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat vs. Android 4.4.3 KitKat Breakdown (Round 2)

Installing Android 4.4.4 was painless, once the Nexus 4 was charged up enough.

Last month, Google rolled out two brand new Android 4.4 KitKat updates in Android 4.4.3 KitKat and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. In the weeks since, we’ve seen plenty of new details emerge and here, we once again take a look at the latest and most important information concerning Google’s two Android 4.4 KitKat updates. June was […]

Chromecast Update Finally Delivers Full Android Screen Mirroring

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This morning, after months of hints that the feature could possibly be coming soon to Android and Chromecast users, today Google announced that Android screen mirroring to your TV is now officially supported by Google Chromecast. Last year Google surprised many while releasing and announcing its new Nexus 7 tablet, by also announcing a brand […]

Key Devices Vanish From Google Play Store

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Today Google started some spring cleaning on its storefront for Android apps, games, and mobile devices known as the Google Play Store by removing some key devices from the inventory. Last month we reported that multiple Google Play Edition smartphones and the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe tablet all went out of stock, but now […]