How to Speed up the Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 & Note 3 in Seconds

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When Google first debuted Android 4.4 KitKat on October 31st 2013 there was something extremely different about the operating system hiding beneath the surface. It’s called ART, which stands for Android Runtime, and below we’ll explain how to enable it to instantly speed up your Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Note 3, or any other […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Hits More Users

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Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update roll out isn’t showing any signs of slowing down as it continues to roll out to more Android users just a week after Android 4.4.4 KitKat replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat as the company’s latest Android upgrade. Earlier this month, Google started rolling out an Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to Nexus […]

Nexus 4 Android L Details: Port & Official Info

Here's what we know about the Android L Nexus 4 update.

There is no Nexus 4 Android L Preview system images available, but that isn’t stopping resourceful Nexus 4 owners from working on a Nexus 4 Android L port that will bring the new Android L release features to the Nexus 4 ahead of a public release later this year. Google announced Android L at Google I/O 2014 in late June, offering up […]

Nexus 8 vs. iPad mini: What Rumors Reveal Right Now

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Rumor has it, Google is working on a new Nexus tablet, currently dubbed Nexus 8. The device is said to feature a larger screen than the 7-inch Nexus 7 and come with a number of other upgrades that could help it become one of the top rivals to the iPad mini with Retina Display and […]

Chromebooks Will Soon Run Android Apps

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At Google I/O this week Google announced some important changes to the upstart operating system at the heart of the Chromebook and Chromebox, changes that include a closer tie between Android and ChromeOS. People using a Chromebook laptop or a Chromebox desktop system will now be able to run Android apps and get notifications from an Android phone on […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat vs. Android 4.4.3 KitKat Breakdown

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In November, shortly after Google released Android 4.4.1 KitKat, the company released Android 4.4.2 KitKat. In an effort to continue its odd trend, Google released Android 4.4.4 KitKat right after it released Android 4.4.3 KitKat. The situation, like the one in November, is a bit confusing. So, here, we want to make things less confusing […]

5 Hidden Android L Features and Tricks

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While many consumers are still waiting for Android 4.4 KitKat updates on their smartphone, Google is already busy working on the next update set to arrive later this year. Announced at Google I/O is Android “L Release” which was surprisingly released to the public as an early developer preview. For the first time in over […]

How to Get the Android L Keyboard Now

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This week Google shocked the mobile and Android world by not only showing off the next version of Android months in advance, similar to how Apple teases iOS, but they also released it to the public in a developer preview state. Android L is the new and exciting kid on the block, but sadly you […]

Nexus 6: What the Rumors Reveal Right Now

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With new Nexus rumors continuing to swirl after Google I/O, we want to take a look at the Nexus 6, a device that was once considered one of the top rumored smartphones of 2014. Earlier this week, Google took the stage at Google I/O and announced a slew of new Android products including Android TV, […]

Android L Release Hands-on Video: What’s New

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Google surprised everyone this week when they not only revealed parts and changes in the next version of Android, dubbed the L release, but they released an early developer preview. Giving users a chance to see the next version of Android before it’s released later this fall. At the annual Google I/O Developer event this […]

New Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Details Emerge

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Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update roll out continues as new Android 4.4.4 KitKat details have emerged for owners of four non-Nexus devices just days after Google started pushing out its latest Android 4.4.4 update to replace Android 4.4.3 KitKat. At the end of last week, Google issued a surprise update in the form of Android […]

Nexus 8 Release on Track for 2014

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Google I/O 2014 came and went without a new Nexus 8 or Nexus 6 but that hasn’t stopped the Nexus rumors from flowing. In fact, a flurry of new Nexus 8 rumors have emerged in the hours after Google’s keynote and they hint at a Nexus 8 release in 2014. In the build up to […]

Moto 360 Teases the Beauty of Android Wear in 2 Minute Video

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Yesterday Google finally revealed all the details about its brand new operating system for devices like a smartwatch, Google Glass, and other wearable devices called Android Wear. After first being announced in March consumers have been anxiously waiting for more details, specifically about the Moto 360, and now we have an official demo video. Google […]

Android L Update Breakdown

You can install the Android L Beta using these directions.

Yesterday, at Google I/O, Google announced a slew of new products including a brand new Android update in the form of Android L. Android L represents the successor to Android 4.4 KitKat and when it arrives, it will deliver some massive changes to owners of Android smartphones and tablets. With Google I/O 2014 coming to […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Nexus 5 Review

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Last week, in a bit of a surprise, Google replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat with a newer Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. The update, while small, takes the company’s Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, and Nexus 5 to a new version of the Android operating system. With that in mind, we want to take a look […]

Google Office Apps vs Office 365

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At the 2014 Google I/O Conference, Google talked about lots of changes on a number of fronts including the next version of Android, blending Chrome and Android, and how Google is going to make your connected life easier to follow from your fitness center to your car to your home. While the connected life Google […]

How to Install the Android L Beta Now

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This guide will show you how to install the Android L Beta so that you can try out the Android L Release on your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7. Google is offering an Android L Developer Preview, which is essentially an Android L Beta that comes complete with Android L factory images for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 5. […]

Samsung Gear Live & LG G Watch Arrive on Google Play Store

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The first two smartwatches to run Google’s brand new wearable device operating system called Android Wear are officially for sale on the Google Play Store. After first being announced back in March consumers have been eying Google’s vision of a smartwatch, and now they’re finally available for those interested. Back in March the two main […]

Samsung Gear Live vs LG G Watch: Android Wear Comparison

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Back in March Google revealed a brand new Android-based mobile operating system geared for wearable devices like a smartwatch. It’s called Android Wear, and today at Google I/O the company finally detailed what buyers can expect, and tons of impressive looking features that could sway potential users. Android Wear aims to deliver information at-a-glance to […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Arrives for Google Play Edition Devices

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Last week Google surprised many by releasing a brand new update to Android just days before its annual Google I/O developer conference that has been going on all day today. Android 4.4.4 KitKat arrived Friday for some Nexus users, and has been hitting devices all week, however, they aren’t the only ones. This morning Google […]