How to Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 4

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This week the highly anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop update finally arrived for many devices, but that didn’t include the aging Nexus 4 smartphone. However, yesterday Google promised it was coming soon, and here we’ll explain how to get the Nexus 4 Android 5.0 update right now. The update to Android 5.0 Lollipop will be an […]

Nexus 5 & Nexus 7 Android 5.0 Updates Available Early

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Google made a trio of announcements this week with its all-new Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and the new and improved Android 5.0 Lollipop OS update. And starting today those with the Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 can get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update early. Back in June Google announced Android L would replace […]

Google Play 5.0 Downloads Arrive: Google Preps Android L

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The Android L release is fast approaching and now the Google Play 5.0 download is available for Android users who can’t wait to try the new Google Play Store 5.0. This new Google Play 5.0 download includes the new Google Play Store with Material Design that is already rolling out to some users. You don’t […]

How to Root the LG G3

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The new LG G3 is an impressive smartphone with tons of the best features available for any smartphone on the market. Not to mention a few firsts like a 2560 x 1440 Quad-HD display and laser auto-focus camera, but specs aren’t everything. Some users may want to hack their device, and rooting is the first […]

Google Play Store Update Adds Android L Material Design [Download]

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Last month at the annual Google I/O Developer event Android users and developers received their first look at the next version of Android months before the official release for the first time in over three years. Google debuted what will be known as Android 4.5 or 5.0 at the event, but is calling it the […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Google Keyboard Available Now

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Yesterday Google announced its new Nexus 5 smartphone running Android 4.4 KitKat, the company’s latest mobile OS, and while most of the focus was on new features and design changes, one that didn’t get attention is the keyboard. Google’s stock keyboard recently launched on the Play Store, available to all, and the new version 2 […]

Starbucks Dumps Free iTunes Download Cards, Moves to Digital

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In a nod to the environment, Starbucks is ending its free iTunes download cards where users can grab a physical card–the size of a business card–at a cafe counter and enter the special promo code in iTunes to download free content ranging from MP3s to books and apps. The program, according to the coffee chain, […]

Try Photoshop CS6 Beta For Free – Explore 5 Great New Features

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Adobe announced Photoshop CS6 today, the next version of the popular and iconic photo editing tool. The new version of Photoshop won’t arrive until later this year, likely this summer, but you don’t have to wait until July to try Photoshop CS6 for yourself. Adobe is offering a free Photoshop CS6 beta that anyone can […]

Download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now

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Microsoft has just released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to the masses. This free download allows anyone with a compatible computer to test out Windows 8 before it is available in stores and on new computers. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a beta of Windows 8, so you shouldn’t install it on your main […]

Android App Emulator for Blackberry Playbook Leaked

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Do you remember back when the Blackberry Playbook was one of the many intriguing new tablets to set to launch earlier this year? You know, back before the mediocre reviews and dismal sales lumped RIM’s slate into the growing heap of non-iPad also-rans? Way back then, one of the most exciting features of the Playbook […]

Android’s Google Maps Can Now Download Maps

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Google’s update to the Maps for Android app got some nifty new features that help out commuters with public transportation stops. While that is a great addition in itself, Kevin C. Tofel at GigaOm┬ánoticed another very cool feature that went under the radar: the Google Maps app can now download maps for offline use. It […]