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  • Huawei P10 lands on GFXBench, specs revealed before MWC launch
    Is Roland Quandt about to replace Steve Hemmerstoffer? Mr. OnLeaks seems to be getting some competition in revealing stuff earlier than official launch. Just the other day, the well-known tipster (@rquandt) shared the possibility of a new Samsung Gea…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:00pm -
  • Titanium Backup updated, gains support for adoptable storage
    If you’re thinking of good reasons why you should put up the effort and root your Android device, Titanium Backup would probably be one of the reasons. Titanium Backup is one of the better apps for keeping workable full backups of your device, but…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:00pm -
  • Everything you Need to Learn to Code — Take an Additional 50% Off [DEALS]
    Need to learn a variety of programming languages? Then you should check out The Complete Learn to Code Bonus Bundle. This training package is offered at more than 90% off the retail price. Today only, take an additional 50% off with coupon code: LEAR…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:00pm -
  • Instagram now lets you share 10 photos/videos in one post
    If you’re at a pretty interesting event or you’re traveling and taking a ton of pictures, then you probably either flood your social media timeline or you choose just one really nice photo (which is one of the hardest things to do!) to avoid said…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 4:00pm -
  • T-Mobile offers big sale and discounts for more feature-packed phones
    T-Mobile has just shared some great new deals on mobile devices. After the 48-hour ‘Lovemoto Sweetheart Deals’ flash sale, here are new offers and discounts for those who want to switch to the Un-Carrier. This is perhaps one of the biggest sales…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 3:00pm -
  • Catch ‘Party Pikachu’ on Pokemon Day celebrations
    Officially, February 27 is Pokémon Day, and Niantic’s Pokémon GO will obviously take part in the celebrations of the 21st birthday of Pokémon in a big way. On the week of the celebration, there will be Pikachu roaming around in the game in party…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • LG G6 to let you capture square images, wider with wide-angle lens
    We don’t know much about LG G6’s cameras and imaging tech but the other South Korean tech giant recently posted a couple of videos that tell us how cool the new Android smartphone will be. The word “cool” may mean different to many people but…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
  • Fitbit discloses how much it paid for Pebble, Vector Watch
    Pebble may have started the smartwatch revolution but sad to say, it had to bow out of business. Before 2016 ended, Fitbit was rumored to be acquiring Pebble and its pioneering OS. Talks of the Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core being cancelled were heard…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:00pm -

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Android Developers

  • Keeping up to Date with the the Support Library
    Posted by Agustin Fonts, Product Manager, Android Support LibraryIt's important to keep current when you're dealing with technology. That’s why we're constantly working to improve the quality of our software, particularly libraries that are lin…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 4:00pm -
  • Publish your app with confidence from the Google Play Developer Console
    Posted by Kobi Glick, Product Manager, Google PlayPublishing a new app, or app update, is an important and exciting milestone forevery developer. In order to make the process smoother and more trackable, we'reannouncing the launch of a new way t…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Feb 17, 5:41pm -
  • Build flexible layouts with FlexboxLayout
    Posted by Takeshi Hagikura, Developer Programs EngineerAt Google I/O last year we announced ConstraintLayout,which enables you to build complex layouts while maintaining a flat viewhierarchy. It is also fully supported in Android Studio's Visua…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:48pm -
  • And the winners of the Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe are...
    Posted by Matteo Vallone, Google Play Games Business Development Today, at Saatchi Gallery in London, we hosted the final event of the first Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe. The 20 finalists, selected from nearly 1000 submissions, cam…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 7:59pm -
  • Tips for building high-quality and accessible financial services apps
    Posted by Joel Newman & Ashraf Hassan, Strategic Partnerships, Finance, Google PlayMillions of people around the globe have limited or no access to basic financialservices to enable them to manage their day-to-day finances. Mobile technologyc…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Feb 17, 5:29pm -
  • Android Wear 2.0 is here with new hardware features!
    Posted by Hoi Lam, Lead Developer Advocate, Android WearToday, we are releasing the final SDK for Android Wear 2.0. In this release, we have added support for the new hardware features announced yesterday. If you have not done so already, it re…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 6:05pm -
  • Android Things Developer Preview 2
    Posted by WaynePiekarski, Developer Advocate for IoTToday we are releasing Developer Preview 2 (DP2) for Android Things, bringingnew features and bug fixes to the platform. We are committed to providingregular updates to developers, and aim…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 5:01pm -
  • Get ready for Google Developer Day at GDC 2017
    Posted by Noah Falstein, Chief Game Designer at GoogleThe Game Developers Conference (GDC) kicks off on Monday, February 27th with ourannual GoogleDeveloper Day. Join us as we demonstrate how new devices, platforms, andtools are helping develo…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Feb 17, 5:50pm -

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AndroidGuys

  • The OnePlus 3T was the closest thing to an iPhone in 2016, not the Pixel
    The search for the Android equivalent of Apple’s iPhone has been going on for years. Users have been asking for a phone that focuses on not only uncomplicated and beautiful software but a tight hardware experience too. All we want is the complete…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:33pm -
  • How-To: Connecting your phone to a Bluetooth device
    If you didn’t already know, Bluetooth is a type of wireless connection that will easily transmit audio channels and is a popular connection method for today’s wireless devices. So popular in fact, some developers have decided to do away with the…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:00pm -
  • Android accessories you need to become a superior gamer
    Given that you’re on on AndroidGuys, we’ll go ahead and assume you’re more than likely a fan or lover of Android. We can’t blame you; we love the flexibility of the platform, its options for apps and games, and wearables. And, although we mi…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:21pm -
  • Your Moto Mods will live a long, healthy life
    One of the main reason people love the Moto Z is because the phone can be paired with a number of Moto Mods – modular accessories to be snapped onto the handset and deliver extra functionality. But even if people love Moto Mods, some users have rai…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:00pm -
  • Reigns : Rule your kingdom with a swipe of your finger (Review)
    When it comes to games that give you the role of a ruling king, I’d say that 9 times out of 10 you are in the middle of a deep strategy game, requiring you to know who to barter with, go to war with, and when to adjust the price of wares sold to ke…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:00pm -
  • Here’s more proof that Android 8.0 will probably be called Oreo

    - 8 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:30pm -
  • 10 apps to help you jumpstart your morning
    If you’re like me, you probably hate having to wake up really early. But let’s face it – the nature of modern life makes it impossible to start our dates at later hours. So it’s essential you’re able to jump start our day as quickly and eff…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
  • These BK SPORT wireless earbuds are only $16.99 right now (Deal of the Day)
    Wireless earbuds have become pretty popular as of late, especially with some phone makers opting to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack. Up for your consideration today is a set of Bluetooth, tangle-free earbuds on sale to the sweet tune of $16.99. Ind…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:00pm -

AndroidTapp

  • AndroidTapp acquired by BlueStacks
    It’s been an amazing journey this past 7 years reviewing thousands of Android apps. I know in the past we played a mean April Fool’s joke stating the search giant had acquired us, however, this announcement is indeed no joke. AndroidTapp h…
    - 9 May 16, 2:00pm -
  • Clash Royale Update – New Cards, More Rewards & Live Spectating!
    Today’s update of Clash Royale brings new cards, more rewards and live spectating of matches. Here’s the breakdown: SIX NEW CARDS New Common Card: Fire Spirits New Rare Card: Furnace New Epic Card: Guards New Legendary Cards: Lava Hound, Mi…
    - 3 May 16, 12:12pm -
  • Crossy Road updated with Multiplayer gaming
    Crossy Road, an ultra popular traffic-dodging arcade game, has been updated to multiplayer over WiFi. Android users can download the update now, iOS users will get the update in May. You can now play locally with 2-4 friends. The retro styled…
    - 21 Apr 16, 6:59pm -
  • Redcon Strike Commander – strategy game to bombard & annihilate rebels
    Redcon is set in a dystopian future where humankind only knows war. You command a strike fleet with the goal to annihilate a traitor General and his rebellious army. Advancing forward you discover all of his strike forces and use your fleet to…
    - 20 Apr 16, 2:03pm -
  • Android Apps Security Alert: bait & switch malware demanding ransoms
    Scummy cyber-crooks have unleashed a new type of malware for Android devices into the wild so beware!!! They’re imploring bait & switch ransomware trying to force unsuspecting victims to pay a fee to unlock their compromised devices. About 8…
    - 12 Apr 16, 6:41pm -
  • App Weekender: new Android games you should download (Week 15)
    In combing through the weekly app submissions I came across more than half a dozen cool new Android games you should download. These are some of the gems from our queue this week so we haven’t thoroughly reviewed them yet but they look en…
    - 12 Apr 16, 11:45am -
  • Reddit: The Official Android App now in Google Play
    Reddit official Android App is now out of closed beta and available in Google Play. Reddit anywhere with the official app (even from the office restroom). Get the latest news, trends, and memes on the Internet first on Reddit. You get to decid…
    - 7 Apr 16, 3:24pm -
  • One-click mobile game streaming to Twitch with BlueStacks
    Install Today BlueStacks announced a new feature for one-click mobile game streaming to Twitch called BlueStacks TV. If you’ve ever tried to stream your mobile gaming in real-time then you know the challenges in doing so is not cheap nor easy…
    - 7 Apr 16, 1:15pm -

Android Gist

  • Latest Top 10 Android Phone Tricks
    The beauty of Android lies in the ability to customize, tweak and hack every aspect of the OS. With these tricks, you can improve your Android experiences and turn your phone into a powerful machine for most of your computing needs. Note that some of…
    - 4 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • Top 8 WhatsApp Features And Tricks You Don’t Know
    WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging app. There are many features and tricks many users are still not aware of. So we’re are going to list those features and tricks to enable you enjoy your WhatsApp usage to the fullest. 1. WhatsApp Calli…
    - 2 Apr 15, 11:52am -
  • WhatsApp Calling Feature Now Available To Everyone
    You must have heard about the voice-calling feature being added to popular messaging app, WhatsApp. Until now, only those who received the invite calls from other users or those who applied some “hacks” were able to activate this long-awaited fea…
    - 31 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Google has made an Ebola-proof Tablet
    In a bid to assist the men and women who are seriously fighting against the dreaded ebola disease in Sierra Leone,  Google has created an ‘Ebola-proof’ tablet for collecting patient data. The tablet is said to be based on the Sony Xperia tablet…
    - 24 Mar 15, 8:43am -
  • Infinix Hot Note: Features and Specifications
    The Infinix Hot Note is another Android device that is currently creating a lot of buzz in the market. It’s been surrounded with the slogan  JIMsBigThing which means that it is coming in partnership with Jumia, Infinix and MTN (JIM). Infinix is th…
    - 17 Mar 15, 7:22pm -
  • 6 Ways to Speed Up Your Android Smartphone
    As you start using your new smartphone, every operation will seem to be pretty fast. But after some time, you start noticing how slow your phone has become. This is manifested in apps taking longer time to open, apps running slowly and at some times,…
    - 14 Mar 15, 12:18pm -
  • Google unwraps Android 5.1 Lollipop Update
    Google has started the roll out of Android 5.1 Lollipop. The update improves stability and performance and offers a few new features like support for multiple SIM cards, Device Protection and high definition (HD)  voice on compatible phones. Whether…
    - 10 Mar 15, 4:23am -
  • WhatsApp Voice Calls Available Now in Updated App
    If you have been waiting for the voice-calling feature of WhatsApp, you no longer need to wait any longer as users are now reporting another wave of WhatsApp calls being activited. Go to WhatsApp’s official website to grab the latest version of the…
    - 9 Mar 15, 6:27am -

Droid Guru

  • Download Snake King For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Snake King for PC Snake King by developer mobirix is one of the most popular games in the Google Play store.The game has more than 1 lakh installs on the Google Play store alone.The game consists of various modes ,boss battles and even mutiplayer.Pla…
    - 20 Jun 15, 7:20am -
  • Download PewPew For PC(Windows and Mac)
    PewPew by developer Jean-François Geyelin is an addictive arcade shooting game for Android and iOS.It’s basically a retro shooting game with 5 different game modes.The game runs at a very high frame rate and is one of the most downloaded apps in…
    - 16 Apr 15, 2:28pm -
  • Cooking Fever For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Cooking Fever by developer Nordcurrent is one of the most popular games in the iOS app store.The app lets users cook a variety of dishes from more than hundred ingredients.The game also features around 8 unique locations from Desserts and Fast Food…
    - 27 Jan 15, 12:59pm -
  • Download Fun Run 2 For PC (Windows and Mac)
    Fun Run 2 For PC Fun Run 2 By developer Dirty Bit is one of the most popular online games available for mobile phones and tablets.The game lets users compete with their friends in a race.The user can also match up with random players and race to the…
    - 30 Dec 14, 8:28am -
  • Download Stick Hero For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Stick Hero For PC Stick Hero from developer Ketchapp is one of the most popular game in Android and iOS apps store.The game features a stick man who has to cross from one hurdle to another with the help of sticks.The user needs to stretch the sticks…
    - 6 Dec 14, 3:27pm -
  • Download Candy Crush Soda Saga For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Candy Crush Soda Saga For PC Candy Crush Soda Saga is the latest addition to the popular Candy Crush series.The game features all new candies and over 140 addictive levels.The game comes with 3 new game modes:Soda,Frosting and Honey.In Soda,players c…
    - 23 Nov 14, 5:34pm -
  • Download Pomelo For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Pomelo For PC Pomelo is a photo-editing app that comes with around 70 stunning filters which make your picture look gorgeous.The filters are arranged in easy to use categories like LOMO, Pola, Film, Vintage and B&W.Pomelo also comes with some photo…
    - 8 Nov 14, 5:18am -
  • Download Quizlet For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Quizlet For PC Quizlet is an innovative new app which makes it easy to study anywhere.The app lets users study and play simple games.Players can search from millions of flashcards and study from them.The app also has an option for the user to upload…
    - 30 Oct 14, 3:39pm -