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  • Learn Ruby, Python, HTML and more for just pennies on the dollar [DEALS]
    Wish you knew how to code using Ruby on Rails, Python, and JavaScript? Learn these and other programming languages with the Pay What You Want: Coding 101 Bundle, available now at Android Community Deals. This package, valued at $1990, offers access t…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Samsung to pay Apple $539 million: will it affect consumers?
    An interesting battle between erstwhile rivals Apple and Samsung is almost at its end. A jury has determined that the latter needs to pay the former $539 million in damages due to the patent infringement retrial that has taken several years to reach…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:00pm -
  • Ticwatch Pro Wear OS: you’ll (probably) wish every smartwatch had this
    Have we reached a smartwatch saturation point? This question has been asked the past couple of years since we haven’t really seen anything new in terms of technology and even design with the wearables that are available in the market. The Android W…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • BlackBerry Key2 teaser: why you should get one
    TCL’s decision to bring back BlackBery was given a warm welcome back in 2015. The first full Android-powered phone introduced was the PRIV that promised mobile privacy and security. The phone made an impression with its ‘edge’ features and wire…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • Android bearing malware: why you should be careful which phones you buy
    Avast usually sends out a report when its researchers and devs see something that will be really bad for your device or network. Avast Threat Labs recently analyzed malware that has affected thousands of mobile users all over the world. Malware attac…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • PayPal, Google Pay deepening ties to make mobile payments safer, faster
    Earlier in January, Google rebranded all payment services into one and decided to call it Google Pay. It showed up first, at least the logo, on some Pixel and Android phones. More features and updates are still in the works and while we’re waiting…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • Essential phone 2 cancelled: why it failed
    The past year has been tough and interesting for Essential. Andy Rubin’s new startup company which was officially introduced in May last year has been marketing the Essential Phone but with little success. Even before its launch, the device was rum…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 May 18, 8:10am -
  • NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Oreo update: this is how OEMs should do it

    - 15 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:45am -

Droid Gamers

  • Check out 14 minutes of World of Demons gameplay
    PlatinumGames’s upcoming action RPG World of Demons is shaping up to be something special. How do we know? Well, IGN has a whopping 14 minutes of gameplay up on its... Continue reading The post Check out 14 minutes of World of Demons gameplay ap…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 6:44pm -
  • Tencent’s CrossFire: Legends is out now on Android
    You may not have heard of CrossFire, Tencent’s insanely popular FPS, but it’s definitely worth checking out. Fortunately for you, it’s out right now globally on Google Play. It’s... Continue reading The post Tencent’s CrossFire: Legends i…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 6:37pm -
  • The Shot Online Golf update has arrived: here’s every tweak and change
    Given that Shot Online has been around in some form since 2005, we mobile gamers had to wait a long time before it finally arrived on iOS and... Continue reading The post The Shot Online Golf update has arrived: here’s every tweak and change appea…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 May 18, 3:44pm -
  • MMORPG Talion is in closed beta until June 5th
    Gamevil’s gorgeous upcoming MMORPG Talion is currently in closed beta until June 5th. That means you can try it up until then, but bear in mind that your progress... Continue reading The post MMORPG Talion is in closed beta until June 5th appeare…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 18, 5:17pm -
  • Siege of Dragonspear is going cheap on Android
    All of the Infinity Engine games have been going cheap on Android lately, but one by one. This time it’s Siege of Dragonspear‘s turn, which is going for nearly... Continue reading The post Siege of Dragonspear is going cheap on Android appeared…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 18, 5:11pm -
  • Stickman Soccer 2018 lines up on Android
    The hugely popular Stickman series, developed by Djinnworks, has a new entry – Stickman Soccer 2018. Arriving on Google Play (and iOS!) this week, it’s a direct sequel... Continue reading The post Stickman Soccer 2018 lines up on Android appeare…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 18, 8:08am -
  • Galaxy on Fire 3 has gone premium (kind of)
    Like a little plot with your shoot ’em ups? Well, you’re in luck as Galaxy on Fire 3 now lets you experience the complete story mode with a single purchase... Continue reading The post Galaxy on Fire 3 has gone premium (kind of) appeared first…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 18, 1:06pm -
  • Get a taste of death as a reaper in Death Coming
    Death Coming is an interesting little puzzler that’s out right now on Android. You play as an agent of the Grim Reaper, and have to harvest a bunch of... Continue reading The post Get a taste of death as a reaper in Death Coming appeared first on…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 18, 12:51pm -

Android Developers

  • All the (Android) Things at Google I/O
    Melissa Daniels, Program Manager for Android ThingsAndroid Things enables you to build and maintain IoT devices at scale. We recently released Android Things 1.0 with long-term support for production devices, so you can easily take an IoT devi…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:27pm -
  • Keeping 2 billion Android devices safe with machine learning
    Posted by Sai Deep Tetali, Software Engineer, Google Play ProtectAt Google I/O 2017, we introduced Google Play Protect, our comprehensive set of security services for Android. While the name is new, the smarts powering Play Protect have protect…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 18, 5:15pm -
  • Learn Kotlin Fast with new Kotlin Bootcamp course
    Posted by Aleks Haecky, Training Developer & Word Artist, Google+, LinkedIn, MediumThe Kotlin Bootcamp Udacity course is a free, self-paced online course that teaches you the basics of the Kotlin programming language. This introduction to Kotli…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 18, 4:59pm -
  • Building with Google Pay
    Posted by Gerardo Capiel and Varouj Chitilian, Google PayToday's customers want to get things done faster than ever, whether they're ordering groceries or shopping for a new pair of shoes. With Google Pay, we want to ensure checkout doesn't slo…
    - 8 days ago, 17 May 18, 3:50pm -
  • Faster Adoption with Project Treble
    Posted by Iliyan Malchev, Project Treble ArchitectAndroid P Beta available at android.com/betaAs Android continues to evolve, each new release of the OS brings new features, new user experiences, and better security. It is important that the…
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 18, 7:00pm -
  • Wear OS by Google: AoG support and new enhanced battery saver mode
    Posted by Hoi Lam, Lead Developer Advocate, Wear OS by GoogleAt Google I/O, we launched the Wear OS by Google developer preview 2. This update added support for Actions on Google (AoG) and more power-related enhancements including a new batte…
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 18, 5:30pm -
  • Google I/O 2018: What’s new in Android
    Posted By Stephanie Cuthbertson, Product Management Director, Android As Android has grown exponentially over the past ten years, we've also seen our developer community grow dramatically. In countries like China, India, and Brazil, the number…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 18, 8:59pm -
  • I/O 2018: Everything new in the Google Play Console
    Posted by Tian Lim, VP of UX and Product, Google PlayRead this in العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, Bahasa Indonesia, Deutsch, español (Latinoamérica), le français, português do Brasil, tiếng Việt, русски…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 18, 8:58pm -

Lifehacker: Android

  • How to Stop Apps From Listening in on Your TV Habits
    That innocent-looking mobile game you just downloaded might just have an ulterior motive. Behind the scenes, hundreds of different apps could be using your smartphone’s microphone to figure out what you watch on TV, a new report from The New York T…
    - 29 Dec 17, 4:15pm -
  • How to Get HQ Trivia for Android Now
    After months as an iOS exclusive, HQ Trivia is finally coming to Android on January 1. But you don’t have to wait that long to start playing on your Android device.Read more...
    - 27 Dec 17, 7:30pm -
  • Use Your Phone Less in 2018
    How’s your neck feel right now? Not great? Probably because you keep looking down at your phone, a move that’ll give you more than a tension headache if you keep it up. Ditch the bad habit in 2018, and leave your pocket computer in your pocket in…
    - 27 Dec 17, 7:02pm -
  • How (and Why) to Get Gigabit LTE on Your Android 
    Android: We keep hearing about 5G, the super fast network set to replace our current LTE service, but in the meantime there’s a way to get significantly faster data speeds on your smartphone right now. All you need is the right Android phone and Qu…
    - 21 Dec 17, 5:45pm -
  • These Android Smartwatches Are Getting the Oreo Update
    Last week Google announced that Android Oreo was starting to roll out to Android Wear devices.Read more...
    - 11 Dec 17, 8:15pm -
  • Mark Gmail Messages as Read From Your Android Notifications With This Smart App
    Most of us end up getting a ton of email during the day. As it turns out, I see a lot of that email via the notification bar on my phone. I want to know what emails have come in, but not enough to go into the Gmail app on the phone, and so browsing t…
    - 9 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • Here’s How to Translate Languages With Google’s Pixel Buds
    Google’s Pixel Buds are the company’s first attempt to make a pair of Bluetooth earbuds. They aren’t perfect, as a slew of reviews have noted, but they do pack a few cool tricks inside their tiny frame. The most tantalizing feature? They can us…
    - 30 Nov 17, 7:45pm -
  • Here's When Android 8.0 Oreo Is Coming to Your Current Phone
    It’s been just over three months since Google released Android 8.0 Oreo, but unless you’re using one of the company’s own devices, you still might be missing out on the latest version of Android.Read more...
    - 28 Nov 17, 4:45pm -

AndroidGuys

  • SuperTooth TW1 Review: mid-range sound and price, complete with all its flaws
    The Supertooth TW1 falls squarely in the mid-range category of truly wireless Bluetooth earphones. Unfortunately, mid-range devices often feature many of the drawbacks of low-end devices and few of the perks. Does the TW1 suffer that same fate?The p…
    - 15 mins ago, 25 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Coding 101 Bundle: Pay what you want to learn Python, HTML, CSS, and more
    Isn't it time you learn to code? Whether it's HTML, Java, CSS, or something else, you should be sharpening your tools or learning new stuff. How would you like to have some $2,000 worth of training for pennies on the dollar? Here's how to do it!The…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • BLU debuts the inexpensive X Link smartwatch
    BLU just unveiled its first smartwatch, the X Link. Customers can pre-order one from Amazon for only $60 a pop. Shipping starts on June 6.The post BLU debuts the inexpensive X Link smartwatch appeared first on AndroidGuys.
    - 5 hours ago, 25 May 18, 3:30pm -
  • These are the best best Android phones for gaming (May 2018)
    Mobile gaming is becoming an increasingly important factor when deciding on a new phone. Here are the four best options if gaming is important to you.The post These are the best best Android phones for gaming (May 2018) appeared first on AndroidGuys…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • Mobvoi announces the TicWatch Pro smartwatch with Wear OS and two displays
    Mobvoi just introduced a new smartwatch called the TicWatch Pro that runs Wear OS. It should go on sale this summer for under $300. The post Mobvoi announces the TicWatch Pro smartwatch with Wear OS and two displays appeared first on AndroidGuys.
    - 9 hours ago, 25 May 18, 11:00am -
  • Essential has cancelled the next PH-1 and could be put up for sale
    A new report has surfaced which suggests that not only has the successor to the Essential Phone been cancelled, but that the company could be looking to put itself up for sale. The post Essential has cancelled the next PH-1 and could be put up for s…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 May 18, 2:08am -
  • South Park: Phone Destroyer review – a raunchy card game based on the super popular show
    South Park: Phone Destroyer is a card game which starts off as promising, but soon gets quite tedious. Unless you have countless of hours to spare.The post South Park: Phone Destroyer review – a raunchy card game based on the super popular show ap…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • In Brief: YouTube Music, Google Home, and Google Lens (Podcast)
    Matt and Scott discuss the rollout of YouTube Music over the coming weeks and how it fits with Google Play Music. Additionally, the pair chat about Google Home statistics and the new features of Google Lens. The post In Brief: YouTube Music, Google…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 18, 6:00pm -

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 -