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Android – The Home Screen

Not every Android’s home screen looks the same, but they all work in mostly, pretty much, the same way. Phones with Google’s own Android system and no customizations added on—was becoming an increasingly rare bree...
by Dave Thornton
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The new Nexus 7 is official

Well after all the leaks this week we can now bring the speculation to an end as Google has just unveiled the new updated version of is much loved Nexus 7 tablet. The new Nexus 7 ias better specced but a with that comes a sligh...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google TRIM support activated in Android 4.3

The original Nexus 7 tablet as with any smartphone and tablets slowdown as time passed they start to show their age. Users complain that their devices are slowing down, so much that it became a pain to use. After a few months w...
by Dave Thornton
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Tidy up your Current Phone Before Upgrading

When you make a decision to get a new phone, what do you do with your old phone? Well, you could turn keep as a spare, it into a dedicated media player, or perhaps recycle it. But why not try to sell it? Selling your old Androi...
by Dave Thornton
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Can’t get your hands on a Chromecast? Try Cheapcast app instead

It seems everyone wants a Chromecast and just about every tech site on the planet has gave them 5 star reviews and who can blame them as I’m dying to get one myself. So Chromecast is sold out at the minute everywhere you ...
by Ryan Oneill
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Android 4.4 (KitKat) Gives Up more Hidden Features

  The latest Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat), is only a few days old, but there are many enthusiasts and developers who have already ripped through it and digested every last morsel. Besides the standard features to improved pow...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Gmail now allows you to add Outlook accounts

Google announced in 2015 that users would be allowed to use their Outlook.com email (or other email services) on the Android Gmail app. From yesterday, Google introduced a new feature called Gmailify, this allows Outlook use...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Keyboard 4.2 available on Play Store

Many of us must download the latest version of Android and associated apps come what may. So when the Keyboard was loaded onto the Play Store by well intentioned people Google wasn’t happy as some of them were charging for wh...
by Dave Thornton
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Google blocks movie rentals on Rooted Android devices

Rooting has many positives but now Google has created a big negative aspect to rooting. Rooting your Xoom for LTE hardware upgrade is great but now if you do so you will no be able to rent movies from Youtube/Android Market.
by Ryan Oneill
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