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As Android continues to rise in popularity, so do, unfortunately, some of the seedier elements that are invariable associated with emerging software technologies. The latest Mobile Threat Report from F-Secure shows some startling statistics, especially when it comes to Android.

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Here’s something you probably haven’t even heard of yet. It’s a little something that Google engineers have been working on for over two years, which will change the very way your Android smartphone runs apps.

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Android_4.4_KitKat_Quick_Start_Guide

For many people, Android 4.4 KitKat will be an ease to use being a system that is very similar to its predecessors. For some however, Android 4.4 will be the first Android operating system that they use. In case that’s you, or you just want to know a little more about the new operating system, Google has recently released a quick start guide for Android 4.4, with information on all you need to know to get the most out of your Android experience.

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With the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update now confirmed for arrival, Galaxy Note 2 owners are now on the look out for an official roll out from Samsung, a roll out that will bring Galaxy Gear support and more to the company’s second-generation Galaxy Note model. With a release date close, it’s now time to look at some of the things that Galaxy Note 2 users should expect from the upcoming Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 release date.

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6 benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Posted: October 23, 2013 by admin in Featured

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Most of you are probably familiar with the concept of rooting, the process of allowing Android smartphone and tablet owners to attain privileged control over the operating system. But even if you’re in the knowledge, the reasons to root may seem few and far between at first, and the tradeoff with voiding your warranty is a legitimate concern. Nevertheless, here are my top reasons to root your device, all of which can drastically improve your Android experience.

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homescreens

We’ve already gone over some of our favorite launcher apps for Android tablets, but there are just as many great home screen replacement apps for phones. If you’re not a fan of the stock interface that came with your phone, like Samsung’s TouchWiz or any version of HTC’s Sense, these launchers do an excellent job of giving you a more customizable experience, including altering icons and widgets and applying some great looking themes. We’re going to go over a few of the top launcher replacements available in the Play Store to get you started.

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htc-one-sv-front cheap android phones

In our world of always being connected, it’s coming to a point where you’re expected to have a smartphone. While not everyone can afford the very latest and greatest new Android phones, technology has advanced to the point where you can actually get a great smartphone without breaking your bank. In this article, we’re going to show you a handful of the best cheap Android phones.

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Brands matter! Now if you’ll please pardon what could possibly be the worst introductory sentenceever, let me explain: brands might be evil (they have plenty of tactics for destroying the competition), they ruin all major TV events with those pesky multimillion dollar commercials, and some say that brands might even use mind-control nano-chips in their products to keep you loyal (although this is still to be proven), but all in all, brands definitely matter to most of us. And that’s almost entirely due to one thing and one thing only: you know what to expect!

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