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Good guy HTC saves the day for melted Galaxy user

Sometimes good marketing is simply a matter of seizing the moment and showing that you care about your customers more than the next guy.

That’s exactly what HTC did for a Reddit user who had a bad experience with a Galaxy S4 and the support he received from Samsung.

By +Bogdan Petrovan 
Android Authority Android Authority

Stanford University’s research into new lithium batteries could triple smartphone battery life
Click to find out how they've done it.

Post by +Robert Triggs 
Android Authority Android Authority

There is an increasingly good chance that +David Ruddock will have to pie himself (again).
Android Police Android Police

Android Police - Bring it on. 
+172 - 10 shares - 19 comments

Bring it on. 
Android Police Android Police

Metal or plastic? Ultrapixels or lasers? QHD or 1080p? It's time to choose between two of the hottest Android phones out there This is one of the big questions we find ourselves being asked by smartphone buyers — which is better, the LG G3 or the HTC One M8? Both of these high-end Android phones...
Android Central Android Central

Hoping to one-up AT&T, T-Mobile's $100 family plan offers 10GB data

Post by +Andrew Grush 
Android Authority Android Authority

Hilton Hotels soon to turn your smartphone into room keys

Posted by +Edgar Cervantes 
Android Authority Android Authority

Verizon's Moto X now receiving 4.4.4. This is for everyone, not the soak test.

#android   #motox   #verizon  
Droid Life Droid Life

Well, the Motorola Nexus just got all sorts of support from The Information.

#android   #motorola   #nexus   #shamu  
Droid Life Droid Life

Today's episode of #DevBytes  *Android L - Camer2 API* is from +Ankur Kotwal

He presents the Camera2 API in Android L, which is designed as a very flexible and unified pipeline for all camera related tasks. This API gives you direct control of the camera subsystem including autofocus, asynchronous burst captures and special effects.

DevBytes: Android L Developer Preview - Camera2 API

#AndroidDev   #AndroidL   #Camera2API  
Android Developers Android Developers

Refurbished HP Chromebook 14 can be yours for $238 shipped

Post by +Andrew Grush 
Android Authority Android Authority

Privacy minded Atlas Web Browser built with Material Design:  http://goo.gl/lD5ABA

Material Design, dual-view and granular & precise controls are great, but is the option to block all of the Javascript on a web page a smart move?

By +Jonathan Feist 
Android Authority Android Authority

Android Police - Goody! New toys!
+128 - 9 shares - 8 comments

Goody! New toys!
Android Police Android Police

A day without a Nexus rumor is like a day without sunshine There's been a rash of rumors the past few days about an unannounced 5.9-inch phone from Motorola (see Android Police and The Information for their excellent coverage of all of this), and most of them say that this device will be the...
Android Central Android Central

Inside Xiaomi Mi 4: CPU, GPU, Camera, Video, Teardown, IR Emitter, Back Cover
Read here: http://en.miui.com/thread-30017-1-1.html
Xiaomi Mi 4 has been announced in New Product Launch Event. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM, 16/64GB eMMC 5.0, 5-inch 1080p Sharp / JDI OGS full lamination display, 13MP rear and 8MP front Sony stacked CMOS camera, and 3080 mAh Lithium-ion polymer battery.Now it's time to dig deeper about the Xiaomi Mi 4 - Let's look INSIDE!
MIUI ROM MIUI ROM

New source confirms 720p display for Galaxy Alpha – can Samsung pull it off?

In this world of “bigger is better,” it’s strange to see Samsung go back to 720p for a device that’s supposed to be top of the range. Can Samsung pull it off?

By +Bogdan Petrovan 
Android Authority Android Authority

Android Police - Oh John Legere.
+70 - 10 shares - 21 comments

Oh John Legere.
Android Police Android Police

Gameloft -
+121 - 1 shares - 4 comments


Gameloft Gameloft

Russian launch of the Samsung Z postponed once more
Will we ever see a Tizen smartphone?

Post by +Robert Triggs 
Android Authority Android Authority

It was a few months ago that we reported that Facebook would be killing in-app messaging. Facebook instead prefers users to chat with the dedicated Facebook Messenger app. Facebook is now notifying users that transition will happen over the next few days.
Android Central Android Central

LG introduces Android-powered Tab Book, powered by Intel i5 with 4GB RAM

LG Korea has now announced plans to release an Android version of its Intel I5-powered Tab Book. Can we say overkill?
Android Authority Android Authority

Android Police - It's FAB. 
+75 - 5 shares - 9 comments

It's FAB. 
Android Police Android Police

Carriers taking away features from phones so that they can sell you accessories that add them back drives me nuts. But if they are going to did it, the least they could do is give us some damn options.

#android   #lgg3   #verizon   #att  
Droid Life Droid Life

T-Mobile is launching their own "best ever" family plan pricing this week, with a 4-line plan that runs $100 and gives you 10GB of data.

#android   #tmobile  
Droid Life Droid Life

The next best thing to having a light sensor. 
Android Police Android Police

Gameloft -
+77 - 2 shares - 5 comments


Gameloft Gameloft

The Green Goblin, the Vulture, and Electro have taken New York and they're not alone!

Alternate dimension villains have joined the chaos! Battle against variations including Menace, House of M Goblin, Ultimate Electro, and others in #SpiderManUnlimited! http://ow.ly/i/6nhiA http://ow.ly/i/6nhiY
Gameloft Gameloft

30 Beta Testers Wanted for MIUI V5 based on Android 4.4 Kitkat for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500!
Apply here: http://en.miui.com/thread-30082-1-1.html
Requirements:
1. You need to have a Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
2. Your MIUI English forum credits should be over 50
3. You need to report bugs in this forum
4. You need to write a review about Kitkat MIUI on Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 and post it in this forum 
5.  Please don’t leak the rom package before the official release, otherwise, you will be removed from the beta team immediately

Rights:
1. Read permission: 89
2. Larger attachment size
3. Access to MIUI daily updates
4. Priority of joining MIUI official activities
5. Special forum rewards and medals
MIUI ROM MIUI ROM

5000 sets of Redmi Note sold out in 55 seconds in Singapore last week! So MIUI fans in SG, from 1 to 10, How much do you love Redmi Note? Reply to this thread http://en.miui.com/thread-30030-1-1.html to win 10 F-codes for Redmi Note! 
MIUI ROM MIUI ROM

Una Ultrapak power pack pulls 2000mAh of juice in just 15 minutes

Post by +Andrew Grush 
Android Authority Android Authority

REACHED 200 ULTRA HD WALLPAPERS
COMING IN 1 WEEK
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

Be sure to look out for version 2.1.4, presumably landing next July.
Android Police Android Police

Apparently there's a lot of money in real estate. 
Android Police Android Police

What do you get when you take one of the best affordable smartphones around and pair it with an innovative operator? You get the Motorola Moto G on Republic Wireless' $10 plan, which includes unlimited Wifi calling, texting and data. (And all that Wifi goodness means you're calling and texting...
Android Central Android Central

NPR One hits Google Play for public access radio lovers. 

#Android   #NPR  
Droid Life Droid Life

.gif of the day!!

Credit due...
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

UXD: How to capture your user’s attention, Part 2 / 2
/by +Nazmul Idris  #design   #ux  

This episode of UXD is all about human memory works, and how to leverage this to create compelling user experiences. This is the 2nd part of a 2 part series that is all about creating compelling user experiences by understanding what recency and primacy is, and what change aversion, and the familiarity principle are, to create awesome user experiences.

If you haven’t already, be sure to join our UX community on G+, where you can connect with other people who are just as passionate about UX as you are. 
Android Developers Android Developers

It's JELLY time! Check out the new trailer for the BIGGEST Minion Rush update ever! Discover the new progression system, daily bonuses, new costumes and more by watching here: http://gmlft.co/ACb39.65
Gameloft Gameloft

Four on the four on the four on the floor. 
Android Police Android Police

tl;dr - Controller: good. Touchscreen: bad
Android Police Android Police

Purge.
Giving these away. Share them, keep em, plus 1 em, emptying my N5 today. 
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

You know, I haven't seen any smiling Asian women yet this morni... - oh hey, an LG product launch! 
Android Police Android Police

Android Stock Wallpapers Collection: Cupcake, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Android L
Download more: http://en.miui.com/thread-30151-1-1.html
MIUI ROM MIUI ROM

Today's indie app of the day is AugmentedReality Changer
It's a little rough around the edges but the premise is really fun.

By +Joseph Hindy 
Android Authority Android Authority

Uh oh, a new image posted by Google is leaving some wondering if they didn't just show the rumored Nexus 9. That, or just a nondescript black slab.

#nexus9watch2014 #nexus9 #nexus #android 
Phandroid Phandroid

Motorola and Google working on a new Nexus phablet? Sign us up!
Phandroid Phandroid

Oops (or perhaps it was intentional?)
By +Jeff McIntire 
Edit: As +Artem Russakovskii pointed out, it's probably just a dummy model 😒
RootzWiki RootzWiki

Here's today's juiciest rumor: Google could be scrapping Android Silver in favor of a Motorola-made Nexus phablet. If it turns out to be 5.9-inches, would any consider upgrading your Nexus 5?







#nexus #androidrumors #android #nexus6 #motorola #motorolanexus  
Phandroid Phandroid

When it comes to public radio on your phone, your search might just get to end with the new NPR One app. Released today into the Google Play Store, NPR One pulls together public radio stations from across the United States and works to automatically curate stories you'll want to listen to. It is,...
Android Central Android Central

Xperia Z3 and Z3 compact rumor roundup - what we think we know

Rumors of the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact continue to surface on a weekly basis. So what do we know about the next Sony flagship? Join us as we take a look!
Android Authority Android Authority

Yes, another thing with "one" in its name. At least it isn't a phone.
Android Police Android Police

LG is showing off a new Android tablet, with specs you wouldn't ever expect to see in an Android tablet. The LG TabBook 11 runs Android, but features a sliding keyboard and laptop internals — an Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD for internal storage. The addition of two full-size USB...
Android Central Android Central

Another Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire, 3rd party battery the likely culprit. Still no word on whether HTC will swoop in with a replacement device of their own. :P





 
#samsung #samsungmobile #samsunggalaxys4 #galaxys4 #android 
Phandroid Phandroid

Using the stopwatch in Android Wear is dead simple once you find it There's a simple stopwatch feature built into every Android Wear device — that includes the Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360 and LG G Watch — that let's you time just about anything. It's accurate (compared to "official" timers at the...
Android Central Android Central

And the award for 2nd ugliest app icon of the day goes to...
Android Police Android Police

A minor update, but we gadget lovers tend to order (and therefore track) lots of things.
Android Police Android Police

Most Android devices that support wireless charging use the Qi standard (including the one shown in Cadilliac's own demo video) Powermat and Cadillac today announced that the 2015 Cadillac ATS (and the 2014 Escalade as well) will have Powermat wireless charging installed when the car launches...
Android Central Android Central

It’s probably somewhat of an understatement to say that many of us in the Android community couldn’t care less about what happens to Apple‘s latest rumoured device, the Apple iPhone 6. Unfortunately, its existence might have an undesired side-effect on…
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

Dreams do come true.
Android and Me Android and Me

T-Mobile's newest family plan looks pretty sweet, but you won't have long to get in on the fun if you want to take advantage.
Phandroid Phandroid

Journey is a pretty sweet new journaling app, if you are into journaling.

#android   #apps   #journaling  
Droid Life Droid Life

Android Police - Fuel up.
+22 - 2 shares - 2 comments

Fuel up.
Android Police Android Police

Beats Music for Android has been updated to version 1.2. The update brings some changes to recommendations, the Sentence, and the social system.
Android Central Android Central

Aight. This one's been updated because Cadillac's wireless charging indeed does support Qi. It wasn't mentioned because this PR's all about Powermat, but at least this explains why there's a Nexus 5 in the video. (And a tip of the ol' hat to +Chris Davies and +SlashGear.)
Android Central Android Central

Firefly is probably the one Joss Whedon creation that can claim cult geek classic status, and so the Android spinoff game Firefly Online – announced at last year’s Comic Con – has, potentially, a very lucrative market base to start with. The hype will…
Android Community Android Community

New features you just can't beat.
Android Police Android Police

The Sony Xperia Z1 on Rogers in Canada is getting an update to Android 4.4.4. The Xperia Z1 has been certified for an update to 4.4.4 since last month with unlocked phones getting the update then, but it's now Rogers' turn.
Android Central Android Central

It’s been a little more than a month since Google let the cat out of the bag and gave out the developer preview of Android L for developers to test and curious but daring onlookers to try. While the preview wasn’t made for end users to enjoy, it does bare…
Android Community Android Community

Man, phones are getting too large these days. What's next?
Android and Me Android and Me

Dear +LG USA Mobile: Please bring this thing to as many territories as possible. 
Phandroid Phandroid

Samsung’s latest jab at Apple reveals one of the overriding concerns of mobile device users anywhere in the world, that is next to an Internet connection: battery life. Fortunately, Standford University’s researchers might be on the breakthrough of…
Android Community Android Community

Hilton Worldwide Holdings is prepping for a major technology update in its 4,200 hotel locations that could allow customers to do things such as open their hotel rooms with an Android smartphone app as early as 2015.
Android Central Android Central

Lenovo's Yoga Tab proves that tablets haven't reached their ultimate form factor just yet. For as fast, powerful and portable as they've become, tablets haven't necessarily been on the cutting edge of hardware innovation. In terms of developing fresh, exciting form factors and features,...
Android Central Android Central

The Nokia X line of devices is recieving a sofware update which adds a number of new features and enhancements. These include a number of pre-installed Microsoft services, as well as a new app switcher.
Android Central Android Central

Amazon has launched a new section of its retail website where customers can customize and purchase a number of 3D printed products, including items such as cases, holders and stands for smartphones and tablets.
Android Central Android Central

LG may not put out much Android tablets in the market, but when it does, it tries to make it into something truly distinct. This new LG Tab Book model that the company has unveiled in Korea will not only be one of the biggest Android tablets you might get…
Android Community Android Community

Beats Music continues to see improvements, for those of you using it.

#android   #beats  
Droid Life Droid Life

Looking to gear up for the summer? We've got some new sales on Android devices, accessories, and apps that you may be interested in...
Android Central Android Central

Verizon Moto X owners, it's time to get ready for a fresh helping of Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
Android and Me Android and Me

If you’ve already had too much of the selfie generation, wait until Automattic gets its experimental social network out of the lab. The company, more popular for creations such as the WordPress blogging platform and the Gravatar avatar service, has very…
Android Community Android Community

Cadillac... why? Just why?
Android and Me Android and Me

SNK Playmore's King of Fighters series is a long-running and fairly well known series of fighting games that prides itself on huge and ever-changing character rosters. Now the game itself has changed genre in the new spin-off The Rhythm of Fighters for Android. ROF is a rhythm game featuring...
Android Central Android Central

The G3 is the brand new flagship phone from LG, released on the 26th June in the UK and 27th June in the EU (Rest of the world has varied release dates, Korea had the phone in May).  It includes a 5.5 inch screen with what can only be described as the…
Land of Droid Land of Droid

Ah, leaked photos, we love you and hate you at the same time. You ratchet up the anticipation while not giving us much new details as expected. The new photos of what is supposedly Sony’s new flagship phone, the Xperia Z3 does not give us anything new…
Android Community Android Community

The San Diego Comic Con is usually the territory for big game TV shows, movies and console games – that being said, the mobile gaming developers are usually pretty low key at the SDCC. Rovio is trying to change that, though, and did its job pretty…
Android Community Android Community

T-Mobile's limited time offer can save you some money on a family plan
Android and Me Android and Me

Apparently the +Land of Droid team are working on a new giveaway but with a unique twist! Find out more soon #LoDSurprises

Feel free to share this post just for fun :) 
Land of Droid Land of Droid

If you’re still not on board the 1Password bandwagon, you’re being given more time to explore the popular password manager for free, as they are extending the free trial until August 18. Developer Agile Bits will also releasing version 4.1 soon, which…
Android Community Android Community

I just pushed a update to Empire Icon Pack. (formerly empire launcher theme) adding 287 new icons. Here are the icons. I changed the name after complaints that it was hard to find. Some activity fixes as well. Should be live in a couple hours. 
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

AndroidSPIN - WHo saw it?
+7 - 1 shares - 1 comments

WHo saw it?
AndroidSPIN AndroidSPIN

Android 4.4.4 is now rolling out to the Moto X on Verizon. Aside from the expected security patches, the update also brings along a few Moto-exclusive goodies as well.






#android444 #android #motorola #motorolamotox #motox 
Phandroid Phandroid

Ladies and gentlemen, we are now entering a time of unsurpassed phablet craziness and the push for bigger screens on devices as Samsung officially unveils a 7-inch (!!!) phablet in the Galaxy Tab Q. The device is officially under the “Tab” – which…
Android Community Android Community

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