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  1. Site News
    If we as Android users can give credit to one individual for seeing the Android project become the juggernaut in the mobile space that it is today, we can point to Andy Rubin. Rubin, who began in Silicon Valley in hardware, worked for Apple and Microsoft before co-founding Android Inc. Android...
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    The days of having to side load the Google Now Launcher may be officially over. On Friday, the search giant formerly made it available for anyone running Android 4.1 and above. Here are the key features of the Google Now Launcher for those who have not tried it out before or for those who...
  3. Site News
    The stock Email application enjoyed by Nexus and some Play Edition device users is now available for most users to download as a standalone app from the Google Play Store. There are a couple exceptions, the Galaxy S4 (my daily driver) and the HTC One M7 aren't eligible to download the...
  4. Site News
    ArsTechnica is reporting on an apparent security issue with the way Chrome Extension and updates are handled by the Google Chrome web browser. We all trust that when our browser is updated that the vendors, be they Google, Mozilla or even Microsoft aren't loading us up with adware and malware...
  5. Android
    When Google added a pedometer to Android 4.4 on the Nexus 5, we should have guessed that it was only the beginning. Code for a fitness API that was recently discovered (shown after the break) would allow fitness apps to view and edit your fitness tracking and health and activities data. This...
  6. Site News
    If you've been wondering why some of your favorite games that should obviously have asynchronous multi-player don't, it has a whole lot to do with the Google Play Services API not having proper support. All that is changing with the new update to Google Play Services announced Thursday. Now Play...
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    Some of you may remember FlexyCore, a French company that developed a third party alternative to the JIT (Just in Time) compiler back in the Froyo days. This was accomplished by using a specialized way of compiling Java code that was three times faster than JIT. The beauty of these...
  8. Site News
    Google may be seeing the writing on the wall. NFC adoption is still moving slowly, probably towards its own demise. It is believed by some that retailers have scaled back implementation of NFC kiosks because of the lack of compatibility from the iPhone. Google in turn has made some moves away...
  9. Site News
    Google is fast at work filling in some blanks with their Music application. Version 5.2 brings us a few important updates including genre-based radio stations for All Access subscribers. There is also a download queue so users can see the progress of items that have been pinned for device...
  10. Google Products
    Yup, it's here. Are you using it? What do you think? I did a quick video review of it that you can find here: http://rootzwiki.com/news/_/articles/quick-video-review-of-google-drive-for-android-r682 I'm loving it so far... migrating everything from Dropbox now.
  11. Android Applications
    Ever side load a licensed app without purchasing it, and loved it so much you decided it was worth buying from Google Play? Ever download an app from the Amazon App Store, deleted it, and decided to buy it from the Google Play store? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you...
  12. Galaxy Nexus
    Which one? What should I get? Samsung Galaxy Nexus746.67%Samsung Galaxy S III00.00%Google Nexus 4853.33%
  13. Galaxy Nexus
    I am having a problem.. Should I get the Galaxy Nexus now, or wait for the Galaxy S III or potential Nexus 4? Will the latter two options even launch on Verizon?
  14. Galaxy Nexus Themes
    Mod Type:: GApps Difficulty:: Very Easy Mod Base:: AOSP Mod Status:: Stable Apply In:: ADB Requires Root:: Yes Android Version:: 4.0.3 (ICS) Source:: Seems to be a ton of requests for this. .Push like a normal system app in adb. Enjoy! -update 2/14/12: Search results are now themed as...
  15. HP Touchpad
    So I have seen alot of troubles and fixes with the Windows Exchange calender sync but i am having trouble with my Google calender sync. I did the CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2 Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich yesterday and am loving it except that my google calender wont sync. All of my other google apps...
  16. Android
    What do you guys think the specs, name, and manufacturer of the Nexus 4 device will be? Android Jelly Bean is a given, but do you think Samsung will make it again? I heard rumors that it will have an Intel Medfield chip, and heard names like the Nexus Ultima, X, and Black thrown around. What do...
  17. Galaxy Nexus
    This kid is going on about how his battery life has improved on a leaked version of 4.0.4 for the Nexus S 4g. Possible this is going to migrate to our ROMs sometime soon?
  18. Off-Topic
    So I have some invites for Schemer the new product from Google that is still beta! Google Schemer If your interested just let me know by sending me a email or a PM!
  19. Galaxy Nexus
    Does anyone know if it is possible to theme, or create a new, Google Music widget? I came up with a design but lack the expertise to pull it off. Anyone want to give it a shot?
  20. Android
    Hopefully this isn't a repost: https://plus.google.com/u/0/105051985738280261832/posts/FV3LVtdVxPT [/size][/color]
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