Category: Android News

Get the new Android “L” keyboard on your device (root NOT required)


Earlier today Thomas already explained how you can get the new Material Design keyboard from Android “L” to your device. You could do that for any device but you couldn’t do it without root privileges, we’re going to try to change that if you’re amongst those who have a non-rooted device and want to try this keyboard out.

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Gold trimmed Samsung Galaxy F press render appears once again

While the first press render of the Galaxy F only showed off a partial view of the device otherwise known as the Galaxy S5 Prime, another render has now appeared courtesy of @evleaks and this time around we get a full look at the device with its ‘glowing gold’ trim.

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Whether you’re giving someone a tutorial or just need to send off a quick picture, Chrome OS makes taking screenshots simple.

There are plenty of reasons why you’d need to take a screenshot on any operating system, and Chrome OS is no different. Luckily Google has included comprehensive support for the function in Chrome OS, and with just a few easy keystrokes you can take and manage screenshots on your Chromebook.

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Friday Freebie: Win one of two Draco Design aluminum bumpers for the Galaxy S5!

The Draco Design Supernova aluminum bumper for the Galaxy S5 is certainly a sight to see and feel in person if you get the chance. It’s one of those cases you just don’t see every day, so we wanted to give you a chance to win one. We have a black and red model available, and will choose at random to send them out to two commenters on this post. All you have to do to  [Read More…]

Download and Install Android L’s Google Play Services version 5.0 and Google Play Store Velvet [APK]


With the new version of Android L receiving a developer preview, it has enabled the community to un-pack the contents and extract various components from the new Android update. Having already been treated to the entire library of Android L wallpapers to download, you can now also download and install the latest version of Google Play  [Read More…]

Dungeon Hunter 4 update adds guilds and new chat system

A recent update to Dungeon Hunter 4 has added a rich guild system so you can team up with buddies, hack and slash your way co-operatively through fantastic quests, earn exclusive rewards, and a revamped chat system for coordinating. There’s also a new gambling section called the Wheel of Fate, if you want to try your luck.

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Reminder: No podcast today, but check out our Google I/O special-edition episode!

We’re home from Google I/O and are resting our weary bones, so no live podcast this afternoon. But you won’t be left empty handed, for we recorded a podcast live from San Francisco this week, just after the Android onslaught that was the keynote address.

We cover the Android L developer preview. Android Wear and the Samsung Galaxy Live and LG G Watch. (And you can check out our hands-on with the Moto 360 here.) Plus  [Read More…]

[STEAL ALERT] KLICK: Android 3.5mm Shortcut Device for 39¢


Today a deal comes from GearBest that you would be crazy to pass up. For just 39¢ + free shipping you get Klick a 3.5mm push button for your android phone. Klick allows you to set up shortcuts for your phone like flashlight and camera with a press of a button.

To get Klick head on over to and use promo code GBSMR. This code will drop the already  [Read More…]

Android L developer preview live now!

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Android L was announced yesterday at Google I/O without a code name and without a version number. What was announced was a developer preview to be released the following day, which is today! The downloads are now available here. The downside is, you must have a developer device meaning you must have a Nexus  [Read More…]

Android Studio enters beta with Wear, Android L, and TV support for devs

Android Studio is a development environment that’s been in testing since last year, and has just recently emerged from alpha status and is moving into beta. A bit part of the update is to support the Android L preview that was released at Google I/O, but Studio also has early support for Android Wear and Android TV as well. This includes templates, layout rendering, and everything else you need to get cooking.

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