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The colors used in a gadget UI often seem like an aesthetic choice alone. But for those with color blindness, it can mean the difference between being able to operate a device normally and having a frustrating time using a phone or tablet. Fortunately the next version of Android after KitKat, currently known as Android L, includes new display modes to help users with color vision deficiency to see things more clearly.

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The New York Times is reporting that the original development team at Facebook responsible for the Facebook Home Android skin has been disbanded, but the company has since sent out a statement claiming that development of Home will continue.

Android L Keyboard now available in the Play Store

Android L Keyboard

Earlier today, Kristijan showed those of you who don’t have a rooted device how to get the new Android L Keyboard. However, the issue is that this wouldn’t work on every device. In fact, there’s a lot of devices it wouldn’t work on such as my old, original Nexus 7 and my current daily driver, the Moto X.

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To say this week was huge for Google would be a bit of an understatement. It was a massive week for Google, Android and everyone attending Google I/O. To get a better grasp of how huge it was exactly, the folks over at Wired sat down with Google’s very own Head of Android, Sundar Pichai for an interview that’s well worth a read.

In the interview, Sundar addresses questions about the latest Android developments, the strategy  [Read More...]

All Chrome web browser users will be able to access video chats in Google Hangouts without the need to download a plugin, although it will take a little while for this feature to be fully implemented.

In the aftermath of Google I/O, we’re digging into all of the new stuff around the latest version of Android. With the release of factory images for the Nexus 5 and 7 that let you try out Android L for yourself, it seems a good number of people have taken the jump to trying out the first release of the software to get a glimpse of the future. For many it’s still too early (understandably so)  [Read More...]

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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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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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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...]