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HP tablet render leaks out with bezel, bezel and more bezel

We’d previously heard that HP had new Android tablets in the pipeline and according to @evleaks this is one of them. We’re well aware of the need for at least some bezel on a tablet, but HP sure hasn’t tried to slim them down with this one. There’s no name or hardware details to accompany the image, but it does at least look like it runs a near stock version of Android. Though not KitKat if  [Read More…]

The LG G3 isn’t camera shy, shows up in more leaked images

Another day, another LG G3 leak. This time a photo of three different colored phones together, obtained by the folks at PhoneArena. And like previous leaks it shows off the brushed effect finish on the back of a black and white phone and we see the top of the previously leaked gold version.

Apps of the Week: Shadow Fight 2, Pebble Locker, Fing and more!

Another weekend worthy of showing off the apps we’re using this week

Weekends are great for many things, but for us here at Android Central it’s a great time to show off our Apps of the Week column. Every Saturday afternoon we use this post to show off an app pick from each of the writers at the site, and give a quick explanation as to why we’re using it on our phone or tablet. It  [Read More…]

Nokia X software update adds a little more Microsoft

Nokia has a software update pushing out for its Android powered Nokia X that among other things adds a little bit more Microsoft into the mix. Not a lot, but as part of the software version 1.1.2.2 update OneDrive is now pre-installed onto the phone.

Small update for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 installs more apps for you, whether you want them or not

Do you want the Android apps for Yellow Pages and Lookout Security on your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5? You don’t? Well too bad. The latest update to the Galaxy S5 on Ma Bell doesn’t add anything new to Android itself, but the 46.73MB download will install Yellow Pages and Lookout Security on the smartphone — and it won’t let you delete them afterwards.

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Gameloft teases more details about Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Gameloft has unveiled more details about its upcoming military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The title and certain story details were revealed last month, but now we have some information on two new major features: unified progression and character classes.

Sony closing its Reader Store in more regions this June, opening access to Kobo

After shuttering its Reader Store in the US and Canada earlier this year, Sony has confirmed that it will be discontinuing the service in four other countries: UK, Germany, Austria and Australia. However, customers using the Sony Reader and select Xperia devices will be able to access Kobo’s e-book store once the Sony Reader Store shuts down on June 16.

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Google Maps gets offline mode, lane assist, and more

Navigation with Lane Guidance

Google has just deployed a huge update to its Map application which brings offline mode, lane assistance, and Uber integration.

Updated for both Android and iOS, the new Maps app brings the following new functionality:

Don’t miss your next turn or exit. The Google Maps app now shows you which lane to stay in or move to so you’ll never find yourself driving  [Read More…]

Google Maps takes your trips offline; Adds lane guidance, saved places and more

Google Maps has been updated to include lane guidance, search result filters, and Uber integration. Also, high profile destinations now let you drop down to Street View to get up close and personal, save them for offline viewing, get access to easier directions, and get quick access to saved spot across multiple locations. Oh, and transit directions will show you how long you’re going to be walking too.

This is a pretty beefy update to what  [Read More…]

Apps of the Week: UpNext, TVCatchup, PYKL3 Radar and more!

A great selection of apps, from our phones to you

It’s that time again, Saturday afternoon, where we lay out our Apps of the Week and put them on display. We want everyone to have a glimpse at least once a week into the apps that the writers here at Android Central are using, and this is our chance each weekend. We each give you a look at a single app we currently have installed on  [Read More…]