Technically speaking, from the beginning of 2013, it’s been illegal for subscribers to get their phones unlocked while still under contract with the network. That changes with a signature from the President, though, which is said to take place today.
Google has been hit-or-miss when it comes to accessories for the Nexus-branded devices, especially when it has anything to do with the Google Play Store. Some never show up after getting announced, some only see the light of day several months after being initially announced before ultimately selling out. Google may be looking to turn things around in the accessories department, though, if a new leak is any indicator.
Samsung has a knack for releasing a lot of advertisements for its devices, especially the high-end models that the company wants to move quite a bit of. For the Galaxy Tab S, a direct competitor to Apple’s iPad lineup, a lot of marketing muscle has already been flexed, but that doesn’t mean we’re done seeing new ads.
Most Android users are usually content with the Google Play Store when it comes to their app needs, but those who have – for some reason – installed the Amazon Appstore on their Android devices know that the chance to regularly score a slew of free apps and games on it is considerably higher than on the Play Store. Well, Amazon is back with more freebies, and this time you can grab premium apps and games worth $155.
Sometimes a proprietary user interface just isn’t what you’re looking for, and that stock Android experience is more to your liking. With the Google Now Launcher, formerly known as the google Experience Launcher, getting that vanilla experience is as easy as downloading an app from the Play Store. Only if you have the right device, though.
If you’re an avid internet reader and you follow several websites daily, then you probably know what RSS feeds are and how to subscribe to them. The closing of Google Reader last year may have seemed like the end of RSS to some, but any serious news junkie would tell you that there’s no better alternative to easily consume the sites that you love. And what better way to read RSS than on the one screen that is always with you, through home, work, and your commute? That’s why I’m listing today 5 great RSS reading apps for Android.