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[APK] Google Search 3.4 Brings Parking Location Card, New Reminder Interface, and Custom Nickname Management

Earlier today, Google released standalone versions of its Docs and Sheets apps.  But this wasn't all that Google had in store for us this Update Wednesday. The Google Search app has just received a major update to version 3.4.15.1143430, up from the previously available 3.3.11.1069658 build. And as one would expect from a major point revision update, this release brings...

[APK] Google Releases Standalone Docs and Sheets Apps, Slides Coming Soon

You may recall that two weeks ago, Google diverged from its usual Update Wednesday course by bringing two new applications to the Play Store: Google Camera and Chrome Remote Desktop. Now just two weeks later, Google has released two new apps for our Android document editing pleasure.Google Docs and Google Sheets can be seen as extensions to the previous...

Sprint Galaxy S III ND8 KitKat Source Released, OTA Soon

Just like most other variants of the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Sprint Galaxy S III it still stuck on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Rolling out back in late November of last year, the official L710VPMK3 build has been out for quite some time. And while we already know that KitKat will eventually make its way to...

Control Big Devices with Just One Hand with Xposed

As we all know, it's growing increasingly difficult to get our hands on small, but still powerful devices. Featuring speedy processors as well as Full HD and soon even QHD screens, devices are getting bigger and bigger. Right now, a 6-inch phone is nothing unusual. Of course, having a big screen is great for media consumption, but everything...

Adjust Your Notification Volume with an App

Every situation requires a different approach. When we are walking around and our phones are in our pockets or backpack, our notification volume must be loud in order to be heard over the loud noises of the outside world. But when we're at home, notification sounds don't need to be nearly as loud in order to be heard.To achieve...

XDA Xposed Tuesday: SideControl with Xposed – XDA Developer TV

The Xposed Framework allows you to modify your Android OS through various mods, tweaks, and hacks. However, Xposed Modules can do so much more than that; it can also mod and tweak apps. The excellent app SideControl can be given more features to enhance its performance with help from Xposed.In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday,...

Rid Yourself of Annoying Play Store Errors

The Google Play Store is home to countless numbers of apps. Inside, there are hundreds of thousands of applications divided into many different categories. Most of us use it practically daily to install new software onto our devices or get updates for our favorite applications and games.The Play Store can bring lots of fun, as well...

Transform Your Device into an Android Command Center with MultiWindow Sidebar

Floating applications and notifications are all the rage nowadays. ParanoidAndroid's HALO and Facebook's Chatheads have demonstrated just how useful floating windows can be. Not too long ago, we talked about XMultiWindow and XHaloFloatingWindow, two projects built using floating window technology. The developer of two aforementioned projects, XDA Senior Member zst123, recently released another project: a MultiWindow Sidebar.MultiWindow Sidebar's purpose is to...

Tell Us How Android Influenced Your Life and Win a Flagship Device Courtesy of Poweramp

You may recall that we've hosted several giveaways in the past that have been sponsored by the kind folks over at Poweramp. Today in honor of Poweramp's 555 build, we (in conjunction with four other Android-centric sites) will be hosting Poweramp's 555 Giveaway, where you can win a Galaxy S5, LG G2, HTC One (M8),...

Sony Xperia Z2 Smart Social Camera and Addons Ported to Xperia Devices Running CM11

It's often enjoyable to experience another device's software package on your existing hardware. Because of this, it's quite common to see applications and even complete ROMs ported from one device to another---and one of the most popular device-specific apps to port is the camera app.You may recall that not too long ago, we talked about how the...

Turn Your Android Device into a Fancy, Motion-Sensing Wireless Gamepad for Windows

Much of Android's power comes from its relatively open nature and developer-friendly versatility. If you wish to create an application that performs a particular task, you can do so. And once created, you can upload it to the Google Play Store or simply sideload it to your device. This has lead to some interesting use cases, such as using...

Configure Your Overclock with Ease using Performance Tuner

Just yesterday, we talked about a great tool that helps users automate various settings including root-level overclocking parameters on a per-app basis. However, not everyone is a fan of automation, and many would instead like to set and visualize these parameters manually. Luckily, there are quite a few options like the utterly fantastic TricksterMod that let...