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Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 008

This week’s Android news brings more information on Android L, expansion of the Android One program and hints at the future of Google Now. Here is your AndroGeek Weekly Wrap-Up for the week of September 15th.

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Youtube to Offer Offline Video Downloading in India ~ Androidandme
YouTube is one of the most popular video sites on the web. Enjoying it on your mobile or tablet can be tricky however without unlimited data or Wi-Fi access. In the next few weeks, India will be able to flag videos on YouTube for offline viewing. While there are no official releases on when to expect this in other areas of the world, the fact that it’s finally happening somewhere is promising.

Android L Will Turn on Encryption by Default ~ Greenbot
From stolen devices to unwanted surveillance, there are plenty of reasons to encrypt your Android phone or tablet. While the option has been available since Jelly Bean, it is something that you have to configure. Starting with Android L, device encryption will be enabled by default on all Android phones and tablets for added security.
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Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 007

This week’s Android news brings a slew of new devices at IFA, SSL weakness in a number of popular apps, a guide to permissions management and refurbished Beats.
Here is your AndroGeek Weekly Wrap-Up for the week of September 1st.

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Samsung vs. Google: A New War in Mobile? ~ XDA Developers
From the rise of Tizen to Samsung’s recent announcement that it is making Here available for Galaxy devices, it would seem that Samsung is slowly working to push more of Google’s services into the background on their devices and establish a competitive set of their own.

Google Says Android Wear About to Get Even Smarter ~ CNet
Google is planning to push some updates to Android Wear devices in the near future. Current features include GPS support and the ability to connect Android Wear devices to more devices. However, this is just the start. According to Google, the lack of connection to carriers will allow them to push updates more frequently and they plan to take advantage of it.

Google Offers A Very Important Security Feature And You Should Enable It Right Away ~ Business Insider
With all the buzz this week about account hacks and leaked personal information, it is important to make sure you’re keeping your information secure. Google offers two-step verification for your Google Accounts. Better yet, you can enable it directly from your Android device.

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Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 006

This week’s Android news brings competition with Google for the future of Android, more smartphone madness, an accessory to turn your phone into the ultimate universal remote and improvements to a number of popular apps. Here is your AndroGeek Weekly … [Continue Reading...]

Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 005

Smart watch competition is heating up, flags are going up about security and refurbished tablets are dropping in price. It’s been a busy week in Android but we’ve got the important news covered. Here is your AndroGeek Week in Review for the week of … [Continue Reading...]

Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 004

Market domination leads to investigations, digital LEGOs, Motorola’s new device army and when marinally realizing metal phones are awesome! All of this and more in the AndroGeek newsletter for the week of August 11th. #News 80% Off Android … [Continue Reading...]

Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 003

It’s been a busy week in Android news. Google has been busy tweaking services, smart watches are hitting their stride and Samsung is preparing to go head to head with Apple in the device wars yet again. Here’s what’s going on in the world of Android … [Continue Reading...]

Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 002

Security leaks, market domination, new devices and a ton of free apps courtesy of Amazon--we’ve scoured the web and here are some of the top stories for the week of July 28th. #News Android exploit could leave your sensitive information at … [Continue Reading...]

Weekly Android Wrap-Up: Issue 001

It’s been an interesting week in Android news with big app updates, new devices and plenty of rumors about what’s next in the world of Android. We’ve scoured the web and here are some of the top stories for the week ending July 27th. #News Two … [Continue Reading...]

How-To Customize Notifications on Your Android Device

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From talking with friends over instant messengers or voice calls to updating spreadsheets and playing the latest games, smartphones and tablets are capable of performing a wide variety of tasks. When it comes to managing all the information and … [Continue Reading...]

Here’s 5 Great Extended Battery Cases For The Samsung Galaxy S4

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Compared to the average smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4 might seem a lot more demanding in terms of power. It's not that the phone itself is power-hungry; it's just that even though it comes with a high-capacity 2,600 mAh battery, there will be … [Continue Reading...]