Avery Taylor

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What is an Xposed Framework/Module and how does it help you?

The Android platform is known for its innumerable amount of functions and the users’ ability to further customize it according to his/her liking. The …

How to move icons, make folders, and adjust Home screen widgets on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Now that you've gotten your hands on a Galaxy S5, it's time to make it your own<p>One of the first things most people do when they get a new smartphone …

HD Widgets 4 to be released starting May 1, available to beta testers now

A brand new version of HD Widgets is on the way, and if you're interested in signing up for a beta group you can have it a week earlier than everyone …

Samsung releases list of 10 "hidden" features on the Galaxy S5

Sure, these aren’t “hidden” features. But they aren’t well known, even for a Samsung fan like me. Samsung has released a list of 10 features of the …

KitKat and SD cards — what's fixed, what's broken and what's misunderstood

Why your SD card doesn't work the same in Android 4.4 KitKat, and the reasons for the change<p>"Curse you, Google! Your KitKat update broke my SD …

How to increase touch sensitivity on the Galaxy S5 to use it with gloves

No matter the weather, you won't have to choose between using your phone and having cold fingers.<p>You won't always need to make use of your phone …

Top 5 Galaxy S5 new user questions answered

Your top questions for the Galaxy S5, explained!<p>One by one, feature by feature, we've been taking a tour through new Samsung Galaxy S5 like no other. …

How to turn off My Magazine on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung's My Magazine feature on the Galaxy S5 is similar to HTC's BlinkFeed feature. It can filter in news stories and social updates from various …

How to keep your Samsung Galaxy S5 display awake longer

Changing your display timeout will affect your battery life, though<p>One of the first things I did after getting a Samsung Galaxy S5 was extend the …

How to set up accounts on the Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 lets you plug into a wide range of online accounts, many of which you can authorize when you first set up the device. However, …

5 best Nintendo DS emulators for Android

The Nintendo DS is among the most popular handheld consoles of all time. Its iconic value is right up there with that of the Game Boy and the PSP. There were some amazing games for the system and sometimes it’s easier to keep those games on your phone than to carry around a second device to play …

Top tips for saving battery life on the Samsung Galaxy S5

How to get better Galaxy S5 battery life<p>One of the top questions we'll get this year regards Samsung Galaxy S5 battery life. Simply put, you just …

25 Best (And 2 WTF) New Android Games From The Last 2 Weeks (4/2/14 - 4/14/14)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Impala for Android recognizes your pics and automatically sorts them into categories

Say goodbye to your messy photo gallery and say hello to better-organized and automatically sorted photos courtesy of Impala, an app that uses computer vision technology to help you categorize your photos.<p>First released as an iOS-exclusive app and now available for free on the Google Play Store, …

The One (M8) may resist some water, but don’t push your luck

Waterproofing is a growing trend in the world of Android flagships, with the Xperia Z2, Galaxy S5 – and, rumor has it, the upcoming LG G3 and Note 4 – offering a level of protection against liquids.<p>HTC has not jumped on the water resistance bandwagon, however. For the brand new HTC One (M8), sleek …

We're answering your HTC One (M8) questions on the Android Central forums!

The new HTC One (M8) is upon us, and depending on where you live you might even be able to buy one already. Our full review is a great place to learn …

One M8 teardown shows why HTC Advantage is such a good deal

<i>“The display assembly cannot be replaced without tunneling through the entire phone. This makes one of most common repairs, a damaged screen, very difficult to accomplish.”</i> This is how the teardown experts at iFixit describe the situation they found inside the brand new HTC One (M8).<p>iFixit is a …

HTC One (M8) Developer Edition available in gold or gunmetal gray

Aside from the carrier-locked options available for those interested in the HTC One (M8), HTC also announced yesterday that it will release both a Google Play Edition and a Developer Edition. The former is available now on Google Play with an estimated shipping timeframe of 2-3 weeks, while the …

Could HTC release Blinkfeed to other Android devices?

HTC’s announcement of the HTC One (M8) yesterday came with news about an update to their UI overlay for their devices. One of the biggest components …

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HTC One (M8) Mini and mysterious “M8 Ace” device get name-dropped

HTC is not going to stop with just the brand new HTC One (M8). According to <i>@evleaks</i> over on Twitter, there are two more devices that will join the M8 …

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Image effects on the HTC One M8

HTC One (M8) Unboxing and First Impressions!

Hands on with the All New HTC One (M8)

How to enable Lock Screen Widgets in Android 4.4 KitKat