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VLC teases Android TV app, preview build available for download

With Google TV officially closing down and Android TV becoming Google’s vision for the living room, more and more companies appear to be embracing the possibilities of what it could mean for how consumers view media. VLC, the makers of the beloved VLC media player (which sadly still hasn’t received …

Android TV

My Apple TV with Airplay 1, Google Chromecast 0

Android Central Forums member <i>danrad55</i> felt a little let down after learning that for as awesome as Chromecast is at this point, it can't stream live …

Smart TV

The basics: How Google TV differs from Chromecast

A Chromecast may be exactly what <i>you</i> need in your living room, but it's not a Google TV replacement<p>While many of us have our Chromecast dongle, and …

This Week in Android Development - August 5th 2013

Samsung's latest flip phone shows up in clear pictures

We all remember the Jackie Chan-endorsed $3,000 quad-core flip phone from Samsung from last year, or the more affordable W899 from the year before, …

Google adds seven new security features to Android

Along with support for Bluetooth Smart and Restricted Profiles Google has added some stronger security features to the latest release of the Android mobile operating system. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which Google is calling “a sweeter Jelly Bean”, adds support for Wi-Fi configuration on …

Apps

DesignBytes: Responsive Design

Back image of Galaxy Note 3 leaks, shows battery and dual-SIM for Chinese variant

It feels as though we’ve heard everything about the upcoming Galaxy Note 3 phablet already including benchmarks, internals, camera samples, full …

Never lose your keys again with HTC Fetch

How many times did you wish you could just call your keys or wallet the way you would when you misplaced your phone? Well, you can do just that with HTC Fetch, a little Bluetooth-enabled tag that just went up for preorder on the site of UK-based retailer Clove.<p>So, how does the aptly named Fetch …

Remote Controls

Google patent allows you to launch certain apps using pattern unlock

Exhibiting good security practices is important when it comes to keeping your Android device safe from intruders. Unfortunately, using certain security methods can also require a bit of sacrifice on the user’s end, as is the case with pattern lock.<p>Pattern lock might be an easy way to secure your …

Apps

First Key Lime Pie builds begin popping up?

The first signs of a new Key Lime Pie build of Android have surfaced, albeit in a somewhat unconventional manner.<p>A user in the Chromium bug tracker (Chromium is Chrome's open source backbone) recently reported running tests on a variety of mobile devices. Among them, a Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 were …

Android News

Key Lime Pie build KRS36B apparently running on Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

New Android builds starting with the letter “K” have been apparently spotted in the wild running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4, suggesting that Google may already be testing Key Lime Pie.<p>Key Lime Pie has long been rumored to be the name of the next major Android update. Furthermore, KLP was mostly …

Android News

Official Twitter Android App Updated With Login Verification, New Gallery View For Search Result Photos

Today's Twitter update has a keen focus on security. Back in May, the company introduced an SMS-based two-factor authentication system for signing …

11 waterproof phones you'll want right now

The LG G7 and Galaxy S9 are the latest high-end phones to feature water resistance. But there are others that are just as splash-friendly.<p>A few years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find an elegant, premium phone that was also waterproof. Aside from Sony's Xperia phones, most waterproof phones were …

Phones