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Why KWGT is an essential tool for Android themers and widget lovers

Nowhere is home screen customization more important than widgets. A good widget can improve both the usefulness and the beauty of a home screen. A stylish weather widget can give you a heads-up before you roll out into a rainy day. A calendar widget can help keep you focused and productive throughout your day. A whimsical music widget can help you control your music and your mood, day or night. But what if the widget that came with your favorite apps are trash? What if you want widgets that look…

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Best Arcade Games for Android

Bring back all the nostalgic feels with these arcade classics for Android. For all the great new games that are released on Android, sometimes you want to play something … familiar. Maybe something a little retro that reminds you of those arcade days spent plugging quarters into standalone machines for hours on end. You can relive those moments on your Android phone with these great arcade games available in the Google Play Store. PinOut [embedded content] PinOut is a brilliant reimagining of the classic pinball action we’re all familiar with…

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Best Arcade Games for Android

Bring back all the nostalgic feels with these arcade classics for Android. For all the great new games that are released on Android, sometimes you want to play something … familiar. Maybe something a little retro that reminds you of those arcade days spent plugging quarters into standalone machines for hours on end. You can relive those moments on your Android phone with these great arcade games available in the Google Play Store. PinOut [embedded content] PinOut is a brilliant reimagining of the classic pinball action we’re all familiar with…

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Best Arcade Games for Android

Bring back all the nostalgic feels with these arcade classics for Android. For all the great new games that are released on Android, sometimes you want to play something … familiar. Maybe something a little retro that reminds you of those arcade days spent plugging quarters into standalone machines for hours on end. You can relive those moments on your Android phone with these great arcade games available in the Google Play Store. PinOut [embedded content] PinOut is a brilliant reimagining of the classic pinball action we’re all familiar with…

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Spotify is testing a sleeker and less cluttered UI for its Android app

The Spotify app has a new now playing page, search menu, and more. Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services around, but as great as its library of content and many features are, one thing has always left me wanting a bit more – its Android app. Spotify’s Android app is perfectly functional, but it can sometimes be a pain to navigate if you don’t know exactly where to go for what you’re looking for. Thankfully, it looks like Spotify is testing out an updated look for…

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Google Assistant coming to Android tablets and older phones

Available for phones running 5.0 Lollipop and tablets on Marshmallow and Nougat. The Google Assistant first launched on the Pixel and Pixel XL in October 2016, and then a few months later in March 2017, expanded to all Android phones running Marshmallow 6.0 or newer. Today, December 13, 2017, Google is expanding the Assistant’s availability to even more phones and now tablets. If you own a phone that’s still running 5.0 Lollipop (which it very well might be), you’ll now be able to jump in on the Google Assistant action….

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Grammarly virtual keyboard is now available on Android

Grammarly’s virtual keyboard for Android is here to help make you a better writer. If you find yourself doing any extensive amount of writing on your computer, chances are you’ve used Grammarly before. Grammarly is a tool that works with your web browser and word-processing app of choice to help catch any grammatical or spelling errors your built-in spell-checker might miss, and as the News Editor for Android Central, it’s something that I use every single day to keep me from looking like a buffoon when quickly pounding away on…

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Deal: NVIDIA Shield Android TV on sale for just $149

Also available with the SmartThings Link for $169. The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is one of the best streaming boxes you can buy, and if you’ve been waiting and waiting to pick one up, now might be the perfect time to finally do so. If you live in the United States, you can now purchase the Shield TV for as little as $149. It’s important to note that this is the variant of the Shield TV that only comes with the regular remote and not the game controller, but even…

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Humble Mobile Bundle lets you get 11 Android games for $5

Includes Alto’s Adventure, Pug’s Quest, FRAMED 2, and more. Ever since 2010, Humble Bundle has been the best way to buy awesome video games at excellent prices will helping to support even more awesome charities at the same time. The latest Humble Mobile Bundle is here, and it’s filled with a heap of awesome independent Android games that are all worth checking out. As usual with Humble Bundle, there are a few different tiers that you can choose from. If you pay $1 or more, you’ll get Invert – Tile…

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Android Oreo now on 0.5% of devices, Marshmallow still largest at 29.7%

Here’s the state of Android in December 2017. Google recently released the latest Android Distribution numbers, and this is the last one we’ll get for 2017. A lot of what we’re seeing this time around is more of the same, but one area that might look disheartening is Android Oreo’s current adoption. At this time, Oreo 8.0 (not even counting 8.1 that was recently released to Nexus and Pixel devices) only makes up 0.5% of all Android gadgets. That number was 0.2% back in October, so there’s only been a…

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