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How to unlock or relock the Nexus 10 bootloader

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The Google Nexus 10 is one of the top Android tablets that Google has released. It runs on Android 4.2, the upgraded version of Jelly Bean. One of the benefits of having a Nexus 10 is the ability to easily unlock its bootloader.  In fact, it’s one of the benefits of having any Nexus device. It’s important to note that unlocking your Nexus 10′s bootloader does have some risks, including the risk of making your tablet unusable.  So, you should be aware of such risks before proceeding and you should follow instructions closely.  Despite the risks you take, an unlocked…

Glimmr: Feature-rich and beautiful Flickr client for Android

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Photography today has been one of the most enjoyed hobbies. Whether you are using a DSLR camera to take visually-enticing photos or you prefer using your phone’s camera to take snapshots of every day moments, photos are all the same — they all tell a story. We take photos because we want to preserve a certain memory or a particular moment that surely won’t happen again in the future. And, because more and more people enjoy taking snapshots of their loved ones, or anything for that matter, a lot of Android apps dedicated to both photography and photo organization are…

7 sizzling new Android apps of the week (November 16 issue)

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It has been another week and we’re all excited for the coming weekend. Weekends are the days that you won’t need to hear your alarm clock’s disturbing beeps and you can spend time away from your nagging bosses. As we are about to end our busy and hectic week, the Google Play Store never stops producing treats; in fact, new and sizzling hot Android apps are now on display in its toy shop, waiting to be discovered. Let me show you some of the new apps I found so you won’t need to search the Google Play Store’s vast ocean…

9 new irresistible games of November (1/2)

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Games, games, games! It’s game time here at Android Authority, and we’ve been scouring the Google Play Store for new and exciting games that will totally keep you on the couch for hours. I even forced myself to stay away from my phone so I can share with you some of these new games I found. In this edition of our twice-a-month list of new and fresh Android games, you’ll get to… fight against dastardly Pigtroopers in space; fight back against human invaders; become a mighty hero by fulfilling quests; dine on the flesh of the undead; set out to…

Apple iPad mini vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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One of the reasons why people invest in tablets is to curl up with their device at the end of the day and enjoy some reading. Of course, lugging around a 10-inch tablet isn’t exactly very comfortable, nor is it very natural to look at. Seven-inch tablets, on the other hand, are a whole lot more subtle and can fit into bags and jacket pockets far more easily. Amazon’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, not only lets you enjoy a good read before bed but also lets you indulge in a bit of movie watching, audio listening, and Web…

7 sizzling new Android apps of the week (November 9 issue)

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Hear ye, hear ye! Gather around, Android users, for we have something new and sizzling for you. Android app devs are continuously brewing new and hot Android apps for your phones and tablets. Even the powerful winds or the devastating rains of Hurricane Sandy weren’t strong enough to stop the Google Play Store from putting up new toys for you to play with. Use these new apps to ease your mind, decorate your homescreen, keep your screen awake, instantly switch your phone to silent mode, and a whole lot more to be discovered in Google’s toy box. Sit back and…

Apple iPad mini vs Google Nexus 7

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Though Steve Jobs is famously known to have disliked the idea of 7-inch tablets, you can’t deny that there is a market for them. A 7-incher, such as the Google Nexus 7 (made by ASUS), is a whole lot more portable than larger 10-inch tablets and provides the same ebook reading and multimedia consumption experience as larger tablets do. It can easily fit in your hand, in your jacket pocket, and in your bag without your looking awkward in public. Naturally, Apple doesn’t want to be left out of that market. It has released the iPad mini, a tablet that…

7 sizzling new Android apps of the week (November 2 issue)

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The Google Play Store is bubbling and oozing with apps. Apps for games, productivity, videos, music, and all you can think of can be found on the Google Play Store. As we speak, hundreds of new apps appear in Google’s toy box, waiting to be used on your Android device. Thanks to the continuous support of app developers, we can enjoy a lot of apps on our Android handsets. To make your search easier, we scouted the vast ocean of apps and manually picked the hottest new apps from the Google Play Store. In this post, we focus the spotlights…

Benchmarked: Snapdragon S4 Pro (Optimus G) vs Exynos 4412 (Galaxy S3)

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LG is proud of its newest flagship device, but is it worth all the praise that people have been giving it? Should we judge the LG Optimus G F180K by its specs? Of course not. We put this beast through a series of benchmark tests to see how it fares against one of the major players in the high-end smartphone arena, the Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. How does the Optimus G stack up against one of the reigning Android smartphone kings? Let’s find out by putting both processors through a battery of benchmark tests. (You may also skip forward to…

9 new irresistible games of October (2/2)

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You’re slaving at work all day long. What better way to end a stressful week, or month, than by curling up with your Android device and wreaking some serious havoc with 9 of the most irresistible games of October (second half). Playing games is one of the best ways for you to unwind and de-stress. Rid your system of the bad vibes you got from work or school with games you can readily play on your Android device. End this month with nine games that will surely keep you busy this month’s end. As what we said, these games are…