Valiant Pixels makes its Moonshine icon pack open source

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Developing an app of any kind takes a lot of time and money. And, to be successful, it normally takes upkeep after launch. Consumers are always looking for updated content that makes an app look and feel fresh. For Valiant Pixels, it has become time to move on from its Moonshine icon pack. Pedro Peguero Jr., the founder of the startup, announced today that Moonshine will be going open source, allowing Valiant Pixels to focus on new projects. Valiant Pixels will focus on design with logos, magazines, and, yes, even icons.

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Huawei’s Nexus phone to be powered by Snadragon 810, not Snapdragon 820

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Earlier this week, we passed along a rumor about the upcoming Huawei-made Nexus phone. The upcoming flagship, according to Evan Blass, is allegedly going to come with a 5.7-inch display with Quad HD resolution, a fingerprint scanner and be powered by Qualcomm’s upcoming quad-core Snapdragon 820.

Could the proven source of leaks be wrong? There is one analyst that disagrees with Blass’ note regarding the processor.

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Best ways to speed up mobile browsing [2015]

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After using a mobile browser for some time, you may notice a slight drop in speed and performance, particularly due due to cache, cookies, and history. It can get even worse if you don’t have the luxury of HSPA+ or even LTE speeds, as 3G and 4G networks can be subject to a lot of hang ups and sometimes even disconnects.

No one wants to deal with slow Internet speeds, though. When trying to access information quickly, it can get severely frustrating, especially when you’re trying to share a video with a friend, only to be met with the annoying loading indicator. Fortunately, there are a couple of handy ways to speed up your mobile browsing, regardless of what type of network you’re on.

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Talk Android Weekly Recap: July 12 – July 18, 2015

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We’re wrapping up yet another week at Talk Android! Summer tends to be really dry for big stories, but we saw some great one this week. Between the ongoing saga between T-Mobile and the FCC, more details on the OnePlus 2, Google Fiber joining the initiative to offer free Internet access, there’s a lot to catch up on.

Here’s some of the best highlights from July 12 to July 18:

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