How to unlock and root the Motorola Nexus 6 (the easy way)

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So you’ve got yourself a Nexus 6 and want to play around with custom ROMs a little bit. Although we don’t see why you’d want to give up on the seamlessly smooth Android 5.0 experience, it’s never a bad idea to tweak around your smartphone in order to flash custom ROMs or gain access to some root only applications. Today we’ll show you how to unlock the bootloader and root your Nexus 6 without all the hassle of sideloading files or apks.

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Burger King is offering free smartphones through its mobile app

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In an effort to increase awareness, gain more attention and draw further interest towards its new Android application, Burger King has today announced that it will be offering a selection of mid-range smartphones completely free of charge on a 2-year contract through US carriers Sprint and Verizon.

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Video surfaces online showcasing Android 5.0 and Sense 6.0 running on HTC One (M7)

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In a couple of weeks time, HTC will begin pushing out the eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the One M7 and M8 located in Asia and Europe. However, a lucky user in China called 雷禪 has already received the upgrade on his device and has taken to YouTube to share it with us.

Hit the break for the full video.

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Here’s how to temporarily stop Google Now from notifying you of sports scores to avoid spoilers

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As you know, Google Now will update you with the scores of your favorite teams. Although much slower than other services, it does work nicely. However, there might be situations in which you’re going to be out and you plan on recording (DVR) the game to watch later as if it were live. In those situations, you definitely don’t want to hear anything about the game. Well Google Now has an easy way to fix that. Just temporarily stop Google Now from updating you. Here’s how…

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition is “no longer available for sale”

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Today, we say goodbye to a longtime Google Play edition device. Following a stay of nearly two years in the Play Store, Google has formally retired the Galaxy S 4. The Samsung device carried an “out of stock” tag for quite some time, but now the same area reads “no longer available for sale.” This leaves the HTC One (M8) as the sole Google Play edition device available. Arguably, though, the Galaxy S 4 was the most welcome Google Play edition device because of its software. It stripped down Samsung’s TouchWiz overlay and stock Android ran the show.

Goodbye Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition. You will be dearly missed.

Source: Google Play