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Droid Weekly 10/13/13: Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, HTC One Max, Chromecase and More

October 13, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

You Can Sideload Apps on the Galaxy Gear, and Use Nova Launcher!

After all the Galaxy Gear does run Android, so why not sideload some apps on your smartwatch? The folks over at Ars Technica found out that you can indeed sideload apps and run things like Nova Launcher, Candy Crush, Angry Birds and More. Read More

Sprint Galaxy Note 3 Reporting Serious Call Quality Issues and Dropped Calls


Looks like the Sprint version of the Galaxy Note 3 is having some issues with call quality and dropped calls. Now this could be software on the Galaxy Note 3 or it could be their network. We aren’t sure yet, but hopefully we’ll have some answers fairly soon. Read More

LG Announces the G Pro Lite with 5.5-inch Display For Those on a Budget

LG G Pro Lite

This week, LG announced a budget phablet. The G Pro Lite. Which has a 5.5-inch display, but it’s really not a great looking one. It’s a 960×540 resolution display, which I’m sure does not look good at 5.5-inches. Other than the specs, most of the features are the same from the regular G Pro. Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Now Available!


This week, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition finally went up for sale. It’s costing around $550 and is available from a variety of retailers including Amazon. You can grab your 10.1-inch 2560×1600 resolution tablet now. Read More

Google’s Chromecast Dethrones The Kindle Paperwhite As Best Selling Electronics Device On Amazon


Looks like Google’s Chromecast is selling faster on Amazon than their own Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD. Of course for $35, I’d expect it to sell better than just about every other media consumption device out there. Read More

LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 Kit Kat Shown Off In Leaked HD Video

The Nexus 5 just continues to leak out with Android 4.4 – KitKat. Hopefully Google will announce it soon, but at least we have a very long video full of goodies to drool over. Read More

HTC One Max Leaks Out in Crystal Clear Images, Shows Its Still a Huge Phone


Just this morning, the HTC One Max leaked out in some very crystal clear images. It’s supposedly HTC’s entrance into the Phablet market…if they ever release this phone. It’s looking pretty good, but a lot of people are wondering what new features it will have over the HTC One and One Mini. Read More