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A Sony Xperia Z2 running pure Android. Screenshot: Cult of Android

A Sony Xperia Z2 running pure Android. Screenshot: Cult of Android

While most smartphone makers work to make it as difficult as possible to unlock their bootloaders, Sony is one of a small few that almost encourages it. The Japanese company is so supportive of the modding community, in fact, that it has just published a how-to video that walks users through the unlocking process on Xperia smartphones and tablets.

A cartoon Nexus 6 appears in Google's new Android ads. Screenshot: Cult of Android

A cartoon Nexus 6 appears in Google’s new Android ads. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google’s upcoming Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices have made a seemingly accidental appearance in a number of awesome new Android ads. The three clips, which are all less than 30 seconds long, were published on the Android website on Monday night before being quickly removed.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Amazon Prime Instant Video has finally arrived in Google Play, allowing those without Kindle Fire tablets to enjoy on-demand movies and TV shows on their Android-powered smartphones and tablets. The service is available to Prime customers in the U.S., the U.K., and other countries.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Google has published a pair of new ads on YouTube that remind us how awesomely powerful its “Ok Google” search function is on Android. The simple yet meaningful clips demonstrate how the feature is used every day to quickly access all kinds of information.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Samsung has published another teaser video entitled “Expect Note” that hopes to excite Galaxy Note fans ahead of the company’s Unpacked event at IFA next week, where it will announce the latest addition to its phablet family. The one-minute clip again hints at a focus on handwriting and S Pen stylus improvements.

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