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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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Google is slowly rolling out 1080p streaming within the official YouTube app for all Android devices that support it, but it seems the change is happening pretty slowly. If you’re one of the many still waiting for it and you have a rooted device, you can now enable 1080p streaming yourself with this super simple trick.

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One of the highlights of the LG G3 is that its impressive 13-megapixel camera has the ability to record super sharp 4K video, but it’s somewhat spoiled by LG’s aggressive post-processing. As is often the case, however, third-party developers have devised a tweak that makes 4K video recording even better.

It also boosts 1080p recording from 30 frames-per-second to 60 frames-per-second — but you’ll need root access to install it.

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