Topic: Android

Dual-Screened YotaPhone 2 Coming December 3

Dual-Screened YotaPhone 2 Coming December 3

There’s no question that the Android platform has engendered the widest variety of smartphone shapes and sizes. However, despite the freedom that Google’s open-source mobile operating system has afforded OEMs, most … [Read more...]

Review: Nexus 9 is a Premium, Pricey Tablet

Review: Nexus 9 is a Premium, Pricey Tablet

The Nexus 9, made by HTC, is a pretty slick device. With a screen that just barely falls below nine inches, it’s a skinny slab that feels like a premium device without seeming like you need to treat it with kid gloves. … [Read more...]

Project Tango Tablet Appears on Google Play Store

Project Tango Tablet Appears on Google Play Store

One of the more interesting initiatives undertaken by Google has been Project Tango, which looks to imbue an Android smartphone or tablet with real-time 3D mapping capabilities. Back in June, Google announced the … [Read more...]

The First Phone to Get Lollipop is…the Moto G?

The First Phone to Get Lollipop is…the Moto G?

As you may know, I’ve been keeping a close eye on the roll out of the newest version of Android, known alternately as Android 5.0 or Lollipop. The reason for this is almost entirely selfish: I’ve had a Nexus 5 since … [Read more...]

HTC Selling 500 One M8 Android Phones at Deep Discounts

HTC Selling 500 One M8 Android Phones at Deep Discounts

When HTC announced its weekly “Hot Deals” promotion last Tuesday, it started off with a bang by selling the brand new Nexus 9 tablet at a 50 percent discount. Today, their deal is similarly huge, though slightly less … [Read more...]

Polish LG G3s Getting Lollipop, Moto X Soon

Polish LG G3s Getting Lollipop, Moto X Soon

Despite announcing that its newest version of Android – Android 5.0, aka Android L, aka Android Lollipop – would begin hitting compatible devices starting last Monday, so far almost zero handsets have received the … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Android Lollipop Launches; Amazon Unveils Echo

Weekend Wrap-Up: Android Lollipop Launches; Amazon Unveils Echo

Happy Sunday! It's time for another edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we get you all caught up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. Companies in the news include Google, Amazon, LG and Viddy. Let's find … [Read more...]

Word Up: Office on Android Tablets, Goes Mobile Freemium

Word Up: Office on Android Tablets, Goes Mobile Freemium

This past March, we got a glimpse at the new Microsoft: a company that finally released the long-awaited Office apps for Apple’s iPad – apps that worked well and showed that Microsoft can work well with others. … [Read more...]

Google and LG Sign 10-Year Global Patent Licensing Deal

Google and LG Sign 10-Year Global Patent Licensing Deal

Google and LG are getting a little closer, as today the companies today announced a ten-year global patent licensing deal. That means that over the next decade, neither company should have to jump over hurdles to license … [Read more...]

Android Lollipop Delayed for Nexus 4 and 5?

Android Lollipop Delayed for Nexus 4 and 5?

Ever since Google confirmed that Android 5, aka Lollipop, would begin hitting Nexus devices starting on Monday, I’ve been repeatedly refreshing my phone’s system update button. “It’ll just happen any minute!” … [Read more...]