In the news this week were rumors that Microsoft is thinking about running Android apps, Samsung is changing processors due to overheating issues, and a simple way to get Google apps on custom ROMs.
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Apple and iOS had a head start with apps, but now Android has caught up and even overtaken it: how this will play out is far from certain.
Worried about hackers and fraudsters gaining access to the data on your Android smartphone or tablet? You should be. But you can also reduce that risk by installing a security app on your device.
In the world of Android this week: a popular to-do app and the Pebble Watch hit Android Wear; an insanely expensive phone appears; apps can access data on older Android versions.
The Android world this week saw reports of the premiere custom ROM maker getting its apps separated from its ROMs, an Android Wear watch vulnerability, and unlocking the Chromebook with Android.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
Microsoft's latest batch of Intune rollouts includes a number of updates aimed to help companies lock down apps and data on iOS devices.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
Pebble continues to release firmware and smartphone application updates to improve their smartwatch experiences. The latest Android update is sure to please Pebble owners.
Google's play to establish Android in the enterprise has taken a step forward with the launch of its BYOD container for productivity apps.
The e-commerce giant has revealed a plethora of shopping deals, including bargain Samsung TV sets and over $115 in free top paid apps for Android devices.
Whether you have a lot of gadgets as I do or a couple on two different platforms, using apps that work on multiple platforms is the way to go. Here are some good ones.
Owners of the Google Nexus 5, 10, and Nexus 7 Wi-Fi devices, as well as Moto X and G phones, have started to receive updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
What Android and iOS apps are out there to save business executives time when on the road?
This week the factory image of Android 5.0, aka Lollipop, was released but the general update was delayed due to a problem. The hype surrounding the Apple Pay launch was a boost for Google Wallet. The top 10 battery draining apps on Android are listed.
Packed with new features for non-Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft's updates to its Office apps for iPhone and iPad are highly welcomed, but device limitations reach a peak.
Following a bite-sized treat for Calendar and a gorge of new goodies for Cloud Platform, Google is sprinkling updates across a number of apps this week.
Workday is aiming to make user experience a competitive advantage with frequent updates of the interface across its apps.
Google's Nexus 9 and the Android 5.0 that comes with it includes some business friendly security features as well as an interface that could make it a bring your own device play. There's a need for more tablet-first business apps though.
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