Android Wear owners will soon see major improvements to the entire smartwatch experience through better watch face support, improved watch navigation, and UI efficiency improvements.
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Custom ROMs based on Android Lollipop should soon be available for Android fans who prefer a different and arguably superior experience.
Google can design pure Android all it wants but the reality is that managing a consistent user experience is a lot like herding cats given hardware partners all have their own overlays.
Lacking Twitter followers or not reaching customers over Facebook? These apps can make your life easier.
Android smartphone users have a large choice of keyboards that add efficiency and utility to the text entry experience. Apple's default is best since there are limits on the third-party options.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
Microsoft's OneNote team has a lot on its plate, from honing its new Android tablet client, to improving the overall meeting experience.
Google Play Services arrives for 99 percent of Android devices.
If Microsoft is working on an Android and iOS friendly fitness band, it would fit neatly into its new strategy of promoting its services even when it can't sell you Windows.
Android has market share, global domination and an army of developers, but is starting to look tired and clunky relative to other platforms. Can Google refresh Android and herd its partners to create a more integrated experience?
In line with the social network's Internet.org roadmap, Facebook retooled its Android user experience following on-the-ground testing and experimentation in Africa.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided it will regulate the cost of wholesale SMS services.
Datacom has secured a four-year control with IP Australia to digitise and migration its services online to create an integrated customer experience solution for the government agency.
Apple is on the receiving end of a lawsuit in the US over an iMessage bug that prevents former iOS users from receiving SMS messages on their non-iOS devices.
Employees used a gamut of tools to communicate, ranging from SMS, Gmail, and Yahoo services. Hersing is now benefiting from migrating to a cloud-based collaboration tool with low upfront cost and easy scalability.
SimpleAir has won $85 million in damages over patents relating to Google's Cloud Messaging (GCM) and Android Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) services.
Android Wear is almost a side show---just another screen accessing Google's services---but the search giant is likely to do fairly well in wearables.
Penultimate is Evernote's "DNA" for building digital handwriting into the software company's flagship product.
The immense popularity of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp, Viber, and Skype has been the bane of telcos angsty about their dipping voice and SMS revenues. Can QoS deals ease the frustration?
If you think Nokia's decision to introduce a line of Android-powered phones is a threat to Microsoft, think again. With Microsoft's new "devices and services" emphasis, these phones are a logical fit, even after the acquisition closes.
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