This week in Android a report surfaced that showed Android besting iOS in mobile ad revenue. We also saw that the Nexus 9 is not getting updates first, and that Samsung is using Sony camera sensors in the S6 and S6 Edge.
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An upcoming Google I/O developer session promises "Your app, now available hands-free" thanks to Voice Access; a new way to control Android apps through speech.
In Android news this week saw reports of a Samsung app that can help Alzheimer's patients, Samsung is doubling S6 Edge curved screen production, and Google expands the utility of voice control.
Sure you can talk on your phone but you can get a lot done by talking to your phone, thanks to a broader set of voice commands on Android phones and tablets.
Speak "OK Google" with this feature and you can unlock your phone or tablet. But will you? Even Google says it's not as secure as a PIN or password.
In Android this week was news that Samsung is not yet working on the Android 5.1 update, Gmail now pulls all email into one inbox, and Asus expects to sell a lot of smartphones.
The Gmail for Android app was updated with a slew of new features designed to make it easier to manage multiple email accounts on the go.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft's app for Android users to access their free email service gives the impression that it encrypts email, but doesn't actually do it.
A recent email campaign contains links that send most users to a conventional spam site, but Android users get Android malware.
Learn how you can receive transcribed voicemail messages and texts in any email client you want.
You can customize your smartphone in all sorts of fun and useful ways to provide an optimal in-vehicle experience and driving assistant.
More of Google's voice actions from its networked Glass devices are making their way to Search for Android.
In this article, we look at how you can use Google Voice from your Android device, how you can display your Google Voice number as your Caller ID, and how you can make minutes-free Google Voice VoIP calls via WiFi.
There are rumors that HP might yet try again with phones and today we see tablets with voice capability launching in February in India.
New Android malware captures all the victim's SMS and shoots them off to the attacker's email accounts.
Android gives you the ability to use alternative software keyboards, which is essential for many people. Swype's new version provides the ability for all users to enter text on their smartphones.
While it looked dead in the water for a while, the Queen's speech looks to have breathed new life into the controversial Communications Data Bill.
Smartphone makers are looking to voice control and personal assistants to make their hardware stand-out. But are all voice control systems created equally?
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