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.
Now that the first ResearchKit apps have been released, Apple will require future applications to be approved by an independent ethics review board.
While most of the media focus is on the Apple Watch this week, it's not the smartwatch for all of us. Matthew found the new Garmin Vivoactive to be a better match for his daily lifestyle.
As you go through disabling preloaded Samsung apps on your new Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, make sure to include S Voice. Google Now is more reliable, more functional, and has a quick shortcut to launch.
Matthew always seems to purchase the latest and greatest in mobile technology so it's a bit surprising to see him sitting out this time. Do his reasons to skip the Apple Watch resonate with you?
Third-party developers can now submit their WatchKit apps to Apple for review and few will want to be left out. Careful thought on what information should or shouldn't be on the wrist is required.
The final report of the Australian government's Competition Policy Review has called for the reform of the country's taxi industry in order to accommodate new ride-sharing services like those provided by Uber.
Human oversight has been added into the Android app review process, and, according to Google, nobody has noticed the change.
Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but with this step-by-step guide, at least you'll know where to begin.
The cloud and retail giant is preparing to expand its voice-activated assistant's capabilities with the launch of a beta software development kit to help outsiders to build apps.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
Apple's latest iMac combines an outstanding 5K display with enhanced performance to provide an impressive all-in-one workstation for video and graphics applications. Internal upgrade options are limited, but the price is currently unmatched by any of Apple's rivals.
The new app WeChat Phonebook can make phone calls completely free of charge under Wi-Fi, and uses little data while using mobile internet.
Sony doesn't release too many smartphones on US carriers, but T-Mobile has a real winner here with the Z3. Matthew not only tested one out, he bought his own and put aside the iPhone 6 Plus.
Google is launching a Nexus tablet at a premium price. Thankfully, HTC's premium design is part of the package.
Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens.
Workers are bringing iPads and iPhones to work, and features in this app make it a good choice for them.
Apple joined the big screen smartphone competition last week and those whose lives are enhanced by large displays will love this device.
This new feature will bring the top news of the past week in the world of Android to your screen. This week saw KitKat getting bigger, apps for the Chromebook, and a review of the "best Android" phone.
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