Google's Android operating system has rounded up developers and a bevy of hardware partners to swamp the smartphone industry with devices. Android's market share has surged courtesy of devices from HTC and Motorola and analysts are generally upbeat about the platform's prospects and ability to crack the top three platforms.
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Google's WebView for Android will get updates from Google Play, enabling faster security and feature updates.
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This Android smartphone for the enterprise is rugged and offers OS extensions for the field.
Barnes & Noble keeps its e-reading brand afloat with another Samsung-produced Android slate, bundling $200 worth of books and other media content into the purchase price.
Inbox isn't the new Gmail, but a separate take on managing that neverending email flow. The invite only Google Now-ish app could come in handy if it delivers on what Google is promising.
Microsoft's Garage is morphing from an internal hacking lab to an incubator for lightweight consumer-focused apps for Android, iOS and Windows.
The HERE beta for Android expands beyond Samsung devices, but there is some friction with the distribution plan.
Apple launched its new virtual wallet service with the iOS 8.1 update yesterday while Google has had its system running for a couple of years. ZDNet's Matt Miller took two devices to McDonald's and was able to pay without a real wallet.
Next Monday OnePlus will start taking pre-orders via its website, offering those with and without invites the chance to buys its flagship.
Microsoft's Office team has a new approach designed to allow it to share more of Office's code across not just Windows, but also Android, iOS and the Web.
It's not shipping yet, but you can run a pre-release of Android Lollipop, and it's already looking pretty tasty.
In one of our longest podcasts ever, Kevin and I covered a huge number of new mobile devices. We are excited about current and future products in the mobile space.
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