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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Despite strong reviews from the tech community, early Android Lollipop device owners are warning their fellow Android users not to upgrade amid concerns of major problems.
Millions stay in touch with family, friends, and even project teams with Facebook. The new app pulls the group module out and improves the experience.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The encryption fete is significant, as it makes WhatsApp one of the most secure text messaging apps available.
Nokia launches its Z Launcher on Google Play and says it was the inspiration for the surprise N1 tablet it unveiled today.
Nokia has returned to the hardware market with a 7.9-inch Android tablet. While it will sell the device, it's hoping to license its name, design, and software to OEMs.
App developers will get a host of new tools in the latest version of Google Play Services.
Coming up with an idea for the next best app in the Apple or Android app stores isn't difficult. Making a bajillion bucks off? That's the tricky bit. But where there's a will, there's a way.
There are a number of excellent high end smartphones available today and most will satisfy buyers. Matthew updated his September list with some new candidates and a bit of reshuffling based on hands-on experiences.
Owners of HTC's purer Android handsets can expect to receive a Lollipop update shortly.
Travelers often try to balance their smartphones while using them for navigation. Pick up an excellent, low cost mount now and drive without worry.
This week Sony's Android Wear watch appeared, as did details about new features in Android Wear 5.0. Google confirmed Lollipop is rolling out.
CyanogenMod has inherited Google's fixes for the massive SSL security flaw last month that left the web exposed to POODLE attacks.
The Microsoft Band is a data collection machine and with the ability to select your tile interface, it can do as much or as little as you want it to.