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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Mozilla, the open-source Web browser group behind Firefox, doesn't appear to have much to do with Google until you look at the bottom line. There, you'll find that 90 percent of Mozilla's revenue comes from Google.
Updated: Moto X owners in the US will be the first non-Nexus devices to get KitKat, possibly even ahead of the Google Play editions of Samsung and HTC's flagship devices.
I was hoping Motorola might stand apart from others in the Android space when Google purchased them. With their custom Moto Maker service and quick OS updates I think they are showing me they want to as well.
Tablets are things you either love or hate, but whatever side of the fence you are on they are going strong and here to stay. Here's how to make the most of the stroll through the tablet aisle.
The 10.1-inch Android-based Transformer Pad TF701T has a decent specification, including a quad-core processor, a high-resolution screen and good battery life from its tablet and keyboard batteries. The design could use a refresh though.
The HTC One has been my faithful companion for about eight months and nothing has been able to kick it out of my pocket, until now. The Moto X may not have better specs, but the experiences are tough to beat.
BlackBerry is a sick company. Will a dose of Android apps give it a shot at health?
Samsung has suspended its long-awaited Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 devices as it investigates claims the update was causing issues.
Given even the whiff of success, how long until the likes of Google, and possibly even Apple and Amazon, starts horning in on the smartwatch market?
Amazon rolled out an update for its Fire OS to most Kindle Fire tablets. The update further removes owners from the Android experience.
Android, iOS and Blackberry top Dice's list of top search terms used by hiring managers at the tech job posting site.
Google continues to roll out enhanced services for the iPhone, including Google Play All Access Music and improved voice-enabled Google Now.
This was the week to spend time with super large phones and then enjoy putting the Moto X and iPhone 5s in your pocket. Kevin and I chatted about the latest in mobile technology.
HTC added a microSD card to the HTC One Max, but then threw on a cover that doesn't close all the way. The One Max is a monster of a phone, but doesn't include monster specs to match the size.
Given its specification and performance, the Nexus 5 delivers great value for money — if you can live with its (few) drawbacks. The middling-quality camera and uninspiring chassis design don't worry us, but the lack of MicroSD card storage expansion and moderate battery life are more serious minus points.