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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HTC continues to produce high-quality high-end smartphones, the new flagship One M8 taking over where last year's One left off. But will it be enough to improve the company's fortunes?
HTC officially revealed the M8 yesterday and I have been capturing lots of photos and trying to set up the best shots to use their software. It would have been easier if they'd just bumped up the camera resolution.
Microsoft is readying a new Enterprise Mobility Suite bundle to help enterprise users better manage Windows, Android and iOS devices, sources say.
HTC's new flagship, the HTC One M8, will be available in some places today in the UK, but where should would-be owners look to get their devices?
I spent the last five days using the new HTC One M8 and, while the design is excellent, I am not a fan of the UltraPixel camera and software effects. You will be able to order from all three major US carriers today with T-Mobile sitting on the sidelines until April.
There was little left to be revealed by HTC given all the leaked details, but I had some time to use it starting last week and found it to be a nice evolutionary upgrade to the fantastic HTC One (M7).
One man involved in the case faces up to five years in prison for distributing copyrighted apps without permission.
Attackers could use a recently-revealed flaw to disable their target's device and destroy their data.
There's more to this phablet than its curved chassis, although the moderate screen resolution and lack of storage expansion are disappointing. On the plus side, battery life is good and LG's Android tweaks are largely successful. Overall though, the G Flex is simply way too expensive.
After a false start and lengthy delay, HTC One owners on Vodafone, Three UK and O2 should be getting KitKat now.
BlackBerry may be in a world of hurt, but for now it still has one loyal and very famous customer: President Obama.
Android Wear and wearables, Surface 2 LTE, new Android phones are coming (MobileTechRoundup show #317)
Google revealed the Android Wear platform with LG and Motorola showing off a few watch details. There are several new Android phones coming, but it is going to be tough to knock out the Moto X.
Six new bugs uncovered in Google's mobile platform shows how every Android-powered device – more than a billion devices in all – are vulnerable to malware thanks to privilege escalation issues.
Several wearable product startups have made waves recently for their innovative devices. No less than Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has raved about one. Now they've got to go the distance.
Five reasons you should still consider the Pebble and Samsung Gear even with Android Wear coming soon
Google excited many folks by announcing Android Wear smartwatches with a focus on Google Now, but there are still many valid reasons to consider the Pebble and new Samsung Gear options.