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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ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
HTC continues to focus on imaging with a new Desire handset, enhanced camera experience, and an updated Zoe collaboration app that's even coming to iOS devices.
HTC's first new connected product lets you take photos and video without having a big screen planted between you and your subject.
HTC will soon be launching the new HTC Desire Eye, the top range Desire device with dual 13 megapixel cameras. Matthew Miller's gallery takes a closer look.
HTC's standalone camera may look like small periscope or an asthma inhaler, but is really well-designed for something that fits nicely into one hand.
Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs has built a free app that allows users to share photos across devices in a Snapchat-like way.
Why would you store data that you can't read? To keep it secret. The first rule of secrets: Don't tell anyone. Exactly what Apple does. Here's how and why.
Do you have too many items on your todo list or in your email inbox? If so, you might want to learn some of the insider techniques and tools our own David Gewirtz has put into practice to keep his very busy schedule under control.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
The U.S. government is crying foul over Apple and Google's efforts to bolster smartphone encryption. Because accusations that they're going "beyond the law" goes both ways.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard are key to my home office
The Surface Pro 3 is my constant companion and primary PC. Thanks to the Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard, my setup has vastly improved.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
This week's Android news included tips for running nearly any Android app on Chrome OS. Also, Google dropped a hint about the name for the next version of Android, and the Nexus 6 was spotted in the wild.
Many people still use portable navigation devices instead of their smartphones and at just $250 the TomTom Go 600 is one of the best available.