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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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.
More of Google's voice actions from its networked Glass devices are making their way to Search for Android.
Researchers from Finland's Aalto University have produced a list of top download speeds for 150 devices that consumers can reference to see if its the network - or their device - that's causing slow speeds.
It looks like Huawei's dual-OS smartphone is going the way of the Asus Transformer Book Duet. The concept of a device that can run both Android and Windows holds a lot of appeal. But as long as Google, Microsoft and Apple have competing ecosystems, it is unlikely to see the light of day.
Motorola and LG have shown off their smartwatch designs with other tech companies and fashion brands working on projects too. So would you wear one?
Sony has begun the tackling the first half of the range of devices it promised recently would receive Android 4.4.
Many of us thought the specs game was about played out, but Oppo just revealed a device that trumps everything else on the market. And it's not just the impressive 50 megapixel image capture.
Android Wear is almost a side show---just another screen accessing Google's services---but the search giant is likely to do fairly well in wearables.