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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To fuel momentum while keeping a handle on the rapidly burgeoning Android ecosystem, the social network has developed a new concept to help segment Android devices, dubbed “Year Class."
Microsoft is opening up its preview program for Office for Android and plans to deliver the final version of the suite in early 2015.
Microsoft launched the Microsoft Band late at night, but it turns out they may have delivered one of the best values in wearable technology to date. Matthew has spent the last three days running, walking, and sleeping with it.
The 7-inch tablet is powered by an Atom processor, features separate interfaces for children and parents, and costs $99.95.
Android fans will have to wait another week to get their hands on Android 5.0 as Google fixes a bug that was causing severe battery drain.
The 2014 Moto X is nicely designed and solidly built, has a great 5.2-inch AMOLED screen, performs superbly, and delivers a range of useful Moto 'experiences' on top of an otherwise uncluttered Android OS. Limited internal storage capacity and lack of MicroSD expansion are our main concerns.
When it comes to the specs, especially in the security architecture, Apple Pay looks good. But Apple isn't the only game in town when it comes to the retail space, and there are a lot of factors that might make this less of a slam-dunk than Apple might like. We look at six of them here.
Nationwide has unveiled an update to its banking app that allows smartwatch wearers to get their account balance delivered to their wrist.
Jawbone continues to launch compelling activity trackers and their two new products bound the spectrum of price and functionality.
While the processor and display might be top end, the rest of the new Nexus 9 tablet disappoints the iFixit team.
The latest version of Google's Android, Lollipop, is now downloading to certain, select smartphones and tablets.
Sony doesn't release too many smartphones on US carriers, but T-Mobile has a real winner here with the Z3. Matthew not only tested one out, he bought his own and put aside the iPhone 6 Plus.
Looking for a new smartphone but aren't interested in an iPhone? Don't worry because we've got you covered. Here is a selection of the best Android phones currently available on the market (November 2014). This month sees a powerful new entry to the list.
Just as Android 5.0 – codenamed Lollipop – lands, Android 4.4 KitKat grabs the top spot on Google's Android usage league table.