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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Out of the gadgets on offer at MWC this year, which smartphones suit leaner pockets?
At Mobile World Congress, ZDNet got a quick look at Nokia's new Android device range. How does it measure up to the competition?
HTC's KitKit and Sense 5.5 update for all major US carrier models is now past certification and approved. T-Mobile's OTA update hit yesterday and I am loving the experience so far.
Hands-on review: The new Pebble Steel -- attractive, functional and well-supported -- is clearly the best smartwatch now available. But competition's on the way.
The Sony Xperia Z1s is one of the first official US wireless carrier smartphones for Sony in recent times and it has some great features. It's unfortunate that a maker of excellent TVs can't seem to get mobile displays right.
LG launched their curved display phablet, but the premium price isn't justifiable given the low display resolution, mediocre camera performance, and odd button placement.
Most consumers just live with the version of Android that manufacturers ship with their device — and the updates they choose to deliver — but that doesn't need to be so. Here's a look at several alternative versions out there to pick from.
Whether to keep up with your friends or to support a long-distance relationship, there are plenty of apps across all platforms to help you stay in touch.
Enthusiasts have purchased unlocked smartphones for years, but more mainstream consumers are picking them with falling prices and the allure of no contract service.
There are so many apps in the Google Play store it can be hard finding those useful gems. We've done the work for you with these 10 cool Android apps.
If you've started the new year with the resolution to go to the gym, while this might not stick, a number of apps on the market can help you make small, healthier changes to your lifestyle.
From hardware to smart baby monitors, CES 2014 did showcase a number of gems.
In January the GameStick appeared as a Kickstarter project. It is available now for $80 and some games are fun, but more games are needed and the user interface could use more work.
2013 has seen several startups launch new smartphones, and while many can't keep up with Apple, Samsung, Nokia and other OEMs on specs, they all manage to bring something unique.