Items tagged with Android

The numbers don't lie -- Android is the most popular mobile platform on the planet, and it's not even a close race. According to the latest data from International Data Corporation, Android at the end of 2014 was installed on 81.5 percent of the... Read more...
Let's face it, we're living in an Android and iOS world and the rest of the mobile platforms are simply witnesses. That's not to say one platform is better than the other, it's just a numbers game, and the numbers show that Android and iOS accounted... Read more...
The idea of using Android as more than just a mobile OS isn't new. Some companies, like Acer, have released all-in-ones that have featured the OS, while others, such as ASUS, have tried to release notebooks that dual booted both Android and Windows... Read more...
For all the hand-wringing following the debacle with Samsung’s smart TVs, the voice command really is a useful tool. Google has been working to improve voice commands in Android and, at long last, it appears to have added some excellent new voice... Read more...
Google is engrossed with self-driving cars and Apple has reportedly assembled a super team of engineers to build an electric vehicle to take on Tesla. Whether or not either venture makes it into the mainstream is something we won't know for at least... Read more...
We’re just a little over a week away from the official unveil of HTC’s next generation flagship: the One M9. The smartphone will be unveiled in Barcelona, Spain at the Mobile World Congress, but that isn’t stopping new renders of the One M9 in its... Read more...
It feels like we can't go a single week without learning of some new strain of Android malware, but for the most part, it's rare when we learn of one that introduces a brand-new design or unique mechanics. Well, a nameless piece of malware... Read more...
Three months after Motorola began rolling-out Android 5.0 'Lollipop' to its unlocked Moto G second-gen devices, it looks like owners of the first-gen model are soon to be treated to the latest Android sweetness. A good hint to this is a message I... Read more...
HTC's desire to jump into the smartwatch category has been ongoing for some time now, though it's taking a patient approach in hopes of avoiding a product failure. Newly leaked information also... Read more...
The Moto E was announced in mid-2014 as Motorola’s entry-level smartphone offering. The smartphone offers meager specs including a dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage (although a microSD slot is included), a... Read more...
With the rise of online services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and host of others, consumers looking to “cut the cord” have plenty of options to select. However, ditching entrenched series like cable and satellite often means giving up such... Read more...
When it comes to fringe players in the smartphone OS sector, we’ve seen Firefox OS, FireOS, and Cyanogen (which will soon be accompanied by OxygenOS). Another player is entering the fray next week courtesy of Spanish hardware manufacturer BQ. BQ has... Read more...
Apple absolutely made the right decision to upsize the display on its iPhone with the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The evidence is everywhere, from the generally favorable reviews to staggering sales figures and record busting... Read more...
Google announced its Android One initiative in mid-2014 in an effort to put another billion smartphones in the hands of people across the globe. While consumers in developed nations have flocked to pricey smartphones from the likes of Apple... Read more...
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