It’s August again and you know what that means? Android distribution numbers are back for another monthly recap of how our favorite OS continues to grow. And grow it has, as KitKat continues to get larger.
When you watch something for a while, you begin to notice the details of it. The small intricacies that make an object, person, place or anything, unique. Seeing all those details, you can begin to know more about what you’re watching. What it does, where it’s been and where it’s going. Six years with Android ... Read More »
The latest market share numbers from analytics outfit comScore are available today, which means it’s time to take our regular three month look at how Android is doing in the US mobile market. Today it’s mostly good news for Android as a whole, and of course for worldwide leader Samsung.
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Android has a dangerous new security flaw that could allow malicious apps to gain access to things on your phone that you never intended them to. BlueBox security firm released its new findings today, showing a way that hackers could get into to your phone by impersonating a trusted app. We hear about security issues all ... Read More »
If you’re the owner of the original Samsung Galaxy Gear, you probably know that Samsung has released an update to the world that switches the device from Android to Tizen. This switch may or may not be good for folks. For regular people, the switch will be beneficial. But ... Read More »
We’ve always dreamed of Nokia releasing a high end Android device with the body of a Lumia. The camera, build quality, and general Nokia design is alluring, but we wanted our favorite mobile OS on it. The chances were slim, but rumors of an Android-powered Nokia device pushed on. And what we got wasn’t exactly ... Read More »
Yep. You read that right. ZTE and Sprint are joining forces to bring the world its first mini projector/mobile hotspot. Evleaks leaked this interesting device last week and now it’s official. Complete with an overly dramatic press release, ZTE is really coming out with the Swiss Army Knife of mobile hotspots. Here’s what the Sprint ... Read More »
Android skins have been a very important and controversial part of Android almost since its inception. Back when Android was young, it was an undeniably bad operating system. Sure, enthusiasts loved it, but it was terrible for general use. Manufacturer skins managed to change that, starting with HTC Sense UI. Sense really showed us how ... Read More »
Over the past few years, we’ve seen tablets take off in a way that nobody expected. The invention that used to be known as “the giant smartphone” has evolved into a breed of devices that millions of people use everyday. Perhaps, though, the size of tablets is something that’s changing. While they used to cover a range ... Read More »
Android Wear is now the new thing, with three new devices shown off at Google I/O. In fact, two are already on sale in the Play Store! If you want to pick up a Samsung Gear Live or an LG G Watch, you’re now able to, Read More »