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Archos' new low-cost handset runs Windows 10 Mobile or Android 5.1, and features a 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 210 processor, 4G LTE connectivity, dual-SIM support and a sleek 8.5mm-thick body.
Bing's latest Android app reads the screen of any app you're in and shows related info in a pop-up. Bing also releases a developer API to make it even better.
Microsoft has released Cortana for Android in a public beta open to everyone in the US who owns a device running Android 4.4 and above. The digital assistant has the ability to replace Google Now.
Semi-retired leaker Evan Blass has released two videos that display BlackBerry's rumored Android phone, Venice, in its full glory. The videos feature the device's camera and slide-out keyboard.
Photos have emerged purporting to show Huawei's new 5.7-inch Nexus flagship in the flesh for the first time - and along with a fingerprint reader, they also reveal the handset's unusual rear styling.
You might soon be able to buy a Big Mac with your Android Phone, if this leaked McDonald's memo is anything to go by. Android Pay is reportedly set to roll out in US stores on August 26.
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Following rumors of Samsung launching a Windows 10 tablet, another report claims that the company might also be working on an 18.4-inch Android tablet with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable storage.
New research into phone security has found an alarming number of Android users using easy to predict screen lock patterns. Bad patterns are comparable to obvious passwords, such as "1234567".
Switching over to Android just got a little easier for iPhone users in the U.S. with Samsung offering a free month to try out some of the latest Galaxy phones.
Huawei has just announced its new smartphone, the Honor 7i. The device features a 13-megapixel camera that can be rotated to the front. The handset also has a fingerprint sensor located on its side.
Xiaomi has unveiled the latest iteration of its Android based operating system, the MIUI 7. The update promises 10% longer battery life and 30% increase in performance, along with other improvements.
BlackBerry's upcoming Android flagship - which features a Galaxy S6 edge-style dual-curved display - has appeared in another leaked image, clearly showing the handset's slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Straw - the polling app developed by a bunch of Microsoft employees - has launched a new web interface that works on any device with a modern browser, including Internet Explorer on Xbox consoles.
Samsung is reportedly planning to add a new line of devices to its Android range, with two handsets - the 'Galaxy O5' (SM-G550) and 'Galaxy O7' (SM-G600) - said to be in development.
Google is expected to launch two high-end Nexus phones as showcase devices for its new Android 'M' release, and one of those devices - a 5.2-inch LG handset - has apparently been caught on camera.
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Twitter is removing the 140 character limitation for Direct Messages. The update will roll out to its webpage, Android and iOS apps; TweetDeck and Twitter for Mac will also be updated.
Popular file sharing app, Xender, has finally made its official debut on Windows Phone. The service allows users to share files of up to 10GB in size with a maximum of four devices simultaneously.
Microsoft has added a new feature to the OneNote application for Android that allows users to access their notes from any where across the phone with the help of floating icons.
Nextbit is teasing the release of a new smartphone that will arrive on September 1st. The company is touting that it will be able to create a device that will become better over time.
Google has updated 'Hangouts' to version 4.0. The update will bring improvements to the design, functionality and will also decrease battery consumption. The updated app in available for Android.
Cortana has gained the ability to replace Google Now as the default assistant on Android devices - but Microsoft's personal assistant is still only available on Google's OS as a private beta.
Due to a standing agreement with Microsoft, Nokia can't launch smartphones under its own brand until late 2016 - but it can start developing them now, and indeed, it's hiring people to help it do so.
The Android One program for low-cost phones hasn't been a big success, as Google itself acknowledges, but a 'reboot' is in the works, along with plans to bring smartphone prices down to under $50.
If you like living on the wild side and are willing to jump through some hoops, you can now install Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile but it is not a perfect solution and can freeze your device.
Researchers have outlined a vulnerability in the way permissions for support apps are installed by most OEMs on their Android devices which can allow for total control of a device.
After Google committed to providing monthly security updates for Nexus devices, Samsung and LG have now said that they will do the same, releasing regular patches for their Android phones and tablets.
To find out just where the two dominating contenders, iOS and Android stand, Dutch humorists handed Apple fans an iPhone running Android. Find out what happens.
After Samsung said last week that it would be 'adjusting' prices of its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge range, T-Mobile has now rolled out price cuts of up $200 on both devices - albeit for a "limited time".
Google says "Android was built from day one with security in mind" - but there's clearly room for improvement, as the company has announced new monthly security updates for its Nexus devices.
Since its launch on July 30, Angry Birds 2 has accumulated more than 20 million downloads worldwide, a feat the original Angry Birds was able to accomplish nine months after release.
Google's latest figures show that Android 5.x builds have now been installed on 18.1% of active devices - but while all other versions dropped in usage, Android 4.4 KitKat actually saw an increase.
Samsung has released a new smartphone for its Galaxy S4 lineup, the S4 Mini Plus; the new handset has an improved chipset over its predecessor but is not widely available.
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Hot on the heels of a profitable quarter, Sony has posted a teaser on Twitter for its upcoming camera-focused Xperia smartphone that will be revealed on the 3rd of August.
Samsung's mobile revenues fell last quarter, but the company says it will maintain demand at the high end with price 'adjustments' for its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and more new premium phones.
After ditching its Xbox Music brand, and relaunching the music service as 'Groove', Microsoft has rolled out its new app to Android, and launched an updated site, including web player functionality.
We've known that Microsoft was working on porting Windows 10 Mobile to some Android devices, but it looks like many more Xiaomi owners will get to try this out in the coming weeks.
In today's era where we are dominated by rectangular touchscreen phones, LG has decided to launch a flip-phone, called the LG Gentle. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and has a physical T9 keypad.
The latest addition to Microsoft's mobile software line-up is called 'Arrow Launcher', an app launcher for Android that includes an expandable dock, and notes and reminders on your homescreen.
The beta apps for Xbox One Smartglass on iOS and Android just got a new update. The update now allows users to interact with screenshots, a top-requested feature by the beta tester community.
After the huge leak earlier today, there really wasn't much left to be revealed about the OnePlus 2. Luckily, OnePlus has kept pricing low on its new flagship, starting at $329 USD.
The vulnerability lets an attacker take control of any device running Android 2.2 onwards using multimedia content - but while Google has had a patch since April, 95% of devices remain unprotected.
LG's newest flagship, the G4, went on sale just three months ago, but the CEO of the company's mobile division has confirmed that it will launch a new "super premium phone" before the end of 2015.
Microsoft released a new version of its Skype app on Android this week, with a refreshed user interface which it says makes the app "even more beautiful to look at and even easier to use."
Pebble has released an update for its Pebble Time smartwatch, bringing heavily requested features such as the ability to adjust the vibration, backlight and font settings.
A Lenovo exec says a Motorola Windows 10 phone is a possibility, but notes that Microsoft's moves to make its software available across multiple platforms has reduced the need for Windows handsets.