Phonebloks has unveiled the first prototype for Project Ara. The modular device that debuted earlier this year has come a long way. A developer conference is scheduled for January of 2015.
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The recently launched Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon is set to go global as the company has sent out invites for an event in Brazil showing off the rear side of the smartphone.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is planning to launch its new Office 16 client and server apps in the second half of next year, while Office is rumored to finally launch on Android tablets next month.
Throughout this year I have reviewed and had hands-on time with a large number of smartphones, especially from the Android camp. These are some of my thoughts on the best that's out there.
D-VASIVE by John McAfee is an app that sits in the background of your phone and alerts you whenever another app tries to access your mic or camera, as well as tells you which apps are tracking you.
Microsoft Garage has launched some experimental and innovative consumer-oriented applications on its website for various platforms developed by enthusiasts within the company.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been refreshed into the Galaxy S5 Plus, receiving a chipset upgrade to the latest Snapdragon 805 which provides performance increases across the board.
After a long wait and an invite-only purchase policy, OnePlus will finally allow eager customers the chance to start pre-ordering the device starting October 27, 2014.
Microsoft's personal assistant is improving at an incredible rate. The latest update to Cortana brings new contextual app suggestions, evening glance, flight info and more.
Android 5.0 has been announced, although not all devices will get the new OS. Google's Nexus range will get the update first - but just which Nexus devices will actually get a lick of the Lollipop?
The LG G3 Vigor is the mid-tier sibling of the LG G3. Similar in looks and possessing the coveted Laser Auto Focus feature, can this mid-range handset reign supreme?
A third device was unexpectedly announced by Google today: the Nexus Player - a set-top box built by ASUS, which runs Android TV and includes a voice-activated remote, with a gamepad sold separately.
Google has launched a new ad campaign for Android to attract new users to the platform, which supports a variety of devices in all shapes and sizes under the tagline "be together. not the same"
Lollipop? Lemon Meringue Pie? It seems that neither of these will be the name of Android L, as the head of the company that creates Google's Android 'sculptures' has hinted at another name entirely.
Following on from the Xperia Z3 review, new owners of Sony's latest flagship will certainly want to keep it in the best condition. Can the Case-Mate Barely There deliver? Read on to find out!
Skype Qik, a new video messaging app from Microsoft, is available to download for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, giving users a quick way to share short videos in groups.
Android L is fast approaching, but many devices, including numerous Samsung Galaxy handsets, are still waiting for 4.4.4 KitKat which was released in June - but it looks like that's about to change.
HP has confirmed yesterday's reports that it will split into two companies, with one focused on consumer products such as computers and printers and the other on enterprise products and services.
HP may revive a plan to essentially spin off its consumer-focused business, according to new reports from The Wall Street Journal and Re/code.
Thanks to new court documents that have been cleaned up from the Microsoft vs Samsung case over royalty payments, we can now figure out roughly how much Microsoft earns per handset sold.
The most recent court case between Microsoft and Samsung has been unredacted, and aside from the 6.8 million Microsoft feels it is owed, it reveals that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in 2013.
Sony has officially enabled enthusiasts to unlock the bootloaders on Xperia smartphones, but doing so on a Z3 is reducing the camera image quality due to the removal of certain files.
Cyanogen, Inc, the company behind the popular after market Android ROM CyanogenMod, has reportedly declined an acquisition bid from Google in order to keep the platform open.
The Motorola Moto G is an impressive update to the original model, addressing several issues with the first generation model and improving a few bits of hardware.
Some have said that Sony are a bit late to the game with the Z3 but with exceptional performance, two days battery life, waterproofing in a premium design, I think the game is just heating up.
Google is reportedly planning to change Android's distribution terms for vendors in order to push more in-house apps on devices, that already are filled with redundant apps and features.
Better late than never, Microsoft's Windows Phone platform picks up the important news aggregate app Flipboard and is now available for download.
A Nokia executive has said that the company is scaling back - but not completely ending - its development work on HERE Maps for Windows Phone, as it now plans to focus its efforts on Android and iOS.
The long-awaited Nexus 9 tablet, built by HTC, and Nexus 6 handset, from Motorola, are said to be launching on October 15 or 16, followed shortly after by the rollout of Android L to other devices.
With a five-inch IPS display, all day battery life, dual-SIM functionality and Android 4.4 KitKat, the new quad-core Moto G is probably the best low-tier smartphone available on the market.
Microsoft picks up Amazon's payments product leader to join its own commerce platform. Could the company be looking to create a true competitor to Apple Pay and Google Wallet?
Microsoft has announced that they are doubling all of the free storage on mobile platforms if you enable the auto-upload feature to backup your photos; but you have to act quick to get the offer.
Sony is struggling with its smartphone business thanks to stiff competition from Apple and Samsung, and plans to focus on its higher-end devices, while reducing its mid-range line-up.
Sony has confirmed that four of its Xperia handsets - all of them between 13 and 17 months old - will get no further Android OS updates, with two of the devices remaining stuck on Android 4.2.
Google demonstrated 'App Runtime' earlier this year-- a middleman (of sorts) that allowed Android apps to natively run on Chrome OS. Google has now made a set of these apps available for download.
First reduced from 24 hours to 15 minutes in 2010, now Google has extended that window to 2 hours which means you have a bit more time to decide if you want to purchase an app or not.
Dell has shown off what it claims is the thinnest tablet ever - but despite its sleek 6mm-thick body, the Android device also squeezes in an 8.4-inch 2560x1600px OLED screen and 4G LTE connectivity.
A new report shows slight gains by both Apple and Microsoft in the platform market-share for smartphones within the US. Android takes a small hit.
During the last few days, it has become clear that Microsoft is now using Office as its primary tool to help make its tablets look more attractive than those running Android.
We were all expecting Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 today - but the company surprised us with the Galaxy Note Edge, which features a display that wraps around one side of the handset.
Acer's new 8-inch Iconia tablet costs just $150, and runs either Android 4.4 or Windows 8.1 - but the Windows version also includes an enticing freebie: a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal.
Dozens of fake cell phone towers -- which eavesdrop on Android devices, and can even install spyware remotely on the OS -- have been discovered throughout the United States by security experts.
Samsung has entered into a licensing agreement with Nokia, to use the HERE Maps platform across all its devices such as Gear smartwatches and Galaxy smartphones which currently feature Google Maps.
A 6.4mm-thick mini-tablet and a new Xperia Z3 Android flagship - both featuring a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 and 3GB RAM - are expected to be among the devices launched by Sony at IFA.
Microsoft is said to be interested in Cyanogen, a highly popular version of Android, and that the company has met with Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, in the recent weeks.
Microsoft has updated nearly all of its OneDrive apps and depending on the platform that you use, there are OS specific updates that are rolling out now.
Many phones claim all day battery life but we all know that's mostly bs, however that's about to change. There are three major trends driving this future: bigger phones, better hardware and Android L.
Windows Phone has been on a slow growth trajectory since it was launched a few years ago and it the latest survey, not all markets are receptive to the platform while others are growing.
HTC has announced the Desire 510, the first ever 64-bit Android phone and the first device to feature the new Snapdragon 410 chipset - and it's also the company's most affordable 4G handset to date.
The recently released NVIDIA Shield tablet is showing signs of cracking after limited use. Users are complaining that the device. which retails at $299, have noticed hairline cracks on the casing.