From far-out flagships and Indian delights, to Holo pursuits, TalkTalking nonsense, Building bridges and iPads that just won't fly, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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It's no secret that there are apps in the Google Play store that have malicious intent and with Microsoft's new app porting tools, the company is making sure these apps don't make the jump too.
During Build 2015, Microsoft unveiled its new strategy to court iOS and Android developers to Windows. While the new tools seem fantastic, will it be enough to fix the app ecosystem issue on Windows?
Microsoft has released the complete SDK for the Microsoft Band fitness tracker which can utilize the wearable to its full potential on multiple platforms, including Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
ZTE's Nubia Z9 has passed through TENAA, China's device certification authority, which listed key specs for the Android 5.0 handset, including a 3.5GHz octa-core processor and an astonishing 8GB RAM.
HTC has said that the Android 5.1 Lollipop update won't be available for its One M8 until August - six months after it launched on the first Android One handsets back in February.
Microsoft has announced four new SDKs that will make bringing Android, iOS, .NET and web apps to the Windows Store a much easier process - and they will be available in the very near future.
Today LG announced its new G4 flagship with a 5.5-inch curved QHD display, Snapdragon 808 CPU, 13MP camera with OIS & laser autofocus and we went hands on with LG's flagship to take a closer look.
A carrier in the Philippines is currently offering free usage of Skype Qik for three months. However, despite promoting the app's availability on Windows Phone, the platform is not part of the promo.
Nokia has issued a statement strongly denying rumors of its return to the smartphone business next year, stating that the company has 'no plans' at all of manufacturing or selling consumer handsets.
Microsoft continued its tradition of releasing apps on every major platform with the release of the Build 2015 app that allows you to find locations, dates, and times regarding anything Build.
From PiPO boxes and Xbox updates, to Google-as-a-carrier, Microsoft money, OnePlus invites, Windows flagships and what happens when fanboys fight, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, revealed that Office has been downloaded more than 100 million times on iOS and Android, and reiterated plans to ensure that its products reach "every mobile device."
Google and Apple aren't exactly the best of friends, but a discovery on Google Maps - showing the Android mascot emptying its bladder onto the Apple logo - has still managed to raise a few eyebrows.
Outlook for Android just dropped its training wheels and is ready for the big leagues. Customize gestures, setup your old IMAP email, and more in the latest update.
Microsoft has updated the Android version of its OneDrive app to enable in-app video playback capabilities for files stored or automatically backed up by the users online.
Google has released the first factory image of its latest OS update, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and the first device to get it isn't one of its phones or tablets, but the Nexus Player Android TV box.
A new affordable flagship from Elephone is rumored to feature both Android and Windows 10 as well as an Intel processor and some very impressive specs. Unfortunately there's no official launch date.
More set-top box than tablet, the X8 is an unusual Windows 8.1 device that connects to your TV, and is expected to cost under $100 - and a version that dual-boots Windows and Android is on the way.
Samsung has announced two new additions to their Galaxy Tab lineup, the Galaxy Tab A 8" and Galaxy Tab A 9.7", with mostly mediocre specs but with a change to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
Sony announced the Xperia Z4 today in Japan, but a new report has already suggested that the latest flagship is exclusive to the country and the company will launch a new one globally in May.
Insiders claim Nokia is looking to launch new smartphones next year and get into new markets as well, such as virtual reality. Though the company will only design the products, not build them.
"Portana" was a project that was unveiled at Droidcon 2015. The app is able to communicate with Microsoft's servers to create Cortana-like experience on Android.
From Bing's rise and Spartan segues, to Cyanogen's Office hook-up, Chrome's XP extension, bricked Lumias, British Bands and Candy Crush calamity, it's our regular round-up of the week's top tech news.
HTC launched the One M9 at MWC 2015 and put it on sale on April 1st and after four weeks with HTC's latest flagship, we're asking, is the HTC One M9 really the best smartphone for you?
Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, has posted an invite on Twitter for 20th April, which could be for the announcement of its next flagship and its rumoured cheaper variant.
Taking many cues from Samsung's Knox, and similar to features introduced in Lollipop, Android for Work allows IT departments to remotely manage work data on personal smart phones securely.
The VidOn TV box is priced relatively well and has a few unique and exclusive features. But does it meet the mark? Check out our full review of the VidOn TV box to find out!
Google has launched a new input for Android devices called "Google Handwriting Input," which allows users to handwrite on the screen in 82 different languages, including emoji.
The Bing team has refined its image search interface to make it easier for users to find photos with specific qualities through touch input instead of typing.
A report claims the OnePlus Two will be highly customizable, with some hardware 'surprises', and a metal frame boosting its premium credentials - just as well, as it may well cost more than the One.
Cyanogen, a startup which has raised a lot of capital and aims to take Android away from Google, has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to bring that company's services to the OS.
We went hands-on with Huawei's new Ascend P8 flagship smartphone, which features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, 64-bit octa-core Kirin 935 processor and 13MP camera with OIS and dual-LED flash.
Microsoft has announced new features for Office Delve, the content discovery tool for Office 365, in addition to the launch of mobile apps for Android and iOS devices.
Having upgraded many of its high-end devices to Android 5.0.2, Samsung is said to be working on Android 5.1 for its new flagships, as well as extending the Lollipop rollout to more mid-range devices.
Huawei has announced the new Ascend P8 smartphone featuring a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Kirin 935 octa-core 64-bit processor and 13MP rear camera with light painting, OIS and dual-colour flash.
European regulators are officially accusing Google of anti-competitive practices, and undue influence in the local search markets. On top of that the Commission is also investigating Android.
Blizzard's popular card-game is now finally available on almost all smartphones. The new Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft app brings all the game's features and an UI optimized for smaller screens.
The Oppo R5 is clearly designed to destroy its competitors in form factor rather than hardware. But is it actually worth using over a thicker device with, potentially, better hardware?
The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now officially on sale around the world. After three days of using the S6 Edge, has the handset impressed me or is it just more of the same from Samsung?
If you have a Windows PC, you can grab Lollipop for your Verizon LG G3 right now, with the OTA rollout expected to begin soon - but it will only bump your device up to Android 5.0.1, rather than 5.1.
Sony has begun rolling out its Lollipop update to even more devices, including the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z3 Dual, among others - and its global rollout will expand to more phones and tablets next week.
Comscore's monthly stats are in, showing slight gains for the market share of Windows Phone and Android and dips for Apple and BlackBerry in the USA during the 3 month period ending February 2015.
From bendy Galaxys and a galaxy far, far away, to Lumia launches, language barriers, the rise of Redstone and the death of a Windows flagship, it's our weekly round-up of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has released their Office Remote app on Android, which enables users to interact with Word, Excel and Powerpoint through their smartphone and even provides a virtual laser pointer.
Packing everything from 5.5" 1080p display to a dedicated fingerprint reader, the Elephone P7000 also has a 3450 mAh battery and comes with seven separate ROMs out of the box - including Cyanogenmod.
Microsoft has received a patent that allows a mobile device to boot more than one operating system, as well as individual parts of different operating systems to allow for specific functionality.
Arcadia is a mysterious project inside Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, related to streaming games and apps. And the project is moving forward with new job postings hinting at development process.
The latest version of Android is now rolling out to the Google Play editions of HTC's One M7 and One M8 - and for the M7, it looks like this will be the last OS update the device will get.
Six months after Google announced Android 5.0, just 5.4% of Android devices now have Lollipop - which means it's still on fewer devices than Android 2.3 Gingerbread or 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.