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.
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KAZAM - the UK handset brand launched by former HTC executives - is now selling an Android smartphone for just £40 (around $67), which includes a free screen replacement service and two-year warranty.
If you've had enough of recharging your smartphone all the time, Philips may have the phone you need, featuring a huge 5300mAh battery, offering up to 66 days' standby and 33 hours of talk-time.
A security advisory from CERT-In has revealed that Android 4.3 and 4.4 are vulnerable to a critical flaw in the VPN implementation allowing hijackers to transmit secure data to third-party servers.
Lenovo has gone against the grain with their latest smartphone, and instead of following the trend of making things smaller, they've opted to make everything bigger.. especially the battery.
Plans are in the works to launch a coffee table - with 1080p display, 3.7GHz Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and 500GB of storage - later this year, running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and costing upwards of $6950.
Samsung has launched the excitingly named Galaxy S4 'Black Edition' - but the name is the only exciting thing about it, as the sole difference over the standard version is a faux-leather rear cover.
HTC UK has confirmed through its Twitter account that the 2012 flagship smartphone One X+ won't be receiving OS updates leaving the phone out of support after barely 14 months on the market.
After nearly a month of waiting for Samsung to resolve numerous issues with Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S3, the company has finally resumed the rollout of the update to handsets worldwide.
A digital rights group has called on Google to restore app privacy controls that it removed in its latest Android update, and which Google says it 'accidentally' included in the OS earlier this year.
The Galaxy S3 finally started receiving the Android 4.3 update two weeks ago in the UK. Since then, users have reported numerous issues affecting stability, prompting Samsung to suspend updates.
According to Samsung news source, SamMobile, the official rollout of Android 4.3 "Jelly Bean" for Samsung's 2012 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, has started globally, with the Note 2 to follow.
Google has refreshed its Nexus 7 tablet with a better display, a new rear camera and a slimmer, lighter design - but it costs more too. Can it still prove that the best things come in small packages?
Further leaks indicate that Samsung's Galaxy Folder could be getting a different name: Golden. It's one of few flip Android devices, intended solely for retail in the home country of South Korea.
Air Call Accept brings one of the best features from the Samsung Galaxy S4 - gesturing to answer a call - to a huge number of Android phones, with compatibility going back as far as Android 1.6.
The Android 4.3 code was made public a few days ago and folks have now had a chance to rummage through it, making some interesting discoveries such as 4K support and better app permission management.
Best Buy has published its pre-order pages confirming previous spec leaks and outing all the info on Google's brand new Nexus 7 tablet, ahead of the actual launch event later on today.
Although 4.2.2 still hasn't officially been pushed to the Galaxy S3 yet, reports that 4.3.0 is being tested on the S3 have surfaced with an image showing the update in all its glory.
In a move sure to confuse absolutely everyone to some extent, Samsung is poised to release an Android flip-phone in its home market of South Korea. Didn't they get the memo that flip phones are dead?
Huawei has announced its Ascend P6, "the world's slimmest smartphone" at just 6.18mm-thick. The handset features Android 4.2.2, a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and an "industry-leading" 5MP front camera.
According to a HTC developer who is known as a "notorious insider", the HTC One should be getting an update to Android 4.2.2 very soon. It's also likely that it will include Sense 5.1.
Samsung has accidentally confirmed the existence of a Galaxy S4 Mini via its application store. The news comes prior to Samsung's Galaxy and ATIV-unveiling event on June 20th.
Android 4.3 didn't appear at Google I/O as expected, but it has been spotted on a Nexus 4 at the Thailand Mobile Expo 2013 - in images and on video - ahead of a possible launch next month.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean has seen a boost in OS adoption after Google changed the algorithm by which they judge marketshare numbers. The increased share is a good sign, but Gingerbread 2.3 still rules.
Evidence is mounting that the next release of the Android OS won't be 5.0 'Key Lime Pie' as had been widely expected, but rather version 4.3 - an incremental 'Jelly Bean' update.
With the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S IV fast approaching, the handset's specs have apparently been confirmed by a "trusted source", who says it will have a 5" display and a whopping 8-core processor.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 is the latest addition to its range of phablets. (Yes, phablets - you can use this beast as a phone.) We went hands-on at MWC 2013 to see if it's actually any good.
Having unveiled its first new handset since its split from Nokia, an Android 4.0 device, Vertu has confirmed that it considered using Windows Phone 8, but rejected it due to issues of 'complexity'.
Leaked documentation shows an unreleased Google Now home screen widget and it looks like it will be coming to Android in the near future if speculation is to be believed.
About 7 months after its official release, Jelly Bean accounts for just 13.6% of Android devices. With only a few months until the next version of the OS comes, out it's clear Google has a problem.
Vertu's first post-Nokia device has been spotted: an Android 4.0.4 handset sporting typically divisive styling. But will the Vertu Ti be worth the thousands of dollars it's expected to cost?
More 'confirmed' information on the Galaxy S IV seems to be arriving on the scene. Among other things there's a rumored shipping date, outstanding specs, and wireless charging capability. Maybe.
Samsung has announced the latest member of its Galaxy S smartphone family, the Galaxy S II Plus, which will run on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) but feature little else new compared to the Galaxy S II.
Asus has announced plans to launch the Transformer AiO, an 18.4 inch PC with a monitor that can detach from a base and the ability to switch between Windows 8 and Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
The market share for Android 4.1 and 4.2 "Jelly Bean" has reached just over 10% of the total Android install base, meaning there's now more Jelly Bean devices than Windows Phones
Archos has launched its new Android-based handheld gaming device in hopes of meeting the requirements of gamers who enjoy low-cost mobile games, but who do not enjoy using the touchscreen.
The hottest Android phone on the market right now could be up to two months from your pocket if you're buying from Google. Current delivery estimates are 8 to 9 weeks at most for the flagship phone.
It would seem that search giant, Google has annoyingly forgotten to include the month of December in its Date Picker feature for the People application on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
With the success of Google's Nexus 7, the Nexus 10 is attractive to consumers looking for a 10-inch Android tablet. However, Google wants to persuade developers into developing tablet-friendly apps.
The announcement of Google's announcement has sparked off the reaction of many Android users and other potential consumers, but in the UK we have learned that the device will be exclusive to O2.
Are you stuck on an old device with no means of getting Ice-cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean, but want to see what Google Now offers? Well, now you can via Google Talk on any Android device.
Samsung has announced that the US Galaxy S III smartphone will be updating to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the coming months on all five US carriers, it will bring customisation enhancements and more.
Jelly bean has now been out for almost 4 months, and whilst it has provided the best Android experience yet, bug fixes must be made and features must be incorporated, which is why it has been revised.
An invite for a Samsung event has hinted at a new device. The description states that “Size may be small, and so small may be big.” This hints that the company's Galaxy S III could be downsized.
A new report claims that the Samsung Galaxy S III has begun receiving the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) software update in parts of Europe and other devices will receive the OS update "soon".
Verizon Wireless customers can now get a new software update for their version of the Galaxy Nexus that updates the first Android 4.0 smartphone to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Google has just hit the 500 million mark for the number of Android activations that have occurred since the OS launched on smartphones on 2007. The userbase will only continue increasing at this rate.
Google has just replaced its Jelly Bean statue which overheated and melted earlier this summer. The new revamped statue is melt resistant and is built to last this time round.
The Samsung Galaxy SIII has been happily purring along with its stock Android 4.0.4, or Ice Cream Sandwich, operating system. Now an unofficial, stable build of Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.1) has leaked.