Android

When Google joined the cellular phone market, they created Android, their first smartphone operating system. Based on Linux, the Android OS promises power, flexibility, and extendability.HTC was the first to introduce a device that will run the Android OS, the G1. Android is not only an OS but a software platform. This gives all cellular manufacturers the ability to build new device that can use Android.

The Android platform is completely open-source, allowing any developer to tap into its full power and create some pretty cool apps. Check out some of the winners of the Android Developer Challenge.

Earlier this year, rumors suggested that Google might be prepping two Nexus phones this year, one from Huawei and one from LG. Fast-forward to today...
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FM radio chips are huge in phones internationally, but they’re not something we see terribly often in the US. AT&T wants to change that. AT&T...
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After updating Google Translate back in early January with Word Lens, a feature that uses your phone’s camera to translate printed text, Google today...
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Messaging apps are a dime a dozen today, and with services like Facebook Messenger, BBM, Viber, WhatsApp, Telegram, and more all vying to be the...
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Check out our hands-on the recently released BLU Studio C 5+5. Some of the specs include a 5.0-inch FWVGA +IPS display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor...
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Sprint today announced a pair of new Android phones for Boost Mobile, Sprint's prepaid subsidiary, called the Conquest and the Elevate. The Conquest...
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How about a couple of nice Chromecast deals to help you get over the Wednesday hump? First up, Amazon is offering a free $10 Amazon gift card when...
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In the lead-up to the OnePlus 2’s reveal, OnePlus dropped the details on a few of the specs of its new phone. One feature that it was proud of is the...
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Microsoft has shown a lot of love to Android lately, releasing apps like Hyperlapse, Journeys & Notes, Bing Torque, and Next Lock Screen over the...
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The new Moto X Style / Pure Edition, or Moto X (2015), is Motorola's latest flagship following up the Moto X (2014). It's larger, more powerful, and...
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Android users, you’re going to get a new version of the Google Play app soon, and it includes a pretty neat animation that you might not have noticed...
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In addition to beefing up Google Now’s messaging capabilities, Google has revealed a new Google Search feature. Google Search can now show you the...
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Metal phones can be attractive, but one downside to them is that they doesn’t play nicely with wireless chargers. To get around this, you could add a...
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Days after LG took the wraps off of a new Android-powered flip phone, the folks at Samsung have introduced their own new Android flipper. The Samsung...
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Time for Google Now to gain another cool feature. Google has announced that you can now use your voice to get Google Now to send messages using...
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Motorola took to the stage today to show off its new wares, including new Moto X and Moto G hardware. First off, the new Moto X Style features a 5.7-...
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Motorola is slated to take the wraps off of its new Moto X and Moto G hardware in the US later today, but over in India, Motorola’s already revealed...
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While device makers like Motorola, Samsung, and OnePlus gear up to release new hardware, HTC has been relatively quiet lately. That’s changing today...
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This is the OnePlus 2. After a year of frustrations leading to acquiring the OnePlus One, the OnePlus 2 aims to please the current and new customers...
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After weeks of hype, the OnePlus 2 is finally here. OnePlus just revealed the OnePlus 2, the follow-up to 2014’s OnePlus One, it’s first Android...
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