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.

Last year, Amazon launched its Prime Exclusive program that offers discounted smartphones that include personalized offers and ads on their lock...
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Hangouts users on Android, we’ve got some bad news for you. Google is warning G Suite users that it will remove SMS support from Hangouts on May 22....
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Some lucky T-Mobile customers are getting their LG G6s, one day after T-Mo opened pre-sales of the new Android flagship. T-Mobile’s LG G6 has already...
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Baselworld is an international watch conference held each year, and today’s the day that it kicked off. Fossil is celebrating by announced several...
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Instagram is rolling out new features that it hopes will make its service safer to use. First up, two-factor authentication is now available to all...
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Verizon is expanding its Android lineup with two new smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J7 V and LG K20 V are now available from Verizon. The Galaxy J7...
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The latest device maker to cook up an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch is Misfit. The Misfit Vapor features a 1.39-inch round AMOLED display and a touch...
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Yesterday, Google announced the first developer preview of Android O. The build is, of course, in very early days and nowhere near completion, but...
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We revisit the Motorola Moto Z to see what the company did right and what it did wrong. For a device that launched in Q3 2016, the Moto z still...
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Looks like we’re getting a double dose of Galaxy S8 leaks today. New images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 have leaked that show off three different color...
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It looks like Super Mario Run has arrived on Android a bit early. Super Mario Run is now available from the Play Store. The game was originally...
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In 2015, Google committed to pushing monthly security updates to Nexus devices, and now the company is doubling down on its focus on security. Google...
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Another Pokémon Go event is kicking off today. Pokémon Go developer Niantic has announced that a Water Festival is starting today, March 22, at 1:00...
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It’s update Wednesday! Google today announced updates to a trio of its apps. First up is Google Duo, which is gaining support for audio calls. While...
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The Galaxy S8 leaks continue to flow ahead of Samsung’s event on March 29. Two more notable GS8 leaks have now surfaced. First up, a photo that shows...
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OnePlus recently revealed a limited edition blacked-out OnePlus 3T, but the only way to get it was to travel to the Colette store in Paris, France....
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Sometimes when you’re meeting up with friends, they’ll get to the destination before you and wonder how far away you are. Now you can easily answer...
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Another Samsung Galaxy S8 leak has surfaced, and this one makes it easy for us to compare a few of the colors that the Android flagship will be...
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Google News & Weather is getting a nice new feature for voracious readers. Google is adding a new More Headlines stream in its News & Weather...
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Surprise! Android O is official! Google today announced a developer preview of Android O, the next major release of its mobile operating system. The...
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