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.

NVIDIA has been pretty spot on with Android OS updates for its SHIELD hardware in the past, and that trend continues today. NVIDIA is now pushing...
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If you’ve got a Nexus 6 on T-Mobile, I’ve got some news that ought to help make your weekend better. Des Smith, Senior Product Manager for T-Mobile,...
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Good news, would-be LG G4 buyers! Earlier today, Sprint announced that early LG G4 buyers would get a free memory card, battery, and battery charger...
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I gave you 12 reasons why the LG G4 is better than the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. But now in this video, I’m going to give you 12 reasons why the...
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Google began sending the first Project Fi invitations earlier this month, but it looks like it could be a while before everyone that wants to try the...
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And now the LG G4 release dates are starting to emerge. Sprint came forward today to reveal that it’ll begin selling the LG G4 on June 5. Sprint says...
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It’s finally almost here. After Samsung teased earlier this month that its special Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 edge was “coming soon,” the company...
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Google I/O is sure to bring with it a lot of goodies, including Android M and some native fingerprint authentication in Google’s mobile operating...
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It’s expected that Android M will be a part of Google I/O later this month, and while we don’t yet know which dessert the M will stand for, details...
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We already know that T-Mobile will hold a Galaxy S6 promo this weekend that’ll let you get a 64GB model for the price of a 32GB version, or get a...
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Nearly one month after launching the Clarity Keyboard Beta for Android, SwiftKey has expanded its Greenhouse experimental program with a second app....
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HTC’s library of Android apps on the Google Play store is growing again. HTC Mail is now live in Google Play, including support for Gmail, Yahoo,...
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If you’ve been interested in Google’s Nexus Player but haven’t yet bought one, a new deal may finally convince you to pull the trigger. Sling TV...
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A new leak shows that the National Security Agency and its allies intended to plant spyware in popular mobile app stores. Documents obtained by...
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Less than two weeks after launching its own-brand 8-inch Android tablet, AT&T has taken the wraps off of another small-size slate. The LG G Pad F...
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BLU Products today introduced the latest member of its Studio line of smartphones, the Studio C. The BLU Studio C features a 5-inch 1280x720 IPS...
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Time for another HTC device to be updated to Android 5.0. HTC’s Mo Versi just announced that Sprint has approved the Android 5.0 update for its...
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The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 has been getting quite a bit of praise in its early reviews, including some from our own Cam Bunton. Soon the rest of us...
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Google today announced Editions, a series that’ll see the company team up with another person or group to create limited edition cases for Android...
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Our friends over at Alcatel OneTouch sent us two Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3s to give away to the PhoneDog community! There's a bunch of ways you can...
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