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.

With the rise in smartphones that have minimal display bezels, manufacturers are working to find new ways to make their devices secure. Some are...
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Days after Google announced that the rollout of Android Oreo for Android Wear had begun, we've learned exactly which smartwatches will be getting an...
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The rumors were true: Apple is buying Shazam. Apple confirmed today that it has bought Shazam, the popular music recognition app. "We are thrilled...
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One of the nice things about having smartphones with high definition screens is being able to watch HD content on them. Unfortunately for OnePlus 5T...
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Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones are already cheaper than their non-Prime Exclusive counterparts, but for a limited time you can save even more money...
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We've seen Sprint offer special Pokémon Go goodies in the past, and that continues this week with a new special offer. Sprint is offering $100 in...
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Luxury smartphones are nothing new in the mobile world, and today LG took the wraps off of its new ultra-premium handset. The LG Signature Edition...
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