When it comes to voice assistant features, Apple has Siri, and Google has Google Now. The latter is admittedly a more feature-rich tool as anyone who’s ever used an Android device can attest to, but apparently this is something that Apple will not take lying down. Show More Summary
Need to quickly capture that taxi receipt, or the notes from a meeting? You can now pull out your Android phone to do it. After several weeks of testing, Microsoft has released the finished version of Office Lens for Google-powered devices. Show More Summary
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from OnePlus, whose next-gen OnePlus Two smartphone is one of the more anticipated Android phones to come out this year. Via Droid Life, OnePlus is teasing a mysterious new announcement for June 1st...Show More Summary
It might come as a surprise, but the best smartwatch for Android users wasn't developed by Google.
The first cars with Android Auto arrive just before Google reveals new technology this week at its I/O show. Also: That strange, iPhone-crashing text-message bug.
General Motors will be offering Android and Apple systems in many of its 2016 cars. Other automakers are expected to follow suit. (May 27)
While all Android devices have some form of exposure control in the camera app, it’s always buried in menus. You can’t adjust it on the fly and capture a shot quickly. That’s something the iPhone has over most Android devices (I’m so sorry for writing that sentence). But with the Android 5.1 update, the Samsung [...]
Here’s a heads up for anyone running older Android devices: the Aussie Government is warning local users that devices aren’t being wiped properly in an apparent security flaw. More »
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California— Apple and Google are both vying for a spot on your dashboard, but a year after the two companies unveiled their competing in-car systems — CarPlay and Android Auto, respectively — the rollout has been...Show More Summary
Microsoft today released their Office Lens app for Android after a few weeks in beta. Uncharacteristically Microsoft also released some download stats for the app on iOS, Android and Windows Phone versions. On Windows Phone the app has a healthy 3.5 million downloads in 14 months (62,500 downloads per week,5% of devices), while the app […]
General Motors' Chevrolet division on Wednesday announced plans to add CarPlay and Android Auto support to 14 vehicles in the 2016 model year, marking a major growth in availability for the two platforms.
Samsung's flagship Android smartphone for 2015 is stunning in many ways. This metal-and-glass handset is attractive and powerful. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth report about AT&T's version of this remarkable phone.
Google has supported deep links to Android apps to appear within its search results. Now, Google is offering the same app indexing service for iOS apps.
Chevrolet has just announced that 14 of its 2016 model year cars will come equipped with Android Auto.
Apple's and Google's in-car efforts aren't mainstream just yet, but manufacturers have given us a glimpse at how these features will work going forward. Soon enough, most automakers are expected to support CarPlay or Android Auto, even though others like Toyota won't be playing along anytime soon. Show More Summary
A new project on Indiegogo aims to improve home security by turning old iPhones and Android devices into security cameras and adding extra home sensors that can monitor certain activities. DON’T MISS: Watch a crazy iOS bug cause iPhones...Show More Summary
Most of Chevy's 2016 model lineup is compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto connections to your dash. Unlike Hyundai, existing cars aren't compatible.
Microsoft has been recently bringing its services to major platforms, including Android, iOS, Apple Watch, and Android Wear. However, its services aren’t available on all platforms, such as Pebble. Today, the company replied to a user saying “It’s definitely in the pipeline, stay tuned!”, when asked about OneNote for Pebble: @bnystedt It's definitely in the […]
Though Google these days has its hand in everything, from robotics to advanced AI, the company’s billions by and large continue to come exclusively from advertising. More to the point, 90% of the $66 billion Google generated in revenue...Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless recently added the Samsung Galaxy J1 to its lineup of prepaid handsets. The J1 is a compact, entry-level Android smartphone. It includes a 4.3-inch WVGA display, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of storage. Show More Summary