Android 5.0 Lollipop has finally begun to arrive on millions of devices worldwide, in addition to the new Nexus devices that also began shipping this month. With this upgrade, Android takes a big step to become a more mature mobile operating...Show More Summary
HomeKit is Apple’s entry into the smart-home arena. Following in the footsteps of Google’s recently acquired Nest system (as well as Google’s seemingly forgotten Android @Home initiative), Apple now provides an SDK as well as certification for smart devices in a more contextually aware home.
Twitter is about to become more annoying for some users, as the company will start tracking what other mobile apps iOS and Android owners are using in a push to better profile users, and thus improve its targeted advertising business. Show More Summary
Android fans looking to buy a discounted tablet on Black Friday or Cyber Monday should consider ignoring the extremely cheap ones available from a variety of retailers — which might come with built-in security threats — and go for a Nexus 9 instead. Show More Summary
You get what you pay for Those fighting through hordes of fellow crazed bargain junkies this Black Friday should avoid some of the cheapo Android tablets on offer.…
It's Thanksgiving week for us here in the U.S., so we're doing things a tad different. Phil sits down (or stands up, really) with iMore.com editor-in-chief Rene Ritchie to chat up where we stand with anything and everything iOS and Android. Hope everyone had a good holiday, and we'll be back with our regular show on Dec. 5. Podcast podcast 213: Android and iOS Turkeys
Even as Android phones corner as much as 60 percent of the smartphone market, Apple's iPhone still commands the highest amount of sales. Especially since the holiday season is rolling in, sales will skyrocket even further. The Xiaomi brand however is considered as the Apple of the Chinese smartphone market.
The OnePlus One, our recently-crowned favorite Android phone, normally requires an invite to purchase, or you have to pre-order and wait for ages. This weekend however, anyone who wants one can buy a OnePlus One, no invites required, orders confirmed on the spot, while supplies last. Read more...
The OnePlus One has been one of the most interesting Android handsets released this year, a high-end device priced at an unbelievably low price. Perhaps because of this, OnePlus hasn’t always been able to meet demand, annoying some potential buyers with its invite system and other controversies that affected the phone’s launch. Show More Summary
In addition to offering Android fans discounts on various devices that are currently available for purchase in the Google Play Store, Google has also listed various Black Friday and Cyber Monday Android app deals in the store. FROM EARLIER:...Show More Summary
It's Black Friday, which means lots of you are looking deals on Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list. Show More Summary
Apple and Google are back at it again and attempting to bring a safe and friendly mobile experience to your car. Android Auto and CarPlay are the two company’s re-imagining of mobile user interfaces for the car and both are gearing up for a major rollout over the next year. Each system is designed to […]
Time again to wrap up all the goodness going on at Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. Keep reading for all the details!
Uber, once again proving the “sharing” economy capitalists are as bad as any traditional economy capitalists you could create: Security researcher GironSec has pulled Uber’s Android app apart and discovered that it’s sending a huge amount of personal data back to base – including your call logs, what apps you’ve got installed, whether your phone […]
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is allowing anyone to order its much anticipated One phone regardless of whether or not you have an invitation. But here's the catch — you only have three days to do so. OnePlus announced the promotion on its website (via The Next Web) as part of its Black Friday special. Show More Summary
The availability of cheap smartphones and tablets might mean that Android has a larger market share than iOS, but iOS users certainly spend more. Analyzing sales trends from Thanksgiving, IBM notes that iPhones and iPads were responsible for far more … Read more ›
Need more space on your Android smartphone or tablet? Want to play tunes from another device, or view videos and pictures stored elsewhere? You could be planning on a trip and want to take some movies with you, but don’t want to fill up your phone’s storage. Show More Summary
Smartphones are getting bigger and more powerful, and the lines between ‘PC’ and ‘phone’ are very much blurred. While everyone now has the potential to be a one-man film crew, you’re only as good as your tools permit, which is why I’ve been on the hunt for the best video-editing app Android has to offer. Show More Summary
IBM is tracking online holiday shopping this year through a partnership with over 8,000 brands. For data nerds, it has some interesting insights. For everyone else, it's a good look at how shopping habits have changed over the years, especially on smartphones and tablets. Show More Summary
Android might have the sheer weight of numbers, but when it comes to ecommerce, it’s iPhone and iPad owners retailers want to attract. Online shopping data compiled from Thanksgiving shopping yesterday showed that despite iOS devices in the US being outnumbered almost two-to-one by Android, it’s iOS devices that dominate online purchasing. iOS accounted for […]