Blogs: Android

Amazon's Fire Phone is like no other phone you've used before -- but after 24 hours with the device, it's hard to say whether that's actually a good thing.

July 24, 2014 11:22 AM EDT
Ever wish you could do things like toggle your phone's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or flashlight by giving simple voice commands? Thanks to a clever little hack, you now can.
July 22, 2014 1:08 PM EDT

Apple has put a lot of work into ensuring iOS 8 users are given much stronger controls over their privacy and security, giving its mobile OS something competitors cannot (or will not) match.

July 21, 2014 7:46 AM EDT

With a little bit of behind-the-scenes customization, you can turn Gmail and Android Wear into an intelligently coordinated team. So what are you waiting for?

July 17, 2014 11:52 AM EDT

The news (to my mind, at least) confirms just how far Apple has come in its battle for relevance against old foe, Microsoft. So, what might this mean for Android? Nothing good.

July 15, 2014 5:27 PM EDT

Voice commands are the easiest way to interact with Android Wear watches -- but it's all too easy to forget just how versatile those commands can be.

July 15, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Most Android Wear apps provide additional watch-specific functions, but one program actually fills a big gap in the operating system itself.

July 14, 2014 11:58 AM EDT

While other Android Wear watches feel like clunky screens strapped to your wrist, the Moto 360 feels like an elegant watch that also happens to do cool things. Here's a hands-on look.

July 10, 2014 11:37 AM EDT
Microsoft

Analysts like Gartner and IDC hype surveys which promise to predict the precise future market share of Windows Phone and other platforms. I've looked back at some of their predictions about Windows Phone in recent years, and the results are laughably bad. Here's what I found.

July 09, 2014 11:51 AM EDT

The fate of the Apple-versus-Samsung fight will be sealed in China. That's interesting because Chinese Apple fans will even sell body parts to get an Apple product. Does Samsung have this? No. And iPhones are made in China. Samsung's Galaxy star is done.

July 09, 2014 7:00 AM EDT
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