Android Army

Thousands of cheap tablets sold on Amazon have Trojans pre-installed

Security researchers at Cheetah Mobile have found more than 30 manufacturers with Trojan-infected tablets for sale on Amazon and thousands have allegedly been shipped to customers.
Cool Tech

This friendly little robot will read stories to your kids, and teach you yoga 3:08

Alpha 2 is a small, friendly robot who works like your smartphone, but can also talk, read stories, and has enough movement to teach you yoga. He's the focus of a new crowdfunding campaign.

5 ways Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor will empower your next phone

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 brings several cool new features to upcoming Android smartphones including ultrasonic fingerprint scanning, malware detection, virtual reality, better low-light photos, and more.

Apple Music goes live for Android users on Google Play store 3:06

Apple have released an Android version of their previously iOS-exclusive Apple Music app, aiming to engage smartphone users regardless of what operating system they prefer to listen through.

Blocks modular smartwatch will be a phone, with AT&T and EE providing the coverage

Taking cues from Google's Project Ara smartphone, Blocks' modular approach to the watch makes it very interesting. The company started its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign on October 13.

Say hello to two of the cheapest smartwatches around, courtesy of China

The race to the bottom in the world of smartwatches is heating up, as Oukitel and Bluboo announced the $70 A29 and the $50 Uwatch, respectively. However, one has to wonder how much these companies gave up to get to these ridiculous prices.
Product Review

LG V10 Review

New king of cams: LG's eagle-eyed V10 outshoots the iPhone.

BlackBerry has other devices planned, but Priv market performance will impact company’s future projects

BlackBerry will not give up on the hardware business yet, but its chief executive, John Chen, did say sales of the Priv would sway future decisions in an interview with Fox Business news anchor Liz Claman.

Cracked Nexus 6P? You're not the only one

Early Nexus 6P units may have a design flaw causing the rear panel, which houses the camera, to crack spontaneously. The cracks are apparently happening within 24 hours of taking delivery of the device, pointing to a severe manufacturing…
Social Media

Periscope Android update lets you fast-forward and rewind video replays

Periscope is updating its Android app to include fast-forward and rewind options for video replays. The new functions are also available on the Web version of the Twitter-owned video broadcasting service.

Vodafone releases an app that enlists its customers to help the fight against cancer 1:00

Vodafone Australia has launched an Android app that puts your idle smartphone to good use. By teaming up with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, your phone could help researchers find a cure for cancer.

Xiaomi’s cool fitness band now has a heart rate sensor, keeps its super cheap price

Xiaomi, the Chinese manufacturer, has announced the Mi Band Pulse. Its new wearable is an updated version of the original Mi Band, and comes with a heart rate sensor fitted. Despite this, the price remains at less than $20.