Android Army
Android Army

Inbox by Gmail’s quick answer cards give you results faster

Google's email client, Inbox by Gmail, just got an update that offers quick answer cards providing information you can search for immediately at a glance. The results work well when searching for addresses, membership numbers, flight…
Mobile

LG just misses 60 million sales in 2015, mobile business struggles to reach profitability

LG's fourth quarter report shows the South Korean firm is still struggling to make its mobile business profitable, as it narrowly missed 60 million sales in 2015. Operating profit and sales were down on last year, but total sales were up…
Mobile

This Chinese brand is chasing down LG after selling 50 million phones in 2015

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo sold 50 million phones in 2015, a nearly 70-percent increase over the year before, and putting in the world's top ten manufacturers according to research. What's more, it's chasing down better known…
Mobile

Is Amazon trying to sabotage Google’s Android, despite relying on it?

The Fire Phone was an absolute flop, but that might not stop Amazon from making another go at a smartphone. According to a report, the company wants to offer a complete software solution to smartphone manufacturers.
Mobile

Leasing an iPhone on T-Mobile and Sprint is now a lot more expensive

Both Sprint and T-Mobile have quietly and steeply raised their iPhone leasing rates in recent months. The bottom line? In lieu of a spectacular deal, you're better off buying outright.
Mobile

Samsung may go platform agnostic in 2016 with new iOS apps

Samsung might be planning to bring most, if not all, of its apps to iOS this year. That will include various Gear apps, so that the Gear S2 smartwatch works with iOS, and possibly the S Health app to compete with Apple's own Health app.
Mobile

Google Play Games eliminates Google+ sign-in requirement for good

Google Play Games will end Google+ integration in 2016, moving to a separate player ID. Users will also be able to log in once per account, instead of being forced to add account information to every new game.
Mobile

Cyanogenmod will let you lock away your apps

If you don't want to leave your phone in the open at the risk of somebody seeing your secret text messages Cyanogenmod's intends to let you lock it all away. What you use to unlock those apps will be up to you.
Virtual Reality

It took Lenovo less than a second to sell 10,000 mobile VR bundles

The Chinese phone manufacturer Lenovo displays the potential of virtual reality when its recent vr bundle flash sale saw 10,000 bundles sold within 24 hours. 2016 looks to be the year of virtual reality.
Mobile

Check out this week’s top five apps: Exploding Kittens, Movesum, Crashlands, and more

Explore a whole planet in Crashlands, or ring up a group of friends to play Exploding Kittens on iOS -- this week's list of engaging apps will keep you preoccupied. Check out the five top apps of the week.
Mobile

WhatsApp cozies up to Facebook: Beta app build offers to ‘improve my Facebook experience’

A new beta build of WhatsApp has an option that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook to "improve my Facebook experience." Screenshots also show a document manager is likely on the way.