FTC is investigating complaints about Google’s ‘home-screen advantage’ on Android

The Federal Trade Commission has its gaze set on Google yet again, but this time it’s not about the technology giant’s search engine – it’s about Android and how Google promotes its own apps and services to the disadvantage of…

Verizon Droid 2015 rumors: Droid Turbo 2 looks to be yet another beast of a smartphone

It's time to start looking into what Verizon Wireless and Motorola are cooking up for this year's Droid lineup. Early rumors indicate that we will get second generations of the Droid Maxx and Droid Turbo.

Why spend more on a phone? The colorful new, high-spec Xiaomi Mi 4c costs just $205

Xiaomi has launched the Mi 4c, its latest smartphone to make us question why we're spending $500 on a top-spec device, when this one does almost the same things, yet costs the equivalent of $200.

LG Class is revealed with a surprising unibody design

LG already has events scheduled for Oct. 1 and Oct. 10, which will likely reveal new smartphones. Now the company is teasing an event for Sept. 21. Could the midrange LG Class smartphone make its debut at that event?

Google promising ‘new treats’ on Sept. 29

You might want to clear a space in your diary on Tuesday, Sept. 29: Google is holding a media event at which it's expected to unveil a new Nexus or two and an updated Chromecast device.

Freemium game developer reveals the dirty truths behind in-app purchases

An anonymous producer of free to play mobile games has pulled back the curtain on the creepy and invasive data mining that publishers use to manipulate players into making as many in-app purchases as possible.
Android Army

Trying to hack an Android? Just keep typing random letters

Unfortunately, when it comes to the Android Lollipop operating system, all it takes to bypass the lockscreen is to keep entering random letters. Eventually, you'll overload the phone.
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Robot fail: Android cusses at two BBC presenters live on air

A robot appeared to drop the F-bomb live on air during the BBC's breakfast show this week. Having just been thanked by anchor Charlie Stayt for visiting the studio, "Linda" surprised everyone, including millions of viewers, with…

ZTE swoops in to help Yota make its dual-screened YotaPhone 3

Yota, the creator of the infamous dual-screened YotaPhone, has confirmed it will partner with Chinese mobile giant ZTE to manufacture the YotaPhone 3. It is the company's third device with a dual-screen, one side LCD the other side E-Ink.

Spotify Running begins rolling out to Android users today

Spotify finally releases its Running feature to Android users after four months as an iPhone exclusive. The popular feature allows users to work out to pace-matched playlists and custom-composed songs.

Eat and be eaten: How to survive and thrive in is a blob-eat-blob world, one best played while keeping a few things in mind. Check out our quick guide for a recap of the game's controls, along with potential strategies for winning.

OnePlus will offer a one-hour, no-invite OnePlus 2 purchase window to make up botched launch

The OnePlus 2 launch was supposed to go a lot smoother than the OnePlus One, but unfortunately it's been just as bad. OnePlus CEO Carl Pei admits, "We messed up," and promises a one-hour, no-invite window to make up for it.