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HTC launches virtual reality-focused Viveport M storefront for Android

Hardware manufacturer HTC launched a beta version of Viveport M, an Android-compatible client for its virtual reality storefront that gives mobile users quick and easy access to its library of VR apps.

New Android banking malware steals your data with the snap of a selfie

A new malware has been making the rounds on Android that attempts to steal your identity -- by having you take a selfie with government-issued ID. Naturally, if an app wants a picture of your ID, you should make sure it actually needs it.

Don't call the faithful Nexus 6 old, says rose-tinted YouTube video

Sad there may never be another Nexus phone? Probably not as much as this Nexus 6 owner, who made a YouTube video showing the device really can't be called old, and how its specification still holds up today.

From Android 1.0 to Android 7.0, here’s how the top mobile OS has evolved over the years

It's hard to believe, but Android has been around for almost a decade now. From Android 1.0 to Android Nougat, here's the history of Android and the changes that came with each new software iteration.

Pixel vs. Nexus 5X: Which smaller Google phone is best for you?

Google's two smaller handsets vary in price as well as performance. Look at the battery -- Google says the Pixel will get 13 hours of internet use on LTE, but the Nexus 5X gets 8. We break down how last year's Nexus 5X compares with the…

Google gets another extension to respond to EU antitrust allegations

The European Commission formally leveraged charges against Google over what it says are anticompetitive practices with its Shopping service. Google has gotten another extension to file its response.

Verizon says it will push Android updates for Pixel 'at the same time' as Google

Google is out with new smartphones, ones that are apparently "Only on Verizon." They're not -- you can use them on any carrier. Here's why you should avoid purchasing the phones from Verizon, and get them from Google instead.

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android 1:55

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.

Cyanogen is ditching its mobile operating system in favor of more modular approach

It looks like Cyanogen is ditching the idea that it can take out Android -- the company says that it will pivot to modular software, allowing device manufacturers to customize Android the way they want.

It's not just you — the Google Play Store really does look different right now

Your apps get updated all the time, so it only makes sense that their home gets updated from time to time, too. No, we're not talking about a new operating system, but rather a major makeover to the Google Play Store.

Get smart: The 25 best educational apps for iPhone and Android

"Education" may be a broad term, but there are more than enough quality educational apps on the market for both iOS and Android. Check out our top picks for the best educational apps, whether you're a student, a teacher, or simply an avid…

21 helpful apps for teachers and educators

Students shouldn't be the only ones trying to use their smartphones and tablets in the classroom. Check out our top picks for the best apps for teachers and educators, whether you're looking to post grades, assign readings, or merely stay…