Android
Computing

Maru OS finally arrives, promising a desktop experience for Nexus 5 users

The Maru OS is now live for public consumption, providing a Debian Linux desktop experience for Nexus 5 owners when connected to an external display. More Nexus device support is planned, and non-Nexus support will be left up to the Maru…
Mobile

Google takes on Apple with better revenue deal for app developers, report says

On the same day that Apple revealed it's improving its revenue deal for app developers, a report suggested Google is planning a similar change, though with one important difference.
Gaming

Vivendi acquires Gameloft; Ubisoft now at risk of a hostile takeover

French mass media company Vivendi now claims mobile gaming studio Gameloft as a wholly owned subsidiary following a hostile takeover, and publisher Ubisoft may be the conglomerate's next target, according to multiple sources.
Mobile

Japanese phone manufacturer Freetel introduces 2 devices in the U.S. and Canada

Freetel, a Japanese mobile device manufacturer, is bringing its budget and midrange phones to the U.S. and Canada. The Kiwami is priced at $389 and the low-tier Priori3 is priced at $99.
Mobile

Who needs an umbrella? These waterproof Android phones can handle the rain

Looking for a smartphone that can take a dunk with you? Waterproof and water-resistant devices are finally breaking into the mainstream. Here’s a splashdown of the best waterproof phones currently on the market.
Social Media

Twitter gets materialized in latest Android update

Twitter's Android app just got a visual makeover -- it now follow's Google's Material Design guidelines for Android apps. There's a floating action button, a slide out navigation drawer, and tabs you can swipe through.
Photography

8 easy ways to transfer photos off your Android smartphone 2:44

Transferring the images to your computer opens up a whole world of editing, sharing, and, of course, a backup, in case something happens to your phone.
Mobile

How to share apps, videos, games, and more with your family on Android

Are you looking for a way to share apps, videos, and other content with your family on Android? This guide explains your options, what you can and can’t do with family groups, and what’s coming soon.
Social Media

Be the master of your own Insta-verse: how to manage multiple Instagram accounts

After years of waiting, Instagram has finally made it possible to manage multiple accounts. Using these helpful tips and tricks, you'll be toggling between accounts like a pro.
Health & Fitness

The Microsoft Band 2 finally supports Cortana on Android

Microsoft has updated the Band 2 so it now supports Cortana on Android devices, essentially allowing users to get notifications, search, and so on straight from their wrist. The update also allows you to create challenges with your friends…
Mobile

Dude, where’s my car? Check out the best Android car apps

The right Android car app can show you everything from gas stations to speed traps, and record gas mileage and the occasional mechanical issue. Here are our current favorites.
Mobile

Do Ramadan like a boss with these 5 apps

The holy month of Ramadan is nearly upon us, and frankly, running around on an empty stomach is hard enough. That said, let these user-friendly apps take some of the stress out of your life during this holy month -- you'll never be late for…