Android
Gaming

Nvidia has canceled plans to upgrade its Shield Tablet

Hardware manufacturer Nvidia has dropped plans to continue its Shield Tablet gaming brand with a rumored upgrade, announcing in an FCC filing this week that "for business reasons, the product has been canceled."
Photography

VSCO opens free-to-use photography studio in New York City

VSCO, the company behind the popular mobile camera app, officially unveiled Open Studio in New York City. Photographers can rent the space, which includes a permanent cyclorama wall and some lighting equipment, free of charge.
Mobile

Buying a new smartphone? We picked the best, from Android to iOS

It can be a minefield going out to buy a smartphone right now, thanks to the bewildering number of choices and the quality of each offering. To help out, here are 10 of our favorite smartphones for sale right now.
Deals

You can pre-order the Blocks modular smartwatch for $60 off right now

The Blocks Smartwatch is on sale for $60 - $100 off its normal price at our DT Shop. The smartwatch can be upgraded with additional modules that add everything from NFC capabilities to full-on smartphone functionality thank to a SIM add-on…
Mobile

New 'El Gato' Android ransomware may sound cute, but it packs a punch

McAfee cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new Android ransomware, dubbed 'El Gato,' which is capable of stealing SMS messages, locking infected devices remotely, and permanently encrypting files.
DT Daily

Calm down! Google says Quadrooter not a huge risk to most Android users 3:35

Google says it has enough safeguards and updates in place to protect folks from a recently discovered Android security flaw
Mobile

Google Now tunnels deeper into your brain with upcoming Interests feature

Google Now may soon allow you to track specific topics across various categories, like movies and musicians, so you can get notified about any new update. The feature may be rolling out gradually.
Computing

Was Android Device Manager accidentally enabled in Android-supporting Chromebooks?

Several Android-supporting Chromebooks using a version of Chrome OS in the beta channel supposedly support Android Device Manager, which may be accidental. The OS already has a geolocation feature for IT managers in the enterprise sector.
Mobile

How to transfer photos, videos, and more with Android Beam

Android Beam has been around since 2011, but no one seems to know about it. It's an easy way to quickly transfer content between two Android devices. Here's everything you need to know regarding the feature, including how to properly set it…
Mobile

5 awesome web browsers for Android

Browsing the web on an Android device should not be a pain. Check out our top five picks for the fastest, most feature-rich browsers currently in the Google Play Store, so you can browse with greater ease.
Mobile

Best augmented-reality apps

Augmented-reality apps have come a long way in the past few years, and today there are more of them available to consumers than ever before. Check out our top picks for the best AR apps on the market, whether you're using an Android or iOS…
Android Army

Google Maps may soon point you in the direction of available parking

Google Maps may soon show you the best places to park. That's according to code in the beta version of the Google Maps app for Android, which shows additional features that have yet to be announced.