Android
Mobile

Google has made it easier to find your phone and see the data it's collecting on you

Google's debuted a new phone-finding tool in its My Account security dashboard dubbed Find My Phone. It's also added new ways to quickly access My Account: a vanity link and voice command.
Mobile

Solarin smartphone boasts ‘military-grade’ encryption, with a price tag to match

Israel-based startup Sirin Labs debuted its Solarin smartphone at an event in London on Tuesday. The security-focused device offers "military-grade" encryption tech for a premium price of $14,000.
Mobile

Sony unveils Xperia E5, XA Dual, and X Dual, midrange phones set to debut overseas

Sony's unveiled new, mid-range Xperia smartphones bound for developing markets later this year: the Xperia E5, XA Dual, and X Dual. They're a bit pricey for what you get.
Mobile

PayPal will now only support its apps on iOS and Android

PayPal is doing some spring (or summer) cleaning, and it's really clearing out the closet. In a blog post, the payment processor announced that it would be discontinuing mobile apps for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon's Fire OS.
Mobile

Samsung Pay may be coming to iOS devices and PCs in the form of a new app

Samsung may launch Samsung Pay Mini, a streamlined mobile payments app, for third-party Android devices, iOS phones, and computers later this year. The service could debut as soon as June 2016, rumor has it.
Cars

Hyundai goes DIY: Brand adds smartphone integration to several existing models

Hyundai has released do-it-yourself smartphone integration for several of its existing vehicles. After downloading a new software update, select users will be able to access Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in their cars.
Mobile

Jury finds Google's use of Java APIs in Android 'fair use,' dealing blow to Oracle

A jury has ruled that Google's use of 37 Java APIs in its Android operating system falls under "fair use." This is a setback for Oracle in its quest to be awarded around $9 billion in damages from Google, but of course, Oracle will likely…
Music

AmpMe, an app that turns smartphones into portable sound systems, raises $10M

Montreal-based tech startup AmpMe has raised $10 million to fund its phone-linking speaker app and added YouTube integration to its arsenal. It's a great cheap option for tunes on the go.
Mobile

ForcePhone uses sonar to add 3D Touch-like system to practically any phone

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a system, ForcePhone, that relies on sonar to add 3D Touch-like capabilities to practically any smartphone on the market.
Mobile

Samsung’s new midrange Galaxy C5 is headed for China later this year

Samsung's new Galaxy C5 may not pack top-of-the-line hardware, but that doesn't mean it isn't a great value proposition. It's bound for Chinese markets later this year.
Computing

The $35 Raspberry Pi 3 may soon gain official support for Android

Android support may be officially headed to the Raspberry Pi 3 in the coming weeks or months, if recent changes in Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code are any indication.
Mobile

Wells Fargo Wallet set to take on Android Pay with NFC, contactless ATM withdrawals

Banking giant Wells Fargo is relaunching its mobile app, Wells Fargo Wallet, on Android. It'll gain NFC features for payments and ATM withdrawals when it launches "later this summer."