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Could Android O be released August 21?

Eager to know just when Google will release Android O? That information may have just been discovered -- and the release date could be August 21.
Mobile

You know all that data your smartphone is sharing? It doesn't really serve a purpose to begin with

According to new research from MIT, "much of the data transferred to and from the 500 most popular free applications for Google Android cellphones make little or no difference to the user’s experience."
Mobile

10 crazy Android devices that make your phone look boring, from fridges to bikes

Android has grown to dominate smartphones and tablets, but it's not content to stop there. There's a new invasion afoot as Android enters the kitchen, the car, and a few other unlikely places.
Mobile

5 places Android has yet to conquer, but probably will soon

All hail Android, the world’s leading mobile platform. Android has already invaded the kitchen and the car; we take a look at what’s next for Google’s all-conquering OS. Resistance is futile.
Mobile

Google discusses the future of Android in its annual fireside chat

The leads of every part of the Android development team sat down to talk with developers in a question and answer session. Some plans for the future and lots of vagueness was provided. The team is well aware of some of the OS's issues and…
Mobile

ZTE joins Sony, Samsung, and LG, signs deal with Microsoft to pay Android royalties

ZTE joins LG, Sony, Samsung, and other, as the latest manufacturer to strike a deal with Microsoft. The company has been making its rounds to every major Android and Chrome manufacturer, writing up deals to license its patents used in…
Android

Would an Android laptop be worth buying? Probably not

Rumors say that Google seeks to unify its two disparate operating systems, Android and Chrome OS, with a laptop that runs Android alone. No one knows if this is true, but if it is, would the resulting laptop be worth your hard-earned money?
Android

Helpful tips and tricks for Android ‘Jelly Bean’ users

Are you enjoying the buttery smooth Android Jelly Bean update? Maybe you could be getting more out of it. Join us for a quick look at some potentially handy, helpful Android Jelly Bean tips and tricks.
Android

Android may be ‘Open,’ but who gives a crap?

Android's openness is supposedly to be one of its greatest strengths. Just one problem - that openness is largely a myth. Google, like any other company, is more interested in profit than ideals.
Home Theater

Tear down the ecosystem wall and access your media collection on nearly any device with QVIVO.

For only $5 a month, you can access all of your media on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android-based device with QVIVO's cloud based streaming service. It even works with FLAC files and iTunes.
Gaming

Sony bringing second screen apps for PlayStation 4 to iOS and Android

Second screen apps iOS and Android devices were announced last night at the PlayStation 4 launch, designed to offer additional information and interaction with Sony's newest console.
Mobile

iPhone 5 ranks 5th in user satisfaction in U.S. behind four Android phones

Apple's iPhone 5 is one of the best smartphones around. But going by customer satisfaction, it just cracks the top five. A new report reveals four Android devices topped Apple in user satisfaction in the U.S. and U.K., but Apple's still the…
Gaming

The Ouya console is coming soon to a retailer near you

Plenty of hyped-up Kickstarter projects get delayed or cancelled in production but Android video game console Ouya is right on schedule. The company confirmed its machine will ship out to 63,000 Kickstarter backers in March and come to…
Gaming

Android gaming console Ouya goes into production, dev kits due in December

The latest update from the creators of Ouya, the Android-based video game console that raised more than $8.5 million on Kickstarter this past summer, says that the game has entered the engineering phase with circuit boards in production.
Android

Google and Asus may be building a $100 Nexus tablet

A recent report says the two Android-loving companies responsible for the Nexus 7 are working on a $100 tablet.
Gaming

Android gamers’ new best friend, Moga, has a price and release date

The Bluetooth gaming controller, Moga, offers Android mobile gamers a new way to play on October 21 for $49.99.
Mobile

Mobile Weekly Wrap: Easy app access and Blackberry’s comeback attempt

Google enters the patent battle, Blackberry lays low, and some awesome apps find new homes in this week's Mobile Weekly Wrap.
Home Theater

Hisense Pulse comes to US in mid-November at under $99

Google TV keeps popping up everywhere we look, most recently from Chinese manufacturer, Hisense.