Google launches first developer preview of Android Things, its new IoT platform

Google today announced Android Things, its new comprehensive IoT platform for building smart devices on top of Android APIs and Google’s own services. Android Thing...

Twitter now lets you tweet straight from the Android home screen

Twitter for Android is getting a little easier to use -- if you're using a compatible Android launcher, that is. The app now has app shortcuts for things like sending...

How to play YouTube videos in the background on iOS and Android

Playing YouTube videos in the background can be a real chore. Thankfully, apps such as Safari and Firefox -- along with the premium offerings like YouTube Red -- make it...

HTC outs an always listening, dual-screen smartphone with its own AI assistant

Just when you thought HTC might be ready to hang up on its smartphone efforts, the Android underdog is turning up the volume and announcing what...

HMD’s first Nokia smartphone is heading to China

Nokia fans hankering to get their hands on a new smartphone with their beloved brand name — and without Microsoft’s unloved mobile OS — will...

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 835 is tailor-made for VR and super-fast charging

Thought your next phone couldn’t get any thinner, lighter, faster, and more power-efficient than your current model? Think again. At chip maker Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Technology Summit in New York on Thursday,...

‘Super Plumber Man’? ‘Super Mario Run’ knockoffs are already on Google Play

Super Mario Run is projected to be a huge success and knockoffs have started appearing on Android. But you probably shouldn't download them or find other ways around the restrictions....

‘Gooligan’ Android malware affects more than 1 million Google accounts

Chances are your Android phone is running an older version and unfortunately, there's a malware campaign dubbed 'Gooligan' affecting more than 1 million Google accounts. There is a tool you...

The HTC 10 Evo is an HTC Bolt without Sprint’s interference

HTC has a new phone to show us, and it’s one that was the subject of several rumors leading up to its announcement. Coming hot on the heels of the...

Nokia’s Android phones 2017: Rumors and news leaks

Rumor has it that between two and four Android handsets bearing the Nokia brand will be released in late 2016 or early 2017. Likely to occupy both the low and...