LG’s affordable, rugged Venture X smartphone is heading to AT&T

LG's Venture X, a midrange budget smartphone with a ruggedized body, large fast-charging battery, and an "outdoor essentials" app, is heading exclusively to AT&T customers on May 26. The post LG’s...

Android users: You can preregister for ‘Super Mario Run’ right now

Android users could be receiving Super Mario Run sooner rather than later, as the game is available for pre-registration right now. It launched earlier this month for iOS devices and...

Offline content gets a boost in the new version of Chrome for Android

Google rolled out a “Downloads” feature in its mobile web browser Chrome for Android in December that allows you to save web pages, music and...

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...

Budget US Android smartphones found secretly sending personal data to China

Commercial firmware pre-installed on some Android smartphone models sold in the US has been found to be secretly sending highly sensitive data to a third party company based in...

How to make ringtones for an Android phone

We’ve been making custom ringtones on our phones for years now, but with today’s smartphones, everything has gotten easier. Here, we’ll run you through the process of making a custom ringtone...

Enlist in the Android Army: A beginner’s guide to Android

Google's Android platform is worth considering if you're looking for universal integration and greater customization than is afforded by iOS. Our beginner's guide to Android contains everything you need to...

Be careful! More and more apps are silently listening to you

Research has shown a rise in the use of a concerning tracking technology. Using it, apps exploit the microphone on our phones to listen out for special ultrasonic audio clips,...

Will your watch get Android Wear 2.0? Read our guide to find out

After announcing it at I/O 2016, Google is finally launching Android Wear 2.0, a major revamp that’s meant to breathe new life into the company’s smartwatch platform. The release — which was...

Signal app-maker rebuts criticism of dev direction by calling for more community help

Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Open Whisper Systems (OWS), the not-for-profit software group behind the respected Signal Protocol crypto (and the eponymous Signal secure messaging app)...