How to install Flash on an Android phone or tablet

When Google released Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in 2012, Flash support found itself on the cutting room floor, no longer downloadable in the Google Play Store and dropped from the...

Master your ZTE Axon 7 with these handy tips and tricks

ZTE's beautiful Axon 7 is a smartphone to be reckoned with right out of the box, but a few tweaks here and there make it an even better phone. Here...

Cyanogen failed to kill Android, now it is shuttering its services and OS as...

It’s been a rocky few months for Cyanogen, the ambitious startup that aimed to build a better version of Android than Google. It has laid off...

This tech could dramatically improve image quality in existing smartphones

A company called Almalence is working on an app that drastically improves image quality in today’s phones, without requiring any new hardware. Similar to how HDR photography works, it samples...

The 10 best Android VPN apps for privacy and security

If you use public Wi-Fi frequently, then you really should be using a VPN service. Thankfully, these apps will allow you to use a virtual private network on the go,...

‘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....

How to add friends on Snapchat

If someone is really your friend, he or she will want to connect with you on each and every social media platform. Here's how to add a friend on Snapchat...

Google launches fourth developer preview of Android Wear 2.0

Google first announced Android Wear 2.0 at its I/O developer conference in May, with a promise to roll it out to all users later this year....

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...

Update brings name change: Google rebrands its Android Keyboard app to Gboard

A new update to Google Keyboard -- the default keyboard on Nexus, Pixel, and some Android phones -- rebrands its name to Gboard. If it sounds familiar, that's because it's...