Nokia’s Android phones 2017: Rumors and news leaks

Up to seven Android handsets bearing the Nokia brand name may be released in 2017. Rumors and leaks regarding the upcoming devices have been gradually appearing. Here's everything we know. The...

App developers can now advertise on the Google Play homepage and app listing pages

Google announced today a change to its Google Play platform that will allow app makers to now place ads on the Google Play home page...

How much RAM does a smartphone actually need? We asked the experts

The RAM inside our smartphones has rocketed to 6GB or 8GB in some of the latest flagships. Do we actually need that much RAM? What does it do? We asked...

Modern Language Wars, PHP vs Python vs Ruby

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week's edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences...

Google opens its Nearby Connections tech to Android developers to enable smarter offline apps

Google announced today the public availability of a developer tool that will allow Android apps to better communicate with nearby devices, even while offline. The...

Control your TV and much more with these five remote apps

Considering our smartphones are capable of so much already, you would think they’d be perfect replacements for our TV remotes. Unfortunately, the answer is a bit more complicated than you...

Here’s what Android TV will look like on Android O

Android TV, Google's software for the big screen, is getting a welcome visual overhaul when Android O rolls around later this year. The update will make the home screen more...

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)...

Google adds support for languages of Indian subcontinent to Chrome and Gboard

Google is adding more robust support for Indian languages to Chrome, Android, Gboard, and its Google Translate platform. Now, Indian translations will benefit from a neural network and other improvements. The...

Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Android apps for Chrome...

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently...