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MWC Android pin badges: 124 to collect and we've snapped them all

MWC Android pin badges: 124 to collect and we've snapped them all

By 12 hours ago

Whether you are an Android fan, a collector, or merely intrigued, the Mobile World Congress Android pins are back and are sending attendees at the trade show in Barcelona into a giddy frenzy. As Google famously did in 2011, the company has released collectable pin... >>

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

By 25 February 2015

Google is starting to push companies and their employees to use Android smartphones while at work - a place that is overwhelming dominated by iPhone and BlackBerry users. Android is often widely panned as not being secure enough, but Google's Android... >>

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

By 25 February 2015

Popular - and very minimal - text-editing app iA Writer is now available for Android devices. iA Writer has been available to iOS and OS X users since 2010 and hasn't come to any other platform until now. The Android version, which is optimised for both... >>

HTC One M7 gets a sweet taste of Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One M7 gets a sweet taste of Android 5.0 Lollipop

By 25 February 2015

The HTC One (M7) has just been updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop, bringing the first metal One up to date. Although HTC missed the 90-day self-imposed timeframe for Lollipop updates on the HTC One M8 (in some territories) it looks like the M7 isn't that... >>

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

By 24 February 2015

If you want your Android device to perform at optimum level, you better think twice about installing some of the most popular apps available. Social media apps, followed by games and shopping apps, apparently take their toll on mobile devices, putting... >>

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

By 24 February 2015

Kazam, the British gadget manufacturer, first appeared in November 2013 with a shotgun blast of handsets fired out all at once. It appears to still have plenty of ammunition left with a host of new smartphones and tablets announced ahead of MWC 2015 next... >>

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

By 23 February 2015

For many Apple iPhone users the coming Apple Watch probably feels like it's been just out of reach for a while. If that wait, or the thought of how much the Watch will cost, is too much there is hope in Android Wear. Developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh,... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2015

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2015

By 13 February 2015

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing to envy. We've rounded up the best smartphones... >>

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

By 11 February 2015

The introduction of kill switches in mobiles as an anti-theft device has resulted in thefts dropping as it appears to be working. Internationally the kill switch deterrent appears to be working with London reporting a 50 per cent drop in iPhone thefts,... >>

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

By 10 February 2015

We're not sure if this new photo-sharing app is a good idea, but it's certainly unique. There's a new Android app available from the team behind Locket. It's called Screenpop, and like Locket, it's all about your lock screen. The idea is that your friends... >>