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Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

By 22 December 2014

Android Auto is a focus of Google, with recent news that Android M might be a more robust Android Auto offering, designed specifically for car integration. The report from Reuters, citing unnamed sources, says that Google's plan is to step beyond integration... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement
4 out of 5

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement

By 17 December 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut on the Nexus 9, Google's new tablet, and the Nexus 6, its latest smartphone. With Android 5.0 comes a range of changes that feel like a repositioning of Android, rather than a huge bump in forward-facing features. We've... >>

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

By 16 December 2014

Netflix added social recommendations to its service back in September but only limited to its website, iOS, PS3 and Xbox – now it's arrived on Android including Android Wear. Now that the recommendations feature has been added to Android Wear it will... >>

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

By 15 December 2014

The smart thermostat from Nest just got a lot smarter, thanks to Google. Imagine feeling a little cold while sitting on your couch, but instead of getting up and turning up the heat or playing with temperature controls buried in a smartphone app, you... >>

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful
4 out of 5

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful

By 12 December 2014

There's a certain mystique surrounding Nexus devices, a certain je ne sais quoi that often sees the Nexus elevated to the status of the Android Supreme Being. Previous generations of Nexus smartphones and tablets have always brought bang for your buck:... >>

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

By 11 December 2014

Microsoft runs a bunch of internet websites and services and apps under the MSN brand, and it is now attempting to make some of those MSN products cross-platform and mobile. The company has announced that it is "completing" a cross-platform vision by... >>

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

By 11 December 2014

Should I buy a Nexus 6? That's the question a lot of people will be asking as they try to decide where to focus their smartphone attentions for the next year. We've been living with the Nexus 6 and will shortly be publishing out full review. There may... >>

9 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero

9 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero

By 3 December 2014

Email. Ugh. Just seeing that word can bring a wave of stress upon us like nothing else. It wastes time, clutters both professional and personal lives, and is impossible to organise. Well, almost. Within the last few years, several new email apps have... >>

Waiting for Lollipop? Here's how to give your phone an Android 5.0 makeover right now

Waiting for Lollipop? Here's how to give your phone an Android 5.0 makeover right now

By 27 November 2014

If you're waiting for Lollipop to arrive on your device, here's a really quick way to give your smartphone an Android 5.0 Lollipop makeover. Android 5.0 Lollipop is slowly making its way to smartphones the world over. If you're not the owner of a Nexus... >>

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

By 18 November 2014

Nokia recently launched its N1 Android tablet, showing the world that the sale of its mobile arm to Microsoft wasn't to be its end. While it agreed not to make phones anymore it is still going to be on smartphones thanks to its own launcher, the Z Launcher.... >>