Android

Apple Overtakes Samsung as the World's No. 1 Smartphone Seller
Apple

Apple Overtakes Samsung as the World's No. 1 Smartphone Seller

The Cupertino, Calif. tech titan has stolen the South Korean electronic giant's thunder in the smartphone sales war for the first time since 2011. But upstart Xiaomi might have the most to boast about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple, Google Plan Fixes for Newly Uncovered 'Freak' Security Bug
Security

Apple, Google Plan Fixes for Newly Uncovered 'Freak' Security Bug

The new security flaw is affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.
BlackBerry Makes Its Software Available on Apple, Android and Windows Devices
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Makes Its Software Available on Apple, Android and Windows Devices

The company aims to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to many more smartphones and tablets.
5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking
Hackers

5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking

Attackers are exploiting flaws in Google's popular operating system.
Arjun Kharpal
Google Expands Push Into Workplace With Android for Work Effort
Android

Google Expands Push Into Workplace With Android for Work Effort

The aim is to make smartphones running Android software more appealing to corporations.
5 New, Affordable Smartwatches Battle for Your Wrist
Smartwatches

5 New, Affordable Smartwatches Battle for Your Wrist

We'll see a number of new smartwatches this year at more affordable prices. Here's a look at some of our favorites.
Emily Price
BlackBerry Updates Software, Offers Access to Android Apps
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Updates Software, Offers Access to Android Apps

Users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices can now access Android applications as well as a host of other features.
Android Just Achieved Something It Will Take Apple Years to Do
Android

Android Just Achieved Something It Will Take Apple Years to Do

Google's operating system reaches a mega milestone.
Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?
Android

Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?

Not in the U.S., according to this graph.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System
Samsung

Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System

But the Z1's launch is a far cry from what the company originally intended.
Geoffrey Smith
Google Looks to Head Off U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android
Antitrust

Google Looks to Head Off U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

The lawsuit comes as the Internet search company faces increased regulatory pressure from European authorities.
Pebble Gets Even Smarter, Rolls Out Interactive Notifications for Android Users
Smartwatches

Pebble Gets Even Smarter, Rolls Out Interactive Notifications for Android Users

Attention Android-loving Pebble people: More nerdy smartwatch goodness is now yours.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google, YouTube Sued Over a Video-Streaming Patent
Legal Issues

Google, YouTube Sued Over a Video-Streaming Patent

A German technology company is arguing that Google is infringing on one of its patents.

Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google that comes pre-installed on many smartphone and tablets, offering access to Google services.