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Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps
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Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns …

Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API
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As previously reported, Google is launching an update to its Google+ app for Android with a number of changes. Among them are some new features specifically for Google Apps customers. For example, the app supports multiple account, so coworkers can …

Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts

Are you one of the millions of people who use Google+ everyday on your Android device. If so, Google has a treat for you in the form of new updates. Google’s Virgil Dobjanschi took to Google+ this morning to announce …

Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones

Though tablet sales slowed during the second quarter of 2013, smartphone sales are still going strong. One analyst’s new numbers have shown that smartphones are now selling more worldwide that feature phones. Analyst firm Gartner today released estimates showing that …

Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play

During the big reveal of the new Nexus 7, Google also announced some of the updates coming to Android 4.3 and Google Play. One of the lesser talked about updates was that textbooks would be hitting Google Play soon. It …

Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2 Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2

Android has been rather aggressive as of late in capturing smartphone market share that was previously held by Apple. It was a while ago that Android had surpassed iOS in global market share, but now it looks like it’s an …

Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device
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Video on Instagram was already off to a stellar start in June with 5 million videos uploaded in the first 24 hours of its existence. The Vine competitor even has its own bite-sized news service. Now Instagram is making it …

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps With Login Verification Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps With Login Verification

In late May, Twitter finally launched two-step verification. The tool was introduced as a way to hopefully cut down on the number of high profile Twitter account hacks that left many celebrities and brands dealing with minor PR disasters. Now …

Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic] Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic]

Everybody is fighting to have you access the Internet on their hardware or software platforms. In fact, you may even call it a war. Some wars are more contested than others, but they’re all fighting to gain your favor at …

Samsung Prepares to Launch Android Flip-Phone Samsung Prepares to Launch Android Flip-Phone
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As the high-end smartphone market quickly becomes saturated in the U.S. and Europe, tech manufacturers are now looking to the mid-range and low-end smartphone markets for growth. Though most mid-priced smartphones have been scaled-back versions of high-end devices, Samsung is …

Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share

As has already been reported from multiple analyst firms, tablet shipments were slow during the second quarter of 2013. Analyst firm IDC has now weighed in with its numbers, which show just how drastically Apple is losing market share in …

Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome

Google’s Chrome Canary build, which is used for the testing of new features, now includes new touch features, such as slide-to-navigate and the ability to swipe left or right for back/forward while browsing the web. The Verge reports: Pinch-to-zoom also …

Playing This Game Will Probably Destroy Your Phone

Would you throw your smartphone into the air? You would normally say no. Now, would you do it if it was a competition? Most of you would probably still say no, but one developer has something for those of you …

Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers
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Last month, we saw that Jelly Bean had finally overtaken Gingerbread as the most dominant Android operating system on the market. The slow death of Gingerbread has been well documented over the last year, but it looks like Jelly Bean …

Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone
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It sucks when your phone is stolen. It’s even worse when you have no way to find said phone. iPhone users have been able to use Apple’s iCloud service to find stolen phones for a while, but there’s been no …

Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets

Though recent estimates for the second quarter of 2013 have shown the tablet market slowing a bit, most predictions believe this is due to consumers waiting for the dozens of tablet refreshes on the way this holiday season. In relative …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Moto X Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Moto X
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For months now, we’ve been hearing rumors about a new mystery phone out of Google and Motorola called the Moto X. Now it’s official, and Google may just have a hit on its hands. First things first, what is the …

Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android

As previously reported, Netflix has finally announced the launch of user profiles. The feature appears to be launching in every market that Netflix currently operates in, and is rolling out over the next few days for the website, iPad, iPhone, …

Microsoft Office Now Available On Android Microsoft Office Now Available On Android

In June, Microsoft finally released Office Mobile for iOS after months of rumors and speculation. What about Android though? Microsoft has heard your cries, and have decided to finally bring Office to Google’s mobile OS. Microsoft released Office Mobile for …

Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.3 Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.3
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At an event yesterday, Google announced the new Nexus 7 and the Chromecast. New hardware is always exciting, but many more were just as exciting to see that Android 4.3 was finally revealed. While not a huge upgrade from previous …

Netflix Immediately Supported By Google’s Chromecast, New Android App For Nexus 7 On The Way Netflix Immediately Supported By Google’s Chromecast, New Android App For Nexus 7 On The Way

As you probably know by now, Google revealed both the Nexus 7 tablet and the Chromecast device at an event in San Francisco today. Netflix announced that it has new experiences that cater to both devices. For the Nexus 7, …