Droid DNA

 

Verizon’s latest edition to their Droid line is set to receive an over the air update in the very near future. Don’t get your hopes up for Android 4.2.1 or even Android... 4.1.2. However, the update includes many important bug fixes and functionality improvements. The DNA’s software update comes in at a whopping 103.5MB. After you update, your DNA will run software ve...

Android-wil-continue-to-absolutely-dominate

Thanks to comScore’s latest report, which ranks platform market share as well as the top five U.S hardware OEMs, the numbers are in for the final quarter of 2012. Nearly 126 million... people in the U.S. owned smartphones between September 1st and December 31st, representing a 5% growth from Q3 2012.

On the platform front, Android is still dominating with a massive 53.4%...

nexus-4

Nexus devices are full of Android perks. One of the perks of being part of the Nexus family is factory images. Google provides these for Nexus users so that they... can easily return their phones or tablets back to an out of box, factory condition should the need ever arise. Thankfully, the Nexus 4 factory image has reappeared on the Google Developers site...

Android 4.2.2

We’ve previously reported on Android 4.2.2 rumor after rumor which both included screenshots that could have easily been faked with a simple build.prop edit. We here at Android Authority... decided to do a little bit of digging on our own and this is what we’ve found. Nexus devices running various builds of Android 4.2.2 have been hitting our website pretty hard over the past week. T...

Android Authority On Air

We at Android Authority loves us some custom ROMs. Do you know what we like more than custom ROMs? Loves us some new, innovative features on custom ROMs. This week... on Android Authority On Air, we had the pleasure of interviewing Aaron Gascoigne, who just happens to be one of the four developers behind the Paranoid Android ROM. So what did Aaron have to say about...

Android Authority On Air

This week on Android Authority On Air we tackled the question “So now I’ve rooted, what apps should I install?” One of our users emailed us this... question and we took a stab at it live on the show this week. Many users root their Android devices to remove carrier bloatware, tweak their device settings, or to completely customize their phone or...

Android Authority On Air

Last week the Android Authority Team traveled far, some really far, to attend the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We attended sessions, events, had interviews, meetings, and plenty of hands-on... time with all sorts of new Android devices. We even drank an adult beverage or two…or twelve. There’s a lot of talk around the Internet about how CES was a disappointment this year. It couldnR...

Android Authority On Air

We’re just a few days away from CES 2013. If you’re not sure what CES is, it’s pretty much tech geek and tech gadget enthusiast heaven. It’s where we’ll see what’s... in the Android pipeline for the next year. It’s a pretty big deal. Naturally, this week on Android Authority On Air we had a few pre-CES leaks and speculations to talk about. We talked about Gori...

2012-Fireworks

 

A few days ago we showed you the 2012 best apps on Google Play, at least according to Google. According to Google, these apps really make Android shine. They are some of the... best apps available for your favorite Android tablet or smartphone.  While some have launched over the past year, others received updates that offered great utility, beauty and accessibility. Sure...