Google-IO-2013 Google Maps 99 1600 aa

While it may not garner the same amount of excitement from the general public as Android, Google Glass, or self-driving cars, Maps is arguably the biggest and most important project at Google right now. So what’s the next big thing? Read on!

Qualcomm MWC 2013 - .3

Qualcomm is one of about 30 tech companies that are currently under investigation by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China for their business practices. But why? Read on for more info!

Hangouts updated for phone calls

A new update to Hangouts for Android brings a number of fixes to how the app handles SMS and group messages. Some users reported trouble sending and receiving MMS messages through Hangouts. This version should fix those issues, making it a more reliable app for text messaging. Read on for more details!

The $99 Intel powered HP Mesquite is available at Walmart

Late in November Intel announced a partnership with HP that would bring a $99 Android tablet to Walmart stores, making HP the latest in a long line of companies to produce cheap Android tablets. Read on for more!

Samsung transparent display patent

Samsung was recently granted a patent for a smartphone with a transparent display with both front and back-touch.

The Samsung patent takes display technology beyond flexible displays... and into the realm of science-fiction by putting a see-through display on a smartphone. The patent describes several ways that users might interact with a smartphone with a transparent display, which...