The number of Flappy Bird clones highlighted just how prevalent the practice of copying successful games is. But where is the line between copying and pirating? How serious is the problem and what is being done?
What are the potential strengths and the weaknesses of Google’s Android Wear program? We take a look at what it really needs to succeed – some killer apps and some fashion sense.
MediaTek has a very healthy SoC business and it’s looking to expand, but can it compete with the dominance of Qualcomm? We take a look at MediaTek’s history and its prospects.
So you’ve decided to upgrade and you’re unsure what to do with your old Android smartphone. You could sell it, donate it, or repurpose it. We’ve got plenty of ideas for you right here.
Android has really matured as a platform, but why is app discovery still such a problem? It’s not just that it’s difficult for indie developers to get noticed, the user experience in the Play Store is awful. The search functionality is poor and there’s a lack of curation.
Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV are competing for your attention. How could Android TV trump them all? Here’s our wish list.
Are you excited about bezel-less smartphones, 4K displays, and biometrics or do you think they’re over-hyped gimmicks? Would you prefer some solid improvements to your phone’s core features. We ask what you’re really looking for in your next device.
Google has fingers in a whole lot of pies, but how many of them are going to deliver a tasty treat? We take a look at all the major investments and acquisitions that Google has made over the last year and delve into the potential implications.
There is a massive Android ecosystem that doesn’t depend on Google and it’s growing rapidly. Is there a danger that Google could lose control of Android? We take a look at what it all means.
A relaxing of the rules relating to carrier locked SIM cards in the Netherlands hit the news recently. We take a look at what it actually means and examine the potential benefits of this move and how it could go further to create some real carrier competition.