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.
Wearable technology faces a few challenges, and it might not be quite as easy for devices like smartwatches and smart glasses to gain mass acceptance. Wearability concerns can be broken down into these challenges: physical and cultural and financial.
In this Friday Debate, we talk about Project Ara, Google’s crazy modular phone concept that is rapidly turning into a real product. If you had the power to select the modules in your phone, what would you pick?
As Google and Apple both work hard with their partners to prepare their own connected automobile platforms, we wonder, will the smart, connected automobile be the next big thing in mobile? Or is it doomed to be a niche into the foreseeable future?
HTC did a great job with the camera tech on the HTC One (M8), but what else can be done? HTC wants you to answer that question, as they have released the initial SDK preview for the Dual Lens API for all third party developers.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the tiniest bezel of them all? @evleaks have done what he does best, leaking a photo of a new phone from LG. For those that dislike big bezels on a phone, the LG Isai FL may just be the fairest of them all.
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Competition is tough, especially between Apple and Google...
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While Google was quick to patch its services to close the security hole caused by the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL, the same bug may still be hounding millions of Android devices worldwide.
Google... patched most of its services last week (including Search, Gmail, YouTube, Wallet, Play, Apps, and App Engine). Recently, the search company also updated the list of patched services to include Google AdWords, D...
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.