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  • HTC won’t meet its 90-day update goal for Lollipop

    30 January 2015, 7:13 pm by: Nick Sarafolean

    HTC has announced that it will be unable to meet its 90-day update goal for Android 5.0 Lollipop. Last year, HTC began the HTC Advantage program for HTC One devices, which promised that major Android updates would be released within 90 days of the [...]
  • Android 5.0.2 factory images for cellular Nexus 7 models available now

    30 January 2015, 4:56 pm by: Evan Selleck

    In December and January, Google released the Android 5.0.2 factory images for the 2012 Nexus 7 and 2013 Nexus 7 models respectively, leaving out the cellular-connected variants altogether. That changes on Friday, January 30, though, as Google has officially…
  • Project Tango moves from Google ATAP to Google proper

    30 January 2015, 4:42 pm by: Nick Sarafolean

    Google’s Project Tango, which seeks to create devices with 3D mapping capabilities, is leaving Google ATAP and heading to its own department within Google itself. Google ATAP is Google’s fast-paced, temporary project development lab, and ATAP stands for…
  • Top 10 Android app updates this week: Plex, Runtastic

    30 January 2015, 4:16 pm by: Steve Raycraft

    Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the…
  • Google Now gains integration with 40 third-party apps

    30 January 2015, 2:56 pm by: Alex Wagner

    Google Now is a tool that many of us rely on every day to display traffic info, help us keep track of flights, learn about sports scores and more. And thanks to a new feature, it looks like we’re going to start relying on it even more. Google has
  • Cricket Wireless tweaks plans, introduces limited time 20GB high-speed option

    30 January 2015, 10:59 am by: Evan Selleck

    On Friday, January 30, Cricket Wireless unveiled a few tweaks to its existing plans and also unveiled a brand new, limited time high-speed plan with a few more gigabytes of data per month. The changes take effect today and reflect alterations to the Basic and…
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8-inch performance: benchmarks vs reality

    30 January 2015, 9:59 am by: Nick Sarafolean

    Performance is likely the most important thing to consider when purchasing a device. The external hardware can be the best in the biz, but if it doesn’t have sufficient performance to back it up, it loses all of its utility and appeal. Lenovo’s specialty…
  • OnePlus is making a custom ROM called OxygenOS

    29 January 2015, 10:43 pm by: Nick Sarafolean

    OnePlus is making its own custom ROM that now has a name: OxygenOS. OxygenOS will be a customized version of Android that OnePlus says will be “open, customizable, and free of bloat and unnecessary features.” While the OnePlus One has been using…
  • Google earned $4.76 billion in net income for Q4 2014

    29 January 2015, 6:09 pm by: Nick Sarafolean

    Google has posted its Q4 2014 results, revealing that the company earned $18.1 billion in revenue during the final quarter of last year. That marks a significant improvement over Q4 2013, during which Google earned $16.86 billion, resulting in a 15 percent…
  • Top 10 new Android games this week: Blockadillo, Skyward

    29 January 2015, 5:47 pm by: Steve Raycraft

    Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let…

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