The latest news about Android powered mobile phones.

Why Google’s Android keeps dominating the smartphone OS market

In this series, we'll discuss the latest key trends that are affecting the mobile phone industry. Google's (GOOGL) Android continues to dominate the smartphone operating system market.

Why Google’s Android surpassed Apple’s iOS for the 1st time

All this meant that iOS lost its top position to Android in terms of worldwide mobile web usage, which includes both tablets and smartphones.

Android Operating System

A mobile operating system developed by Google. The Android operating system is primarily used in touchscreen mobile devices, such as cell phones and tablets.

Phone scams cost Americans $8.6 billion last year – here’s how to protect yourself

Truecaller, which bills itself as the world’s largest verified mobile phone community, on Wednesday released the results of a new survey that helps shed light on how serious a problem phone scams are in the United States. According to the company’s findings, approximately 17.6 million Americans were scammed out of an estimated $8.6 billion in 2013 alone, with 7% of respondents having lost an …

Run Android apps on your Windows PC

You don't need an Android phone to run apps designed for the platform—with a few software downloads and a couple of tweaks, you can explore them on your PC.

Android Circuit: What Can The iPhone 6 Learn From Android, Samsung Calls Up Nokia To Fight Google, And Two More …

This week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories, including some 64-bit hardware from HTC, new smartwatches from Samsung and LG, Nokia's HERE Maps arrives on Android, why Tizen is not an option for Huawei, a plea to stop bloatware in Android devices, and what Android features would do well on the iPhone 6.

One More Time

Windows Phone has been struggling to gain market share in the U.S., especially among high-end handset buyers. Now, those itching to give the mobile OS a try have another high-end hardware option: the HTC One.

Vortex VR Launches Mobile VR Solution at PAX Prime 2014

Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, today announced the launch of VRTX I, a lightweight VR Mobile phone case and Head Mounted Display device with a 100⁰ field of view, tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone.

WeezLabs Launches Android Mobile Security App Guest Locker

Guest Locker, the new Android mobile security app, protects personal and confidential information from guest users without them knowing they have limited access. (PRWeb August 28, 2014) Read the full story at

Smartphone Outlook Remains Strong for 2014, Up 23.8%, Despite Slowing Growth in Mature Markets, According to IDC

According to a new mobile phone forecast from the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, more than 1.25 billion smartphones will be shipped worldwide in 2014, representing a 23.8% increase from the 1.01 billion units shipped in 2013.