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.



Android Wear: Where Are the Wares

Here are examples of some of the watches that use Android Wear.



Android One and low-cost smartphones might be due for a September 15 reveal

Google has been working hard to introduce a new Android One platform of low-cost smartphones to developing markets like India and very soon we could see the fruits of its labor. Google will purportedly hold an event in India on September 15 to introduce the first crop of Android One, according to NDTV . So far three phone manufacturers including Micromax, Karbonn Mobile and Spice Mobile have all …



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.



Why Android’s mobile web usage growth is important for Google

Here, we'll discuss why this growth is important for Google. Mobile web growth helps Google in two ways. Firstly, Google benefits from higher mobile ad revenues. Secondly, it benefits it from higher app …



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 …



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.



Google Could Have A Big Plan To Change The Way Android Phones Are Sold, And Motorola Might Be Part Of It

Motorola and Google may be working together to create the first phone that will be sold under the Android Silver brand.