A security research company claims to have found a vulnerability baked into Google's Android operating system that could leave devices open to attack. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on how Google has addressed the issue and how users can minimize the risk.
With the help of motion detection, Android Doze enables handsets to "doze" into a deeper sleep when inactive, and thus improves battery life.
Soon to be available globally -- in markets the Chinese company is currently in -- this affordable sub-$120 smartphone shows just how good low-priced phones can be.
The world's largest mobile-chips company got backing from several major device makers that plan to use its new top-tier chip, the Snapdragon 810.
Technically Incorrect: The creators of a new phone being presented at CES claim it's the perfect solution for a secure connection. Perhaps, but its screen is 1.5 inches bigger than an iPhone 6 Plus.
Shipments of Chinese handsets for 2014 have totalled over 450 million, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the global total, set to exceed 50 percent by 2016.
Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.
The camera taps eight synchronized shutters and eight microphones to capture 360-degree video and spatial audio.
Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces that it's "adjusting" the price of its flagship handsets.
New phone codenamed "Shamu" will feature a 5.9-inch screen, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.