News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.
CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has passed its Indiegogo crowdfunding target -- in just over two hours -- for its first tablet, a 7.9-inch slate that runs Sailfish OS, rather than Android.
The refreshed mobile OS features prioritized notifications on the lock screen, a self-service guest mode, and a new interface look called Material.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to devices beyond those running Windows and Windows Phone.
The solid and simple addition to the Nexus tablet family runs the latest Android Lollipop 5.0 OS
A minor Lollipop update should arrive in the first few months of the new year, full of bug fixes and one feature we've especially missed.
Google's mobile OS reigned supreme in the third quarter with 84 percent of global shipments, says research firm Strategy Analytics. And then there are the warning signs.
The update squashes a bug that could reset your Android device if it detects too many accidental or incorrect attempts to unlock the lock screen.
But Jelly Bean is still in the lead, flavoring 48 percent of all devices visiting the Google Play store.
More than a billion Android handsets are expected to ship by year's end, easily outpacing the 178 million iPhones hitting store shelves, new data from IDC shows.
Latest flavor of Google's mobile OS will soon reach South Korean G3 owners, with Europe and North America next on the list.