Commentary: Google's phone operating system has a huge problem -- and the new Android M update does nothing to fix it.
News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.
Skylanders: Trap Team is a return to a simpler form, with new elements that prove the franchise is definitely around for the long haul.
BlackBerry lovers who can get past the rookie mistakes will find a polished-looking OS that's packed with interesting and useful features, but happy Android and iOS users won't find a reason to switch.
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BlackBerry Messenger's scattered design and basic features keep it behind the competition.
Microsoft is rebranding its Skype Wi-Fi service and working to make it available in new ways to consumer and business users.
For sharing files across platforms, Dropbox is a must-have that's incredibly easy to use with a quick, free download and minimal setup time.
As the company trumpets Google Photos' new abilities for archiving and sharing photos, it also quietly drops a sophisticated tool for editing them.
Already leagues ahead of Apple's Siri in natural-language recognition, Google Now's expanded role in Android M could make it the most valuable feature.
Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.
Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.