Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Android OS, app and device news
The search giant is hoping to give smartwatches powered by Google-made software a jolt of popularity. How? By opening them up to the Apple faithful.
Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.
With convenient features like Send to Kindle and Shelfari integration, Kindle for Android is a rock-solid e-reader app, especially for anyone already invested in the Amazon ecosystem.
That's $30 less than the cheapest Kindle, which lacks a touch screen and includes ads. Plus, the Mini can fit in your pocket.
From the Cheapskate: an exclusive discount on this surprisingly cool, seriously practical mobile accessory. Great for you, great as a gift. Plus: a sweet smartwatch deal!
It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.
Dubbed Project Rigel, the mobile app will let people retouch photos on iPhones and iPads. It is slated to make its debut at Adobe's conference for digital creators in October.
Parrot cancels plans to sell its Android Auto- and Apple CarPlay-compatible media receiver to the aftermarket.
Commentary: If super high-resolution screens are arguably unnecessary for your 65-inch TV, they're just about useless for your 5.5-inch phone.