Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.
Android OS, app and device news
That's $30 less than the cheapest Kindle, which lacks a touch screen and includes ads. Plus, the Mini can fit in your pocket.
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.
It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app.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.
You wouldn't dare listen to music solely through the speakers on your iPhone or iPad, would you?
Google is bringing the faster, multidirection USB Type-C to devices running Android M.
With the help of motion detection, Android Doze enables handsets to "doze" into a deeper sleep when inactive, and thus improves battery life.
Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.
A couple of fist-sized neodymium magnets put the squeeze on an expensive Apple Watch for a memorable torture-test video.
Free app Gravity Screen automatically detects when you pick up or put down your phone and offers a wave-to-unlock feature to boot.