The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.
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After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
Shame about the supply pinch, though. Without that, sales might actually soar as high as 50 million, says a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Adobe ceases development on its mobile cross-platform image-editing app to make way for a more modern version, but promises Android for more of its apps by the end of the year.
A new quick-access gesture in the latest Lollipop build turns on the phone's flashlight with a wave of the wrist.
The iPhone's market share rose by 1.8 percentange points, while Android's slice slimmed down by 3.1 points, says a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The general release, now available in the Google Play Store, incorporates user-interface changes, as well as performance, stability, localization and accessibility tweaks.
With emojis a central part of iOS 8, and now available for Android, you can get them for everything from Star Wars to Star Trek. CNET shows you how.
Exclusive to AT&T, the pair of smartphones pick up the latest Android software.
The over-the-air DVR now offers a much better Roku experience, plus native apps for Android TV devices and Amazon's streamers.