Google sees the greatest opportunity in a small number of countries that will collectively account for the next billion smartphones sold in the world.
Brits will splash out on over 1 million tablets this Christmas, according to the retailer, with the iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 sure to be popular.
Samsung has yet another big-screen smartphone hitting the market, with the Galaxy Grand 2 bringing some of the features from its Galaxy S4 and Note 3 to a budget handset.
Samsung's got a brand-new Galaxy Ace out this weekend, the Ace 3, and it's packing 4G.
The Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, Note 3 and HTC One are set to update to the cutting-edge Android 4.3 Jelly Bean from October.
CNET Asia has given Samsung's new Note the review treatment. Find out how it fared here.
The research firm says tablet shipments should remain weak in the current quarter but pick up in the last three months of the year.
A newly leaked commercial treatment suggests the next generation of Moto's Droid is less than one month away.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice to a reader unhappy with Verizon's current lineup of smartphones. She also advises another reader on how to make sure he gets the latest Google Android software updates.
The 6.1-inch Android behemoth has pitched up for pre-order on phone retailer Expansys for £335.