Android

Android news, trends, analysis, practical advice and video

How I Use Android: Kellen Barranger
smartphone lens kit

Android O

Hands on: Android O's most useful features (so far)

After a week with Android O's first beta release, two new features stand out above the rest when it comes to productivity-boosting potential.

android google io

Google I/O: What about Android on Chrome OS?

Google introduced many neat new Android features at the conference. Moving forward with Android on Chrome OS wasn’t one of them.

dsc05165
video

iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

Google Home I/O 2017

Echo who? Google just turned Home into a productivity powerhouse

Google just shattered the limits of what a smart speaker can be -- and its once-ho-hum Home product is about to redefine the market.

Android Auto
video

New and Improved Android Auto

We take a look at the new built-in Android Auto experience on the Volvo V90.

dsc05160
video

Hands-on with the new Google Assistant

Google's ubiquitous A.I. assistant is getting better. Say hello to typed queries, seamless app integration and Google Lens.

Google Android Upgrades - Project Treble

2 big asterisks to Google's Android upgrade fix

Google's got a new plan for improving Android upgrades, but "Project Treble" may not be the saving grace some folks are expecting.

Volvo Android Auto console

Android could power your next Volvo or Audi

Your next car could be a giant Android device on wheels.

charging pad

Save 56% on Samsung's Wireless Charging Pad - Deal Alert

With this accessory, you can charge your compatible Galaxy smartphones, and other Qi-compatible devices, without the need to plug your device in to a wall charger or USB port.

samsung galaxy s8 s8 plus dbarnd skins resized

Android smartphones: Which one is right for you?

There are a lot of interesting new smartphones hitting the market -- here are summaries of our reviews to make it easier for you to find the one that's right for you.

screen shot 2017 05 12 at 10.35.58 am
video

3 Things I want to see at Google I/O

Google I/O is set to kick off in just a few days, so here are three things we hope to see.

Android Action Launcher

The quiet power of Android's custom launchers

When it comes to something as personal as a home screen, a properly tailored concept can make all the difference in the world.

dsc04973
video

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 Camera Shootout

Can the Galaxy S8's improved camera knock the LG G6 off its throne?

Amazon Echo Show, Google Home

How Google can seriously one-up Amazon's Echo Show

Amazon's Echo Show adds visuals and communication into the smart home speaker -- but just imagine what Google could do with that same set of features.

google cuba

What a Google Fuchsia preview reveals

Google is working on a new operating system, and we just got our first real look at it.

keyone

BlackBerry returns with a surprisingly decent business phone: The KEYone (with video)

BlackBerry's new Android, the KEYone, comes complete with a real keyboard and is strictly for business. According to our reviewer, it's also not bad at all.

blackberry keyone
video

Review: BlackBerry's KEYone phone brings back the keyboard

BlackBerry's new KEYone Android phone, complete with a real keyboard, could win back some of its enterprise customers.

Galaxy S8
video

A deeper look at Samsung's Galaxy S8

Is it time to trade in your mobile device? If you're considering an Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S8 seems to be the popular favorite but is it the right phone for you? Here, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White takes a more...

Load More