Keep Your Sensitive Info Off the Lock Screen in Android Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop revamps the lock screen so you can see (and deal with) notifications without having to unlock your phone each time—great! That also means that anyone who picks up your handset can have a browse through your notifications—not so great! Here's how to make sure that nothing private shows up on the… » 11/19/14 12:09pm Wednesday 12:09pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

The app world wasn't having such a great week as news of the iOS Masque Attack, a vulnerability that lets malicious third-party apps masquerade as legitimate alternatives, prompted the U.S. government to issue a statement. Yikes! But don't be too afraid, because like always, there are some great apps to check out… » 11/16/14 6:00pm Sunday 6:00pm

Of Course You Can Track Domino's Pizza On Your Smartwatch Now

In a move that fulfills every basement-dwelling tech nerd stereotype out there, Domino's and Pebble are finally letting you use your wrist computer to watch as your pizza inches ever-closer to your gaping maw. Wipe away those tears and/or meat sweats, and behold the Domino's Tracker smartwatch app. » 11/13/14 10:16am 11/13/14 10:16am

How to Switch to Google's New Messenger App for SMS

There are plenty of ways to manage your SMS messages on Android, from independent apps like Chomp SMS to Google's own Hangouts. Fresh in the Play Store this week is a new Messenger app, an upgrade on Google's native SMS tool that was the default option before Hangouts got SMS capabilities. Here's how to set it up as… » 11/13/14 10:04am 11/13/14 10:04am

How to Upgrade to a New Android Phone and Take Everything with You

Congratulations: you just got a brand new Android phone! If you're lucky, you got a great deal and a huge upgrade. Even so, your old handset has been with you for years and it's set up how you like it—with all of your apps, contacts, and settings. Here's how to move all of that precious data to your new phone. » 11/12/14 2:53pm 11/12/14 2:53pm

I Can't Believe How Great Android Lollipop Is So Far

Android 5.0 Lollipop just started rolling out. Like all Android operating system releases, it'll probably take a week or two to filter down even to Nexus devices, and maybe a month or two before it starts showing up elsewhere. But in the meantime I've been using it on the Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 and the developer preview… » 11/05/14 2:41pm 11/05/14 2:41pm