May's Essential Apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

April seems to have flown by, but a decent amount of stuff has happened. We saw more glimpses of plenty of upcoming films including Star Wars, Jurassic World, andMad Max: Fury Road. Super hero sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron came out, and it was awesome, LG announced the G4 smartphone at long last, we found out more… » 5/03/15 5:00pm 5/03/15 5:00pm

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

Revamp Your Android Lock Screen With Microsoft's New App

If you haven't heard, Microsoft has kicked open the doors to its experimental Garage development hub, and among the projects now available for beta testing is the Next Lock Screen app for Android. Lock screen customization is nothing new, but this effort from Redmond is worth a look for the way it brings information,… » 10/23/14 10:57am 10/23/14 10:57am

Google Play Newsstand Is Your Personalized Feed of Stuff to Read

Google is overhauling its approach to serving you articles and news. With "Newsstand" Google's taking another shot at building a one-stop app for all the different stuff you might want to read online. It's a bit like Flipboard meets your magazine subscriptions in a single application for your phone. » 11/20/13 12:18pm 11/20/13 12:18pm

Google's MyGlass Companion App for Google Glass Is Now Available in…

Though this is completely useless for pretty much every single one of us (since we don't have Google Glass), Google just released the companion Android app for Google Glass called MyGlass in Google Play. Even Google so cheekily reminds us that the app does nothing (without Glass, that is) saying: "If you don't have… » 4/16/13 12:01am 4/16/13 12:01am