Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:52pm 11/23/14 1:52pm

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

A Lot of Android Phones and Condoms Share the Same Name

Android phones, lovable as they may be, are idiotically named. Crap like Wildfire Incredible Sensation Vigor Touch Skyrocket Z E Pro taint otherwise decent phones. Where do Android phone makers come up with this stuff? Why from condoms! Turns out, condoms and Android phones share more than just intimate utility,… » 3/26/12 8:00pm 3/26/12 8:00pm

Google Has Hired Danger, the Makers of Sidekick, to Work on 'Android…

Fortune is reporting that Joe Britt and Matt Hershenson, co-founders of Danger, have joined Google and Andy Rubin, the other Danger co-founder, to work on a new wing within Android called 'Android Hardware'. That means Danger, the company that made the uber-popular, original Sidekick, is back together at Google. » 5/11/11 10:01pm 5/11/11 10:01pm

The Sony Ericsson Mini & Mini Pro Are Super Tiny Android Phones

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro take off right where the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro did before them, as in they're super tiny Android phones that pack a little bit o' punch. Both have 3-inch 320 x 480 screens, 1 GHz processors, 5-megapixel cameras and run Android 2.3 Gingerbread. SE did a little dizzy… » 5/05/11 4:42pm 5/05/11 4:42pm

Verizon Droid X2 and LG Revolution—the First Android Phone With…

According to Droid Life, Verizon is getting ready to release an onslaught of Android phones in the next few weeks. Tthe Droid X2, expected to pack a dual-core Tegra 2 chip, and the LG Revolution, a 4G LTE Android phone that's supposed to be the first Android phone with Netflix, are both expected to release on May 12th… » 5/04/11 11:32am 5/04/11 11:32am