How To Install Android L Preview Right Now

The next version of Android isn't ready or even properly named yet, but Google has kindly released a Developer Preview of the software so anyone bold enough can take a look at what it offers. All you need is a spare Nexus 5 or 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7 that you don't rely on, and the instructions we've laid out below. » 7/05/14 10:01am 7/05/14 10:01am

Google I/O Wishlist: What We Want (And What We'll Get)

Google's biggest day of the year is here: Google I/O! And along with fancy developer seminars with enticing names like "open-source technologies from the Hadoop ecosystem as part of your Cloud toolkit," we're also going to get some Fun Announcements. Here's what we're expecting, what we're hoping for, and what'll have… » 6/25/14 9:35am 6/25/14 9:35am

This Might Be Volantis, HTC's 9-Inch Nexus Tablet

Android Police just published renders and specs on a rumored 9-inch HTC Nexus tablet. With an 8.9-inch, 2048x1440 display, Tegra K1 processor, and zero-gap aluminum body, Android Police's intel says the device, named Volantis, will launch later this year at $400 for 16GB. Though it might not look exactly like the… » 6/21/14 4:41pm 6/21/14 4:41pm

How Amazon's Fire Phone Compares to Its Toughest Competition

Amazon's long-rumored Fire Phone is finally here, folks! It's got a crazy cool-looking face-tracking 3D display that knows the position of your head at all times and Firefly, a scanner that identifies (and helps you buy) just about anything. But funky features aside, how does The Everything Store's phone stack up to… » 6/18/14 3:28pm 6/18/14 3:28pm

The Phones Worth Your Money

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How the Nexus 5 Compares to Its Toughest Smartphone Competition

Finally, the long-awaited Nexus 5 has arrived in the form of 5 inches of pure, unfiltered Android just the way Google always intended. That all sounds nice, but as Google's flagship response to other big dogs like the iPhone 5S and Lumia 1020, does the refreshed Nexus have the specs to keep up with the competition (at… » 10/31/13 3:33pm 10/31/13 3:33pm