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

Nexus 5 Camera With Android 4.4.1 Test Shots: A Speed Focus Machine

The Nexus line's reputation of bad camera phones seems to have stopped at the Nexus 5, but Google isn't limiting the improvement to hardware. The Nexus 5's 4.4.1 update took what was already a much better camera and improved its launch time and focus speeds by half a second. That may not seem like much, but in… » 12/11/13 11:55am 12/11/13 11:55am

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