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HTC U Ultra Review: What went wrong?

The HTC U Ultra is a massive handset. It has a 5.7-inch display as well as a secondary display and capacitive navigation buttons. When combined with large bezels and a huge chin, the U Ultra can be an unwieldy device. But that's not all, something with HTC's latest flagship has really gone wrong.

Android overtakes Windows as most used operating system

Google’s Android has overtaken Microsoft Windows for the first time as the world’s most popular operating system in terms of total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined. This according to web analytics company StatCounter, which recorded Android’s…

Master Android development with top-tier training

Android is the world's most popular mobile platform, and understanding its ins and outs is a surefire way to break into the world of app development. But creating apps from the ground up can be a harrowing experience for newcomers…

LG G6 poised to become Galaxy S8's biggest competitor

The Galaxy S8 got its official unveiling yesterday and the LG G6 is looking like a real contender this year. Reviews for the LG G6 are not yet out, but we've played with a preview unit for a few weeks and its big 5.7" display and 18:9 aspect ratio are great for one-hand use. Unlike LG's previous-gen flagship, the G6 is solidly built, packs water and dust resistance, expandable storage, and the latest version of Android. So if you don't need the fastest SoC, others bells & whistles, and don't need to worry about breaking your curved display, you may want to consider the LG G6 instead.

This is the new Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are official. Easily one of the most anticipated tech launches of the year, the Galaxy S8 is meant to lead the Android pack and innovate ahead of the next-generation tenth-anniversary iPhone coming in…

Google plans to drop SMS integration from Hangouts

Earlier this month Google announced some upcoming changes to its messaging strategy that will see the creation of two new versions of Hangouts: Hangouts Meet, a video conferencing product, and Hangouts Chat which is a new business focused communications too…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is HDR-ready, gets reviewed

Unveiled less than a month ago, the Galaxy Tab S3 is Samsung's first HDR-ready tablet. Powered by a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM and a beefy 6,000mAh battery, the tablet is good for 10 hours on a single charge. It comes equipped with an improved S-Pen stylus, adding some productivity and creativity to a device that's otherwise best used as a media device.

Super Mario Run finally arrives on Android this week

Super Mario Run, an iOS exclusive since its mid-December 2016 arrival, finally has a date with Android gamers set in stone. Nintendo recently revealed that the side-scrolling, auto-running platformer will launch worldwide on Google’s mobile operating system come March 23…

The 12 Best Games for Android

Droid: It’s not just a robot from a galaxy far, far away. It’s also a pretty great option for anyone who wants a mobile device unshackled by closed operating systems. There are a bunch of really great games available for Android phones and tablets, including lots of the best games that are also on Apple's iPhones and iPads. Here are the 12 best games for Android.