Formed by a former Oppo employee, the newly announced One Plus One has a confusing name, but nothing is more confusing than the device having specifications on par with any device yet costing half as much.
Motorola's performance in the first three months of 2014 wasn't bad, but it wasn't that great. The company reported via a tweet that it shipped 6.5 million devices across the globe in the first quarter. Compared to the 10 million Samsung ships for its Galaxy Note 3- that's millions more for one phone, by the way - in only two months. However, Motorola had a respectable haul if one considers that Motorola has been on the decline in recent years. The Moto G did well, but clearly there's a lot of room for improvement once Lenovo takes over the company later this year.
Cloud storage service Bitcasa today announced that its Android app now supports the ability to stream media content to Chromecast, allowing subscribers to share their media from the cloud to their televisions.
The LG G Watch launches this summer and we still know very little about the Android-powered smartwatch. LG has launched a new promotional website to showcase the G Watch that revealed some interesting information about the Android Wear device.
Google is clearly in the midst of another change across its suite of Android apps, injecting more color along the way. Someone from the official Google Nexus Twitter account may have prematurely revealed that the Dialer app is going to get a new tweak soon.
Moving towards its goal of making Hangouts the unified solution for all communication formats on a mobile device, Google has announced an upcoming update for its Android app that will improve performance and introduce new features like a streamlined view for conversations.
If there's one trend every Android users should be very happy to see taking hold, it's the growing popularity of manufacturers putting their apps in Google Play in order to make the update process faster and smoother. Sony is starting to embrace that trend.
Apparently, having Gary Oldman spout gibberish at the beginning of an advertisement isn't the only strategy that HTC is employing to raise awareness about its products. The company has also hired a former marketing executive from Samsung to advise how to improve its ad efforts.
HTC has made some big changes in its approach to smartphone photography, and the company is working on even bigger ones to introduce in the next couple of years.
Another Android smartphone at AT&T is being upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat today. Following yesterday's announcement that the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was updated, AT&T today announced that the LG G2 is getting the latest version of Android as well.