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Samsung’s foldable tablet could look a lot like this

The Korean Intellectual Property Office just published a design patent that may give us a better idea of what to expect from Samsung’s future foldable devices.<p>Samsung applied for patent No. 30-0757696 in November 2013, and today the Korea Intellectual Property Office published it (via Dutch website</i> …

Intellectual Property

New Google online tool makes it easier to find the right phone for you

One of the best things about Android is just how many options we have. Not only are there dozens upon dozens of different phones at all sorts of price points, but we also have options when it comes to the launchers we use, the default camera apps we use, the widgets we utilize, and the list goes …


LG G4 vs LG G3

The LG G3 was one of the best smartphones of 2014, but that doesn’t meant the company didn’t have anything to improve upon for its followup flagship. The brand new G4 brings some of the best specifications we’ve ever seen on a smartphone, but so did last year’s G3. So are the two different enough …

Mobile Technology

7 reasons why you should develop apps for Android rather than iOS

There are multiple operating systems powering our mobile devices today. For both indie developers and large companies, there is a critical question that needs to be answered before development begins: what platform should be targeted first? For larger companies, with more resources, development can …


Trademark appears for Samsung S6 Note

There have been plenty of rumors circulating in the past month or so about a large version of the Galaxy S6 Edge, which some have taken to calling the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. A little over a week ago, a leaked image appeared online and Korean media sources seemed to back up the claim that a larger …

Electronics Industry

LG's G Stylo is now available on Sprint

Following the phone’s recent arrival to Boost Mobile, the LG G Stylo has just made it’s way to Sprint. Priced at just $288 off-contract, the mid-range smartphone aims to offer consumers a large screen with great multitasking features without breaking the bank. For those who’d like to sign up for a …

Cellular Networks

FCC Chairman calls on OEMs and carriers to add theft-prevention features to all cell phones

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to take immediate steps to reduce cell phone theft, and he’s doing so by calling on OEMs and carriers to help. In a statement released Thursday, the FCC’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) released a list of opt-out recommendations that …

Cellular Networks

Google now offering a 'Free App of the Week' in the Family section of the Play Store

Google has never really been one to offer paid applications or games for free, but it looks like that’s now changing, at least in the recently-launched Family section of the Google Play Store. For the first time, Google is offering a ‘Free App of the Week’, giving parents a great opportunity to …


Parrot announces 13 new minidrones that can travel on water, land and through the air

Parrot has brought us some great remote-controlled flying tech in the past, and it looks like the company is now bringing us its next wave of drone technology. Just yesterday, Parrot took the wraps off 13 new inexpensive minidrones that will be able to travel on land, through the air, and on the …


Here's how to enable the large icon view on a New Tab page in Chrome for Android

Back in March, Google’s own François Beaufort teased on Google+ that the Chromium team was working on an experimental New Tab page that would render much better looking icons instead of thumbnails of your most visited websites in Chrome. Larger icons, in this instance, are a much cleaner looking …

Cellular Networks

Become an Android app developer for just $23 with the Android M Developer Course!

Some of you will probably want to kill me for quoting Steve Jobs, but he was very right when he said “everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think”. The advantages of learning to code are infinite. It will open doors you never knew existed, …

Android News