Christopher Marcelino

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Nexus 5 could be the new Android phone to beat

It still isn't quite official just yet, but a growing Great Lake of leaks points to a powerful new Nexus 5 that will hold its own against the iPhone 5S and other top Android phones.<p>A few leaked benchmark tests have the Nexus 5 scoring at the head of the class in graphics performance. The Nexus 5 is …

Best Android tablets of 2018 - here are our top picks

Android tablets make great gifts, and the best thing about them is that everyone can use them, from a three-year-old to your grandma. But with so many devices out there, how can you make sure you get the best Android tablet for your money? There are probably hundreds of Android tablets on Amazon, …

Mobile Technology

Google Solves Android Fragmentation with Stock Apps in the Play Store

For some, Android version 4.3 was a little underwhelming. At a somewhat dry, technical level there were some interesting additions; restricted profiles helped families keep track of the apps and content their children can access; support for OpenGL ES 3.0 brought higher fidelity lens flares, …

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

Google Play hits the books in time for fall semester

Students often spend thousands of dollars on textbooks throughout their college years, but a new feature on Google Play may change that.<p>On the Android Official Blog, Google announced an additional category of higher education digital textbooks that can be rented or purchased outright.<p>The …

Getting the most out of Google Now voice actions

Google Now gets more and more powerful every day, which is aided by the fact that much of the processing it does is handed off to a Google data …

[Weekend Poll] Will Google's New Android Device Manager Make You Ditch Your Current Anti-Theft / Lost Phone App?

On Friday, Google dropped a small bomb on Android users everywhere by introducing the Android Device Manager service. It's been a part of Google Apps …

The Moto X will always be listening for your voice commands, leaked video shows

According to a leaked video that appears to be from Canadian wireless carrier Rogers, Google's upcoming Moto X device will feature passive listening in order to respond to voice requests without a button press. The video, originally spotted by <i>Ausdroid</i>, shows a user speaking to the phone to retrieve …

Screenshots Reveal Revamped Gmail For Mobile And Web May Be On The Way

Gmail users could be seeing the service getting a redesign soon. Following reports by Android Police about leaked screenshots of the update during Google I/O, we’re also hearing that the email service will feature five tabs to categorize emails for better organization. These changes will be …

Google's conversational search arrives with new Chrome

Google is enabling a more naturally spoken question-and-answer interface to its search service for people with a new version of Chrome.<p>Google demonstrated conversational search at Google I/O a week ago, a style of search designed to be more like natural human speech than the technically constructed …

Google Hangouts upgrade removes ability to host Google Voice calls on your computer

Google new Hangouts messaging service is quite impressive — it takes Google's old and neglected Talk service and upgrades it with always-on communication, support for images, video calling, and much more. But for all of the improved service that Hangouts offers, if you upgrade the Google Talk …

Google TV: silent but not forgotten at I/O 2013

Android is coming to our TVs, but has Google already lost the battle for the living room?<p>It's easy to miss the Google TV booth here at I/O 2013, hidden in the corner of the third floor. That may not be an accident: there was apparently no room in the company's sprawling three-and-a-half-hour …

Exclusive: Google readies its Spotify competitor with Universal and Sony now on board

By signing the three largest record labels, it's likely we'll see Google roll out its new subscription music services at I /O<p>Google will unveil new subscription music services tomorrow at the Google I/O conference, sources close to the company said. Google has now signed separate licensing deals …

Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

With newer technologies such as Android and more recently Glass, the scope of Google I/O has expanded dramatically since the first show in 2008. But Google, born on the Web, is keeping the browser at the heart of the show.<p>Five years ago, Google wanted to advance what Web-based software could do. …