Android

Android news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

oneplus 6 design sketch
lenovo tab 4 8 plus main

s9 case hub
Update

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style

If you want a case for your new Galaxy S9, check out our list to find the one that's right for you.

google messaging apps
Update

I don't care if Google's 'chat' for Android is an inferior version of Apple iMessage, I want it now

Google has announced that a new messaging protocol called chat is on the way, bringing RCS support and unifying the scattershot messaging experience on Android. It's about time.

pixel 2 and pixel 2 xl side by side 2

Android P's flagrant iPhone X imitation shows how little Google is innovating

We already now that Android P will be bringing iPhone X-style notch support, but now Google has inadvertently outed a new gesture-based navigation system as well. What happened to Android's innovation?

sony xz2 premium

Sony makes May’s Xperia XZ2 launch irrelevant with the announcement of the 4K XZ2 Premium

Sony has unveiled the Xperia XZ2 Premium with a better display, camera, and battery than the XZ2 that hasn't even gone on sale yet.

samsung galaxy s9 hero
Tip

Samsung Galaxy S9: The best tips and tricks

Make your new Galaxy S9 as useful as possible by exercising these software features and options.

galaxy s9 holding
Update

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know, all in one place

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ phones look like the S8 they replace, but they're all new inside.

huawei mate 10 pro logo
Update

Best Buy dumps Huawei phones, another major blow to the company's U.S. aspirations

A report says Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones in its stores and on its website, dealing another blow to the Chinese phone maker.

androidauto3

How to set up Android Auto in any car

Set up Android Auto in any older car with these steps: Buy a car phone mount and a Bluetooth receiver, and use a few handy apps and settings to make the experience seamless.

wear os by google logo

Android Wear becomes Wear OS by Google—let's hope bigger changes follow

Google has announced that it's changing the name of Android Wear to Wear OS, but it needs more than new branding to fix what ails it.

Android Security

The state of Android security: Great on Oreo, but most phones are missing out

Google has released its annual Android security support and it's done well to lock down the Play Store and phones running Oreo.

Galaxy Note 8 hero image

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumors: In-display fingerprint sensor might not be happening

Here's everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next flagship phone.

Last Cam Standing

Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera test: How it compares against the rest

Samsung always has one of the best cameras in a smartphone, so let's see if the S9+ can take the top spot from the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

dsc09800 final
video

Last Cam Standing XI: Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Apple iPhone X & S8

Samsung always has one of the best cameras in a smartphone, let's see if the S9+ can take the top spot from the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

galaxy s9 flat

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Incrementally better in all the right places

Samsung's Galaxy S9 isn't the revolutionary design breakthrough that the Galaxy S8 was, but it's no less of a great phone.

samsung galaxy s9
video

Three surprising reasons to buy the S9

You already know about the camera, so here are three reasons to buy the Galaxy S9 you might not have heard about.

pixel 2 xl in hand main

Reading the Android 'P' leaves: 5 things the beta could tell us about the Pixel 3

The first Android P developer beta has landed and with it comes a host of new features due to arrive in Google's Pixel phones when it launches this summer. But what does it mean for the Pixel 3?

android p

Android P will have notch support and improve indoor mapping

Google has released the first developer preview of Android P, bringing support for notched displays and indoor location services.

lcs18 001 mate10vsoneplus5t 1080p
video

Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs OnePlus 5T camera test | Last Cam Standing

Huawei's Mate 10 Pro won the previous Last Cam Standing against the iPhone X, Pixel 2 XL, and Xperia XZ1. Now here comes OnePlus with it's 5T to challenge the Mate 10 Pro for the title of best phone camera!

Load More