Android 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Android Articles for 2014

What are the Real Differences Between iOS and Android?

For newbies, it's easy to assume that the difference between owning an iOS device and an Android device is like night and day. In reality, it's not.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One (M8): Which is Android’s Current King?

The competition has gotten fierce, but the two highest-profile Android phones of 2014 still come from Samsung and HTC. Which flagship should new smartphone shoppers choose? We break it all[...]

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Hands-on Preview: Big Potential

The Ascend Mate 7 is Huawei's latest phablet, a 6-inch behemoth with an enormous battery and possibly the best fingerprint scanner on a phone to date. Here's our hands-on preview.

HTC One M8 Review: Head of the Class

On paper, the HTC One M8 is a flagship Android smartphone with few, if any, equals. But does that praise hold up with the device in hand? Find out in[...]

Is It Worth Upgrading to the HTC One (M8)? Readers React

We found the HTC One (M8) to be an all-around excellent device, but a few of you have now chimed in with your takes on HTC's newest hero phone. Here's[...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: The Blockbuster Phone

Samsung's newest flagship brings more pure functionality than any other phone on the market. But is that a good thing? Find out in our review.

HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition Review: The Sound of Sprint

Designed as a high-end phone for audiophiles, the HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon edition is a great concept, but proves to be its own worst enemy.

Android’s Cutting Edge Gets a Facelift: Google’s Nexus 5 Now Available in Vibrant Red

A new banner ad at the top of Google's Play Store invites customers to "Live Colorfully."

LG G Vista Review

The LG G Vista is not the most impressive Android phablet, but that's okay because it's also not the most expensive. So what's going on with this mid-range smartphone? Find[...]

Best Android Apps: Chrome Remote Desktop

Google's official remote desktop solution has its faults, but it still provides a supremely smooth way to surf your home computer from an Android phone.

LG G2 Mini Review: The Biggest Mini Phone

With a 4.7-inch display, the LG G2 mini isn't exactly diminutive, but it provides an respectable midrange package regardless. Get the full rundown in our review.

LG G Flex Review

As its name suggests, LG G Flex is not only a curved, but also a flexible phablet. While an undoubtedly unique feature, is the curved design even necessary? Probably not,[...]

Huawei Ascend P7 Review: Another Step Forward

The Ascend P7 is a surprisingly capable alternative to the usual flagships, and it arrives at a relative discount. Find out if it's worth taking a chance on Huawei in[...]

HTC One Max Review: Size Isn’t Everything

There's a lot - really a lot, it's a big phone - to love about the HTC One Max. Unfortunately, phablets aren't always phab.

Microsoft Office Mobile Now Completely Free for iPhone and Android

Microsoft Office Mobile is now free to use for those with iPhone and Android phones. The software has previously required a subscription to Office 365, but that's no longer the[...]

Best Android Apps: cloudGOO

The cloudGOO Android app addresses a problem common to many smartphone owners by serving as a central hub for disparate cloud storage accounts from the likes of Dropbox, Amazon, Box,[...]

Beats Music Review: Don’t Forget About Dre

Beats Music may be late to the music streaming game, but it's got more personality than its competitors from day one. Does Dr. Dre have another winner on his hands?[...]

Motorola Droid Turbo Review: Large and Long-Lasting

The Motorola Droid Turbo is a super-sized beast. It's bulkier and heavier than most other flagship phones, but for good reason: It has a battery that lasts for days. Is[...]

Moms, Dads, & Grads: What Is the Best Smartphone?

Smartphones are not all alike, nor are smartphone users. Subtle differences in the design, UI, and services make some smartphones better suited for certain tasks than others, while the demands[...]

Android Wear Review

Android Wear is Google's take on a wearable operating system, and it's based heavily on Google Now and Android's standard notifications. Is that enough to launch the wearable trend? Let's[...]