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Gorilla Glass Variant ‘Magic Glass’ Detailed in New Moto X Images

Leaked images of the upcoming Moto X device suggest that the handset will employ a new variant of Gorilla Glass called Magic Glass.

Most Popular Smartphones: Readers’ Picks

Our latest list of top trending smartphones, based on reader popularity. Find out which devices are most interesting to our readers.

Verizon Unveils New Motorola Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, Droid Mini

Verizon unveiled its new line of Motorola Droid smartphones at its press event today, including the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini.

Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini Coming Soon, Images Leaked

A bevy of information about three upcoming Droid devices for Verizon Wireless, including the Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini, has recently been unearthed.

Google Nexus 4 Review: Good Smartphone, Great Price

The Google Nexus 4 is the flagship model for Android 4.2. It's made by LG and has surprisingly high-end features, given its price.

3DMark for iOS Lets You Compare Apples to Androids

Futuremark recently released the iOS version of their popular graphics benchmarking app 3DMark to go along with the Android version which has been available since April.

Moto X Images and Specs Hit the Web

Images and specs of the upcoming Moto X have leaked out, painting a picture of a mid-tier phone prior to its August 1 reveal.

Motorola Makes the Moto X Official, Available in Late August for $199

The long-awaited Motorola Moto X is now official, per the company's announcement at its New York City press event earlier today.

Google Extends Exchange ActiveSync Support for Gmail

Google recently announced that it is extending support for Exchange ActiveSync until July 31. This is important for Windows Phone jusers, as it's necessary for accessing some Google service on[...]

What To Do When Your Phone Gets Smashed

If you break your phone, who do you call (after getting a replacement phone, that is) to get the data off your old one?

Android Device Manager Feature Now Live

Google's new mobile location service, Android Device Manager, is now available for public use.

Google Announces the Next Iteration of its Mobile OS Android 4.4 KitKat

Google introduces the newest iteration of its mobile operating system, Android 4.4 (KitKat).

Your Guide to Upcoming Smartphone Features

Need a primer on some of the new features or technology that manufacturers are beginning to work into our smartphones? We can help with that.

Google Play Responds to One-Click App Porn Scam

Google Play has eliminated more than 200 pornographic one-click apps. Developers and accounts associated with the scam have been suspended.

Motorola’s Moto X Now Available on Verizon’s Website

Motorola's flagship handset is now available for purchase on Verizon's website for $200 with a two-year contract.

Google Nexus 5 Might Live Up to Its Name; Sport Nikon Camera

Some details on the fifth-generation Google Nexus smartphone have supposedly leaked out. This device will apparently join the ranks of large phones, and include an unusually good camera.

Android and iPhone on Over 90% of All Smartphones

It's obvious that a large majority of smartphones run either Google Android or Apple iOS, but their share of the world market is still growing, to the point where these[...]

Source: Google and LG Planning Nexus 5

An inside source claims that the Nexus 5, the successor to the Nexus 4, is being prepared by Google and LG and is slated for a reveal in May.

Eric Schmidt Alludes to Motorola’s ‘Phenomenal’ Upcoming Products

Google chairman Eric Schmidt professes his excitement for the new line of Motorola products. The exec notes that the speculated devices will turn up 'sooner rather than later'.

Google and Motorola Working on the NXT; Details Leak Out

A Google executive recently made it clear that its Motorola subsidiary is going to step up its game. He could have been referring to the NXT, a device that will[...]