Google 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Google 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.

8 Easy Ways to Back Up Your Smartphone’s Photos

It's natural to take lots of photos with today's ever-improving smartphone cameras, but sooner or later you're going to run out of space to hold them all -- unless you[...]

Facebook Slingshot Review: Communication Breakdown

Facebook's latest social connector is Slingshot, a photo sharing app that puts a unique, and often frustrating, spin on the Snapchat way of communicating.

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.

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,[...]

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[...]

Project Ara: How Google Wants to Revolutionize the Smartphone

Google's Project Ara initiative aims to bring affordable modular phones to the masses, and let users to upgrade their phone at will, part by part. Here's everything we know about[...]

Google Inbox Hands-on: Swiping Your Way to Inbox Zero

We take a quick tour of Inbox, Google's new stab at streamlining the way we get through our email.

Best Android Apps: Wiper

Wiper is a security-oriented messaging app that lets you remotely erase your messages from your friends' phones. We take it for a private spin.

Google Previews Android ‘L’ Release at Google I/O

Google gave a glimpse of Android's next redesign at its annual Google I/O conference today, and it appears as if the world's most popular mobile OS will look noticeably different[...]

Want to Buy a Pair of Google Glass? Samsung’s Galaxy Glass May Be Compelling Alternative

Is Samsung going to introduce a Galaxy-branded competitor to Google Glass at IFA in Berlin?

Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch Up For Pre-Order Now, Moto 360 Coming This Summer

The first Android Wear smartwatches have been formally unveiled, and two of them are available for pre-order right now. Here's a quick rundown of the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear[...]

7 Smartphones for the Budget-Minded Student

School is back in session, which means that lots of students are looking to refresh their tech. Since every dollar is precious on campus, we've rounded up a few of[...]

What Do Android L and iOS 8 Mean for Business?

Our sister site SearchConsumerization takes a look at how Google and Apple are both throwing a bone to the enterprise with their forthcoming mobile OS updates.

What’s Next for Smartphones?

It's an impossibly complicated question, but as smartphone specs continue to converge, we look at the areas in which our mobile gadgets could innovate in the near future.

Cloud Storage Pricing Guide

With so many cloud storage options at various prices, it's tough to determine which would work best for you and your wallet. Our sister site TabletPCReview brings you a guide[...]

Google’s Nexus 6 is a $650 6-Inch Phablet Made by Motorola

Google has formally introduced the latest entry in the Nexus smartphone family, the Nexus 6. It's a behemoth. Here are the details.

Android 5.0 is Official, and It’s Called Lollipop

Android 5.0 is here, and it's officially named Lollipop. Here's what's coming in the big update, and which devices will be receiving it in the coming weeks.