Motorola and Lenovo are officially an item

Oct 30th - Motorola and Lenovo today announced that they have completed a deal for the latter to acquire the former. Motorola is now a Lenovo company, and what that means for the future is still very unclear at this point.

Any.do 2.0 update brings cloud-driven collaboration to the superstar to-do list app

Oct 30th - Any.do is one of the best to-do managers we've used in a long time. The company stresses simplicity over complexity, and feels that less is more when it comes to trying to organize a busy life or work schedule. Today's update makes the experience even better for those who work with others to accomplish their daily tasks in life.

Motorola DROID Turbo now available from Verizon, watch it save James Franco’s life [VIDEO]

Oct 30th - After a series of teaser videos starring movie star James Franco, tonight, as the clock struck midnight, the full ad has finally been revealed and the Motorola DROID Turbo is now officially available for purchase from Verizon. Have at it!

A champagne gold colored Moto 360 just popped up on Amazon

Oct 29th - A champagne gold Moto 360 just quietly appeared on Amazon. Comes in two different strap sizes for men or women: 23mm or 16mm. Once this becomes official -- who's buying?

Another place Google Wallet works alongside Apple Pay? Try the Apple Store

Oct 29th - We tried to tell you guys, anywhere you can use Apple Pay you can also use Google Wallet (which is why we were so excited that Apple was finally making tap-to-pay mobile payments mainstream). Still don't believe us? Check out this screen shot.

Google Drive, Docs, Slides, and Sheets all updated with Material Design

Oct 29th - Today, a smorgasbord of Google app updates are hitting the Play Store. For a quick look (and download) at Google Drive, Docs, Slides, and Sheets -- check out our post.

Google Camera 2.4.022 update brings, you guessed it, Material Design elements

Oct 29th - Buried inside the Android Lollipop Developer Preview was an updated Google Camera app (2.4.008), complete with Material Design elements. Today, the update is now rolling out on Google Play as version 2.4.022.

Google Play Games also receiving a Material Design makeover

Oct 29th - "Update Wednesday" is certainly living up to its name and hot off the Google Play Store is a new update to Google Play Games (we're sure many more are incoming). The update brings, what else, but a fresh new Material Design makeover.

Google Wallet 7.0 brings Material Design, recurring transfers, and low balance alerts [UPDATE]

Oct 29th - Google Wallet 7.0 now rolling out on Google Play is a pretty big leap from the previous version (2.0 and bring a healthy helping of Material Design into the mix, as well as some helpful new features.

Best Android apps from October 2014

Oct 29th - It feels like just yesterday the leaves were starting to turn and we were talking about the best apps from September. Now the leaves are almost all on the ground, and we have another month's worth of apps to look at. October gave us a bountiful harvest of new apps.

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 now available for purchase, comes with 6 free movie downloads

Oct 29th - After pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z3 opened up almost 2 weeks ago, starting today, you can finally pick one up at T-Mobile. It’s arguably one of the best “pocketable” smartphones you can buy this year and while you wont be able to pick up a free copy of DriveClub (pre-orders only), you can rest […]

Inbox by Gmail could inspire a new evolution of Android notifications [CONCEPT]

Oct 29th - Phandroid developer Steve Albright wondered if a snooze system could have a big impact on Android notifications at the system level. It wasn't long before somebody turned that idea into a concept.

Must watch: working Project Ara prototype shown off in behind the scenes video

Oct 29th - Still in its infancy, Project Ara still has a ways to go before it reaches a consumer release. Over the past few months, we’ve watch as more information surrounding the project continually trickled out, the most recent being a second round of Project Ara developer’s conferences slated for January in both the US and Singapore. […]

Google offering six free months of Google Play Music when you purchase a Nexus 6

Oct 29th - Google's giving folks quite the incentive to purchase a Nexus 6 for the holiday season. The company is set to offer 6 months of Google Play Music All Access for no charge if you order the phone.

[Update: someone jumped the gun] Nexus 6 is now officially available for pre-order on Google Play

Oct 29th - The Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order starting today! Head inside for links to Google Play and get your order in as soon as possible.