Sony gives developers an official path to bootloader access on select phones

May 4th - In Sony's ongoing quest to make their phones more developer friendly, the company has opened up bootloader access for a handful of their current Android smartphones. FXP has found that Sony's official Mobile Flash tool now offers up an "Open Devices" bootloader.

Yu’s next phone is called Yuphoria, and it’s coming May 12th with Cyanogen OS

May 4th - Yu's first smartphone -- the Yureka -- wasn't all that special aside from the fact that it ran Cyanogen OS. It was still a decent option for budget-minded folks, though, and now the company is set to follow-up with a sequel.

HTC One Mini, One Mini 2 won’t get Android 5.0 Lollipop

May 4th - The HTC One Mini and One Mini 2 appear to be lesser than their big brother counterparts in more ways than one. Not only are they smaller, they don't offer the same class of specs. Add another shortcoming to the list -- they won't be enjoying any Lollipop goodness.

Moto 360 on sale for $180 (that’s $70 off), limited time only

May 1st - In a sort of early Mother's Day promotion, Motorola is taking a cool $70 off the Moto 360, bringing the price down to a very reasonable $180.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A in 8 or 9.7-inches now available in the US

May 1st - We told you guys about Samsung’s newest line of affordable tablets — the Samsung Galaxy Tab A — back when they went up for pre-order last week. Available in either 8 or 9.7 inch varieties, these tablets wont blow you away with their spec sheet, but then again they wont break the bank either.

Samsung might fix Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge’s aggressive RAM management in future update

May 1st - When it comes to Android devices, let’s be clear: RAM is meant to be used. What’s the point of having 3GB of DDR4 RAM if your phone keeps closing out apps the moment you leave them to do something else on the device?

Samsung shows us how the beautiful Galaxy S6 Edge is made [VIDEO]

May 1st - Today, Samsung is showing us all the care that went into designing the Galaxy S6 Edge and how they "mastered impossible materials" to make the gorgeous device you see before you.

Googler says Android 5.1.1 rollout for the Nexus 9 is around the corner, blames last minute bugs for delay

May 1st - Last night we saw Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory images made available for the Nexus 7 WiFi (2013 and 2012) as well as Nexus 10. But strangely missing from that group was the more recently launched Nexus 9. Turns out, a rollout might just be around the corner.

LG Call app lets you dial anyone straight from your LG Watch Urbane

May 1st - A new app for LG's latest smartwatch -- the LG Watch Urbane -- has hit Google Play. It's LG Call, and it servers a simple function: letting you call people from your wrist.

Meerkat’s Twitter-driven live streaming service is now in open beta and in the Google Play Store

May 1st - Meerkat is the newest quick live streaming platform that allows you to quickly launch a live stream from your phone and broadcast it to your followers on Twitter. It's been in closed beta to this point, but the company has made it available to everyone today.

VLC for Android update brings background video playback

May 1st - VLC for Android's latest upgrade should please quite a few people who like listening to videos instead of watching them. You can now have video playback continue in the background even if you leave the app.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is now $2.99 on Google Play (down from $9.99)

May 1st - Star Wars fanatics looking for a deep game to sink their teeth into have no reason not to take advantage of today's deal. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic -- one of the greatest Star Wars RPGs ever made -- is now on sale for $2.99.

LG Watch Urbane orders are beginning to ship from the Google Store

May 1st - Google's original estimate for shipping the LG Watch Urbane was May 8th, but orders are already starting to head out of the door. Many have reported seeing shipment notifications, which means it should arrive on folks' doorsteps within the week.

Android 5.1.1 factory images arrive for Nexus 7 WiFi (2013 and 2012), Nexus 10

Apr 30th - Heads up, Google just uploaded factory images for Android 5.1.1 on the Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi), Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi), and Nexus 10. Expect an official over-the-air update to arrive shortly.

Fleksy keyboard giving away free unlock to full version, but only for a limited time

Apr 30th - We know, it’s going to be tough for anyone already invested in their favorite keyboard app to try something new, but we implore you to give Fleksy a shot. Right now they're giving away a free upgrade to the full version, but only for a limited time.