Android Lollipop: Google practically makes it official

Sep 28th - Yesterday was Google's 16th birthday. To celebrate, they topped a birthday cake with lollipops. Anyone remotely interested in Android would know that "Android L" - the upcoming version of Android that follows Kit Kat - has yet to officially get its dessert name. Now, it's practically official.

This is supposedly what the Nexus 6 looks like, and here are some of its early specs [Leak]

Sep 30th - The Nexus 6's launch is approaching and we still haven't heard much, but a leak today could give us our first idea of what the handset might look like.

Samsung explains Note 4 gap as a “necessary manufacturing feature,” says it may expand over time

Sep 30th - Samsung knew about their Galaxy Note 4's gap issue, and has written it off as a manufacturing "feature," the user manual reveals.

Underwater Sony Xperia Z3 uboxing shows off its killer feature [VIDEO]

Sep 30th - Although occasionally guilty of it ourselves, we’ll admit — smartphone unboxings aren’t always the funnest videos to watch. But alas, they’re a necessary evil, meant to give you a quick first look at what you can expect when you open up x device for yourself (and we typically mix in our first impressions to keep […]

Latest Moto 360 update seems to bring a ridiculous boost to battery life

Sep 29th - The latest update to the Moto 360, firmware KGW42R, is delivering some rather impressive battery life, according to reports. Has Motorola finally addressed the smart watch's biggest issue?

Is this guy using a Nexus 6?

Oct 1st - After seeing a sketch of what some believe to be the Nexus 6, we get a possible look at the thing in the wild. Come check it out in the flesh!

Rumor: new HTC One Max coming with 5.5-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805, 3GB of RAM and more

Sep 30th - Looks like HTC could be hard at work on their next phablet. The company's first attempt at one -- the HTC One Max of yesteryear -- was pretty decent, and now they're looking to up the ante with a sequel.

#GapGate for Galaxy Note 4? Early complaints of build quality fly in

Sep 29th - Recent reports out of South Korea after the Samsung Galaxy Note 4's launch there this Friday tell of an issue where there is too much of a gap between the display and chassis.

OnePlus 2 confirmed for Q2 or Q3 2015; OnePlus says they’re thinking about a smaller form factor

Sep 29th - While the OnePlus One is still considered to be in its infancy and there are many upgrades and improvements to be made, the company has confirmed that they are already thinking about its sequel.

Motorola DROID Turbo benchmark boasts 5.2-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805, 3GB RAM, and more

Sep 29th - With a hardware arsenal _that_ powerful, it's looking like the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo could be preparing for all out war. Watch out, Samsung/Apple/HTC/LG/Sony.

Samsung highlights 5 big features made possible by the Note Edge’s display [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sep 30th - n case you were confused why Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge has a curved display, Samsung is looking to make it clear with a new infographic they've put together. Come check it out.

Best Android Phones [October 2014]

Oct 1st - As fall rolls around, the leaves on the trees aren’t the only thing changing. There has been a shakeup in our monthly best phone rankings, including a new name at the top of our list. Which phone reigns supreme? Read on to find out.

Someone carved a Nexus 6 out of wood and compared against the Nexus 4 and 7

Oct 1st - This is the Nexus 6............ in wood. No, really. It's, like, literally carved out of wood.

Project Ara still on track for early 2015 release, will run on modified Android L version

Sep 29th - It still sounds like science fiction, but Project Ara is still on track for an early 2015 release. Looks like it will run on a modified version of Android L, with modules sold in an online store (similar to the Play Store).

Samsung lets the puns fly in this insanely long 4 minute Galaxy Note ad [VIDEO]

Sep 29th - Samsung's latest ad for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might not be the most effective way to sell someone on why they should buy a smartphone, but here it is -- they've decided to pun it on up in a 4 minute splash of cheesy lines and dudebro humor.

HTC One M8 Eye press photos leak; looks just like an HTC One M8

Oct 1st - According to the rumor mill, HTC is supposed to be introducing an HTC One M8 with a souped up camera at next week's New York City event. We may have just gotten our first look at the thing.

Recent Android L builds looking a lot more mature with tweaked system UI [VIDEO]

Oct 1st - Android L might not look totally different when it makes its way out of the oven compared to what Google first showed at this past year's I/O, but Google isn't against changing a few things up ahead of its official release.

Samsung lays out Galaxy Note 4 launch plans with handy release map

Oct 1st - Samsung is getting ready to release the Galaxy Note 4 in 140 countries by the end of this month, and the company has decided to give us a good idea of their launch plans for each region.

Google Play is now showing Android developers’ addresses and pricing for in-app purchases

Sep 30th - Developer addresses and in-app purchase pricing are now live on the Google Play Store (both app and on the web).

Google provides new details on Android Auto – talks about design, architecture, and development process

Sep 29th - Android Auto is one of the most exciting features in the upcoming Android L release. Today, Google is providing developers with new information on getting their apps ready for Android Auto compatibility.