Google Play Movies & TV lets Lollipop users lock kids to a specific movie or show via in-app screen pinning

Dec 11th - Google Play Movies & TV update brings in-app screen pinning so you can lock your kids to a specific show or movie, and don't have to worry about them getting into your R-rated collection.

Amazon app pulled from Google Play over policy violation, Amazon Shopping takes its place

Dec 11th - If you were wondering how Amazon app could get away with allowing downloads of non-Play Store sanctioned Android apps -- it finally caught up with them. Introducing Amazon Shopping, now with 100% less digital goods.

Google: Nexus 5 will stick around for 2015, at least initially

Dec 11th - Good news. Despite reports of the contrary, it seems the Nexus 5 will be sticking around for 2015 as a smaller, lower-priced Nexus offering. Thanks, Google.

Action Launcher 3 brings a whole new app with a whole new price tag [VIDEO]

Dec 11th - The all new -- and completely rewritten -- Action Launcher 3 is now officially available in the Google Play Store. Check out what's new and see if Action Launcher 3 deserves a home on your Android device.

5 factors that future Nexus 6 owners should consider before upgrading

Dec 11th - The Nexus 6 is a big phone, both in size and importance, but it's not without faults. In fact the biggest feature of the Nexus 6 is it's biggest point of contention. Is the Nexus 6 really worth an upgrade?

Win a GoPro Hero4 Black from AndroidArea.com (plus other great freebies)

Dec 11th - Are you a fan of adventure? Does your current camera or smartphone simply not cut it when it comes to your X-treme lifestyle? It’s time to go pro with the latest and greatest from GoPro, the Hero4 Black. And now you have a chance to win GoPro’s most advanced (and expensive) camera yet thanks to AndroidArea.com.

Scrolls is a healthy mix between collectible card and board games, and it’s now on Android

Dec 11th - While we're all still awaiting the launch of Blizzard's highly popular collectible card game Hearthstone, Mojang -- creators of Minecraft who were recently bought by Microsoft -- has an alternative option to keep you busy in the meantime. It's called Scrolls, and it's a really fresh take on your typical card game format.

Crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo releases an Android app

Dec 11th - IndieGoGo, one of the top crowdfunding sites next to Kickstarter, has long done its mobile bidding on the mobile web, but the company is now allowing folks to partake in some pledging fund through a brand new native Android app.

Google Play reveals the top apps, games, movies, music and other entertainment choices of 2014

Dec 11th - google play 2014 1 We're roaring toward the finish line for the calendar year and it's time for folks to start taking a look back. No one likes to reminisce quite like Google, so the company revealed the top content on the Google Play Store for the past 12 months.

Google removes red and white Nexus 5 units from the Play Store — only black remains

Dec 11th - We're not sure if this means anything yet, but it's worth noting anyway -- Google has reduced the options of Nexus 5 units you can get from Google Play. The company has taken down the red and white color options, leaving only black for those who are still in the market for one.

Gift Idea: keep your face looking clean with the USB travel razor [CONTEST]

Dec 11th - Today's gift idea is perfect for the man who travels a lot and likes to keep a clean hair-free face. When you're traveling you don't want to pack bulky razors and shaving supplies. That's where the ShaveTech USB Travel Razor comes in.

Chromecast update brings Material Design, guest mode and more

Dec 11th - Chromecast users have been treated to a new update which adds a couple of cool new features. The first standout is that the Chromecast app for phones and tablets has undergone a Material Design makeover, but some other goodies are coming along for the ride.

Amazon launches Surprise! app for Android, makes it easy to send e-cards with Amazon giftcards inside

Dec 10th - SURPRISE! It's Amazon's new e-card app that makes sending their gift cards easier than ever. If the holiday shopping rush has got you down, show you care by sending Amazon dollars.

Android 5.0.1 now rolling out to Nexus 4, 6, 7, and Moto G GPe [OTA DOWNLOAD]

Dec 10th - And just like clockwork, the Nexus 4, Nexus 6, and even the Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi have begun receiving their Android 5.0.1 updates over-the-air. Earlier today we saw the updates hit Google’s factory images page, and suspected a rollout was imminent. For anyone itching to get their hands on the update but aren’t willing to […]

Google launches new Live Channels app for Android TV, now available on Google Play

Dec 10th - Fresh off the Google Play Store is a new app looking to bring a little additional functionality to Android TV set tops (read: the Nexus Player). It’s called Live Channels for Android TV and from the description on Google Play, will allow users to watch live television from built-in tuners or IP-based tuners on their […]