Austin, TX residents can sign up for Google Fiber starting in December

Oct 16th - Quick heads up for those of you in Austin, Texas looking for better internet soon — Google Fiber is nearly ready, and Google will soon be taking signups from anyone interested. The company will accept signups from the metropolitan area of the city for any and all folks interested. It’s believed that those in smaller, […]

Apple Pay officially launches on Monday, get ready to start using Google Wallet in a lot more places

Oct 16th - During this morning's iPad event, Apple took a minute to discuss the progress they've made with Apple Pay (coming soon to iOS 8). I know what you're thinking -- "What does this have to do with Android?" Stay with me.

Samsung introduces their first 64-bit chipset — the Exynos 7 Octa

Oct 16th - Samsung has revealed a new chipset with a first for their long-standing Exynos line -- it's 64-bit goodness. It's being called the Exynos 7 Octa, a 20nm setup that features four Cortex-A57 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores in a big.LITTLE configuration.

Pre-order a Limited Edition Black Hawk Drone with this exclusive AndroidArea deal

Oct 16th - Christmas is still a couple months away, but it’s never too early to starting thinking about presents. Who wouldn’t want to find a Limited Edition Black Hawk Drone under the tree? Here’s what you do: you pre-order the Black Hawk Drone now for $89 at

HTC confirms Lollipop for One M7, One Mini (2013) and One M8

Oct 16th - Not that we were worried that HTC's flagship smartphones from the past two years would receive Lollipop, but the company has come out to confirm that the HTC One M7 and the HTC One M8 will both be receiving the upgrade, as well as the HTC One Mini.

HTC One M8 Developer Edition is now receiving EYE camera update

Oct 16th - Owners of the unlocked international HTC One M8 started to receive the EYE update being featured on HTC's new selfie-focused Desire EYE, and now developer edition owners are in for more of the same.

Full Android L Casting Call video shows lots of disappointed desserts

Oct 16th - So Google came out and confirmed that Android L would be named Lollipop. So what happened at the end of the casting call video with all the other tasty desserts auditioning? Well, a wave of disappointment, that's what.

This is how the Nexus 9 looks in the real world [Pics, Video]

Oct 16th - Renders are enough to give us a decent idea of how a new device looks at its best, but there's nothing like getting a look at the thing in the flesh. The Nexus 9 won't be available until November 3rd, but some lucky souls in Vietnam have already gotten a chance to finagle

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (AT&T and T-Mobile) finally gets a ship date

Oct 15th - After becoming officially available for purchase only 2 days ago, it seems Sony has finally gotten their house in order and are ready to give ship dates for the unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

New details behind Android 5.0 Lollipop’s upcoming kill switch security feature

Oct 15th - Smartphone security is one of those hot topics in mobile and ever since Apple introduced their "kill switch" solution to help prevent unauthorized iPhone theft, we've been curious to see how Android would follow suit.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play edition makes another appearance on official Android page, this time running Android Lollipop

Oct 15th - After showing up on Google’s official Android page back during Google I/O (where the page received a nice facelift), the Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play edition is showing up yet again on the site.

Nexus 5’s shiny new homepage suggests it could stick around as a smaller, cheaper Nexus option

Oct 15th - As we lay in the aftermath of today's big announcements, I think we can finally call it in: we aren't going to see a Nexus 5 refresh for 2014. But what's to happen with the current model?

Watch the Nexus 6 get unboxed in under 6 seconds [VIDEO]

Oct 15th - T-Mobile Senior Product Manager Des Smith is back with yet another one of his early unboxings, this time showing off the box that his Nexus 6 test unit arrived in.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Oct 15th - The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is an epic beast. It's the best productivity smartphone. It's got the best screen. It's arguably got the best camera and it undoubtedly has the most bells and whistles. In fact, the Galaxy Note 4's biggest challenge is that it's predecessor was so good, it's difficult to make enough upgrades to impress. With a newly designed metal frame and an array of noticeable feature improvements, Samsung has done just that.

You can now pre-order the Sony Xperia Z3 from T-Mobile, free copy of DRIVECLUB for the PS4 included

Oct 15th - With it's amazing build quality and top of the line hardware specs, there's a good chance this is the Android device many of you are looking to buy/upgrade to and starting today, you can now officially pre-order the device from T-Mobile.