Armando RodriguezAssistant Editor, TechHive

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Armando is an Android nerd, covering both apps and phones, and a former programmer. He is also a world-class heckler on Twitter.

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault review

Full Frontal Assault combines traditional Ratchet & Clank gameplay with tower defense strategy.

HTC Droid DNA review: Stellar screen, bad battery life

The HTC Droid DNA boasts an impressive screen but suffers from bad battery life.

Which smartphone has the best battery life?

Many phones boast great battery life, but which one will win our smartphone battery showdown?

Google Nexus 4 review: Great specs, but bad battery life

Google's Nexus 4 provides a lot of power for a low, contract-free price, but its battery life disappoints.

Sony Xperia TL review: The Bond phone disappoints

James Bond uses this phone in the upcoming move, but does that mean you should, too? Find out in our extensive review.

Nexus 4 first impressions

Google's Nexus 4 is a well designed phone that looks like it can hold its own against other current smartphones.

Google announces the Nexus 4 and Android 4.2, hurricane be damned

Google today took the wraps off of the Nexus 4 and Android 4.2.

hurricane sandy

Hurricane Sandy shuts down Google's Android event

Google has canceled its Android event scheduled for Monday morning in New York because its venue is in the evacuation zone for the approaching Hurricane Sandy.

Samsung Galaxy Note II

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note II defined by its pen

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a standout smartphone with impressive specs, but its larger size can be a deal breaker.

Review: The LG Optimus G

The LG Optimus G has beefy specs and a vibrant display, but poor call quality and other quirks keep it from being the best phone around.

Game on: Google sets date for Android event at the end of the month

A new Nexus phone may not be the only news out of Google's big Android event.

Digiboo now lets you rent or buy movies on Android

Digiboo expands its video rental service to Android.

Tech world records

From popular videos to expensive computers, these eight tech world records are just waiting to be broken.

AT&T to get three new HTC smartphones

AT&T announced today that it would carry the HTC One VX, the One X+, and the HTC 8X.

Play This! Podcast

Play This! Podcast: We don't need another hero

It's our first themed episode! We're talking about Borderlands 2, and other post-apocalyptic movies and media.