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.

8 mobile OS features you saw on Android first

If your phone has free turn-by-turn navigation, LTE, or multitasking, you should thank Android.


Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

HTC rumored to be making the Amazon phone

How long before it gets lost at a bar?

Emergency rice drying not needed -- Sony says new phones, smartwatch are waterproof

Oops, did you just drop your phone in the toilet? Again?

Yup, that looks like a Nexus: Nexus 5 makes its video debut

Google is terrible at keeping secrets.

Windows Phone update adds support for bigger screens and faster processors

Hopefully the next Windows Phones all have quad-core processors and 1080p displays.

Keep your hands off our smartphones, Verizon!

Verizon. Please stop putting your logos over every square inch of our phones.

Latest Android Kit Kat leak shows off new interface

More details arrive regarding the next version of Android as well as for the Nexus 5.



Microsoft might win U.S. import ban against Motorola Android phones

Motorola will be forced to pay up or stop making Android phones that infringe on Microsoft's patents.

Look out Nexus 7, Dell's new 7 and 8-inch Android tablets pack a punch

Dude you're getting a Dell Android tablet.

FreedomPop offers free cellphone service—with a small catch

Maybe it's time to ditch your cellphone carrier.

Galaxy Note 10.1 review: It takes more than high-end specs to make a great tablet

This tablet chugs more than a frat boy at Oktoberfest.

Android handsets

Choosing the Android phone that fits your life

You've decided that you want a new Android phone. Now what?


Upcoming Moto X update to fix poor camera performance

Say goodbye to hazy blue photos from the Moto X.

BlackBerry cuts 4500 jobs, loses nearly $1 billion in Q2

With over a third of its staff gone and with its stock continuing to drop, it looks like we're close to the end of BlackBerry.