Armando RodriguezAssistant Editor, PCWorld

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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.

Hands on: New Google Maps make maps interesting again

Google Maps gets a facelift and learns a few tricks. Meanwhile, Bing Maps continues to gather dust in the corner.

Live Blog: Google I/O 2013 Keynote

Google will kick off its I/O conference on Wednesday, May 15 with a keynote that starts at 9 a.m. PT. Join us for our live coverage.

What's next for Android? New gaming and social features could be on deck

Rumors point to Google announcing several new tablets and a new Android gaming service at this year's Google I/O.

HTC First price tumbles as Facebook Home ratings tumble

The HTC First gets heavily discounted, while Facebook's Home app faces strong criticism from users.

HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which phone should you buy?

Due for an upgrade? We break down the big differences between the Galaxy S4 and the One to help you decide which phone to get.

How good is the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S4?

We find out whether the feature-packed camera on the Galaxy S4 can hold its own against the competition.

Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 is a worthy successor but not revolutionary

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a great Android phone with its fair share of flaws.

Review: HTC First is the phone for Facebook junkies (and no one else)

The HTC First may not look that impressive on paper, but its close ties with Facebook make it the phone for fans of the social network.

Beer and satellites: Our favorite Demo Mobile 2013 products

This year's Demo Mobile featured an impressive array of products and services. Here are our favorites.


Review: HTC One is the Android phone to beat

The HTC One packs a multitude of impressive specs and appealing features into a sleek, attractive package, making it one of the best phones you can buy.

Hands on with Facebook Home and the HTC First smartphone

At first glance, Facebook Home and the HTC First look like good bets for social butterflies, but power users and those who don't like 24/7 connectivity may opt out.


Twitter overhauls Android app

Twitter's long-awaited redesign of its official app for Android takes advantage of the platform's Holo design guidelines for Ice Cream Sandwich.

How a Facebook phone can conquer the world

Nearly every mobile device you can name can access Facebook. So if the social media giant is going to come out with its own phone, it had better have some impressive features.

Facebook Phone

Is this the face of Facebook's new phone?

In advance of Thursday's Facebook event, Android Police has reportedly found a leaked version of a smartphone running a forked version of Android that's built entirely around Facebook's social networking service.

Your smartphone may be your console's best friend

Phones and video games might just be the next peanut butter and jelly.