Android app security and performance will be a big focus for Google over the next couple of years, as proven by recently announced Play Store policy revisions.
Universally criticized for mediocre camera performance, the first-gen Essential Phone continues to get better. And yes, there will be a second-gen handset.
In theory, Netflix now supports Android Oreo's Picture-in-Picture functionality for enhanced mobile multitasking. In practice, you can't use it yet.
With the latest version of WhatsApp for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, it's possible to delete embarrassing messages within seven minutes of their sending.
Uber's latest global Android and iOS app update enables a feature that should have probably been available for a long time: in-app chat.
The already intuitive and versatile Google feed in the search giant's Android and iOS app is getting a major update focused on personalization.
If you want to help someone who doesn't own a smartphone or that simply refuses to use the Uber app get around, a new feature makes it hassle-free.
In a mutually beneficial move, Facebook and Apple have joined hands to greatly improve Siri support for WhatsApp.
Fitbit still has some work to do to ensure Pebble watches will work 6 or 12 months from now, but cloud reliance is gradually being decreased.
Usually, it's the underdogs that take inspiration from market leaders, but Facebook isn't afraid to go the other way around and follow Snapchat's suit.
Microsoft's Cortana works even better and more naturally on Android devices after the latest app update, with extensive lock screen support.
After refreshing the looks and improving the user experience of Cortana on Android devices months ago, Microsoft finally does the same for iOS users.
Android and iOS instant messaging app Viber adds Secret Chat functionality to a bag of tricks also including encryption and "secret messages."
Frames, effects, stickers, easy photo and video sharing, all available for just 24 hours. This Facebook Messenger Day thing sure sounds familiar.
Well, Allo there, Android Auto, and nice to finally be able to communicate properly behind the wheel without taking one's eyes off the road.
Far from the world's most popular instant messaging mobile app, Google Allo today improves GIF, emoji and Google Assistant support.
Live Photos shot with the past couple of iPhone generations can now be easily converted and shared on Instagram, which also supports wide color capture.
If you're on Android and use Google Keyboard, check for updates to version 5.0 and then see how your fingertips handle different key heights.
To better compete against Google Translate on more platforms, the Microsoft Translator app is updated with several new features on Android.