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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.

Nintendo Android tablet

Nintendo reportedly working on Android tablet

The Wii U tablet might be getting an Android-powered sibling soon.

Phone Buying Guide

Smartphone buying guide 2013: Find the phone that's right for you

You're going to use it every day for the next few years. Choose wisely!

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 review: New screen size, same terrible tablet

The low-price might be tempting, but you're better off saving your money for a better tablet.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 review: Bad in any position

The battery life is really long, so you can hate using it all day on a single charge.

Everything you need to know about Android 4.4 KitKat

The latest Android release is full of surprises. Here's a rundown of what you can expect when your phone gets the upgrade.

Android KitKat may make it easier to ditch your wallet

Who needs physical cards when you can just tap your phone?

There's a new Step Counter in Android KitKat, but it's not widely supported yet

The latest Android OS has support for always-on step tracking, but it requires dedicated hardware support, and updated apps.

Android 4.4 KitKat's new fullscreen mode minimizes distractions

Finally, Android apps can hide the status bar and navigation buttons. Gamers and readers rejoice!

KitKat's new dialer makes phone books even more useless

For those that like to actually make phone calls with their phones, Android 4.4 brings a wealth of improvements.

Getting to know the Android KitKat home screen

The new Android home screen isn't just pretty to look at: It tells us a lot about where Google plans to take Android in the next few years.

Nexus 5

Nexus 5 review: Wouldn't be as sweet without KitKat

Without its slick OS, the Nexus 5 would be just another top-of-the-line Android phone.

Google nexus 5

Nexus 5 first impressions: It's the software, stupid

Google's newest handset may have ho-hum hardware, but that KitKat sure is tasty.

Android KitKat

What's inside Android 4.4 KitKat and why you should care

A revamped interface, improved dialer, and app search are small steps toward a better Android.

Galaxy Nexus won't get Android KitKat

Google appears to have set parameters for how long it will support its devices, and the news isn't good.

Google Nexus 5

Why Motorola should have built the Nexus 5 instead of LG

With no unique features, the Nexus 5 hardly deserves the "Nexus" name. It's time to stop worrying about partner relationships.