Google announces new Nexus devices and the newest version of Android, “Lollipop”

Nexus 6

Today, Google announced (a day ahead of Apple’s own big new product news) several new products, as well as the newest version of Android, “Lollipop.” There’d been much debate over what the new Android OS name would be, including “licorice” or another licensed product (a la KitKat). Of course, now there’ll probably be various jokes … Read more

Anthony looks for a new prepaid smartphone

As the subject line states, I’m looking to once again upgrade to a better smartphone. But first, a look back over my history with smartphones: Fall 2009: I bought my first-ever smartphone, a first-generation Palm Pre running WebOS. While things initially went well enough (despite wondering if going with WebOS over then-version-1.x-era Android was worth … Read more