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.

Review: The Moto X is the most convenient Android phone ever

While it may sound underwhelming on paper, the Moto X packs impressive performance into a great form-factor.


Hands on with Moto X, the phone that just might save Motorola

Finally, a phone worth talking about from Motorola. It's been awhile.


Motorola's new Moto X has much in common with new Verizon Droids

Motorola takes the wraps off its first customizable handset, which has features and specs identical to recently announced Verizon Motorola Droid smartphones.


Review: The Nokia Lumia 1020 marries an amazing camera to year-old hardware

Nokia's latest Windows Phone packs an impressive 41-megapixel camera, but lacks a strong app ecosystem and competitive specs.

Hands-on: Google's new Nexus 7 gets a great screen and more processing pep

With a faster processor and sharper screen, the second-generation Nexus 7 gives you a lot of bang for your buck.


Android 4.3 is painfully boring (and that's a good thing)

The flashy fonts, fancy wallpapers, and interface overhauls will have to wait—Google is finally fixing Android.


Motorola plans Moto X unveiling for August 1

The most hyped Android phone in history will debut in a few weeks, when Google-owned Motorola holds a small, private event in New York, where attendees are expected to be the first to check out the Moto X.


Next Nexus 7 expected to run Android 4.3, charge wirelessly

More details leak about Google's July 24 event and the expected announcement of a new Nexus 7 tablet.


Nokia is squandering its last best chance for relevance

Windows Phone is holding back one of the most promising phone makers in the industry.


T-Mobile schools AT&T, Verizon on better phone upgrades with only a smattering of profanity

At a press event Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new program that lets people upgrade their phones twice a year as well as further expansion of its LTE network.


Facebook makes us all QA testers, launches beta channel for its Android app

Facebook launches a beta program where people can try out early builds of its Android app.


How Samsung can save Windows 8 tablets

Samsung is the hero that Windows 8 tablets need but don't deserve.

PlayStation 4

How Sony can still screw up the PlayStation 4

Sony left E3 as a big fan favorite, but decisions made by the company in the coming months could deflate that balloon.


Mobile games mostly MIA at E3

E3 is not the place for mobile fans looking to learn more about the next big smartphone game.


TechHive at E3: Day Two brings out the zombies

Alex and Armando wrap up our second day of E3 festivities, where Armando was overrun with zombies, and Alex fell in love with Project Spark.