Florence IonContributor, Greenbot

Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Hands-on: Google's Project Jacquard plans to turn your jacket into a trackpad

On the surface, the technology is very forward facing, but a deeper dive into it reveals that it's simply another another crazy idea from Google you won't be able to use any time soon.

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Hands-on: Google’s Cardboard Expeditions almost made me barf

Sure, it was cool. But will kids really be into Google Cardboard app?

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Using Android Pay: 5 things you need to know

Google's new mobile payments system isn't too complicated. If anything, it's essentially an updated version of Google Wallet.

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5 features we really want Google to introduce with Android M

Android is the dominant mobile operating system, but Google can't rest if it wants it to stay that way.

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What to expect from Android at Google I/O 2015

The date is nearly upon us: Google's annual developer's conference is taking place May 28-29 and it's going to be full of surprises.

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My distracting, bug-riddled drive with Android Auto

Android Auto was formulated to be distraction-free. Unfortunately, my experiences with it have been anything but.

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Hands-on with Asus ZenFone 2: An affordable phone with plenty to offer

Other mid-range phones should watch out! Asus's ZenFone 2 is good enough and affordable enough if you're looking for an unlocked phone with some neat features.

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Tested: The LG G4 has dethroned the Samsung Galaxy S6 as the best camera phone

The devil is in the details: LG's flagship has the best rear-facing camera, though that doesn't mean that Samsung's latest phone is far behind.

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Samsung reveals its round watch interface well ahead of the actual watch

The rumors say we shouldn't expect to see anything until later this year, but Samsung's already teasing it on its Tizen developer site.

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Dear carriers: Please stop putting bloatware on my Android phone

What began as a minor annoyance has now turned into a full-blown pandemic.

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Google I/O 2015 schedule is live, hints at existence of Android M

Or at least it did, until Google pulled the session name and description.

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Android Wear 5.1: Finally, the platform feels a little less beta

The software is only available on the LG Watch Urbane so far, so we tested it out to see if Android Wear has improved.

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Android Influencer: Google's Adrian Ludwig is dedicated to making Android as safe as it can be

Android security has gotten a bad rap over the years, but Google employees like Ludwig are working to keep things safe and secure.

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11 things you need to know about Android Auto

Android Auto isn't readily available yet, which might make the decision to install it in your car a little difficult. Here's what you need to know if you're thinking about upgrading.

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Five reasons the LG G4 should have HTC worried

With the LG G4's killer new features, the One M9 may not have a fighting chance as the premium alternative to Samsung's phones.