New Gresso Regal smartphone dons 18 karat gold and titanium, starts at heart-stopping $3,000

Dec 19th - Ready for another expensive smartphone you’ll probably never buy? Gresso’s new Regal line of smartphone wants to put a nice dent in your wallet for a premium smartphone with a decent set of specs. That dent starts at about $3,000 for the cheapest option. What justifies that price tag? For one, they’re mare completely of […]

How to watch 360 videos with the Gear VR

Dec 19th - Just as the Samsung Gear VR can be used to watch your own imported 2D and 3D movies, it can also be used to view content shot and compiled for 360-degree presentation. Here’s how to get yours on the Gear VR for playback.

Best Buy is now listing the leather Nexus 9 Magic Cover case for $49

Dec 19th - It looks like HTC and Google were whipping up a real leather Magic Cover case for the Nexus 9 after all. The accessory has popped up on Best Buy's online storefront before even hitting HTC's or Google's.

Sony’s “Welcome to the New World” teaser reel shows hints of Lollipop, smartphones and… fetuses?

Dec 19th - Not long after Sony confirmed on Twitter that the Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z2 wouldn't be seeing Lollipop until early 2015, the company has uploaded a strange new teaser video to their YouTube channel.

Gift idea: always know where your keys or smartphone is hiding with these great accessories [CONTEST]

Dec 19th - Today our gift ideas are all about next-gen key finders, Bluetooth enabled devices that can not only help you find where you left your keys, but your smartphone as well.

Google wants next version of Android (M) to come pre-installed in your car

Dec 18th - Looks like Google isn't simply happy with mirroring, they could be planning to integrate Android Auto directly into car infotainment systems in the next major Android version.

Sony’s leaked emails may have revealed upcoming Xperia Z4 design, launch date too

Dec 18th - Will you look at that. Looks like there was a Sony Xperia Z4 buried deep inside Sony Picture's leaked emails. Expected launch date details also revealed.

Android TV Launcher slides into the Google Play Store for compatible devices

Dec 18th - Like the rest of Google's other "unbundled" apps, the Android TV Launcher lands in the Google Play Store for compatible devices.

Secret is no longer a Whisper copycat, relaunches as Yik Yak copycat instead

Dec 18th - Anonymous social networking service Secret is getting a new lease on life, this time as a Yik Yak competitor with a new private chat feature.

20 Most Debated and Popular Phandroid Articles of 2014

Dec 18th - 2014 was a very busy year for us here at Phandroid. In typical Android fashion there were tons of new devices, new device categories, software updates, and much more. We're looking back at all the most debated and popular Phandroid posts from 2014. Enjoy!

Mojang and Telltale team up for Minecraft: Story Mode, a narrative game set in the Minecraft universe

Dec 18th - Two of the industry's best up-and-coming developers are coming together to make a game that'll make everyone take notice. They're calling it Minecraft: Story Mode, and it'll bring the narrative Minecraft never had to the forefront.

Google Cardboard owners can now check out Street View in virtual reality

Dec 18th - Google Cardboard, the inexpensive virtual reality kit that you can drop a phone into, has gotten another cool use today for those lucky enough to own one. You can now check out select locations in Street View as if you are really there.

Trello update brings Material Design goodness

Dec 18th - Everyone's favorite collaboration and organization app has received a big upgrade over at Google Play. Trello is the name of said app, and its big redesign has come with some great sweeping changes -- the biggest of which being a Material Design makeover.

How to watch 3D movies on the Samsung Gear VR

Dec 18th - The Samsung Gear VR has plenty of potential, but it is limited by a sparse content store out of the box. The positive is that Samsung and Oculus have made it easy to import and watch your own movies (even 3D) in virtual cinema mode. So how do we accomplish this?

3 great new games in Google Play: Exiles, Tales from the Borderlands and GTA: China Town Wars

Dec 18th - A trifecta of awesome games have arrived to Google Play today that you should check out if you're getting a bit bored of the current selection.