Google introduces Security Key for better 2-step verification

Oct 21st - Google's done a lot on their part to help strengthen web security with 2-step verification, but Google says even that isn't enough. That's why they've helped introduced Security Key for Chrome, Google and the web.

Download: 750 Material Design icons provided by Google

Oct 21st - App developers will want to get their hands on the latest collection of icons Google just open-sourced. Inside is a download link to a pack of 750 different icons for use in apps, the mobile web and, well, whatever else you can think of.

Verizon adds over 1.5 million new customers in Q3 2014

Oct 21st - Verizon has reported their Q3 2014 financial results, and things seem to be as they should be. There weren't any new records broken this go 'round like Verizon seems to do every quarter, but they did enjoy steady growth in a couple of different areas.

Nexus 9 keyboard folio and Magic Cover cases go up for pre-order on Amazon

Oct 21st - You've already pre-ordered your Nexus 9, so why not pre-order the accessories to go with it? Amazon is now listing the keyboard folio case and magic cover case for the tablet that we've seen so much of.

Google posts handy guide for folks switching from iPhone to Android

Oct 21st - With the upcoming releases of the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google thought it wise to create a nice, simple guide for those compelled to switch from iPhone to Android.

Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 shown off in comparison video

Oct 20th - After giving us the world's first underwater unboxing, the folks at UK's Carphone Warehouse are back again, this time with an early hands-on with the phone everyone's talking about: Motorola and Google's Nexus 6.

Leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps: new Messenger, Google Play Music, Google Fit, and more [DOWNLOAD]

Oct 20th - We take a dive inside a handful of leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps taken from a leaked build. While a good majority will require root to install, a few don't. Check out the new Messenger and Google Play Music.

Hey Android Devs: $75 gets you a month-long sponsorship on Phandroid.com!

Oct 20th - Having trouble advertising your app or can't bear the cost of traditional advertising? Consider this great new sponsorship opportunity with Phandroid!

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings ‘Ambient display’ mode to the Nexus 6, other devices too

Oct 20th - Thanks to Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Nexus 6 has a new "Ambient mode" option to wake the phone when receiving messages or when you pick it up. Will support other Android devices as well.

Nexus Player is back in the Play Store for pre-order

Oct 20th - Late last week the Nexus Player officially went up for pre-order. However, on Saturday we saw it get removed from the Play Store due to some trouble with the FCC. Turns out Google jumped the gun and listed it before the FCC gave the thumbs-up. Yesterday it passed through the FCC right on cue, and […]

Official: Nexus 6 pre-orders open up October 29th

Oct 20th - When Google took the wraps off the Nexus 6 last week, other than a vague "later this month" pre-order date, they failed to give Android fanboys a specific date on when we could expect it to land on Google Play. We now have a date.

OnePlus One pre-orders begin October 27th, and you can get started right now

Oct 20th - OnePlus is nearly ready to kick off their pre-order system for the OnePlus One. The company has announced that pre-sales will open October 27th, giving you a chance to claim a device without having to hunt down an invite.

AT&T Galaxy Mega 2 drops Oct 24th for $150 on-contract

Oct 20th - AT&T has announced that they'll be selling a huge new phone October 24th. Literally. It's the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, a 6-inch phablet that'll run you $150 on-contract or $475 outright.

DROID Turbo pops up in another classic leak

Oct 20th - In what would appear to be a small scale comeback if we didn't know better, @evleaks has dished out another juicy render for us to lay eyes on. It's the Motorola DROID Turbo we've been hearing so much about.

Spotify introduces family plans for folks who hate sharing accounts

Oct 20th - Spotify is a pretty good deal at $10 per month: unlimited, on-demand access to over 20 million music tracks, personalized radio and the like all make the price tag worth it. Unfortunately, folks who like to share accounts haven't had an easy life with Spotify, until now.