Google Play holiday game sale offers deep discounts on a handful of great titles

Dec 22nd - It has begun. You can find a handful of awesome Android games on sale in the Google Play Store for up to 90% off.

Gift-a-Day Giveaway contest winners announced! [VIDEO]

Dec 22nd - Exactly 20 days ago we kicked off our Gift-a-Day Giveaway. Since then we've watched thousands of entries pour in from all over. Today we will finally announce the winners!

LG G Pad X trademark suggests LG is working on a hot new Android tablet

Dec 22nd - LG has crept into the USPTO with another trademark, but this time it doesn't tell of some weird accessory or a new app. They've coined the name "G Pad X," which could be a hot new tablet that finally threatens the high-end scene.

ASUS posts CES teaser on Facebook, and it seems to reveal a phone with rear buttons

Dec 22nd - ASUS looks to be bringing a brand new device to CES with them. The Taiwanese company posted a teaser on Facebook suggesting as much, with a quick shot of a phone being revealed in a 10-second teaser spot. The video obviously doesn't reveal much, though the bit we are able to see makes us quite curious.

Amazon GoldBox deal of the day takes 30% off the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch

Dec 22nd - If you haven't gotten an Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 for Christmas by now, here's one of your last chances to get one on the cheap. Amazon has taken 30% off the cost of all models of the device, including WiFi-only, 4G LTE and GSM versions in storage capacities between 32GB and 64GB.

Want the Samsung Gear VR but don’t have a Galaxy Note 4?

Dec 22nd - The Gear VR is designed to work with only one smartphone from Samsung’s stable of many: the Galaxy Note 4. Obviously, that leaves a large majority of the Android-toting population squarely stuck in their non-virtual realities. What if there was a way to get the Samsung Gear VR to work with other devices?

Nokia C1 smartphone leaked, will reportedly run Android

Dec 22nd - Nokia's N1 Android tablet was the company's first device since splitting off from Microsoft, but the group is already reportedly working on a follow-up. This time around it's a smartphone -- allegedly dubbed the Nokia C1 -- and it could be on its way in 2015.

You can now use Google Wallet at Walt Disney World thanks to Apple

Dec 22nd - Walt Disney World was one of many places where you couldn't use Google Wallet, but that is no longer true. Disney, as a part of Apple's inner circle of besties, has finally added contactless payments.

HTC’s Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense screenshots leaked, reveal HTC is working on Easy Mode

Dec 22nd - HTC's still cooking up their version of Lollipop, but if you're hungry and want a little taste then this is the most we have to go on for now. LlabTooFer was able to get their hands on the software ahead of time and gave us a look at what to expect.

Gift idea: Show your Phandroid pride with the PhanBot speaker [CONTEST]

Dec 21st - For our final gift idea we're taking a look at the GOgroove Phanbot, a simple stereo desktop speaker that just so happens to be the shape and color of our beloved Phandroid logo.

Phandroid’s news app gets a visual makeover, goes Material Design [VIDEO]

Dec 20th - Phandroid's Android news app has been updated with a fresh Material Design look and feel. You'll find all of the required animations, transition, floating action button, and everything else that comes fits Google's new design language. Check out our hands-on video as we dive into the our latest update.

Android Wallpaper: Over the river and through the woods

Dec 20th - Over the river and through the woods, to Grandfather's house we go!" This poem was originally written about Thanksgiving, but it works just as well this time of year. Our wallpapers this week are all about the river and woods.

Gift idea: Belkin WeMo home automation accessories [CONTEST]

Dec 20th - It wasn't much at first, just a "smart" outlet and some WiFi bulbs, but over the past year or so Belkin has managed to expand their WeMo product portfolio, making it much more enticing to those who were on the fence.

Most-used Android apps, Galaxy S5 Lollipop, dream vacations, and more [From the Forums]

Dec 19th - The holidays are in full swing. Have you finished your Christmas shopping? You can put it off just a little longer to check out the latest from Android Forums this week. Let’s slide on down the chimney.

Intuit’s redesigned Turbo Tax app actually makes you want to do your taxes

Dec 19th - TurboTax's app for 2015 has gotten a nice makeover. It's not too early to get a head start on your taxes, especially if you can do it with an app as clean as this.