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.

Mobile Roar 75: Samsung Gear VR and the top tech stories of 2014

Dec 19th - We've got the Samsung Gear VR in this house for this episode. Kevin talks about all the cool stuff it can do and why he loves it. The guys also discuss their picks for the top tech stories of 2014.

The Nexus 5 is back in stock on Google Play

Dec 19th - You still can’t get a Nexus 6 directly from Google, but if you’re in the market for something a little smaller, its little brother — the Nexus 5 — is now back in stock on the Google Play Store.

Win the Android smartwatch of your choosing from AndroidArea.com!

Dec 19th - You want a smartwatch, but you just can’t justify spending the dough. We get it, but that’s no excuse. Not when you can win the smart wearable of your choosing from AndroidArea.com.

Deal: Verizon is taking 50% off all Android smartphones $199.99 and up

Dec 19th - Verizon is looking to push a few more smartphones out of the door ahead of the busy Christmas week. The carrier's latest deal takes 50% off all on-contract Android smartphones that cost $199.99 or more.

Reminder: Only 3 days left to enter our massive Gift-a-Day Giveaway!

Dec 19th - It seems like just yesterday we kicked off our Gift-a-Day Giveaway, but nearly 20 days later we're almost ready to pick some winners. In case you've missed a few days, or you have no idea what we're talking about, consider this your wake-up call.

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.

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.