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

Dec 18th - Remember Secret? It was that app that was all the rage when it launched earlier this year on Android. Riding the wave of anonymous social networks, Secret eventually caved in on itself as posts — that were once about juicy gossip — quickly became nothing more than a way for its users to brag about […]

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.

Amazon Prime Now looks to get your items to you within the hour

Dec 18th - Yesterday we gave you guys several good reasons why it'd be a good idea to be hooked up with Amazon Prime, and now -- not even just a day later -- Amazon has added another. The online retailer has announced Amazon Prime Now, a new shipping option that could get you the items you order within the hour.

Gift idea: 2 years later, the Mountek nGroove CD slot car dock is still our top pick [CONTEST]

Dec 18th - Today we’re showing you a Phan-favorite, a product we covered 2 years ago here on this very site and have used nearly every day since then. The Mountek nGroove is car dock unlike most others.

CyanogenMod and Yu announce their first Android phone, and yes — it’s a blatant CoolPad F2 clone

Dec 18th - It's finally happened, folks -- Micromax's Yu brand has launched its first smartphone. It's called Yureka, and it's based on CyanogenMod. It also looks a lot like a CoolPad F2. In fact, it probably is the CoolPad F2.

Sony built their own Google Glass competitor and it’s flippin’ huge

Dec 17th - And here you thought Google Glass was unsightly. Wait until you get a load of what Sony just cooked up.

Pick up a custom Moto X (2nd Gen) for only $50 on Verizon [DEALS]

Dec 17th - You can custom build your own Moto X (2014) for $50 on Verizon. Keep in mind this is the base model. A decked out wood-backed Moto X with 32GB will run $125.

Inbox finally supports Android Wear, lets you reply to emails straight from your wrist

Dec 17th - We're not sure how this managed to slip by the Inbox team the first couple of updates, but the app now fully supports Android Wear devices.

5 Reasons you need Amazon Prime right now

Dec 17th - With Amazon being the first online stop for many shoppers we thought it'd be a good idea to show you why you shouldn't proceed to order anything online this holiday season without having an Amazon Prime subscription.

Save almost 50% on this 2-in-1 MicroUSB/Lightning cable at AndroidArea.com

Dec 17th - You use an Android phone, but your tablet is an iPad. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your secret. It doesn’t chance the fact that both those devices will need occasional charging, and all those cables can become a real tangled mess. Streamline your charging experience with this 2-in-1 MicroUSB/Lightning from AndroidArea.com, yours now for only $21 (a savings of 47%).