The Snapdragon 805 equipped Galaxy S5 Plus quietly appears on Samsung Netherlands site

Oct 21st - After a beefier, Snapdragon 805 equipped Samsung Galaxy S5 made its way to Korea and then Singapore, it seems Samsung is finally ready to bring the souped up Galaxy to even more markets. The phone — know as the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus — now has its own landing page on Samsung Netherlands’ site. Visually, […]

Google brings Songza’s recommendations and Material Design to Play Music [APK Download]

Oct 21st - Google Play Music got a huge new upgrade today that you'll definitely want to get your hands on. The first thing you'll immediately notice is a new material design layout, but we also get Songza's music recommendations! APK download inside.

Android Deals: 32GB Nexus 7 for $169, Halloween movie deals, and more

Oct 21st - Get into the Halloween spirit with some scary good deals on Android smartphones and tablets including the Nexus 7, apps for productivity, and a great selection of spooky movies fit for the season.

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.