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40+ Apps for new Android users

We are hot on the tails of the release of several big-name Android flagship phones. These devices will carry the torch for their respective companies for most of this year. Whenever a new crop of devices gets launched a flood of new users enter the Android world. One of the first things new users will do is search the Google Play Store for apps to download.

Polls

Are you buying a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL today? [POLL]

Today is the big day: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now available! We already have ours here at the virtual offices of Phandroid, but we’re wondering if you’ll be picking up one of your own.

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Alcatel Idol 4S review

The Alcatel Idol 4S is a mid-range device with the ambition of playing with the big boys. It has a QHD display, 32GB of RAM and a near-stock version of Android. But is that enough when there are a handful of Chinese flagship smartphone selling for $400 these days?

Fight back against attacks

Google steps up account security for those who need it

Google has stepped up account security for those who need it most. Users who are at particularly high risk of targeted attacks can now join the Advanced Protection Program.

MAJOR KEY

How to change keyboards on Android

One of the oldest features of Android is the ability to change the virtual keyboard. If you use Android you should explore the world of keyboards. We’ll guide you along the way.

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How to use Android Pay right now

Android Pay is said to be coming September 16th, but did you know it’s possible to use it right now? If not, well, consider yourself aware. Here’s how to use it yourself.

unboxing

We’ve got the Pixel 2! [Q&A]

The Pixel 2 is finally in our hands! We got our first look at the new Pixel back at the Made by Google event, but now we have one of the devices.