Threes! abruptly removed from Google Play over policy violation

May 5th - If you're looking for the hit puzzle game Threes! on the Google Play Store -- the game's developer Asher Vollmer revealed today that his game has officially been removed from the Play Store over his use of the term "2048."

Motorola readies Android 5.1 for Moto X 1st and 2nd Gen, Moto E 2nd Gen – changelog now available

May 5th - Around the Phandroid offices, we like to refer to Android 5.1 as the real Lollipop update, patching up bugs and improving UI weirdness. For some Motorola customers, the update is just around the corner.

HTC Re discounted to $150 for Mother’s Day, comes with $60 in free accessories

May 5th - If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for mom this Mother’s Day, the HTC Re portable camera is just as good a gift as any. The go-anwhere camera is seeing a $50 discount, dropping from $200 to only $150 for a limited time.

While waiting for Android 5.1.1, the Nexus 9 receives over-the-air update to 5.0.2 Lollipop

May 5th - It's definitely not the software update Nexus 9 owners were expecting, but Google's 9-inch tablet is now receiving a small (23.3MB) update to 5.0.2. So what happened to Android 5.1.1?

LG Watch Urbane teardown shows the battery is pretty easy to replace

May 5th - iFixIt has done their tried and trusted teardown on the new LG Watch Urbane, the latest Android Wear smart watch from the South Korean company. As beautiful as the smart watch is on the outside, we're always curious about the bits that you won't often get to see.

10 things every Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge owner should do [VIDEO]

May 5th - When the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge launched we posted 10 tips every Galaxy S6 Edge owner should know. Now we're back with a video version of these essential tips. If you own a Galaxy S6 you need to watch this video.

Motorola now offering Moto X (2nd Gen) 32GB for $350, 64GB for $375 [DEALS]

May 5th - It’s that time. Yesterday we told you guys about special 1-day promo Motorola was throwing for the Moto X (2nd Gen) and right now you can grab one for up to $225 off.

Report: Samsung working on a big camera update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

May 5th - We touched on how good Samsung's latest camera goods are in our Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review, but the company apparently feels they could do more. SamMobile has it on good authority that Samsung is prepping a swath of new camera features.

You can now sign up to trial the LG G4 ahead of its US launch

May 5th - LG's cool trial program for the LG G4 is headed to the United States, and folks interested in trying it out can now apply to be among the first testers. This trial program will net you a loaner of the phone weeks ahead of its retail launch.

Pebble has started mass production for the Pebble Time smart watch, and a look at the first few features [VIDEO]

May 5th - Pebble has announced that they have started mass production on their latest smart watch, the Pebble Time. We'd love to say it's fully great news as it means they're on track to start shipping soon!

T-Mobile releases 8 new ads attacking Verizon and offers their customers a risk-free trial [VIDEO]

May 5th - The gloves just came off, folks. T-Mobile has a bone to pick with Verizon and they want the whole world to know about it. The company has just released new ad campaign called #NeverSettle. Watch the 8 new ads they'll use to attack Verizon in this huge undertaking.

This helpful video shows you how to waterproof a Samsung Galaxy S6… if you’re clinically insane

May 5th - Did you know it's possible to make the Samsung Galaxy S6 waterproof? The folks at PeripateticPandas proves it in their instructional step-by-step guide, though we wouldn't recommend doing this unless you love having a big brick of silicone in your pocket.

Android 5.0 Lollipop now on 9% of Android devices according to distribution numbers for May 2015

May 4th - Google is giving us another look at their monthly distribution numbers for the month of May. When looking at the total number of active Android devices (those that have recently pinged the Google Play Store), Android 5.0 Lollipop is now officially running on 9% of those.

Grab a Moto X (2nd Gen) for $225 off tomorrow only [DEALS]

May 4th - The Moto X (2nd Gen) is fast approaching its 1 year birthday and starting tomorrow (and tomorrow only), you can pick up a brand new Motorola Moto X for up to $225 off its regular price.

The Google app can now answer Star Wars character trivia

May 4th - In case you haven't heard, today is May 4th -- Star Wars Day -- and to help celebrate, Google has pushed out an update to their Search that makes brushing up on your Star Wars trivia easier than ever.