Best of Phandroid

Re-predicting Android’s OS dessert names beyond Kit Kat

In 2009, Android enthusiasts got their first tastes of Cupcake and Donut. With Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jellybean, and Kit Kat now in the books – just for fun – I’m revising my predictions.

looking good for sammy

Samsung posts second-best quarter ever with Q1 profits

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 firmly in the rear-view mirror, Samsung is trying to rebound with the Samsung Galaxy S8. The numbers for Q1 2017 are in and things are looking good for Sammy.

One Can Dream

No, Google isn’t launching a new line of Bluetooth headphones (but we wish they were)

A pair of Google Bluetooth headphones passed through the FCC recently. It sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Google putting their stamp on a pair of quality Bluetooth headphones, and they probably work great with all Android phones whereas most average Bluetooth headphones have a few quirks to deal with! But, sadly, that’s not what’s going on …

Android Apps

Twitter wants to become a TV network

Twitter has come quite a long way since its budding days as the next interesting social media craze. The 140-character schtick as grown from a silly gimmick to a full-on content and multimedia platform, and it’s about to come full circle with their latest move.

Goodbye ZUK, Hello Moto?

Lenovo may be ditching the ZUK brand altogether

We’ve known for some time now that Lenovo would be going all in on Moto for their global efforts, but we never thought they’d completely ditch the strides they made in furthering the ZUK brand.

Best of Phandroid

7 sneaky ways pickpockets steal your phone (and what you can do about it)

Even the most complicated lockscreen pattern, pass code, or even Face Unlock, can’t protect against someone physically stealing your phone. We’ve written about what to do about lost or stolen phones in the past, but sometimes even the best anti-theft software is no use.

Awesome Apps

30+ Best Android Apps [February 2017]

App releases slowed down a bit during the Holidays, but they’re picking up speed again now. If you’re currently snowed in, we’ve got a great list of apps for you to check out.

Leaks

OnePlus 5 breaks cover in alleged render

We’re still not entirely sure what the OnePlus 5’s makeup will be, but IndiaToday alleges to have the first idea of what it’ll look like.