OTA Updates

HTC One M9 gets Nougat update today

Christmas is a bit early for HTC One M9 owners. The handset is getting Android 7.0 Nougat today, with HTC’s USA Twitter account signaling the start of the rollout

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Samsung Gear S3 update improves GPS performance

The Samsung Gear S3 is getting a new upgrade today. A 14MB file is headed for the smartwatch, with its main benefit being directed toward those who use the watch’s GPS.

Best of Phandroid

How to play Pokemon Go for beginners

Starting Pokemon Go as a beginner can be a bit daunting. We’ll explain the basics and get you started on your way toward a Pokemon Master.

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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.

PURE POWER

Huawei Mate 9 video review

Our video review of the Huawei Mate 9 is here! It may not be as appealing as the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, but it’s still one of the best smartphones of 2016.

Holiday Gift Guide

GIVEAWAY: Best Smart TVs of 2016

In the market for a new TV this holiday season? Here’s a quick look at some of the best TVs released in 2016 covering the spectrum from the best money can buy to more budget-conscious options.

New Gestures Included

Android 7.1.1 arrives today for Pixel and Nexus phones

The early days of each month have become exciting thanks to Google. We’re always guaranteed a security patch for Nexus and Pixel phones, and sometimes there may be minor goodies on the way, as well. Such is the case today, with Android 7.1.1 now rolling out alongside December patches.

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20+ Best Android Games [August 2016]

When the heat gets unbearable you will need to seek refuge in the air conditioning. You’ll also need some new games to keep you entertained. Luckily, July brought us a plethora of awesome new Android titles.

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How to track your family’s location with Life360

If you’re looking for an easy solution to track your kids’ or entire family’s location, Life360 may be the perfect app for you. It’ll give you current and historic location information for the devices you set up and can even send alerts when certain devices arrive and leave specific locations.

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Sprint extends 3 free lines deal for a limited time

This Black Friday, Sprint hooked customers up with a nice deal. Folks on a family plan with more than 2 lines could get their 3rd, 4th, and 5th lines for free. That deal is now being extended.