MWC 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017: What to expect

With MWC 2017 about to get underway, we take a look at what to expect from the event, including what we already know. We’ve also thrown some speculation for other devices that could be announced.

Hottest Android News

10 Hottest Android Stories This Week (February 24th)

EarlyBird – News for Android brings you ALL of the Android news you crave and lets users decide what matters. Here are the 10 Top Android Stories for the week of February 24th.

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.

Android Apps

Samsung formally launches Secure Folder for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

A few days ago, an APK for Samsung’s Secure Folder app leaked for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users on Nougat. This app allows you to store images, documents, apps, and other things inside a folder that’s locked with your fingerprint or a password of some sort. That app is now formally available. Nothing changes with …

Get your game on

20+ Best Android Games [January 2017]

The Holidays are mostly over and now we’re left with the cold of winter. The best thing to do while you’re snowed in is cozy up with your phone or tablet and play some games.

Android Apps

Google Allo is officially getting a web client

One of the biggest knocks against Google Allo was that it could only be used on your phone, and only one phone at that, but that’ll soon be another point to wash away from its rough beginning history.

Last Minute Teaser

TCL President tweets a photo of the BlackBerry Mercury

Here’s a photo of the BlackBerry Mercury sitting next to some FCB apparel, a sure sign that they’re all packed and ready to go for a formal announcement at Mobile World Congress.

What's the problem?

Search in the Google Play Store is terrible [OPINION]

Google Search outside of the Play Store is very forgiving. You can miss a few letters or write something completely incomprehensible, but a lot of the time Google knows what you mean. That’s not the case in the Play Store

Best of Phandroid

The Android Phone with the Best Battery Life [September 2016]

Battery life is a prime talking point when considering which smartphone you want to spend hundreds of dollars on, so it’s understandable to give it some heavy weight in your overall decision. To help you out, we’re presenting the Android phones with the best battery life.