App Updates

Google rolls out offline Search

Google has updated the Google Search app with a key new feature. You can now perform searches offline.

Data Plans

Verizon launches $55 plan with 5GB of data

Verizon has a new individual plan to offer folks who don’t need to gorge on data. Aptly named $55 for 5GB, the plan is as you’d assume: it offers a 5GB bucket of data, plus all the Unlimited Talk and Text you can handle.

Best of Phandroid

Don’t be this girl: Hide porn from your Android phone’s browser history

You might want to think twice the next time you’re feeling a bit aroused and want to check some porn sites out on the go, or you could end up like the young, unfortunate catalyst for what has quickly become a very embarrassing joke. Read on for tips on how to make sure your porn (or anything sensitive) stays out of your Android phone’s browsing history.

Cheap Phones for US

Report claims Android One phones will launch in the US

Android One is Google’s program for pushing ultra low-cost phones in emerging markets. We usually don’t think of the US as an “emerging market,” but that doesn’t mean affordable phones aren’t needed here.

Best of Phandroid

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Review

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is the fourth phone in Samsung’s Active line. It brings an extra layer of toughness to the Samsung Galaxy S7, but this year the difference between the two is smaller than ever.

Brain Buster

5 Reasons to Play The Witness on NVIDIA SHIELD TV

The Witness is the newest puzzle-heavy hit on the Google Play Store, offering a compelling distraction for those who enjoy exploring rich environments while putting their brains to work

Best of Phandroid

LG G5 Review

LG is no stranger to competition with Samsung, of course. With the G5, they’ve pulled out all the stops. Does LG’s plethora of features make the G5 a better device overall?

Hot Deal

Deal: Daydream View VR headset for $49

Google has a great deal for the Daydream View today! It can be yours for just $49, which is a cool $30 off its usual $79 price tag.

OTA Updates

Xperia Z5 family starts getting Nougat

Nougat spreads to a new group of Sony users today. Those still rocking with the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium will be able to download Nougat starting today.