Size Matters

Samsung Galaxy S8 may be a tad smaller than the Galaxy S7

For Samsung, they’ve been trying to get lighter and thinner, and they’ve done so with remarkable engineering tact over their last few launches. The trend looks poised to continue with the Galaxy S8.

Best of Phandroid

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.

The Hottest Stories

10 Hottest Android Stories This Week (January 15th)

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 for the week of January 15th.

Round and Sound

LG is working on a new smartwatch, and it looks to run Android Wear

With how slow the Android Wear launches at the tail end of 2016 got, we wouldn’t blame you for thinking some of the perennial contenders were going to sit the new year out. Well, LG might be looking to keep their train going, at least.

News

BMO Harris finally supports Android Pay alongside 39 others

Another major financial institution has added support for Android Pay. BMO Harris customers can add their various credit and debit cards to the service and use their phones to pay at any Android Pay-supported stores.

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.