Phandroid’s news app gets a visual makeover, goes Material Design [VIDEO]

Dec 20th - Phandroid's Android news app has been updated with a fresh Material Design look and feel. You'll find all of the required animations, transition, floating action button, and everything else that comes fits Google's new design language. Check out our hands-on video as we dive into the our latest update.

Gift idea: 2 years later, the Mountek nGroove CD slot car dock is still our top pick [CONTEST]

Dec 18th - Today we’re showing you a Phan-favorite, a product we covered 2 years ago here on this very site and have used nearly every day since then. The Mountek nGroove is car dock unlike most others.

Gift-a-Day Giveaway contest winners announced! [VIDEO]

Dec 22nd - Exactly 20 days ago we kicked off our Gift-a-Day Giveaway. Since then we've watched thousands of entries pour in from all over. Today we will finally announce the winners!

Sony’s leaked emails may have revealed upcoming Xperia Z4 design, launch date too

Dec 18th - Will you look at that. Looks like there was a Sony Xperia Z4 buried deep inside Sony Picture's leaked emails. Expected launch date details also revealed.

Google wants next version of Android (M) to come pre-installed in your car

Dec 18th - Looks like Google isn't simply happy with mirroring, they could be planning to integrate Android Auto directly into car infotainment systems in the next major Android version.

Nokia C1 smartphone leaked, will reportedly run Android

Dec 22nd - Nokia's N1 Android tablet was the company's first device since splitting off from Microsoft, but the group is already reportedly working on a follow-up. This time around it's a smartphone -- allegedly dubbed the Nokia C1 -- and it could be on its way in 2015.

The Nexus 5 is back in stock on Google Play

Dec 19th - You still can’t get a Nexus 6 directly from Google, but if you’re in the market for something a little smaller, its little brother — the Nexus 5 — is now back in stock on the Google Play Store.

New Gresso Regal smartphone dons 18 karat gold and titanium, starts at heart-stopping $3,000

Dec 19th - Ready for another expensive smartphone you'll probably never buy? Gresso's new Regal line of smartphone wants to put a nice dent in your wallet for a premium smartphone with a decent set of specs. That dent starts at about $3,000 for the cheapest option.

Gift idea: Show your Phandroid pride with the PhanBot speaker [CONTEST]

Dec 21st - For our final gift idea we're taking a look at the GOgroove Phanbot, a simple stereo desktop speaker that just so happens to be the shape and color of our beloved Phandroid logo.

CyanogenMod and Yu announce their first Android phone, and yes — it’s a blatant CoolPad F2 clone

Dec 18th - It's finally happened, folks -- Micromax's Yu brand has launched its first smartphone. It's called Yureka, and it's based on CyanogenMod. It also looks a lot like a CoolPad F2. In fact, it probably is the CoolPad F2.

PSA: Some people have $20 Google Play Store credit waiting for them inside the Chromecast app

Dec 22nd - Just a little heads up, some people are finding Google Play Store credit tucked inside their Chromecast app. Check yours and see if you're one of the lucky ones.

HTC’s Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense screenshots leaked, reveal HTC is working on Easy Mode

Dec 22nd - HTC's still cooking up their version of Lollipop, but if you're hungry and want a little taste then this is the most we have to go on for now. LlabTooFer was able to get their hands on the software ahead of time and gave us a look at what to expect.

You can now use Google Wallet at Walt Disney World thanks to Apple

Dec 22nd - Walt Disney World was one of many places where you couldn't use Google Wallet, but that is no longer true. Disney, as a part of Apple's inner circle of besties, has finally added contactless payments.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is now available on Android

Dec 22nd - It's happened. Star Wars: Nights of the Old Republic has finally arrived on Android devices. Special 50% off for a limited time introductory offer.

Sony’s “Welcome to the New World” teaser reel shows hints of Lollipop, smartphones and… fetuses?

Dec 19th - Not long after Sony confirmed on Twitter that the Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z2 wouldn't be seeing Lollipop until early 2015, the company has uploaded a strange new teaser video to their YouTube channel.

Gift idea: Belkin WeMo home automation accessories [CONTEST]

Dec 20th - It wasn't much at first, just a "smart" outlet and some WiFi bulbs, but over the past year or so Belkin has managed to expand their WeMo product portfolio, making it much more enticing to those who were on the fence.

Android Wallpaper: Over the river and through the woods

Dec 20th - Over the river and through the woods, to Grandfather's house we go!" This poem was originally written about Thanksgiving, but it works just as well this time of year. Our wallpapers this week are all about the river and woods.

Google Cardboard owners can now check out Street View in virtual reality

Dec 18th - Google Cardboard, the inexpensive virtual reality kit that you can drop a phone into, has gotten another cool use today for those lucky enough to own one. You can now check out select locations in Street View as if you are really there.

Reminder: Only 3 days left to enter our massive Gift-a-Day Giveaway!

Dec 19th - It seems like just yesterday we kicked off our Gift-a-Day Giveaway, but nearly 20 days later we're almost ready to pick some winners. In case you've missed a few days, or you have no idea what we're talking about, consider this your wake-up call.

Amazon Prime Now looks to get your items to you within the hour

Dec 18th - Yesterday we gave you guys several good reasons why it'd be a good idea to be hooked up with Amazon Prime, and now -- not even just a day later -- Amazon has added another. The online retailer has announced Amazon Prime Now, a new shipping option that could get you the items you order within the hour.