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Want the Samsung Gear VR but don’t have a Galaxy Note 4?

The Gear VR is designed to work with only one smartphone from Samsung’s stable of many: the Galaxy Note 4. Obviously, that leaves a...

Most-used Android apps, Galaxy S5 Lollipop, dream vacations, and ...

The holidays are in full swing. Have you finished your Christmas shopping? You can put it off just a little longer to check out...

Win the Android smartwatch of your choosing from AndroidArea.com!

You want a smartwatch, but you just can’t justify spending the dough. We get it, but that’s no excuse. Not when you can win...

How to watch 360 videos with the Gear VR

Just as the Samsung Gear VR can be used to watch your own imported 2D and 3D movies, it can also be used to...

How to watch 3D movies on the Samsung Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR has plenty of potential, but it is limited by a sparse content store out of the box. The positive is...

Save almost 50% on this 2-in-1 MicroUSB/Lightning cable at Androi...

You use an Android phone, but your tablet is an iPad. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your secret. It doesn’t chance the fact that both...

Samsung Gear VR Forum now open for business!

You might have seen our Samsung Gear VR unboxing yesterday, and we’ll have a complete review coming soon, but did you know we have...

Reminder: Less than 3 days left to vote for the Phandroid 2014 Re...

Time is running out to cast your vote in Phandroid’s 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. You have until the end of the day on Friday,...

Unboxing: Samsung Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR is Samsung’s latest and perhaps most unique wearable. Announced alongside the Galaxy Note 4, the Gear VR relies on the...

Mixing brands with Android Wear, too much Lollipop monochrome, an...

Do you blame poor Android Wear performance on your choice of smartphone? Are Lollipop’s design changes not your cup of tea? Then you have...

ASUS ZenWatch Review

If the ASUS ZenWatch is a sign of things to come, we like where Android Wear is headed. The watch itself is one of...

Win a GoPro Hero4 Black from AndroidArea.com (plus other great fr...

Are you a fan of adventure? Does your current camera or smartphone simply not cut it when it comes to your X-treme lifestyle? It’s...

LG G Watch R Review

While LG was quick to jump into the Android Wear ecosystem with the original G Watch, the G Watch R feels more like their...

It only costs $10 to backup your Android phone for life [Deals]

Keeping your data safe and secure is of the utmost importance today, but finding a flexible solution at a reasonable price is no easy...

Do you pay for in-app content? [From the Forums]

Hey guys, long time no recap. With the big interface update and the holidays, we’ve gone without an Android Forums update for a couple...