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Acer Liquid Jade Z melts Lollipop 5.0 into curved 5-inch frame

No... Acer did not announce a Wu-Tang/HOVA collaboration album. The Liquid Jade Z is their new premium Android Phone offering and it packs Android...

Under Armour buys MyFitnessPal and Endomondo, now world’s l...

Under Armour today announced the purchase of MyFitnessPal and Endomondo, two fitness apps on Android and iOS that come with huge followings. These acquisitions...

Blackberry stock drops 20% after acquisition rumors denied (and t...

Yesterday, Blackberry's stock surged 20% when rumors suggested Samsung inquired about purchasing the rapidly declining tech brand. Today, Blackberry has plummeted 20%, erasing yesterdays...

Hey Google: absurd developer policies are hurting the Android com...

The Google Play Store is becoming an absolute joke, governed by contradicting laws that are enforced without logic, and policed anonymously and at random....

Download the new Material Design update for Phandroid News for An...

Just before Christmas we gave you a sneak peek at the updated version of Phandroid News for Android, totally redesigned with Material goodness and...

Come One, come all: OnePlus One invite system abandoned for Black...

Many jokes have been made, sorrows endured, and laughter had over what many would call an abysmal promotional effort otherwise known as the OnePlus...

12 important tips for the new and improved Android Forums

Since 2007, AndroidForums.com has been the virtual meeting spot for Android fans around the world. It was the world's first Android Forum and it...

Samsung throws Velocity under the bus in “unconscionable...

We're all familiar with the Apple vs. Samsung legal battles, but a new rivalry is brewing between industry juggernauts, and it seems some small...

Check your inbox: Sony Smartwatch 3 arriving on doorsteps today

It was just yesterday that the Google Play Store started selling the Sony Smartwatch 3 and the guys in the warehouse are wasting no...

15 Lollipop songs to blast in celebration of Android 5.0 [VIDEOS]

We assumed it all along but Google has finally bestowed the "Lollipop" name upon Android 5.0. Following that up with the Nexus 6, Nexus...

Nexus Player sold out… but not on eBay (update: it hasnR...

It's not surprising that the $99 Nexus Player - the first official Android TV device - sold out in its first day. Even limiting...

GamePad for Nexus Player on Play Store for $39.99

We feel your pain: the Nexus Player finally hits the Google Play Store, you dash to your browser to pop it in your cart...

13 things every Galaxy Note 4 owner should do

If this is your first Android phone, see our Android Getting Started Guide So you finally bought the  Samsung Galaxy Note 4 after reading our glowing...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is an epic beast. It's the best productivity smartphone. It's got the best screen. It's arguably got the best...

HTC RE: $199 GoPro alternative to easily capture life’s spe...

Move over, GoPro! Take a break, Google Glass! HTC is making a case to be the next big player in the viewfinder-less camera space...