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I tried the new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset and it blew my m...

Blown away: that was my reaction after demoing HTC's new virtual reality headset - the Vive - at Mobile World Congress. It will be...

The Netflix for Games: NVIDIA Shield Android TV coming in May for...

NVIDIA has just taken the wraps off an exciting product that hopes to transform the NVIDIA Shield from a mobile gaming device into the...

Confirmed: the Galaxy S6 is impressively louder than the Galaxy S...

Samsung claims the Galaxy S6 is 1.5X louder than the Galaxy S5... but is it? We put it to the test and explain...

First Reaction: Gear VR for the Samsung Galaxy S6 [VIDEO]

The Samsung Gear VR now works with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge and we give the new virtual reality a headset a spin...

Here are all the HTC One M9 Themes in one place

One of the coolest new features of the HTC One M9 is the all-new theming capability. Well... we've gathered every single theme currently found...

The most iPhone-ish feature of the Galaxy S6

Apple and Samsung constantly try to one-up each other yet aren't afraid to borrow good ideas... here is one idea the Galaxy S6 seems...

Speck unveils Galaxy S6 cases for their popular CandyShell and Mi...

Yesterday we saw three huge announcements: the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and HTC One M9. Now all three devices have their first cases...

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...