Open Automotive Alliance

Audi, Volvo are among the first to commit to Android Auto vehicles

Jun 26th - Android Auto might not be a very exciting platform for vehicles, but with time it should blossom into something very interesting. Wondering which automobile manufacturers would be looking to bring their first Android Auto-equipped wheels? Volvo and Audi, for starters.

Car Maker Audi shows off their own Android Tablet [VIDEO]

Jan 17th - At CES 2014, Google and it's partners formed the Open Automotive Alliance, hoping to revolutionize the automotive tech industry just as Android and the OHA revolutionized mobile. One of those partners - Audi - wasted no time, showing off a sleek Audi Android Tablet soon to be found in their cars.

Google’s Open Automotive Alliance is a key move to bring Android to cars

Jan 6th - We thought it was pretty amazing when Google formed the Open Handset Alliance and brought together tons of major industry players to be the driving force behind the machine that is known as Android. Now, they’re doing the same with cars. Google has officially announced the Open Automotive Alliance, a “band of brothers” consisting of […]


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Oct 20th - Having trouble advertising your app or can't bear the cost of traditional advertising? Consider this great new sponsorship opportunity with Phandroid!

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings ‘Ambient display’ mode to the Nexus 6, other devices too

Oct 20th - Thanks to Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Nexus 6 has a new "Ambient mode" option to wake the phone when receiving messages or when you pick it up. Will support other Android devices as well.

Nexus Player is back in the Play Store for pre-order

Oct 20th - Late last week the Nexus Player officially went up for pre-order. However, on Saturday we saw it get removed from the Play Store due to some trouble with the FCC. Turns out Google jumped the gun and listed it before the FCC gave the thumbs-up. Yesterday it passed through the FCC right on cue, and […]

Official: Nexus 6 pre-orders open up October 29th

Oct 20th - When Google took the wraps off the Nexus 6 last week, other than a vague "later this month" pre-order date, they failed to give Android fanboys a specific date on when we could expect it to land on Google Play. We now have a date.

OnePlus One pre-orders begin October 27th, and you can get started right now

Oct 20th - OnePlus is nearly ready to kick off their pre-order system for the OnePlus One. The company has announced that pre-sales will open October 27th, giving you a chance to claim a device without having to hunt down an invite.