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Google bought a company that makes solar drones, and we’re officially freaked out

Apr 14th - Google has confirmed the purchase of New Mexico-based Titan Aerospace, a company that specializes in creating high-altitude drone technology for use in... whatever.

Google X’s latest moonshot is balloon-distributed internet

Jun 15th - Google X's latest moonshot involves sending a balloon into the stratosphere, via which they hope to connect everyone on the planet to the internet.


Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 shown off in comparison video

Oct 20th - After giving us the world's first underwater unboxing, the folks at UK's Carphone Warehouse are back again, this time with an early hands-on with the phone everyone's talking about: Motorola and Google's Nexus 6.

Leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps: new Messenger, Google Play Music, Google Fit, and more [DOWNLOAD]

Oct 20th - We take a dive inside a handful of leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps taken from a leaked build. While a good majority will require root to install, a few don't. Check out the new Messenger and Google Play Music.

Hey Android Devs: $75 gets you a month-long sponsorship on Phandroid.com!

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 […]