Christmas is Early

Google Pixel has started shipping out

Don’t look now, but Google Pixel and Pixel XL orders are starting to make their way out of Google’s warehouses. Folks may start to see devices as soon as tomorrow.

Best of Phandroid

What to do if I forget my lock pattern? [Android 101]

The Android pattern lock is an extremely handy way to put a layer of security on your device. However, unlike a pin code or password it can be easy to forget. What do you do then? We’ve got the answer for you.

OK Google

How to set up Google Assistant and become best friends [VIDEO]

Google Assistant is one of the biggest selling points for the new Pixel and Pixel XL. It’s basically a leveled-up version of Google Now, which is available on most Android devices already. So how do you set up and use this awesome new feature? Follow along and we’ll show you how.

Material Design

5 Material Design Apps that Google thinks are brilliant

Google today posted the winners of their annual Material Design awards. These awards aim to showcase the apps which not only follow Google’s no-nonsense approach to app and web design, but also do it in a way that’s unique, refreshing, and engaging.

Best of Phandroid

How to FaceTime on Android (or the best alternatives)

If you know a lot of people who use iPhones you probably hear a lot about FaceTime. Android users can’t use FaceTime, but there are plenty of awesome apps for making video and VOIP calls. Here are a few of our favorites!


Misfit’s hybrid smartwatch can last for 6 months without a charge

Misfit today announced a new smartwatch. Well, it’s more of a regular watch with smart features. It’s the Misfit Phase, an analog watch with actual hands and such. It dons a minimalist style which — on the surface — only stands to tell time, but beneath it can do so much more.


Facebook starts rolling out scheduled live broadcasts

Facebook is rolling out a great new feature — scheduled broadcasts! The feature is as you’d expect: the broadcaster can set a time and date to alert their fans of a forthcoming planned broadcast.

HTC's Mystery Device

The HTC Ocean is supposedly “real and alive”

When we first heard of the HTC Ocean, it wasn’t clear if the device in the video was also just a concept for purposes of showcasing a prototypical marketing reel, but Evan Blass is attempting to eliminate some more mystery: he says, per a source, that the HTC Ocean is “real and alive.”

Note 7 Fallout Continues

Samsung is being hit with a class action lawsuit over the Galaxy Note 7

It’s no surprise that Samsung will be hit with lawsuits and requests for reimbursements for certain Samsung Galaxy Note 7 safety cases, including damages to cars, homes, hotel rooms, and to people, but another group of people seem to think they’re entitled to damages, too.