Hands-on

A look at the new features in Android O [VIDEO]

We don’t know the name of Android O yet, but we got our hands on the long list of new features. For a first release, there’s a good amount of new stuff to check out.

Get your Game on

30+ Best Android Games [February 2017]

This is the time of year where blizzards and inclement weather keep people inside. The best thing to do while you’re snowed in is cozy up with your phone or tablet and play some games.

Best of Phandroid

7 cool tricks every Android phone user should know [VIDEO]

Since there are so many different things you can do with an Android phone it’s inevitable to be unaware of some basic tricks. We’ve compiled a list of seven cool tricks that every Android user should know.

Benchmarks

Snapdragon 835 tops all competitors in benchmark tests

Chipset manufacturers love to talk a big game about how their chips are the fastest and most efficient in all the lands. And more often than not, that is true for at least a short amount of time. So, it’s no secret that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 follows that same track. It’s the newest, freshest, biggest …

Compatible devices only

Sony helped Google improve wireless audio quality in Android O

Sony helped Google improve wireless audio quality in Android O thanks to their LDAC audio coding technology. Sony’s technology allows for drastically higher bitrates to be transferred over Bluetooth and while all Android OEMs can now take advantage of this, there’s just one small catch…

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How to find a lost or stolen Android phone [Android 101]

So you’ve lost your Android phone and you don’t want to spend upwards of hundreds of dollars to replace it, eh? As important as smartphones have become in our everyday lives, misplacing them is one of the most scary things that can happen. We discuss some things you can do to get it back, even if you weren’t prepared to have it happen!

MAJOR KEY

How to change keyboards on Android

One of the oldest features of Android is the ability to change the virtual keyboard. If you use Android you should explore the world of keyboards. We’ll guide you along the way.