Features

OnePlus 6: the 6 Best Features

The OnePlus 6 is a new affordable flagship Android phone from OnePlus with lots of things to love- here are 6 of them.

6 Degrees of Freedom

Hands-On: Lenovo Mirage Solo VR Headset

Although Google IO 2018 was mostly about software and AI, several hardware partners made announcements in tandem with the event. We saw JBL unveil a Soundbar with Google Assistant, a trio of manufacturers showed Smart Displays with Google Assistant due out in July, and Lenovo followed on the heels of Oculus Go by announcing their …

Big Things

10 Biggest Announcements at Google IO 2018

NOTE: This post will be continually updated to rank the biggest announcements from Google IO 2018 as they occur!…refresh often! We made our Google IO 2018 predictions but the time has come for Google to make things officially official. Here are the biggest announcements from the event, updated by the minute, as they happen. Google …

Best of Phandroid

150+ Android Tips and Tricks

Google has posted a master list of over 150 tips and tricks in an effort to get folks acclimated to their various products and services. That’s no small list, and it covers a wide range of things going from Gmail and Chrome to Android and YouTube.

How To

15+ First Things Every NEW Android User Should Do

The most dangerous thing you can do is dive into your Android device thinking you know it all. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert it’s easy to overlook some simple steps that you’ll later regret skipping.

Just Watch

13 Android-Loving YouTubers Worth Following

We all know about MKBHD (who just won creator of the decade), the Official Android Channel, and channels for the popular Android blogs, but what other YouTubers are regularly creating amazing content regarding Android? Here are 11 Android-wielding YouTubers worth subscribing to- share your other favorites in the comments! Sam Bechkam Although Sam tracks and …

new games

30+ Best Android Games of the Month [January 2018]

Hundreds of great games arrive in the Play Store each month. Some are from big-name gaming studios, others are from small indie developers. It can be hard to keep up with them all.

Divided we clamp

Would you buy a Foldable Smartphone?

Rumors suggest Huawei is powering full throttle to be the first to market in November. That may or may not be a good thing, for both Huawei and consumers, but you tell us: are you eager to try/buy a smartphone with a flexible and/or foldable display?

Deal time

These are the best tech deals on Amazon right now

There are good deals on Amazon at any given time, the problem is to find them. We’ve done that for you here with some great deals that are live on Amazon right now, from an amazing deal on a 6TB backup drive to some accessories that will definitely make your life easier. 6TB external backup …

Big Trouble

Why You Shouldn’t Download Your Facebook History

There are a lot of smart people discussing digital privacy thanks to the latest Facebook controversy. It was worth discussing before, but this has served as a backlash catalyst with potentially unintended consequences. Before I explain, let me be clear: you shouldn’t download your Facebook history. There are several pools of dialogue occurring on the Facebook …

Hot Water

3 Times Android was mentioned in Zuckerberg/Facebook Congress hearings

The United States Senate hearing with Facebook’s Mark Zuckberg is complete- at least round one. Although the primary topic of interest was the Cambridge Analytica scandal, conversational shrapnel flew Google’s way: Android was specifically mentioned three times. Wondering how often the iPhone was mentioned? It wasn’t. For those keeping score at home: Google was mentioned …

HQ Android Trivia

HQ Trivia features Android question on Q12 stumper

Tonight’s final question in HQ Trivia is one that every Android lover should have easily answered correctly: which has NOT been the name of an Android Operating System? Vote in the poll to guess (aka state the obvious) and leave your answer/opinion in the comments. Anyone who got 11 answers right and that 12th one …

All The Apps

100+ Google Apps That You Didn’t Know Exist

Google has become a daily part of most people’s lives. Whether Gmailing, Google searching, Google Mapping, or watching a Youtube video- Google’s most popular products have weaved themselves into the fabric of our culture. But what about Google’s lesser known apps? You might be surprised to learn that Google has 160 Android Apps on the …

Best of Phandroid

40+ Apps for new Android users

We are hot on the tails of the release of several big-name Android flagship phones. These devices will carry the torch for their respective companies for most of this year. Whenever a new crop of devices gets launched a flood of new users enter the Android world. One of the first things new users will do is search the Google Play Store for apps to download.

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How to turn off iMessage when switching from iPhone to Android

Have recent major Android releases like the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5 lured you away from your iPhone? Unfortunately, a side effect of the changeover might cause your new device to be unable to receive text messages.