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 …

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 …

Best of Phandroid

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.

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 …

Android 101

How to use Smart Lock for Android

“Smart Lock” is an Android feature that allows you to bypass the hassle of a lock screen when you’re in trusted situations.

Automated Awesome

How I’m using Amazon Subscriptions for more than saving money

Amazon Subscriptions also save you money by completely avoiding the possibility of impulse buys and that cannot go unnoticed. If you smartly set up your subscriptions, you’re saving a lot more in time and money than the math price-based comparisons will show.

Inside Scoop

The Future of Phandroid

It’s been 3 strange months since I announced Phandroid was for sale and many of you asked for updates as the situation developed. Here they are.

Unboxing

Samsung Galaxy S9+ unboxing and first impressions

Since I wanted to share the unboxing of my Lilac Purple Samsung Galaxy S9+ with you guys, I waited until the next morning to open the box and play with the phone for the first time. Hope you enjoy.

July release?

We could see the Galaxy Note 9 a bit earlier than expected

A new report claims that Samsung is moving up its schedule for the Galaxy Note 9. The device could be launched as early as July, and this would be to help offset some of the disappointing sales from the Galaxy S9.

best apps

10 Best RSS Readers for Android in 2017

It doesn’t matter if you’re a diehard newshound with 100 sources or a casual reader, here are the best RSS readers for Android right now!

GUIDE

5 things to do with your new Android phone

It’s that time of the year and if you’re looking to finally upgrade your aging Android device, the holidays are the best time to do it. Our guide on the 5 things every new Android user should do will get you started off right. Take a look or share with your loved ones!

Nostalgia

The Palm brand is coming back with Android on Verizon

Palm is making a comeback, but these smartphones won’t be running the beloved webOS software that the Palm Pre championed. No, these will be Android phones. And they’re launching on Verizon, apparently.