Time to vote!

Help us choose the best smartphones of 2018

It’s time to cast your vote for the best smartphone of 2018. We have seen some amazing devices this year, but which device do you think deserves the crown?

The new Desire

HTC tries to get back in the game with Desire 12s

HTC is getting back in the game by releasing a new budget smartphone. The HTC Desire 12s looks very similar to the HTC Desire 12, but it comes with a lower price point without giving up too much on the spec sheet.

Google in NYC

Google to spend $1B on NYC campus

 Alphabet Inc’s Google said it is committed to investing over $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York city, as it expands its current presence in the city’s technology corridor along the Hudson River. The new leased campus, which is over 158,000m² (around 1.7 million square feet) will be the primary location for …

News

Nokia is back, but will it last?

HMD Global purchased the rights to the Nokia brand over 2 years ago and has brought the name back into relevance, but what do they need to do to stay there?

Amazon gives in

Google Chromecast finally available on Amazon

Amazon is finally selling the Chromecast. The company didn’t sell the device for the longest time since it directly competed with its own Fire Stick devices.

Afraid of water?

Liquipel review: OnePlus 6 water resistance test

Many devices like the OnePlus 6 don’t feature an official IP water and dust resistance rating, but Liquipel claims its Watersafe Technology can keep the phones from shorting out when submerged into water. Let’s put it to the test.

BIG SAVINGS

FLASH SALE: save up to $300 on flagship smartphones

With  the holidays quickly approaching, there’s not a whole lot of time left to pick a new gadget at a great price. Today, GearBest is running a one-day sale, slashing prices on its most popular smartphone by up to $302. That discount applies to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S which is selling for a mere …

Punch-hole madness

The punch hole is just as bad as the notch

Just as quickly as the notch took over as the new design trend, it’s now being replaced by the punch-hole cutout for the front-facing camera. But I’m not convinced that this is a step in the right direction.

Unboxing time

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition unboxing

Since we all enjoy a good unboxing, we thought we’d share the official OnePlus 6T McLaren edition unboxing video. While the video simply gives you a visual overview of what you’ll find inside the box, traditional unboxing videos for the OnePlus 6T McLaren edition will likely be showing up soon as well.

let the fight begin!

Preliminary injunction stops sales of iPhones in China

The Chinese court has granted Qualcomm’s preliminary injunction against Apple, banning the sales of 7 iPhone models. The patent battle between Qualcomm and Apple is definitely heating up.

no interruptions

How to use Do Not Disturb for Android [VIDEO]

Do Not Disturb is like silent mode on steroids. It can silence your phone quickly or automatically, but also allow certain people and apps to break through.

Best of Phandroid

How to take better photos with your Android phone

Stop using haphazardly applied filters to mask your subpar shots photos. Here’s how to get the most out of your Android phone’s camera from shot to share.

News

Honor View 20 also unveiled with a punch-hole display

Honor decided to rain on Samsung’s parade by also unveiling “the world’s first in-screen camera smartphone” with the Honor View 20. Like the Samsung Galaxy A8s, the View 20 also sports a punch-hole display.