Jun 3rd - SoundHound announced to the world that they’ve been working on a virtual assistant for 10 years, aiming to take on the likes of the Google app (formerly Google Search), Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Microsoft’s Cortana. SoundHound said that Hound was fast, provided deep results, has the ability to take on detailed query criteria, and with the ability to speak naturally.
May 22nd - I’ve been living like a savage barbarian the past week and I don’t like it one bit. In fact, my life has been inconvenienced more times than not, it’s been filled with various frustrations, and from time to time certain tasks that were once simple have been much harder.Next month will mark twelve months since …
May 20th - We’re live here on the ground floor of the AOYA Exhibition Center in beautiful Beijing, China to celebrate a decade worth of products from OPPO. It all started with the OPPO X3 MP3 player back in 2005 and the saga continues today with the announcement of the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus. Stay tuned to …
May 11th - OPPO has just revealed that their upcoming R7 smartphone will debut with a larger brother, the R7 Plus. The R7 Plus comes with on-screen keys, a larger display, and a fingerprint reader on the rear.
May 4th - Google announced Google+ Collections data, a new way for content creators to organize their social posts and a way for users of Google+ to subscribe to only the content that they wish to see in their stream.
Apr 25th - While Qi charging isn’t as good as rapid charging, the convenience factors and high quality materials of the TYLT VU Wireless Charging Car Mount make this phone accessory a very tempting choice.
Apr 24th - What if the rumored Huawei Nexus is a cheaper Nexus, built with Project Fi in mind. Having a cheaper Nexus that’s available to budget conscious people, you know, those looking to save money on their wireless bill, sounds a whole lot better than the current setup at Project Fi.
Apr 21st - Yesterday, Google announced that Android Wear smartwatches would be getting WiFi support in the next coming weeks. The question remains, does every Android Wear smartwatch support WiFi? Sadly, no.
Mar 31st - At this exact moment, is the Amazon Echo worth $200? Probably not. Is it worth $100? Most definitely. If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, for $100, you get a great sounding WiFi and Bluetooth speaker that can be controlled with voice commands and makes life a little easier.
Yahoo will host an Android vs iOS Fanboy Smartphone Challenge at SXSW 2015 and I’ll be representing Team Phandroid
Mar 14th - On Monday, March 16th at SXSW in Austin, Texas, Yahoo is holding a Fanboy Smartphone Challenge, which will put an Android enthusiast and an iOS lover head to head in the ultimate fanboy showdown. Thanks to a little bit of luck and years of praising our Lord and Savior, Matias Duarte, I have been chosen to represent the Android faithful in glorious battle.
Mar 11th - A few weeks ago Motorola announced the all new Moto E for 2015. The updated smartphone comes equipped with LTE radios and packs a larger punch in the spec department than the previous model and it’s coming to Verizon’s pre-paid LTE offering.
Mar 8th - More information has leaked, continuing to give credence that Verizon’s Nexus 6 will be available in the coming days, providing pricing information, and availability options for those looking to buy a Nexus 6 from Verizon on contract.
Use Appeer to get Android apps from Google Play based on custom tailored personal social recommendations
Mar 6th - The Appeer app creates personally tailored app and game recommendations for the Google Play Store based on a user’s currently installed apps and their own personal network of people that they follow.
Feb 28th - This is the Huawei Watch, a beautiful Android Wear smartwatch that just might be the best looking Android Wear watch to date. Huawei’s flagship Android phones are built of the utmost quality and it seems this sapphire glass smartwatch won’t be any different.
Feb 26th - If you’re looking to spruce up your Nexus 6 a little bit, a skin or wrap is often the way to go. Here’s a quick look at dbrand skins for the Nexus 6 which allows for a wide variety of personalization and customization options.