Derek Ross

Information Specialist

Phandroid News for Android updated, bugs squashed

Feb 11th - Today, we pushed a new version of Phandroid News to the Google Play Store which aimed to fix a few bugs that were plaguing our users. On top of bug squashing, we also added a new feature to save your precious data, thanks to faster image loading.

Oppo R5 Review, the world’s thinnest phone

Jan 18th - Oppo might not be a well-known name outside of it’s home market of China, but that doesn’t mean that the company’s mobile products should be overlooked. Oppo continuously pushes smartphone design boundaries along with new innovative features across their product line every year and the Oppo R5 is no exception.

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Ring in the New Year with Phandroid across the Internet

Jan 1st - Welcome to 2015. Now that we’re here, there’s no better way to start off your brand new calendar year than with Phandroid. There’s no stopping us as we continue to move onward and upward, so be sure to follow us across the Internet throughout 2015 so you won’t miss a beat.

Phandroid’s news app gets a visual makeover, goes Material Design [VIDEO]

Dec 20th - Phandroid’s Android news app has been updated with a fresh Material Design look and feel. You’ll find all of the required animations, transition, floating action button, and everything else that comes fits Google’s new design language. Check out our hands-on video as we dive into the our latest update.

Unlock your Chromebook with Android 5.0 Lollipop’s Smart Lock

Dec 8th - Smart Lock allow Google’s two computing platforms to work together, forming a trust relationship, and use that relationship to sign into your Chromebook without the need to enter a password every single time. As long as your smartphone is nearby, running Android 5.0 Lollipop, and unlocked, you can sign into your Chromebook with just the click of a button.

Unboxing Oppo’s latest: this is the Oppo N3 and Oppo R5 [Video]

Dec 6th - The N3 sports a fully automated camera for the selfie enthusiast looking to take high quality self portraits as well as a photo taking experience like nothing before, while the R5 features an ultra-slim design for the smartphone minimalist. Stay tuned for our review.

Google Nexus 6 review, a whale of a phone built by Motorola

Nov 30th - Nexus devices represent Android as a whole and in theory pack everything that Google has to offer, acting as somewhat as a reference device for the Android ecosystem. With the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop the device set to tackle the daunting task of showcasing Google’s ‘sweetest’ update to date is none other than Motorola made Nexus 6.

Nexus 6 Unboxing and First Impressions [Video]

Nov 19th - There’s no doubt about it, the latest smartphone from Google, the Motorola built Nexus 6, is a whale of a phone. Check out our Nexus 6 unboxing and first impressions video and let us know what you think.