Feb 15th - The back of my Nexus 6 started to separate from the frame after two and a half months of use. Thankfully, my experience with Google Play Support was absolutely wonderful and the handling of my entire issue couldn’t have made me any happier.
Amazon Echo first thoughts: Alexa out Google’s the Google app by delivering faster and less robotic results
Feb 13th - Here’s a first look at Alexa and the Amazon Echo. The most surprising and in-your-face observation thus far: Amazon’s Echo bests the Google app (formerly Google Search) in three key areas, where until now, Google had held a clear leader position in two of them.
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.
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.
Jan 4th - If you’re a fan of one of the more unique smartphone designs from the past year, you’ll be happy to know that Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge is finally heading to Verizon Wireless this Thursday, January 8th. Nexus 6 enthusiasts will have to wait until mid February.
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.
Dec 23rd - The minds behind one of the largest volunteer ran Android venues around, the Big Android BBQ, have announced an upcoming event this Spring. The first Big Android Meat & Greet took place last summer at Google IO 2014 and it looks like the follow up to that successful event will take place on April 4th in Alexandria, Virginia.
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.
Dec 14th - Motorola has taken to their official forums to let users know that updates cannot be forced out of turn and that all users should receive Android 5.0.1 Lollipop tomorrow, December 15th.
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.
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.
Dec 2nd - Here we unbox the official Moto 360 Cognac leather band and show you how to change the watch band yourself in just a few minutes. All you need is a simple tool.
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.
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.
Nov 16th - The Motorola Spotlight Player app has been updated to bring the team’s latest creation to Moto X users, named Duet. The latest story features hand-drawn animations from Disney animation legend Glen Keane.