Kevin Krause


Fossil Q54 Pilot brings smart features to traditional watch design

Jan 5th - Fossil’s Q line of smartwatches is perhaps best known for the Android Wear-powered Q Founder, but the company is returning to its roots with the new Q54 Pilot. The Pilot is an aviation-inspired traditional watch design that doesn’t sacrifice modern advancements.


Huawei announces gold Nexus 6P, two new Huawei Watch variants

Jan 5th - Along with a few new devices (and possibly more to come), Huawei has announced new color variants of some of their most popular recent products. The gold Nexus 6P is now official along with new Elegant and Jewel versions of the Huawei Watch.


Stream LG’s CES 2016 press conference live right here

Jan 5th - LG will be among the first companies to showoff their new good for CES 2016 with a press conference kicking off shortly at 11AM ET/8AM PT. Thankfully for those not in Las Vegas for the show, a livestream of the event will be made available via YouTube, and you can watch it right here.


Will Samsung’s latest smart fridge run Android?

Jan 4th - While most of our attention during CES is turned toward the latest smartphones and tablets, let’s not forget the myriad of other devices that will launch this year to much less fanfare. Take, for example, Samsung’s latest lineup of home appliances. This lineup includes a newly revealed fridge with perhaps the largest display we have ever seen on such an appliance.


LG to give public look at future of flexible OLED tech at CES

Jan 4th - We still have quite a distance to cover before we see consumer-ready devices with displays that fold up like paper, but LG is ready to show us what that might look like in reality. At this year’s CES, LG will proudly display its next generation of flexible OLED panels in the form of an 18-inch paper-thin display that can be rolled up like a newspaper.


Huawei gives glimpse of latest device set for CES announcement

Jan 4th - Huawei is teasing fans with a peek at what could be their Honor X3 tablet ahead of an anticipated CES 2016 debut. The mobile device maker shared an image showcasing the thin profile of the mystery device along with the text “Rhythm X Entertainment.”


LG announces K7, K10 smartphones for CES 2016

Jan 4th - LG will debut its K Series of smartphones at this year’s CES. Two new devices will be on display, the LG K7 and LG K10. Both are budget-minded models that seek to recreate some of the more premium design and UX elements of LG’s more costly handsets.

5 mobile moments that rocked my Android world

May 14th - Since 2010, I’ve written over 6,500 posts covering it all. That number astonishes me because I can’t recall doing that much work. As they say, it’s not work if you love what you are doing. So today is bittersweet. Today I am moving on from writing for Phandroid.

LG G4 Review

May 8th - LG has issued its response to the HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 in the form of the LG G4, and while the phone ultimately feels a bit too familiar to last year’s LG G3, the G4 holds serve with its 2015 counterparts and offers compelling improvements in the areas of design, display, and camera.

Last Chance: 3-years of VPN Unlimited for $19 at

May 4th - Accessing the web via a VPN has its benefits: access to restricted or blocked sites, greater privacy and security, protection for your device when connected to a public WiFi network. The problem is such services usually don’t come cheap, especially for mobile. You might normally expect to pay up to $65 for a three-year subscription …

Android 5.1.1 update appears to be rolling out to Galaxy S6 owners

Apr 29th - A user over at XDA is reporting to quite possibly be among the first on the receiving end of the Android 5.1.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S6. Eduardo Mera (Sunderwear on XDA) provides evidence that his T-Mobile-branded Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge received the build only minutes ago.

Guest Mode will arrive on Galaxy S6 with release of Android 5.1 update

Apr 29th - When the Android 5.1 update arrives for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, one Android feature missing since launch will make its debut. According to a new report, Guest Mode will be accessible as part of the Lollipop upgrade slated for Samsung’s flagship line.