Kevin Krause

How to watch 3D movies on the Samsung Gear VR

Dec 18th - The Samsung Gear VR has plenty of potential, but it is limited by a sparse content store out of the box. The positive is that Samsung and Oculus have made it easy to import and watch your own movies (even 3D) in virtual cinema mode. So how do we accomplish this?

Save almost 50% on this 2-in-1 MicroUSB/Lightning cable at AndroidArea.com

Dec 17th - You use an Android phone, but your tablet is an iPad. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your secret. It doesn’t chance the fact that both those devices will need occasional charging, and all those cables can become a real tangled mess. Streamline your charging experience with this 2-in-1 MicroUSB/Lightning from AndroidArea.com, yours now for only $21 (a savings of 47%).

Samsung Gear VR Forum now open for business!

Dec 17th - You might have seen our Samsung Gear VR unboxing yesterday, and we’ll have a complete review coming soon, but did you know we have a full forum dedicated to Samsung’s virtual reality goggles over at Android Forums? Yes, the Samsung Gear VR Forums are now open for business.

Unboxing: Samsung Gear VR

Dec 16th - The Samsung Gear VR is Samsung’s latest and perhaps most unique wearable. Announced alongside the Galaxy Note 4, the Gear VR relies on the handset to create a virtual reality headset for viewing video, playing games, and experience other types of immersive content. We unbox it.

ASUS ZenWatch Review

Dec 12th - If the ASUS ZenWatch is a sign of things to come, we like where Android Wear is headed. The watch itself is one of the more thoughtfully designed devices to sport Google’s wearable software platform, but like those before is not without its flaws. Those looking to make a fashion statement will love the look of the ZenWatch on their wrists.

Win a GoPro Hero4 Black from AndroidArea.com (plus other great freebies)

Dec 11th - Are you a fan of adventure? Does your current camera or smartphone simply not cut it when it comes to your X-treme lifestyle? It’s time to go pro with the latest and greatest from GoPro, the Hero4 Black. And now you have a chance to win GoPro’s most advanced (and expensive) camera yet thanks to AndroidArea.com.

LG G Watch R Review

Dec 9th - While LG was quick to jump into the Android Wear ecosystem with the original G Watch, the G Watch R feels more like their first true attempt at an Android smartwatch. It refines much of what was introduced with the original G Watch while opting for a circular form factor that serves to merge the traditional with the futuristic.

It only costs $10 to backup your Android phone for life [Deals]

Dec 8th - Keeping your data safe and secure is of the utmost importance today, but finding a flexible solution at a reasonable price is no easy task. Thanks to a special AndroidArea.com deal, you can look no further than IDrive. For only $10 up front you will receive a lifetime of unlimited data backup for up to five mobile devices.

Do you pay for in-app content? [From the Forums]

Dec 5th - Hey guys, long time no recap. With the big interface update and the holidays, we’ve gone without an Android Forums update for a couple weeks, but we’re back this week with more trending posts from the number destination for Android discussion and debate.

Save over 80% on this nearly invisible Bluetooth headset at AndroidArea.com [DEALS]

Dec 5th - Nothing says “I’m important” like a Bluetooth earpiece hanging from the side of your face like a piece of cyborg jewelry. Maybe you don’t want to be Bluetooth Earpiece Guy, but you can’t deny the utilitarian nature of the thing. For those having a hard time reconciling the two, we present the Invisible Bluetooth earpiece.

Vote now for the Phandroid 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards

Dec 5th - 2014’s final days are less than a month away, and that can only mean one thing: the end of year lists are coming. While it would be easy to make our own, we would rather hear from you. Here is your chance to sound off on your favorite Android apps, games, and devices from 2014 with Phandroid’s Reader’s Choice Awards.

Announcing this holiday season’s must-have Android tablets

Dec 3rd - Yesterday we unveiled the top Android phones of the holiday season — the ones we wouldn’t mind seeing wrapped in a bow and placed under the Christmas tree. Now we are counting down the top Android tablets for the end of 2014.

The best Android phones this holiday season [VIDEO]

Dec 2nd - The holiday season is officially here, and a new smartphone is a gift any Android fan would love to receive — as long as you know which phone to give. We have a gift for those frazzled shoppers out there: our latest look at the best Android smartphones on the market.