Time for a wider viewpoint

LG is the only one getting dual-sensor camera right

When buying a new smartphone, there are a lot of factors to consider. Many of you are looking for the best performance possible while others want a device that can last a day or two under heavy usage. But one thing that we can all agree on is that a good camera is a must-have feature …

Track your steps for less

DEAL: Xiaomi Mi Band 3 gets at 34% discount

Smartwatches are a great accessory for those who like to track their steps or workouts, but short battery life and high price tags often keep people away. Dedicated fitness trackers like the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 are an amazing alternative, especially since the 110 mAh battery will last you at least 20 days between charges. …

New Smartphone camera king

The HTC U12+ is 2018’s smartphone camera champ

HTC has gotten a lot of flak for the flagship devices it has been putting out recently. The phones have been extremely thick, HTC’s software hasn’t had a substantial update since 2016 and Edge Sense, the main selling point that HTC’s been pushing, is nothing more than a gimmick. But despite all that, HTC has …

Pixelfy your phone

How to get the Pixel experience on your Android smartphone

I’m sure that we can all agree that the Android ecosystem isn’t perfect. There are dozens of new Android phones released every quarter, each with their own unique software and hardware features which manufacturers use to distinguish them from their competitors. The UI may look a bit different on these devices, but for the most …

Best of Phandroid

20+ Best Android Games for 2 Players

Most multiplayer games nowadays can only work if you’re connected to the internet. Sure, it’s fun to pwn noobs from across the world, but sometimes you want to pwn the person sitting right next to you.

News

Android P rumored to launch on August 20

The long-awaited release date for Android P may finally be right around the corner. Famed leakster Evan Blass just posted a new Tweet which places the letter “P” on the 20th of August. While no additional information was shared in the Tweet, it’s not hard to deduce that the image is directly linked to the …

Reviving Wear OS

Google’s Pixel Watch could save Wear OS from extinction

While Google got into the smartwatch game before Apple did with Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch operating system hasn’t seen the same uptake as Apple’s. This fall, Google is expected to unveil multiple Pixel Watches alongside the upcoming Pixel 3 smartphones. There aren’t many concrete details to share, but Google’s Pixel Watches will likely be the …

News

The Galaxy S9 was an unmitigated disaster for Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S9 isn’t the phone we expected it to be. I’ll admit that the title of this article may be a bit harsh, but I can guarantee that the folks at Samsung aren’t really happy with how the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have fared so far. Now, before you jump into the …

Features

OnePlus 6: the 6 Best Features

The OnePlus 6 is a new affordable flagship Android phone from OnePlus with lots of things to love- here are 6 of them.

6 Degrees of Freedom

Hands-On: Lenovo Mirage Solo VR Headset

Although Google IO 2018 was mostly about software and AI, several hardware partners made announcements in tandem with the event. We saw JBL unveil a Soundbar with Google Assistant, a trio of manufacturers showed Smart Displays with Google Assistant due out in July, and Lenovo followed on the heels of Oculus Go by announcing their …

Big Things

10 Biggest Announcements at Google IO 2018

NOTE: This post will be continually updated to rank the biggest announcements from Google IO 2018 as they occur!…refresh often! We made our Google IO 2018 predictions but the time has come for Google to make things officially official. Here are the biggest announcements from the event, updated by the minute, as they happen. Google …

How To

15+ First Things Every NEW Android User Should Do

The most dangerous thing you can do is dive into your Android device thinking you know it all. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert it’s easy to overlook some simple steps that you’ll later regret skipping.

Just Watch

13 Android-Loving YouTubers Worth Following

We all know about MKBHD (who just won creator of the decade), the Official Android Channel, and channels for the popular Android blogs, but what other YouTubers are regularly creating amazing content regarding Android? Here are 11 Android-wielding YouTubers worth subscribing to- share your other favorites in the comments! Sam Bechkam Although Sam tracks and …

Divided we clamp

Would you buy a Foldable Smartphone?

Rumors suggest Huawei is powering full throttle to be the first to market in November. That may or may not be a good thing, for both Huawei and consumers, but you tell us: are you eager to try/buy a smartphone with a flexible and/or foldable display?

MAJOR KEY

How to change keyboards on Android

One of the oldest features of Android is the ability to change the virtual keyboard. If you use Android you should explore the world of keyboards. We’ll guide you along the way.

Best of Phandroid

40+ Apps for new Android users

We are hot on the tails of the release of several big-name Android flagship phones. These devices will carry the torch for their respective companies for most of this year. Whenever a new crop of devices gets launched a flood of new users enter the Android world. One of the first things new users will do is search the Google Play Store for apps to download.

Deal time

These are the best tech deals on Amazon right now

There are good deals on Amazon at any given time, the problem is to find them. We’ve done that for you here with some great deals that are live on Amazon right now, from an amazing deal on a 6TB backup drive to some accessories that will definitely make your life easier. 6TB external backup …

Big Trouble

Why You Shouldn’t Download Your Facebook History

There are a lot of smart people discussing digital privacy thanks to the latest Facebook controversy. It was worth discussing before, but this has served as a backlash catalyst with potentially unintended consequences. Before I explain, let me be clear: you shouldn’t download your Facebook history. There are several pools of dialogue occurring on the Facebook …