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Mystery Google Product Hits FCC With 5GHz and 2.4GHz WiFi, Bluetooth LE, Model Name “GG1?

Here’s a fun way to get the morning started and your brains moving. According to an FCC filing that went live yesterday, Google has a new product in the works under FCC ID A4R-GG1. This product…is a mystery. I thought about using a picture...Show More Summary

Hands On: BlueStacks brings Android apps to Mac

Want to use Instagram or play Android games on your Mac? Look no further as the popular BlueStacks emulator is now available for Macs running OS X.

Google Brings Its Map-Making Tools To Google Drive

Google’s My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn’t randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will sit right besides products like Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as lesser-known tools like Google Forms and Drawings. Read More

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on Verizon Receive Minor Updates

Verizon began pushing a new update to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge this morning, an update that adds security improvements to Samsung’s Reactivation Lock. The update also added in roaming support for Puerto Rico. And that’s...Show More Summary

Even the 2-year old LG G2 will reportedly receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

5 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

An employee of LG software development department was reportedly able to confirm that an update to Android 5.1.1 -- the latest version of Android publicly available -- will soon be headed to the LG G2. Not too shabby for a phone nearly 2 years old.

Most unconventional Android devices of all time

We take a look at some of the most unconventional Android devices of all time, some of which were commercial flops, others that actually ended up taking off in a big way.

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Truedialer, Periscope

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the [...]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus size comparison shows it’s not much bigger than the regular model

7 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

For those curious to see how big the S6 Edge Plus will be when it launches later this year, additional images from @Onleaks are giving us a much better idea. He managed to secure a few comparison images with the regular S6 Edge put up against an S6 Edge Plus dummy unit.

NYNE Aqua submersible Bluetooth speaker review

Bluetooth speakers today are a dime a dozen, and submersible speakers are no different. Remember all of those waterproof speakers shown off in the Sharper Image and in-plane catalogs? But like with speakers in general, finding a good submersible speaker isn’t easy. So how does the NYNE Aqua, a submersible speaker that isn’t exactly cheap, [...]

OPPO Mirror 5s officially announced – 5-inch display, Snapdragon 410 CPU, 8MP camera

Unveiled earlier today, the newly-announced OPPO Mirror 5s features a 5.0-inch display, a dual SIM card slot and 4G LTE connectivity.

HTC One M9 Developer Edition now receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop

9 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

After the Sprint version of the HTC One M9 began receiving Android 5.1 back on July 1st, now the unlocked Developer Edition is following suit.

New Google device goes through FCC, might be updated Google Glass

There’s a new Google product that went through the FCC, and we don’t know what it is. It isn’t clearly defined as a smartphone or anything at all, but is simply a device that has WiFi and Bluetooth. In fact, it supports both 24.GHz and 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi as well as Bluetooth LE, which [...]

Want Google Cardboard? OnePlus Is Giving Them Away For Free, If You Pay Shipping

Since about 10 seconds after Google launched its do-it-yourself Cardboard virtual reality headset, other companies have been selling pre-made clones — and Google is totally fine with that. The catch: many of the clones cost upwards of $20-30 bucks, and that’s before shipping. Show More Summary

Fourth of July weekend app sales: Machinarium, Lifeline, Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath and more

There are currently a ton of great apps and games on sale through Google Play. Head here to check them out!

Oppo announces mid-range Mirror 5s

Oppo’s high-end devices are pretty awesome, but the latest unveiled device is actually more mid-range. The Oppo MIrror 5s was unveiled in Taiwan and features some decent specs and a nicely designed rear plate. And surprisingly, it runs on the latest version of Android! The Mirror 5s features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, a Snapdragon 410 [...]

LG G Stylo and LG Leon now receiving Android 5.1.1 update on T-Mobile

11 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

In what can only be described as a refreshing turn of events, both the LG G Stylo and LG Leon are now receiving updates to Android 5.1.1 -- the absolute latest version of Android currently available.

Don’t Miss These Top Android Stories: 7/3/2015

11 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

While you get ready for your long holiday weekend, take a few quick moments to catch up on all that was Android during the past few days. A whole bunch happened this week, including another juicy CEO battle that involved Sprint and T-Mobile. Show More Summary

Alleged OnePlus 2 render surfaces, shows off all-metal body

A new leaked render of what's supposedly the OnePlus 2 has just surfaced, showing off the device's all-metal chassis.

Did you know Google stores a history of your voice searches? (and how to delete them)

12 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Google Voice Search is awesome, and you probably use it a lot more than is humanly healthy. But did you know that Google stores a history of all the queries you make on their servers?

Friday App Sales: Lifeline, Machinarium, Clockwork Tales, and More

13 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Since a few of you may be enjoying a longer weekend than normal, you may need a few new apps or games to keep you busy. Thankfully, developers and publishers know this, so quite a few titles are on sale through Google Play, bringing you cheaper access to fun games and apps. Show More Summary

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