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Give the Gift of Organization with These Tools

If you know someone who is gearing up to travel, looking to tidy up their home, or wrangle their chaotic cables, we’ve got you covered. These gifts …

The RePhone Is A Modular Phone, So You Can Build Exactly The Device You Want

Want to make a GPS dog collar or your own custom iPhone-like device? Check out this amazing DIY electronics kit.<p>With the RePhone, you can turn anything into a cellphone. Are you sick of Apple and Samsung’s ever-slimmer offerings, when all you want is a simple cellphone with a giant, one-week …

Flip version of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 leaks in full glory

The design and specifications of Samsung’s upcoming flip phone have surfaced in a new leak. It is clear from the images available on TENAA’s website …

Phones

Project Fi isn't for me yet, but it's still really good

I've been a Verizon Wireless customer for as long as I can remember. My parents had Verizon when I got my first phone, and while I've tried to go …

Android News

Your Android phone can now help cure cancer while you sleep

Remember the Folding at Home app on the Playstation 3? The app that used your gaming console to help solve some pretty nasty diseases while you …

Windows 10 might not get Android apps after all

Last year, rumors began swirling that Microsoft was going to give Windows 10 users the ability to run Android apps. Project Astoria was going to make …

Apps

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Apps

Best cheap phones ($500 and under)

There are a lot of great phones out there, but the reality is many of them cost well over $500. In 2017 we even saw flagships reach the $1,000 mark. So what if you want one of the good cheap phones that don’t cost over $500? Thankfully there are actually plenty of options for you.<p>In this guide we …

The new Gear VR will work with any new Samsung phone and cost $99

Samsung and Oculus have announced a new Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset, and it's coming before Black Friday. At today's Oculus Connect show, Samsung executive Peter Koo said that the latest Gear VR will work with Samsung's whole 2015 line of smartphones — previous editions worked with …

Virtual Reality

Just ahead of iPhone 6s release, Galaxy S7 details begin trickling in

After years of predictability from Samsung’s Galaxy line, we were pleasantly surprised by the significant changes that Samsung brought to the table …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Move to iOS, Pintasking

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Apps

Omate has a smartwatch that runs Lollipop and makes phone calls

Let's face it: deep down we probably all have wanted a smartwatch made by wearables company Omate that runs Android 5.1. Okay, that's an overstatement. But there are at least a few folks out there that fit this bill and they'll likely be pretty pleased about the news that the new call-capable …

Tons of new devices have officially been added to the Cyanogenmod family

Cyanogenmod has officially expanded support for several new devices from different manufacturers, expanding the list of phones that will support …

Android News

Galaxy Note 5 Impressions (from a Galaxy user)

If you’ve been listening in on our Android Authority Podcast or following the web, you’ll know that I’ve lamented on more than one ocassion the fact that Samsung weren’t bringing the Galaxy Note 5 to Europe. As someone who has owned every Galaxy Note smartphone, Samsung’s decision was certainly …

Phones

The State of Antivirus for Android

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Over 80% of smartphones today run Android. With such a large amount of phones using Google’s operating system, Android has become an ever more viable target for malware developers. The question is, are currently used antiviruses effective? The answer is more complex than …

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