Is your Android phone rooted? [Poll of the Week]

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Is your Android phone rooted? [Poll of the Week]
Last week’s poll summary: Out of over 14,300 total votes, 45% of our readers said they need at least 64 GB of on-board storage in their smartphones. 29.4% said they’d be okay with just 32 GB, and 15.7% said they need a massive 128 GB of local storage in their phones. Only 5.5% of our […]
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Google I/O 2017 app updated with a new seat reservation feature and more

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Google I/O 2017 app updated with a new seat reservation feature and more
Next week, the 2017 edition of the Google I/O developers conference gets underway. If you are attending the event at the  Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California from May 17-19, you can check out the newly updated Google I/O app on Android to get information on the conference, as well as some new features. See also: Google […]
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Comcast and Charter will team up to launch new wireless ventures

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Comcast and Charter will team up to launch new wireless ventures
The wireless phone provider market in the US may about to get even more complicated. Comcast and Charter Communications, the nation’s first and second largest cable TV operations, have announced a joint agreement that will see these two rivals team up to launch new wireless phone ventures. See also: Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast promise they […]
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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly
Welcome to the 190th edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are your headlines from the last week: May 4th came and went. That means there were a bunch of Star Wars things going on. In terms of apps and games, Google added some Star Wars fun to the Android Pay app for a short time. […]
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Disney Research’s technology could transform IoT landscape

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Disney Research’s technology could transform IoT landscape
Scientists at Disney Research have developed technology that lets gadgets communicate via ambient radio waves, rendering big batteries unnecessary. See also: IoT-based Android Things Developer Preview 2 released February 9, 2017 Whether it’s a smartphone or a home assistant, wireless radios have become an indispensable part of modern day electronics. While these radios are crucial […]
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Samsung Galaxy S7 (US unlocked) now receiving Android Nougat update

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Samsung Galaxy S7 (US unlocked) now receiving Android Nougat update
After the unlocked Galaxy S7 Edge received the Android Nougat update in the US last week, questions were once again raised as to the whereabouts of the same update for the Galaxy S7. Thankfully, reports are now coming in that the unlocked S7 is also receiving it. Galaxy S7 owners have taken to Reddit to […]
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Sony releases the final Xperia X Concept software update

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Sony releases the final Xperia X Concept software update
As reported earlier, Sony is officially ending the Xperia X Concept updates: the very last one is here and will bring minor improvements and bug fixes. See also: Sony announces Xperia XZ Premium in Bronze Pink 2 weeks ago What Sony once proudly called “re-architectured software” is coming to an end, sadly. Concept for Android […]
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Google Now and Play Store broken due to tests

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Google Now and Play Store broken due to tests
Are things not acting properly when using Google Now or the Google Play Store on your Android device? You are not alone. Reports of issues have been spreading across the inter webs and it seems they come as results of server-side tests. Server-side tests are a way for Google to slowly release new features. They […]
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10 most expensive Android apps and games

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10 most expensive Android apps and games
r what happens, you won’t find anything for over $400, right? Well, sometimes it’s fun to see what people are charging that kind of money for and so we have the most expensive Android apps and games here for you! Try some apps that are closer to most people’s price range!   15 best free […]
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Crowdfunding project of the week: Jelly is a tiny phone running Android Nougat

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Crowdfunding project of the week: Jelly is a tiny phone running Android Nougat
Sunday is crowdfunding day here at Android Authority. This is where we feature some of the hottest gadgets coming from websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Today we have a nice little phone to show off, so let’s jump right in. Other featured projects: Cosmo Connected smart brake light for motorcyclists Spark turns your phone into […]
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10 best Game Boy Advanced, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy emulators for Android

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10 best Game Boy Advanced, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy emulators for Android
Game Boy and Game Boy Color were the handheld consoles that started it all. Their release showed that you could have well made games that fit in your pocket. Handheld game consoles have evolved a lot since then, but there are many who still enjoy the classics. Let’s take a look at the best Game […]
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Must read: top 10 Android stories

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Must read: top 10 Android stories
This week we reviewed the BlackBerry KEYone and Garmin vívosmart 3, talked about some reasons why you shouldn’t buy the Galaxy S8 Plus and LG G6, and a whole lot more. Here’s the news of the week! Who wants to win a Google Pixel? The Google Pixel is compact, powerful, and still one of the hottest […]
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Google Pixel International Giveaway!

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Google Pixel International Giveaway!
Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday! A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the Samsung Galaxy S8 International Giveaway: Nitant M. (India). This week we are giving away a brand new Google Pixel! The Google Pixel features a 5.0-inch 1080p AMOLED display, Qualcomm’s powerful […]
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Best waterproof and water resistant Android phones (May 2017)

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Best waterproof and water resistant Android phones (May 2017)
If you’re prone to dropping your smartphone in water, this list is for you. Smartphones that can be dropped in the pool, the toilet, or get caught in the rain aren’t as rare as they used to be. More and more smartphone manufacturers are launching phones with IP67 and 68 ratings, meaning your phone likely won’t […]
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