Phandroid was the first website dedicated to reporting on the Androidoperating system for phones. The website produces a variety of content, including news, reviews, editorials, videos, and a podcast. Phandroid has evolved to cover news from Google in general, as well as Android TV, Android Wear, Google Glass, Chromecast, and Android Auto. Phandroid additionally operates AndroidForums.com, a forum for Android users.

History

Phandroid was launched in November of 2007, 11 months before the HTC Dream was released. On November 6th, 2007, Wired.com published an article titled "Android Already Has Phandroids." Due to the Wired article and growing interest in Android, the site saw massive growth overnight. Phandroid broke numerous Android-related exclusive storeys over the years, including an early look at Android 2.3 Gingerbread As the oldest Android dedicated website, Phandroid continues to be a popular destination today.

Phandroid has appeared on Engadget, The Verge, TechCrunch, and more.

Current Editors

  • Rob Jackson (founder/owner)
  • Quentyn Kennemer (news reporter)
  • Christopher Chavez (news reporter)
  • Joe Fedewa (features editor)