About Us


Android Authority is an established, independent voice that covers the latest Android news, Android phone reviews, Android tablet reviews, how-to’s, and other news related to the world of Android.

We like to go more in depth by critically examining the business of Android, game changing rumors in the supply line, and also work to provide accurate guides that enable people to make the most of their Android devices by showing them how to unlock exciting features contained within.

We are extremely passionate about providing our dedicated and growing reader base with content that is both excellent and well researched, and uniquely original and fresh!

At Android Authority, we work hard everyday to provide a unique perspective on everything related to the rapidly growing world of Android. With tons of quality hands-on reviews, helpful how-to’s and rooting guides, daily best app lists for every thing imaginable, and new international giveaways happening all the time, we aim to be the most comprehensive, most helpful, and best Android site in the world!

Let us know how we’re doing. We’d love to hear from you!

The Team

Darcy LaCouvee : Editor in Chief (534 posts)

Darcy is the editor in chief at Android Authority. He follows the latest trends and is extremely passionate about mobile technology. With a keen eye for spotting emerging trends and reporting them, he works hard to bring you the best analysis, updates, and reports on all things Android. Darcy lives and breathes the latest mobile technology, and believes Android will be on a billion devices in the not too distant future.

Derek Scott : Webmaster (65 posts)

Derek is the lead architect of AndroidAuthority.com. Extremely passionate about mobile tech and everything related to Android, Derek has been making websites since the early days of the Internet. He’s currently rocking a Nexus 4 & 7!

Elmer Montejo : Senior Editor (366 posts)

Elmer is "a poet, a philosopher, a gifted writer, and a very nice man," says the equally poetic, philosophical, gifted, and nice Commander of Android Authority. Elmer loves freedom and responsibility--both epitomized by Android and the opensource philosophy, which Elmer loves as passionately as the ideals whence they arise.

Bogdan Petrovan : Senior Editor (1388 posts)

I share neat stuff on Google Plus (Follow me) I'm here to report on the latest, most breaking developments in mobile technology, all the latest and greatest Android news, and to dig deeper on where Android is headed. I'll tell you one thing - we're in for a wild ride!

Gary Sims : Writer (437 posts)

Gary has been a tech writer for over a decade and specializes in open source systems. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems. He has many years of experience in system design and development as well as system administration, system security and networking protocols. He also knows several programming languages, as he was previously a software engineer for 10 years.

Ankit Banerjee : Writer (511 posts)

My primary profession lies in the Network Design Engineering field. I have always been passionate about the latest trends in mobile communication advances around the world.

Simon Hill : Featured Writer (210 posts)

Simon is an experienced tech writer with a background in game development. He writes for various websites and magazines about the world of tech and entertainment. He uses Android every day and is currently permanently attached to his Nexus 7.

Andrew Grush : U.S. Editor (1869 posts)

Andrew is dedicated to reporting on the latest developments in the world of Android, and is very passionate about mobile technology and technological innovation in general. While he appreciates Android in all of its forms, he prefers a clean stock experience when possible and currently rocks a Nexus 5. Andrew also loves to engage with his readers, and welcomes well-thought-out conversations and responses in the comments section!

Joe Hindy : Apps Editor (516 posts)

Hi everyone, I'm Joe Hindy the Android Authority app guy. When I'm not checking out the latest stuff happening in Android or creating app videos, I'm attending college to be a video game designer and programmer. I also enjoy reading, writing, cooking, and hockey. I am a huge Final Fantasy fan.

Kristofer Wouk : Youtube Host (299 posts)

Kristofer Wouk is a tech writer, gadget reviewer, blogger, and whatever it's called when someone makes videos. In his free time, he likes to make music, read and write short fiction.

Joshua Vergara : Reviews Editor (134 posts)

Writer, blogger, and videographer - Josh is a former support technician that learned much about technology by fixing everyone else's. On the side, he wrote and performed spoken word, maintained his own personal blogs, and began his own video podcast. Now, he's here at Android Authority looking to put it all together!

Robert Triggs : Writer (632 posts)

Long time Android user and supporter of anything open-source, Robert is a BSc (Hons) graduate with an enduring fascination for technology. Glued to his Galaxy S2 there’s very little tech news which slips past him unnoticed.

Adam Koueider : Writer (179 posts)

A self proclaimed geek, Adam strives to bring the best of Android straight to your computer, via the witty humor and insightful knowledge that he has become well renowned for (or at least that’s what he pays himself to believe). When he’s not writing up articles, he can be found writing and playing music with a group of friends.

Kevin Nether : YouTube Host (16 posts)

I am just the average "Joe" who happens to be a video blogger and reviewer. My goal is to provide a easy way to tackle somewhat difficult tasks when it comes to technology. I strive to find the best/easiest/cheapest way in doing so. I also provide fun, exciting, honest, reviews for applications and hardware. I am also a huge sports fan, I enjoy watching, and playing pretty much anything with a ball.

Shawn Ingram : Writer (127 posts)

Jonathan Feist : Writer (131 posts)

Android purist and enthusiast, rarely more than arms reach from a stock Nexus 7. Often accused of being a Google fanboy, proud of it. Proponent for Android customization and personalization, if you can change it, make it your own!

Donovan Colbert : Writer (2 posts)