Android Authority newsletter

The best way to stay connected to the Android pulse. Our main newsletter is the Android Weekly which is sent every Sunday and contains all the top Android news, reviews and features from the past week.

The best way to stay connected to the Android pulse.

100% Privacy, No Spam Policy: We value privacy and your email address will be 100% secure. We hate spam just like you do and will never send you too much email, nor will we ever share your information with anyone.

HTC U Ultra review

by Lanh Nguyen 8 hours ago16 comments

Huawei Watch 2 review

by Joshua Vergara 2 days ago35 comments

Everything new in Android O: features and changes

by Kris Carlon 2 days ago7 comments

The not-so-secret weapon in Samsung flagships

by John Velasco 1 day ago43 comments
38 articles

Best USB-C portable battery chargers

As more devices adopt the USB Type-C format, we're going to see more accessories that offer support. With that in mind, here are some of the best USB-C portable chargers on offer right now.
by Christopher LoranJanuary 24, 201723

5 flagship features mid-range phones need in 2017

Mid-range smartphones could do with a shot in the arm in 2017, so here's a list of features we want to see from manufacturers this year.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 11, 201741

Best USB Type-C cables

We are probably seeing the last generation of micro-USB Android smartphones. The hot new USB Type-C standard is here to stay, and these are our favorite cables.
by Edgar CervantesDecember 1, 201620

Google could ban third-party fast charging hardware in upcoming Android phones

Google updated one of its Android hardware requirement documents, stating that it could require USB Type-C phones to stick with standard charging specs.
by John CallahamNovember 8, 201646
 
 

USB publishes new Audio Class 3.0 spec for phones without a 3.5mm jack

USB-IF has published the finalized specifications for the new USB Audio Class 3.0 standard, which will aid manufacturers looking to ditch the 3.5mm jack.
by Robert TriggsOctober 3, 201663

Native USB Type-C HDMI output is now a reality

Although no products are supported yet, the HDMI consortium has announced that they have developed an alt mode for USB-Type C cables.
by John DyeSeptember 2, 20169

Simple USB Type-C to HDMI cables are coming

The newly released HDMI Alt Mode specification allow for simple USB Type-C to HDMI cables for connecting phones and laptops up to TVs and monitors.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 1, 20168

Anker issues recall and refund for perilous USB-C cable

It was discovered that Anker had a faulty USB-C cable in its inventory, which could give your phone a much higher voltage than allowed.
by Josh NoriegaAugust 29, 201618

USB-IF announces certification program for USB Type-C chargers

The USB-IF is making it mandatory for compliant USB Type-C charger manufacturers to prominently display power capabilities in watts.
by Team AAAugust 16, 20164

The LG V20’s world’s first Quad DAC stakes a claim for wired headphones

LG has announced that the upcoming LG V20 will feature the world's first 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, taking a stance in favor of traditional wired headphones.
by Kris CarlonAugust 11, 201652
Load More
End of the line!