Dane O'Leary

Dane has been part of the Android Authority team for about a year now. His primary focus is on Android and tech-related features.

Dane's Posts

5 signs that you’re ready to upgrade your smartphone

Since most users keep their smartphones for up to two years before upgrading, how exactly do you know if you're ready for a new phone?
by Dane O'LearyDecember 4, 2017

Mobile HDR: What’s all the fuss about?

What is mobile HDR? Does it noticeably enhance our media experience and are HDR-equipped phones worth the premium you'll need to pay to get it?
by Dane O'LearyOctober 10, 2017

What’s the safest way to lock your smartphone?

Between PINs and passwords, fingerprints and iris scanners, which is the most secure method for keeping prying eyes out of your smartphone?
by Dane O'LearySeptember 5, 2017

Which of the ‘Big Four’ wireless carriers is right for you?

Looking for the best carrier in the US? Here's everything you need to know about the 'Big Four' to pick the best wireless network for you.
by Dane O'LearyAugust 18, 2017
 
 

5 of the best underrated Android phones

Flagship smartphones often heap all of the praise, so here are five of the best underrated Android phones that money can buy.
by Dane O'LearyMay 26, 2017

Which Android phones predicted the future?

Ever curious about what phones first brought us some of the features many of us take for granted today like big screens, QHD, and dual cameras? Join us as we take a look at the phones ...
by Dane O'LearyMay 1, 2017

5 things Android Wear can learn from the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has managed to secure the biggest share of the smartwatch market, so what can Android Wear learn from it to improve its watches?
by Dane O'LearyApril 3, 2017

Android O brings custom lock screen shortcuts [Diving into Android O]

In the first Android O developer preview, Google has added the option to customize the shortcuts on the lock screen. Let's take a closer look!
by Dane O'LearyMarch 22, 2017

How to break free of Google’s ecosystem

There's a lot to love about Google and its services, but if you've ever considered what it would be like to break free from reliance on these services-- this guide is for you.
by Dane O'LearyMarch 9, 2017

Which up-and-coming OEM has the best chance for global success?

With Samsung and Apple seeing global handset market shares fall throughout 2016, we examine which OEMs look poised to take on the smartphone market's big two.
by Dane O'LearyJanuary 31, 2017
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