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Dane O'Leary

Dane has been part of the Android Authority team for about a year now. Besides writing for Android Authority, he's been featured in countless other print and web publications, including Millennial Magazine, eZine Articles, Magnetic Magazine, The Geek Parent, Michael's House, and many others. Dane maintains his own website, too.

In addition to consumer technology, Dane is a lover of traveling, web development, jackets, the Oxford comma, and artisanal coffees. Follow him on social media and check out some of his Android Authority articles below.


Dane's Posts

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'Leary1 week ago

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

Navigation Wars: Google Maps vs Waze vs Apple Maps

Google Maps vs Waze vs Apple Maps - which is the best? These are the three most popular navigation apps around, so let's breakdown which has the most useful features.
by Dane O'LearyJuly 3, 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, 201753

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, 2017143

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, 201730

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, 20177

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, 201768

Everything you need to know about IP ratings

If you're looking to buy a dust and water resistant smartphone, here's everything that you need to know about IP ratings.
by Dane O'LearyJanuary 31, 201714
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