It is with great sadness and great excitement that I make a special announcement this morning. As of this morning, DroidDog.com is no more. As of yesterday morning the DroidDog team transition to its new home, Androidandme.com — a proud new PhoneDog Media network site. As of yesterday, PhoneDog Media has completed the purchase of Androidandme.com from Clark and Taylor Wimberly and we welcome it in the mix.
The addition of Android and Me introduces the DroidDog team and DroidDog audience to much larger world as Android and Me has proven since the launch of the Android platform to be one of the platforms premiere publications.
We’re incredibly eager to get started and we hope you’ll join us at our new home. I’ll continue to run the show under the PhoneDog flag and I’ve got plenty of ideas that I hope will seal your loyalty to everything we have in store. Contests, giveaways, and new features are already well into the planning stages and I’m sure we can bring a rush of excitement to the Android and Me name.
You can read our full press release below but before that, I want to thank each and every one of you from the very bottom of my heart for making DroidDog such a special little family. You’re participation and engagement thrilled us each and every day so thank you, now join us at Android and Me. That’s an order!
PhoneDog Media Expands Network With Acquisition of Android and Me
Acquisition increases PhoneDog Media network readership and reinforces company’s position as a leader in online publishing
Mt. Pleasant, SC and Richardson, TX – June 17, 2013 – PhoneDog Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Android and Me, a popular and influential Android publication in the mobile technology space. Launched in 2008, Android and Me receives more than two million pageviews per month and boasts over 148,000 Twitter followers.
David Beren, Director of Network Content, will lead Android and Me as part of PhoneDog Media’s expanding network group. In addition to Android and Me’s current staff, writers will be transitioned from DroidDog, PhoneDog’s outgoing Android publication. The combined editorial staff will continue to offer unique content, increased social media engagement, and expanded video content.
As part of PhoneDog’s Media portfolio of online publications, Android and Me will utilize PhoneDog’s established brand awareness and editor influence to reach untapped Android markets. Under PhoneDog Media’s guidance, Android and Me will continue to evolve through a design and user experience that will align with the PhoneDog Media vision.
The acquisition of Android and Me strengthens PhoneDog Media, a network that leverages the voice and influence of Aaron Baker, David Beren, and Cam Bunton. Current publications include PhoneDog.com, T-Mobile-focusedTmoNews.com, and Apple-focused TodaysiPhone.com. “We are proud to welcome Android and Me to the PhoneDog family of mobile technology websites,” said Tom Klein, CEO of PhoneDog Media. “Taylor and his team from Android and Me have done a beautiful job in establishing one of the most visually pleasing publications in the technology space, all while providing its large fan base with outstanding coverage of all things Android.”
As PhoneDog continues on its path to become the undisputed home of passionate technology enthusiasts worldwide, the company will continue to build and acquire online publications that provide both a unique point-of-view and an engaged community.
About PhoneDog Media
PhoneDog Media is a mobile technology publisher which operates 4 well established mobile news and review sites and attracts more than 2.5 million unique visitors and 10 million pageviews each month.
Established in 2001, PhoneDog Media is a privately owned and operated company based in South Carolina.