No bezels? No thanks

No bezels? No thanks

Sorry to rain on the futuristic parade, but despite what device-makers are about to tell you, bezel-free smartphones aren't all flowers and sunshine.

01/18/17

Samsung's real Galaxy S8 challenge

Samsung's real Galaxy S8 challenge

Forget how Samsung's upcoming smartphone looks or what's inside. The biggest test has little to do with the device itself.

01/12/17

Got Nougat? 5 clever apps for customizing your phone's Quick Settings

Got Nougat? 5 clever apps for customizing your phone's Quick Settings

Android Nougat's Quick Settings panel is far more powerful than it initially appears. Here's how to make the most of it.

01/10/17

9 next-level tips for your Google Pixel phone

9 next-level tips for your Google Pixel phone

Attention, Pixel owners: Grant your phone new powers with these easy-to-follow pointers for unlocking hidden potential.

01/04/17

Food for thought: 10 bits of Android analysis worth chewing over this holiday season

Food for thought: 10 bits of Android analysis worth chewing over this holiday season

From useful insights on the evolution of Google services to important perspective on the future of Android, these original analyses are must-reads for anyone interested in mobile technology.

12/21/16

How the experts use Android: 2016's top Android Intelligence profiles

How the experts use Android: 2016's top Android Intelligence profiles

Some of the brightest minds from the Android world shared their favorite devices, apps, and tips with us in 2016. Catch up now and learn from the best!

12/20/16

16 Android tips and tricks you shouldn't miss from 2016

16 Android tips and tricks you shouldn't miss from 2016

Make the most of this holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android devices.

12/15/16

How I Use Android: Android Wear and independent Google designer Virginia Poltrack

How I Use Android: Android Wear and independent Google designer Virginia Poltrack

A prolific artist with all sorts of Googley endeavors shares the skinny on her own Android-using habits.

12/13/16

The father of Google Apps and Chrome OS has a new vision -- and it revolves around Android
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The father of Google Apps and Chrome OS has a new vision -- and it revolves around Android

An exclusive interview with Google's Rajen Sheth about Android's evolving role in the enterprise and how it and Chrome OS will continue to work together.

12/08/16

Why I stopped wearing a smartwatch

Why I stopped wearing a smartwatch

I used to wear a smartwatch every day. Now, I can't even remember the last time I put one on.

12/06/16

The real effect Google's Pixel phone is having on Android

The real effect Google's Pixel phone is having on Android

To get at the Pixel's actual impact, you have to look beyond the surface -- and beyond the basic numbers.

11/30/16

How to supercharge your Android phone's fingerprint scanner

How to supercharge your Android phone's fingerprint scanner

Your phone's fingerprint scanner is quite literally always at your fingertips -- so why not make it even more useful?

11/22/16

Going back to a small phone is a really big deal

Going back to a small phone is a really big deal

Some reflections on size and our most personal handheld gizmos.

11/17/16

Android's App Shortcuts are held back by Apple's influence

Android's App Shortcuts are held back by Apple's influence

The real problem with Google's take on 3D Touch? It tries too hard to emulate Apple instead of just focusing on good user experience.

11/15/16

How to use Google Photos as a screensaver on Android TV

How to use Google Photos as a screensaver on Android TV

Android TV does everything Chromecast can do -- except for one little but lovable feature that's oddly M.I.A. Here's how to get it back.

11/10/16

Why my family is ditching Chromecast for Android TV (yes, really)

Why my family is ditching Chromecast for Android TV (yes, really)

After three years of casting videos to our TV with Chromecast, we've made the move back to a set-top box -- for one very specific reason.

11/09/16

What Google Assistant needs is clarity -- and consistency

What Google Assistant needs is clarity -- and consistency

Across its various forms and incarnations, Google's new "universal" helper seems to be suffering from a bit of an identity crisis.

11/03/16

Google Home has a glaring flaw

Google Home has a glaring flaw

Before you put Google's voice-activated virtual assistant to work in your home, there's something you should know about how it operates.

11/01/16

How I Use Android: EvolveSMS and Talon developer Luke Klinker

How I Use Android: EvolveSMS and Talon developer Luke Klinker

One of Android's busiest developers gives us a glimpse at his personal home screen setup and talks about the apps and devices that help him stay productive.

10/28/16

Why Apple-to-Android upgrade comparisons are utterly meaningless

Why Apple-to-Android upgrade comparisons are utterly meaningless

Everyone who pits iPhone and Android upgrades against each other makes the same critical mistake -- one that makes all such comparisons completely fruitless.

10/26/16

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