Wanna banish autoplay videos from your browser?

Wanna banish autoplay videos from your browser?

Autoplay videos are popping up everywhere right now. Thankfully, there's an easy way to stop 'em before they start.

04/11/17

4 fantastic features in Google's Android Phone app

4 fantastic features in Google's Android Phone app

These features can save you time and frustration -- but first you have to realize that they're there.

04/06/17

Why Android's ongoing domination actually matters

Why Android's ongoing domination actually matters

First iOS, now Windows: Why you as a consumer should care about Android's endless wins in the platform wars.

04/04/17

How I Use Android: Evie Launcher founder and Twitter Cards creator Russ d'Sa

How I Use Android: Evie Launcher founder and Twitter Cards creator Russ d'Sa

An accomplished developer explains how search and simplicity power his personal philosophy for mobile tech organization.

03/30/17

The great Hangouts pivot: What it means for you and what you should do now
In Depth

The great Hangouts pivot: What it means for you and what you should do now

If you use Google's Hangouts app to handle your text messages, listen up: Things are about to change. (Again.)

03/28/17

O my! 5 key takeaways from Google's Android O preview

O my! 5 key takeaways from Google's Android O preview

A simple breakdown and some important perspective on what matters the most with Google's first Android O preview.

03/23/17

Android O makes my notification wish come true

Android O makes my notification wish come true

An easily overlooked option in Google's Android O software may end up being one of the release's most useful new features.

03/22/17

'Artificial intelligence' has become meaningless marketing jargon

'Artificial intelligence' has become meaningless marketing jargon

Watch out, Android users: A new empty buzzword is in town, and it goes by the initials A.I.

03/21/17

7 handy hidden features for Google Play Music

7 handy hidden features for Google Play Music

Crank up the volume on your music-listening experience with these seven out-of-sight options.

03/16/17

16 months later, YouTube Music is still a missed opportunity

16 months later, YouTube Music is still a missed opportunity

Google's vast library of rare and live music could be a major selling point for the company's streaming music service. Instead, it's a barely-connected footnote.

03/14/17

7 new tricks to try with Google Assistant on Android

7 new tricks to try with Google Assistant on Android

Google's next-gen A.I. Assistant is landing on Android phones left and right this week. Here's how to make the most of its new-to-you features.

03/09/17

How to disable Chrome's obnoxious Ctrl-Shift-Q shortcut

How to disable Chrome's obnoxious Ctrl-Shift-Q shortcut

In case, you know, you don't want to throw away all your active tabs by mistake.

03/07/17

What's the answer to Android's upgrade problem?

What's the answer to Android's upgrade problem?

Improving Android's upgrade situation is anything but easy -- but if you look closely, you'll see that Google's already working toward its own kind of fix.

03/02/17

The ugly truth behind Android's upgrade problem

The ugly truth behind Android's upgrade problem

Android device-makers are sending a loud and clear message -- and it's time we all start listening.

02/28/17

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Nougat
In Depth

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Nougat

Six months after Nougat's release, how have different Android manufacturers done at delivering upgrades to their devices? A sobering analysis.

02/23/17

Google Docs on Android has an interesting hidden option

Google Docs on Android has an interesting hidden option

If you use Docs but deal with Microsoft Office formats at least some of the time, you'll want to know about this inconspicuous little setting.

02/21/17

2 powerful new features on their way to Android right now

2 powerful new features on their way to Android right now

Surprise! A couple of cool new features may be lurking in your phone's settings this very minute. Ready to find 'em?

02/16/17

I went on an Android app diet, and I've never felt better

I went on an Android app diet, and I've never felt better

I'm not sure how to tell you this, buddy, but you're starting to look a little bloated.

02/14/17

One more time: An LTE smartwatch is a stupid idea

One more time: An LTE smartwatch is a stupid idea

"Look, ma: I've got a gigantic awkward phone on my wrist!"

02/09/17

3 months with Google Home: Fun, functional, and frustrating

3 months with Google Home: Fun, functional, and frustrating

The sometimes-surprising realities of having Google's new virtual assistant in your home.

02/07/17

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