My wife's broken Android phone made me strangely happy

My wife's broken Android phone made me strangely happy

A moment of frustration leads to an unlikely epiphany.

07/28/16

How I Use Android: Pujie Black creator Paul Ivan

How I Use Android: Pujie Black creator Paul Ivan

A pioneer in Android Wear development steps into the spotlight to show us how he uses Android himself -- from the wrist to the pocket and beyond.

07/26/16

The most important thing to consider in your next smartphone purchase

The most important thing to consider in your next smartphone purchase

Hint: It has nothing to do with the display or processor -- or even the presence of flashy add-ons.

07/22/16

Motorola has become the Polaroid of Android

Motorola has become the Polaroid of Android

And it won't take much for years of memories to fade.

07/19/16

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Googley Hexagon

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Googley Hexagon

Playful colors and simple shapes take center stage in this easy-to-navigate home screen setup.

07/14/16

The better way to track packages with Android

The better way to track packages with Android

Forget all the half-baked apps and high-maintenance options: If you want to get notified whenever a delivery's on the way, this is the way to do it.

07/12/16

My burning question about Google Home

My burning question about Google Home

An intelligent virtual assistant for your home sure sounds appealing -- until you stop and think about one pesky question.

07/08/16

Why Nexus phones are now the only Android phones I wholeheartedly recommend

Why Nexus phones are now the only Android phones I wholeheartedly recommend

When you look at a phone as more than the sum of its parts, you start to see a sharp contrast within the Android ecosystem.

07/06/16

How I Use Android: Franco.Kernel and Focus creator Francisco Franco

How I Use Android: Franco.Kernel and Focus creator Francisco Franco

One of Android's most eclectic developers walks us through his own personal smartphone setup -- including a surprising admission about his primary device.

06/23/16

Android apps on Chromebooks: Don't expect instant magic

Android apps on Chromebooks: Don't expect instant magic

When it comes to a feature this far-reaching, perspective is everything.

06/21/16

Podcast: Developer confessions with Nova Launcher's Kevin Barry and Action Launcher's Chris Lacy

Podcast: Developer confessions with Nova Launcher's Kevin Barry and Action Launcher's Chris Lacy

Two of Android's most accomplished indie developers discuss the challenges of making a living from the platform -- plus myths vs. realities about the operating system and how Google might surprise us next.

06/17/16

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Chrome Phone

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Chrome Phone

Give your Android home screen a Chrome OS-like makeover with this spiffy custom setup.

06/15/16

U-turns ahead: 10 times Google has flip-flopped with Android

U-turns ahead: 10 times Google has flip-flopped with Android

Has any platform undergone as much back-and-forth change as Android?

06/10/16

Google Now On Tap is bringing Android full circle

Google Now On Tap is bringing Android full circle

How a seemingly small change is making a monumental difference -- and turning untapped potential into practical power.

06/07/16

2 weeks with Android N Beta on my personal phone
In Depth

2 weeks with Android N Beta on my personal phone

Living with Google's latest pre-release software is an interesting adventure. (Warning: Don't try this at home...yet.)

06/02/16

How I Use Android: Fenix developer and Twitter whisperer Matteo Villa

How I Use Android: Fenix developer and Twitter whisperer Matteo Villa

He created one of Android's best Twitter apps and defied all odds to keep it alive. Here, how the man behind Fenix uses Android himself.

05/31/16

The real problem with Google's mobile messaging strategy

The real problem with Google's mobile messaging strategy

You don't have to look far to see the flaw in Google's "more is more" approach to mobile messaging.

05/26/16

Why Android apps on Chromebooks are a really, really big deal (really!)
In Depth

Why Android apps on Chromebooks are a really, really big deal (really!)

There's much more to this move than what you see on the surface. Ready to have your mind blown?

05/24/16

Holy hell, the Android-Chrome OS merger is actually happening!

Holy hell, the Android-Chrome OS merger is actually happening!

You want an Android-Chrome OS merger? Here's your Android-Chrome OS merger. It just might not look the way you were expecting.

05/19/16

Google's next major Android hurdle

Google's next major Android hurdle

Google's going to tell us all about Android's latest and greatest features during this week's I/O developers' conference -- but the platform's most pressing challenge is one we're not likely to hear discussed.

05/17/16

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