When will your phone get Android 8.0? A data-driven Oreo upgrade guide
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When will your phone get Android 8.0? A data-driven Oreo upgrade guide

Wondering when Android 8.0 will make its way to your device? Let data guide your guess.

08/23/17

Android 8.0: The complete Oreo FAQ

Android 8.0: The complete Oreo FAQ

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo release is full of fresh new features and flavors. This detailed (and delightfully creamy!) FAQ has everything you need to know.

08/22/17

How to get Android 8.0 Oreo on your Pixel or Nexus right now

How to get Android 8.0 Oreo on your Pixel or Nexus right now

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo release is officially here — and if you have a Pixel or Nexus phone, you can force the update to arrive on your phone this very minute.

08/21/17

Find My Device: How Android's security service can manage your missing phone

Find My Device: How Android's security service can manage your missing phone

Android's Find My Device feature makes it easy to track down and deal with a missing phone. Here's everything you need to know.

08/17/17

The massive Android upgrade you probably didn't notice

The massive Android upgrade you probably didn't notice

Not many people realize it, but Android O isn't the only big improvement making its way to mobile devices this summer.

08/15/17

Google's turning up the gas on its Android-Chrome OS alignment

Google's turning up the gas on its Android-Chrome OS alignment

The tales of two platforms are about to intersect like never before.

08/08/17

The Android startup-smartphone gamble

The Android startup-smartphone gamble

Scrappy young companies are making some interesting Android devices — but buying into the startup-smartphone bandwagon doesn't always pay off.

08/03/17

Android O has one curiously counterproductive new feature

Android O has one curiously counterproductive new feature

Google's upcoming Android O release has plenty of useful additions for the business-minded user, but it also has one feature you might not want on your mobile device.

08/01/17

How I Use Android: Google Photos manager Indy Khare

How I Use Android: Google Photos manager Indy Khare

The leader of one of Google's most useful Android apps shows us his personal blueprint for maximum mobile productivity.

07/27/17

The big secret behind Google Play Protect on Android

The big secret behind Google Play Protect on Android

There's one detail rarely mentioned about Google's splashy new Android security effort—and it's a critical point for everyone to understand.

07/25/17

4 hidden shortcuts for typing faster on Android

4 hidden shortcuts for typing faster on Android

Some handy tricks that can save you time when typing on your Android phone or tablet.

07/20/17

The simple way to scan documents with your Android phone

The simple way to scan documents with your Android phone

Two invaluable document scanning tools (and plenty of related tips) for the next time you encounter an important piece of paper.

07/19/17

The Google Pixel 2 leak highlights how ho-hum hardware has become

The Google Pixel 2 leak highlights how ho-hum hardware has become

But believe it or not, that's not a bad thing -- because it lets us focus on the part of a smartphone that matters the most in 2017.

07/13/17

The mundane yet meaningful fix Android O is missing (as of now)

The mundane yet meaningful fix Android O is missing (as of now)

Another Android release, another missed opportunity? Lamenting the ongoing presence of a seemingly small issue with significant real-world impact.

07/11/17

The next logical step in Google's Android-Chrome OS 'merger'

The next logical step in Google's Android-Chrome OS 'merger'

Google's two primary platforms—Android and Chrome—are still coming together, and another significant step is in the works.

07/06/17

2 useful Google Docs features you probably aren't using

2 useful Google Docs features you probably aren't using

Ready to turn your efficiency up a notch? These clever Google Docs features can save you time and frustration, no matter what type of device you're working on.

06/29/17

What ever happened to Google Docs' Android add-ons? [UPDATED]

What ever happened to Google Docs' Android add-ons? [UPDATED]

An effort to expand Google's Android office suite appeared almost a year ago -- but then something strange happened.

06/28/17

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out
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Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Chromebooks aren't like regular computers -- so are they right for your needs? These three questions will help you find the answer.

06/22/17

2 handy yet hidden Chromebook security features

2 handy yet hidden Chromebook security features

Chromebook security gets simpler with these ultra-useful but off-the-beaten-path options.

06/20/17

Google's Pixel 'sales numbers' don't tell the whole story

Google's Pixel 'sales numbers' don't tell the whole story

Focusing on (purported) sales figures for Google's first fully holistic phone is missing the forest for the trees.

06/15/17

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