Let the smartphone carnival barking begin

Let the smartphone carnival barking begin

"Hey, you! Have you seen what we've got over here? You won't believe your eyes..."

02/11/16

How I use Android: 'All About Android' host Jason Howell

How I use Android: 'All About Android' host Jason Howell

Brokaw, schmo-kaw: When it comes to Android broadcasting, Jason Howell is the host with the most. Here's how the man behind the mic uses the platform himself.

02/09/16

SwiftKey's sale and the unsustainable state of the mobile app market

SwiftKey's sale and the unsustainable state of the mobile app market

There's a troubling message lurking within SwiftKey's sale to Microsoft, and it's one we all need to take some time to consider.

02/03/16

The danger of blind brand loyalty

The danger of blind brand loyalty

It's time for us as consumers to get our priorities straight.

02/02/16

The Android malware monster will never die

The Android malware monster will never die

But here's the dirty little secret security software vendors don't want you to know: There's really no reason to be scared.

01/28/16

3 years with Google Keep: Where it shines and where it (still) falls short
In Depth

3 years with Google Keep: Where it shines and where it (still) falls short

An honest look at the state of Google's note-taking service from a guy who relies on it almost every day.

01/26/16

Android battery life not all it could be? Try this

Android battery life not all it could be? Try this

Smartphone battery life can be a complicated issue -- but as I learned while troubleshooting my own phone this week, the solution can sometimes be surprisingly simple.

01/21/16

How I use Android: Writer and Android Power author JR Raphael

How I use Android: Writer and Android Power author JR Raphael

Time for yours truly to take a turn at the challenge. An up-close tour of my own personal Android setup, including my obsessively organized home screens.

01/19/16

Got Marshmallow? 6 cool things to try with Android 6.0

Got Marshmallow? 6 cool things to try with Android 6.0

Google's Android 6.0 release is oozing with interesting features -- including some that are easily overlooked.

01/12/16

The 'smart'-everything trend has officially turned stupid

The 'smart'-everything trend has officially turned stupid

As this year's CES has shown us, there's a difference between making something connected because it's possible and making something connected because it's practical.

01/07/16

6 New Year's resolutions for Android fans in 2016

6 New Year's resolutions for Android fans in 2016

A set of realistic goals to sharpen your smartphone experience -- and save you money! -- this coming year.

01/05/16

Android power! 2015's top tips, tricks, and buying advice
In Depth

Android power! 2015's top tips, tricks, and buying advice

Whether you're shopping for a new gadget or ready to make your current device do more, this guide has everything you need to make this holiday season count.

12/18/15

Now's the time to perform a personal Android security audit
In Depth

Now's the time to perform a personal Android security audit

Whether you're an amateur or an expert, this simple 10-step checkup is important -- and worth doing at least once a year.

12/17/15

24 hours with Acer's Chromebook R11: A compact convertible worth considering

24 hours with Acer's Chromebook R11: A compact convertible worth considering

Acer's new Chromebook R11 isn't your average Chromebook -- and that's precisely why it might be worth your while.

12/16/15

How I use Android: Google engineer and USB-C crusader Benson Leung

How I use Android: Google engineer and USB-C crusader Benson Leung

He makes your favorite devices work and keeps accessory-makers from screwing you over. Time to get to know a Googler who boldly goes where -- well, you know.

12/15/15

The best Chromebooks you can buy right now
In Depth

The best Chromebooks you can buy right now

Choosing a Chromebook can be a difficult decision -- but it doesn't have to be. A newly updated guide to picking the best device for your needs.

12/11/15

The best Android phones you can buy right now
In Depth

The best Android phones you can buy right now

So many Android phones -- so which one should you buy? Some simple real-world recommendations from someone who's lived with 'em all.

12/10/15

Up close: Pixel C and Google's return to a tablet-optimized Android UI
In Depth

Up close: Pixel C and Google's return to a tablet-optimized Android UI

Look closely, and you'll notice an interesting change to Android lurking quietly within Google's new Pixel C tablet. Here's the inside scoop.

12/09/15

Miss the Android Hangouts widget? Here's how to replace it

Miss the Android Hangouts widget? Here's how to replace it

Forget the fact that Google killed off its Hangouts widget: Follow these steps, and you'll be accessing messages from your home screen again in no time.

12/03/15

How to bring back the Google Now Home button shortcut in Android 6.0

How to bring back the Google Now Home button shortcut in Android 6.0

Missing that system-wide Google Now shortcut on your Marshmallow phone or tablet? It's really easy to bring back -- if you know how.

12/01/15

Load More