Android power! 2014's top tips, tricks, and buying advice

Android power! 2014'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.

12/18/14

Android Power's 3 favorite things for December 2014

Android Power's 3 favorite things for December 2014

From a fresh take on the home screen to an inexpensive accessory that makes your phone more secure, this month's picks are oozing with Android-flavored awesomeness.

12/16/14

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 real-world recommendations from someone who's lived with 'em all.

12/11/14

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. This simple real-world guide will help you figure out which model is right for you.

12/09/14

Hands on: How Android 5.0 will soon keep your Chromebook unlocked
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Hands on: How Android 5.0 will soon keep your Chromebook unlocked

Google's two mobile platforms are about to work together in a really cool way. Here's a sneak peek.

12/08/14

Six weeks with Google's Inbox -- and why it's back to Gmail for me
In Depth

Six weeks with Google's Inbox -- and why it's back to Gmail for me

Google's Inbox brings some useful new tricks to the world of email, but it's lacking key features that business professionals and power users may need.

12/04/14

Moto 360 and Android Wear revisited: 3 months with Google on my wrist
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Moto 360 and Android Wear revisited: 3 months with Google on my wrist

Spending three months with a smartwatch gives you some important perspective.

12/02/14

Living with the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact: Damn, Sony's phones are getting good

Living with the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact: Damn, Sony's phones are getting good

Sony's latest flagship phones are like no other devices out there -- and there's a decent chance one of them might be just what you've been looking for.

11/20/14

Got Lollipop? 10 cool things to try with Android 5.0

Got Lollipop? 10 cool things to try with Android 5.0

Google's Android 5.0 release is more than just a pretty makeover. Here are 10 fun features you'll definitely want to explore once you have Lollipop in front of you.

11/18/14

Nexus 6 vs. Galaxy Note 4: Which one's right for you?
In Depth

Nexus 6 vs. Galaxy Note 4: Which one's right for you?

To Nexus or to Note? Two plus-sized Android phones -- two very different user experiences. Here's some practical guidance based on weeks of living with both devices.

11/13/14

Nexus 6 vs. Galaxy Note 4: Smartphone camera shootout!

Nexus 6 vs. Galaxy Note 4: Smartphone camera shootout!

Just how good is the Nexus 6's camera -- and how does it compare to the Galaxy Note 4? See for yourself in this head-to-head photo face-off.

11/12/14

Android tablet buying advice: Snatch up a Nexus 7 while you still can

Android tablet buying advice: Snatch up a Nexus 7 while you still can

The Nexus 9 delivers an awesome pure Google Android Lollipop experience -- but before you plunk down $400, there's another tablet you might want to consider.

11/07/14

Moto X vs. Droid Turbo: Which one's right for you?
In Depth

Moto X vs. Droid Turbo: Which one's right for you?

Some practical guidance on two of the year's most interesting phones -- based on weeks of living with them and comparing them side by side.

11/05/14

Hands on: This is the brand new Gmail app for Android
First Look

Hands on: This is the brand new Gmail app for Android

Along with its Android 5.0 Lollipop release, Google is delivering a brand new and completely redesigned Gmail app for Android. Here's a quick first look.

11/03/14

Hands on: Getting to know Google's new Nexus 6
First Look

Hands on: Getting to know Google's new Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is big, beautiful, and full of sweet Android Lollipop flavor. Here's an early hands-on look at Google's new flagship phone.

10/31/14

Hands on: The first things you notice about Verizon's Droid Turbo
First Look

Hands on: The first things you notice about Verizon's Droid Turbo

With its industrial form and beefed-up internals, Verizon's new Motorola Droid Turbo is like a Moto X on steroids. Ready to check it out?

10/30/14

Hands on: The first things you notice about the Nexus 9 and Android 5.0
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Hands on: The first things you notice about the Nexus 9 and Android 5.0

Google's new HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet is on its way into the world -- and it's officially landed in Android Power's world headquarters. Time to go hands on!

10/29/14

5 important things to know about security in Android 5.0
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5 important things to know about security in Android 5.0

Fun features aside, Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop release introduces some important improvements to security -- some of which have yet to be publicized.

10/28/14

Living with the Xperia Z3v: Sony's latest smartphone deserves your attention

Living with the Xperia Z3v: Sony's latest smartphone deserves your attention

Forget what you think you know about smartphone manufacturers. The Xperia Z3v proves that Sony's ready to play with the big boys -- and that its devices should not be ignored.

10/23/14

Hands on with Inbox, Google's new way to experience Gmail
First Look

Hands on with Inbox, Google's new way to experience Gmail

Google's Inbox is a fresh and modern approach to email -- but does it make managing your messages easier or more complex?

10/22/14

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