JR Raphael

Contributing Editor

JR Raphael is a journalist and columnist who’s been covering Android and Chrome OS since their earliest days. His Android Intelligence (née Android Power) column was born at Computerworld in 2010 and has happily made its home there ever since.

JR's Android Intelligence newsletter takes the same basic recipe as the column and turns up the heat. Each issue is jam-packed with productivity tips, perspective on the week’s most impactful Android news, and all sorts of exclusive extras — and best of all, it's delivered right to your inbox every Friday. If you haven't yet subscribed, you're missing out!

You can find JR on Twitter, Google+, or at his personal writing refuge, JRStart.com.

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The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

Google's getting all worked over the way Apple handles messages from Android users, but the reality of the situation isn't quite as black and white as it seems.

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

11 tips for wicked-fast Chromebook web browsing

11 tips for wicked-fast Chromebook web browsing

Zoom around your browser like nobody's business with these easy-to-miss Chrome OS maneuvers.

7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

These simple bits of maintenance will clean up your Android companion and give you a maximally efficient foundation for the new year.

How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Automate your inbox and enhance your organization by taking full advantage of what Gmail filters have to offer.

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

The best Android apps for business in 2022

The best Android apps for business in 2022

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2021

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2021

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone.

The smart way to switch to a new Android phone

The smart way to switch to a new Android phone

Here's how to transfer data, apps, contacts, and more from your old Android phone to a new one, along with tips for a smooth transition.

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