How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

A 60-second workaround to make Android's location-based Smart Lock start working again.

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

Get around your phone faster than ever with these easy-to-miss advanced shortcuts for Android's current gesture system.

Android 11's biggest letdown

Android 11's biggest letdown

One of Google's most promising Android advancements in ages isn't all it was originally cracked up to be.

Google's Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

Google's Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

A colossal change is on the way for Chromebooks — and if you're only seeing what's on the surface, you're missing what's most important.

Miss Inbox? Gmail has hidden remnants of its sorting superpowers

Miss Inbox? Gmail has hidden remnants of its sorting superpowers

Whether you adored Google's old Inbox app or not, these advanced sorting functions left over from the service are well worth uncovering — and putting to use.

How to get Android 11's best features on any phone today

How to get Android 11's best features on any phone today

Bring Android 11's most practical touches onto any phone this minute with these crafty and easily implemented workarounds.

7 smart adjustments to make Android 11 more efficient

7 smart adjustments to make Android 11 more efficient

Google's Android 11 update is rolling out right now, but not everything about the software is fully optimized out of the box.

The Chromebook's new secret weapon

The Chromebook's new secret weapon

Chrome OS is getting a super-Googley new superpower — and if we're lucky, Android might soon follow suit.

5 fantastic Android 10 features you probably forget to use

5 fantastic Android 10 features you probably forget to use

While you're waiting for Android 11, reintroduce yourself to these helpful but easily overlooked Android 10 gems.

12 ways Google Lens can make you more productive on Android

12 ways Google Lens can make you more productive on Android

Google Lens can turn you into a mobile-tech magician, but it's up to you to find it — and figure out how to put it to use.

Android and the art of awkward timing

Android and the art of awkward timing

"Hello! Here's an interesting new feature you'd almost certainly like to use. There's just one thing..."

A super-handy new Calendar scheduling feature for Gmail

A super-handy new Calendar scheduling feature for Gmail

This clever new setup lets you connect Google Calendar to Gmail and then schedule meetings right from your inbox — without any hassle.

Here's what needs to happen next with Android upgrades

Here's what needs to happen next with Android upgrades

For once, we're seeing a positive change within the realm of Android upgrades — but we aren't out of the woods yet.

Microsoft's Surface Duo is a big-picture product

Microsoft's Surface Duo is a big-picture product

Microsoft's first Android phone could be hugely significant, but plenty of people are bound to write it off quickly and miss the point.

The maddeningly familiar march of Google's Gmail-Meet marriage

The maddeningly familiar march of Google's Gmail-Meet marriage

Google's effort to make Meet unavoidable brings to mind another moment in the company's past — and it isn't exactly a good comparison.

The perfect contrast of the Pixel 4a and the Galaxy Note 20

The perfect contrast of the Pixel 4a and the Galaxy Note 20

This week's pair of Android phone launches reveals a lot more than what you see on the surface.

The inherent irony of Chrome OS

The inherent irony of Chrome OS

Google's Chromebooks have come a long way, but one specific part of their evolution is amusingly at odds with itself.

Why Android and Chrome OS's next step could be colossal

Why Android and Chrome OS's next step could be colossal

After years of tantalizing teases, Google's two primary platforms may finally be ready to take their relationship to the next level.

Android's oft-forgotten time-savers

Android's oft-forgotten time-savers

These long-standing Android shortcuts can make you much more efficient — if you remember to use 'em and know how to tap into their full potential.

The creator of Inbox is ready to save Google from itself

The creator of Inbox is ready to save Google from itself

A former Googler who helped shape Gmail and then came up with Inbox has a plan for fixing the company's design sins in a totally different way.

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