Get ready for the next silly smartphone superlative

Get ready for the next silly smartphone superlative

From megapixels to pixel density and millimeters to bezels, phone makers have a history of focusing on superficial metrics to get your attention. Here comes the next one.

07/17/18

How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

Make your phone smarter with these Android-P-inspired add-ons — many of which actually outshine their official operating system equivalents.

07/12/18

Android P's biggest shift may be one of philosophy

Android P's biggest shift may be one of philosophy

Beyond the new features and visual changes, Android P represents a gigantic pivot for Google's approach to its mobile platform.

07/10/18

Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

07/06/18

BlackBerry's Android upgrade track record should give anyone pause

BlackBerry's Android upgrade track record should give anyone pause

BlackBerry markets its phones as being business-friendly and security-first, but the company's Android upgrade performance is fiercely at odds with that message.

06/28/18

The always-connected Chromebook: What's different this time

The always-connected Chromebook: What's different this time

Google's Chrome OS has been quietly reshaping the state of modern computing for some time now — and thanks to a new twist on an old idea, it's about to do it again.

06/26/18

Making sense of Google's podcast flip-flop

Making sense of Google's podcast flip-flop

Make no mistake about it: Google's podcast about-face is about much more than the launch of a single new app.

06/21/18

Android's sharing system is morphing into an unpredictable mess

Android's sharing system is morphing into an unpredictable mess

One of Android's most powerful elements is losing its edge as poor design practices spread surprisingly far.

06/19/18

Which Android phones get regular security updates? Here's a hint

Which Android phones get regular security updates? Here's a hint

A rare clue about the big picture of security update performance across the Android ecosystem.

06/14/18

How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

Make missed calls much easier to manage with this simple Android enhancement.

06/12/18

3 huge ways Android's gesture navigation just got better

3 huge ways Android's gesture navigation just got better

Google's second Android P beta delivers subtle touches that add up to a major leap forward for the platform's new gesture navigation system.

06/07/18

iOS apps on Macs? Gee, that feels familiar...

iOS apps on Macs? Gee, that feels familiar...

Welcome to the world of cross-platform convergence, Apple. Come on in — the water's fine.

06/05/18

Give Chrome for Android an ultra-modern makeover

Give Chrome for Android an ultra-modern makeover

Get a taste of the future with this easy-to-implement sneak peek at Google's latest Chrome for Android refresh.

05/31/18

Gmail vs. Inbox: 8 productivity features Gmail still can't match

Gmail vs. Inbox: 8 productivity features Gmail still can't match

Gmail is better than ever, but its "experimental" email sibling has some organizational advantages that are tough to give up.

05/30/18

Fuchsia and the future of Android

Fuchsia and the future of Android

Google's mysterious new operating system is assumed to be a replacement for Android and Chrome OS — but what if the situation isn't actually so simple?

05/24/18

Will Android P lead to faster upgrades? 3 words to remember

Will Android P lead to faster upgrades? 3 words to remember

Everyone's talking about how Android P will mark the end of slow Android upgrades, but this saga has more layers than most people seem to realize.

05/22/18

Why Linux apps on Chromebooks are a really big deal (really!)

Why Linux apps on Chromebooks are a really big deal (really!)

Linux app support for Chrome OS may sound like a big heaping bowl of irrelevant geek stew, but don't be fooled: This move is enormously significant.

05/17/18

10 annoying things about Android P (that'll hopefully be fixed soon)

10 annoying things about Android P (that'll hopefully be fixed soon)

Android P isn't all sugar and diamonds. Can Google get these quirks worked out in time for the software's final release?

05/15/18

9 new Android P features that'll make you more productive

9 new Android P features that'll make you more productive

P is for productivity: These nine new Android P features will help you get more done with less effort.

05/10/18

In depth: 13 things to know about Android P gesture navigation

In depth: 13 things to know about Android P gesture navigation

After using Google's Android P beta for a day, one thing is clear: There's much more to the software's new gesture navigation system than meets the eye.

05/09/18

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