The Androidification of Chrome OS is about to go into overdrive

The Androidification of Chrome OS is about to go into overdrive

A string of striking changes will soon supercharge Chromebooks everywhere — and make them more Android-like than ever.

08/28/18

10 ways Google Home can be helpful at work

10 ways Google Home can be helpful at work

Whether you're using Google Home or one of the newer Android-based Smart Displays, having a virtual assistant in your office can be a real asset.

08/23/18

The fascinatingly familiar march of the smart speaker market

The fascinatingly familiar march of the smart speaker market

When you look closely at Google's escalating war to win the smart speaker market, it's hard not to feel a slight sense of déjà vu.

08/21/18

Android 9 answers: 20 fast fixes for common Pie problems

Android 9 answers: 20 fast fixes for common Pie problems

Solve all your Android 9 irritations with these easy-to-follow fixes for common Pie problems.

08/16/18

A hidden Android Pie security setting everyone should enable

A hidden Android Pie security setting everyone should enable

Give yourself added peace of mind with this powerful but buried security option in Google's Android 9 Pie release.

08/14/18

Android Pie and Project Treble: Assessing Google's grand upgrade fix

Android Pie and Project Treble: Assessing Google's grand upgrade fix

In an exclusive interview, Iliyan Malchev, a Google engineer and Project Treble architect, talks about Google's ambitious Android upgrade solution and what we should expect with Android 9.

08/09/18

Android P — Pie! The complete FAQ

Android P — Pie! The complete FAQ

Google's Android 9 Pie release is full of fresh new features and flavors. This detailed (and delightfully crusty) FAQ has everything you need to know.

08/07/18

A better way to snap between apps on Android

A better way to snap between apps on Android

Ergonomic efficiency can be yours with this easy-to-implement Android power-up.

08/02/18

7 hidden shortcuts for typing faster on Android

7 hidden shortcuts for typing faster on Android

Save time and get more accomplished with these handy hidden shortcuts for entering text on Android.

07/31/18

8 easily overlooked Android P additions that'll make your life easier

8 easily overlooked Android P additions that'll make your life easier

These Android P features aren't likely to get much attention, but they'll almost certainly have a positive impact on your day-to-day life.

07/26/18

Fuchsia, Chrome OS, and the danger of black-and-white thinking

Fuchsia, Chrome OS, and the danger of black-and-white thinking

When it comes to Google's platforms, a short jaunt through history can provide a powerful reality check on the future.

07/24/18

The EU's Android antitrust ruling overlooks 3 critical points

The EU's Android antitrust ruling overlooks 3 critical points

European regulators are fining Google $5 billion and demanding changes to the way it manages Android — but their assessment doesn't entirely add up.

07/19/18

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

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