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Android apps: Best of the best

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

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The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

BlackBerry Android Upgrade

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.

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Review: The BlackBerry KEY2 gets things done

The hard keyboard is back on BlackBerry’s latest phone, with tweaks and updates for serious grown-up users who care about productivity and security.

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Microsoft takes first whack at browser ad blocking with Edge on Android, iOS

The company updated the mobile versions of its browser with technology based on eye/o GmbH's Adblock Plus.

Google Podcasts

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.

Android Sharing

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.

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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.

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How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

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

Chrome for Android Tips

18 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

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

Android P Gesture Navigation Beta 2

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.

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Android and antitrust: The EU's Google case explained

The Android software in most smartphones is a mix of open-source software and proprietary software from Google -- and the European Union's antitrust authority is concerned that the way Google ties the two together could constitute...

Apple iOS Apps on Mac

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

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

Chrome Android 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.

Gmail vs. Inbox

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.

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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?

Affordable Android smartphones

14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

Android P Upgrade

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.

Android P Annoyances

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?

Android P Features

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.

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