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Android Tablet Interface

The ambitious Android tablet option Google tossed away

This wild Android tablet concept could have completely changed the way we interact with our devices. Ready to pop the red pill?

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India eyes home-grown OS to compete with Android, iOS

India's Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology wants private tech firms and academic institutions to work together on an Indian mobile OS that could compete with Android and iOS.

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Apple: iOS 15 now installed on more than 60% of all iPhones

Apple's newest mobile OS has seen significant uptake over the past four months, but it's not even close to leading past versions of iOS in terms of having the fastest adoption rate. Meanwhile, iPadOS 15 is proving popular, too.

Android Time-Savers

Android's forgotten shortcut superpowers

These out-of-sight Android shortcuts can make you meaningfully more efficient — if you (a) figure out how to tap into their full potential and (b) remember to use 'em.

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24 advanced tips for Android 12

Make the most of Google's Android 12 software with these expert-approved steps and adjustments.

Android iOS Messaging

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.

Android Maintenance

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.

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26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

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

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 and 11 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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Privacy-centric DuckDuckGo to release Mac desktop browser

DuckDuckGo said its new desktop browser app will act much like its mobile app, allowing users to perform internet searches without tracking or installing cookies on Apple devices. The company claimed the browser is cleaner, more...

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The best Android apps for business in 2022

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

Chrome OS Features

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

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

Android Tips

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.

android phone switching

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.

Android security

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

Android security doesn't have to be a source of stress. These level-headed steps are all you need to keep the boogeyman at bay.

Android 12 Fixes

6 easy fixes for Android 12 annoyances

Blast away Android 12's most bothersome buzzkills with these super-simple 60-second solutions.

Google Pixel Android Feature

The Pixel-exclusive rebirth of a beloved Android feature

One of Google's greatest Android concepts is making an overdue comeback — but this time, only Pixel owners will benefit from its presence.

Google Pixel Phone Features

13 hidden Pixel phone superpowers

Power up your Pixel experience with these productivity-boosting Android extras.

Android 12 Quick Settings

The Android 12 Quick Settings trick you've been missing

Got Android 12? This simple but supremely effective hack will have you jumping for joy in no time.

Android Security

A 20-second tweak for smarter, simpler Android security

This tiny-seeming change will make a gigantic difference in your day-to-day Android experience.

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