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

Quick tip: Gmail's new native offline mode is now available

Quick tip: Gmail's new native offline mode is now available

One of Gmail's most useful new features is available as of this week, but it's up to you to activate it.

05/08/18

LG's G7 ThinQ looks like a company flailing

LG's G7 ThinQ looks like a company flailing

LG's latest Android effort shows how hopelessly lost the company has become.

05/03/18

A better 'At a Glance' widget for Android

A better 'At a Glance' widget for Android

Keep tabs on your calendar and the weather with this enhanced alternative to Google's latest home screen widget.

05/01/18

Google weighs in on the future of Inbox

Google weighs in on the future of Inbox

With Gmail on the brink of a splashy relaunch, is Google's Inbox app as good as dead? Some fresh info and perspective.

04/24/18

Allo, goodbye: The craziest thing about Google's latest messaging pivot

Allo, goodbye: The craziest thing about Google's latest messaging pivot

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

04/20/18

9 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

9 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Android's own native security options aren't always obvious — but they're absolutely worth your while to embrace and understand.

04/19/18

Before you panic: 6 things to remember about Android security

Before you panic: 6 things to remember about Android security

The next Android security scare will seem a lot less scary with these six critical facts in mind.

04/17/18

LG's 'Software Upgrade Center' feels slightly too familiar

LG's 'Software Upgrade Center' feels slightly too familiar

How many times can a company cry wolf before we all stop listening?

04/12/18

HP's detachable Chromebook and the ghost of Google's past

HP's detachable Chromebook and the ghost of Google's past

The HP Chromebook x2 is significant for several reasons — one of them being its uncanny connection to Chrome OS and Android's intertwined history.

04/10/18

Facebook's data debacle is a wake-up call for Android users

Facebook's data debacle is a wake-up call for Android users

Attention, Android users: Whether you use Facebook or not, now's the time to proactively assess how much access you're giving to different apps. Here's how to do it.

04/05/18

A midrange Pixel is probably just the tip of the iceberg

A midrange Pixel is probably just the tip of the iceberg

Google's working on a midrange Pixel, you say? Of course it is. And that's almost certainly not all.

04/03/18

Google is often its own worst enemy

Google is often its own worst enemy

From Google Now to its notification-centric smartwatch vision, it's astonishing how willing Google is to ditch great ideas instead of nurturing them to maturity.

03/22/18

Google is creating its own Amazon right under our noses

Google is creating its own Amazon right under our noses

How an innocuous-seeming announcement speaks volumes about Google's shifting ambitions — and its efforts to remain relevant in a rapidly changing world.

03/20/18

Hold the pitchforks! 2 overlooked realities about Android upgrades

Hold the pitchforks! 2 overlooked realities about Android upgrades

Yes, Android upgrades are a mess — but in bemoaning the real problems, too many people ignore the broader realities around them.

03/15/18

Android P is a perfect example of why OS updates still matter

Android P is a perfect example of why OS updates still matter

It's easy to see the present form of Android P as lacking in pizzazz, but our first glimpse at Google's next effort speaks volumes about the ongoing importance of the OS-level update.

03/13/18

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