Apple, Google, and the copycat conundrum

Apple, Google, and the copycat conundrum

"Android copied the iPhone," "iOS copied Android," and the importance of mobile tech perspective.

07/18/2019

10 useful Google apps you probably aren't using

10 useful Google apps you probably aren't using

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google — and they're all worth your while.

07/16/2019

The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome

The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome

Need to capture a screenshot in Chrome? This handy hidden command will be your new best friend.

07/11/2019

4 big, fat, pesky problems with Android Q gestures

4 big, fat, pesky problems with Android Q gestures

Here's hoping Google gets 'em fixed before Q gets finalized.

07/09/2019

The most important thing to check before buying a Chromebook

The most important thing to check before buying a Chromebook

Save yourself from buyer's remorse by thinking through what a Chrome OS device-maker won't tell you.

07/02/2019

A simple way to supercharge Gmail snoozing

A simple way to supercharge Gmail snoozing

Make Gmail's snoozing feature far more powerful with this easy-to-implement efficiency-boosting enhancement.

06/27/2019

A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019

A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019

As a certain Android device-maker's actions remind us, it's more important than ever to think carefully about what you're actually getting when you buy an Android phone.

06/25/2019

Google's officially done making its own tablets

Google's officially done making its own tablets

This just in: The Pixel Slate won't get a younger sibling, and Google's future self-made computers will revolve exclusively around the laptop form.

06/20/2019

The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

Services like Google Assistant and Alexa are growing more capable by the minute — but there's one big, fat lingering problem.

06/20/2019

The smarter way to organize travel on Android

The smarter way to organize travel on Android

Google Trips may be going away, but there's an even better tool for organizing travel on Android — especially for business users.

06/18/2019

Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

An experimental Google project may finally be ready to make its way into the real world — and the implications could be enormous.

06/12/2019

The enduring absurdity of our smartphone bezel obsession

The enduring absurdity of our smartphone bezel obsession

Please, someone make it stop.

06/11/2019

4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

Chromebook owners, take note: Some powerful new possibilities are headed your way.

06/06/2019

Why Amazon might want to be America's next mobile carrier

Why Amazon might want to be America's next mobile carrier

Could Amazon provide the cellular service for your next Android phone? Maybe — and it might not be as crazy as it sounds.

06/04/2019

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Think Google's lineup of overlapping operating systems is overwhelming now? Just wait.

05/30/2019

Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

If you blinked, you might've missed it — but Google just took the first step to transform what Assistant represents and what types of experiences it enables.

05/29/2019

The Pixel 3a could be Google's 'Moto G' moment

The Pixel 3a could be Google's 'Moto G' moment

When you zoom out and consider Google's midrange Pixel in the context of recent Android history, a pretty telling parallel comes to mind.

05/16/2019

The real story with Android's new security update setup

The real story with Android's new security update setup

Android Q includes an ambitious new system for delivering system updates — but it isn't quite as black and white as you might think.

05/14/2019

Android Q gestures: The good, the bad, and the baffling

Android Q gestures: The good, the bad, and the baffling

Get ready for a whole new way to get around Android (yes, again!). Here's an up-close look at Android Q's new gesture system, where it shines, and where it falls short.

05/09/2019

3 burning questions about Google's Pixel 3a

3 burning questions about Google's Pixel 3a

As Google's Pixel 3a phone makes its way into the world, it's time to think through the bigger-picture implications of the device's arrival.

05/08/2019

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