Why the Pixel 5 just got interesting

Why the Pixel 5 just got interesting

A recent discovery about this year's Pixel 5 phone could completely change the conversation about the device — and that might be a very good thing.

6 useful Chrome OS features you probably aren't using

6 useful Chrome OS features you probably aren't using

Teach your Chromebook some helpful new tricks and set yourself up for more effective work — and play.

6 big reasons to try the new Firefox Android preview

6 big reasons to try the new Firefox Android preview

Even if you're mostly content with Chrome, Mozilla's latest Android effort deserves your attention.

Are Android upgrades actually improving? It's complicated

Are Android upgrades actually improving? It's complicated

When it comes to Android upgrades, you shouldn't believe everything you read. Time for a data-backed reality check.

How to make the most of your Pixel's new features

How to make the most of your Pixel's new features

Google's sending a bunch of virtual gifts to Pixel owners this week. Here's how to put the best of the goodies to good use.

Android 10 Upgrade Report Card: Progress is relative

Android 10 Upgrade Report Card: Progress is relative

Six months after Android 10's release, how have device-makers done at getting the software into users' hands? The grades are in — and they hold a few surprises.

Give Google Docs a distraction-free upgrade

Give Google Docs a distraction-free upgrade

This 60-second upgrade will give Google Docs a minimalist makeover and bring newfound focus to your word processing world.

Attention, phone-makers: Our devices aren't your billboards

Attention, phone-makers: Our devices aren't your billboards

Manufacturers are testing our limits more than ever right now — and it's up to us to decide if we want to accept or reject what they're doing.

The 11 most interesting takeaways from Android 11 (so far)

The 11 most interesting takeaways from Android 11 (so far)

From big behavioral changes to small interface enhancements, our first look at Android 11 reveals some promising new shifts.

5 hidden Pixel features worth finding

5 hidden Pixel features worth finding

Got a Google Pixel phone — any Google Pixel phone? These out-of-the-way options will save you time and make your device smarter.

Hey, Google: Maybe it's time to take a lesson from Samsung

Hey, Google: Maybe it's time to take a lesson from Samsung

Google could stand to learn a few things from Samsung's smartphone strategy — but the lesson has little to do with the devices themselves.

Beware of the coming Android 'innovations'

Beware of the coming Android 'innovations'

Android owners, take note: This year's hardware advancements aren't actually about you.

Could Google carry the BlackBerry torch?

Could Google carry the BlackBerry torch?

As the last remnants of a smartphone icon melt away, an opening for a de facto business-friendly brand beckons.

The 20-minute Chromebook tune-up

The 20-minute Chromebook tune-up

Make your Chromebook faster, smarter, and more pleasant to use with these easy-to-follow annual steps.

Move over, Google: Microsoft's the new Android trailblazer

Move over, Google: Microsoft's the new Android trailblazer

Want a sneak peek at Android's most interesting improvements in 2020? Look to what's happening at Microsoft (yes, Microsoft!) right now.

Welcome to Hangouts hell

Welcome to Hangouts hell

Think Google's messaging apps were confusing before? Just wait till you see what 2020 has in store.

The 20-minute Android tune-up

The 20-minute Android tune-up

A few minutes of maintenance each year can keep your Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.

Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

When you buy a Galaxy phone, Google's promise to protect your information isn't the only one that applies.

The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

Want insanely simple, accurate, and automated package tracking on Android? This crafty hack is for you.

Google's greatest worry in 2020 isn't what you'd expect

Google's greatest worry in 2020 isn't what you'd expect

Of all the challenges Google faces this year, one hurdle seems particularly pressing — and problematic.

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