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

The 3 big asterisks everyone's missing about Pixel sales

The 3 big asterisks everyone's missing about Pixel sales

The internet's a-buzzin' with doom and gloom over Google's Pixel program — but all the catastrophic predictions fail to consider three critical points.

05/02/2019

8 handy hidden features for Google Calendar on Android

8 handy hidden features for Google Calendar on Android

Upgrade your agenda with these out-of-the-way options in the Google Calendar Android app.

04/30/2019

Unraveling the new Android Notification Assistant

Unraveling the new Android Notification Assistant

An easily overlooked addition in the latest Android Q beta could open the door to some powerful new possibilities.

04/25/2019

The curiously missing piece in Google's Chromebook puzzle

The curiously missing piece in Google's Chromebook puzzle

Chromebooks come in all different styles and sizes, but one critical option is still missing from the list of available choices.

04/23/2019

The massive Google shift you probably haven't noticed

The massive Google shift you probably haven't noticed

Google is quietly repositioning the very foundation of its business — and if you aren't watching closely, this monumental move might be easy to miss.

04/18/2019

LG's revolutionary upgrade letdown

LG's revolutionary upgrade letdown

Congratulations, LG! You set out to make your mark on the realm of Android upgrades — and one year later, you've certainly earned the right to recognition.

04/16/2019

Gmail, G-meh: 4 alternative Android email apps, evaluated

Gmail, G-meh: 4 alternative Android email apps, evaluated

Still mourning Inbox? Or just itching for something different? These alternative Android email apps might be worth exploring.

04/11/2019

Android Q's bubbles could be a mobile multitasking breakthrough

Android Q's bubbles could be a mobile multitasking breakthrough

A recently revealed Android Q feature brings a fresh twist to an old concept — and could have the potential to really shake up how we interact with apps on our phones.

04/09/2019

The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

A longtime Google design lead has put his minimalist mark on modern-day Gmail — and made it easy for anyone to enjoy his efforts.

04/04/2019

Just in time: How to bring the Inbox interface into Gmail

Just in time: How to bring the Inbox interface into Gmail

Google's Inbox app may be on its way out, but you can hang onto a taste of its magic with a few quick clicks.

04/01/2019

7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your smartphone's browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

03/28/2019

This should be the future of Android notifications

This should be the future of Android notifications

A clever app can take much of the annoyance out of your phone's notifications and transform them into something far more useful.

03/26/2019

Making sense of Google's hardware pivot

Making sense of Google's hardware pivot

The notion of Google scaling back its self-made hardware efforts seems strange on the surface — but the more you think about it, the more sense it makes.

03/21/2019

3 areas worth watching in Android Q

3 areas worth watching in Android Q

A series of subtle changes could add up to something significant when it comes to your day-to-day phone-using experience.

03/19/2019

Android Q's quietly important improvements

Android Q's quietly important improvements

When we aren't distracted by surface-level features, we can focus on the stuff that really makes an OS update matter — and Android Q's got plenty of that.

03/14/2019

13 handy hidden shortcuts for Gboard on Android

13 handy hidden shortcuts for Gboard on Android

Save time and get more accomplished with these super-useful Android keyboard shortcuts for Gboard.

03/12/2019

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