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Android Privacy Feature

A phenomenal Android privacy feature you probably forget to use

This underappreciated Android gem can protect your privacy and make your phone significantly more secure, but it's up to you to dust it off and use it.

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The Pixel purchasing puzzle of 2020

Pixel 5? 4a? 4a (5G)?! Gesundheit! Time for some straight talk about Google's perplexing new Pixel lineup and how to figure out which phone is right for you.

Android 11 Power Menu

How to add practically anything into the Android 11 power menu

A standout Android feature can be made even more valuable — if you know the secret to unlocking its full potential.

Android-Chrome OS Upgrades

The million-dollar Android-Chrome-OS question

The answer to Google's eternal Android struggle might be right in front of its face — if it reaches out to embrace it.

Chrome Note-Taking - My Notes

An indispensable note-taking tool for Chrome

Give your browser a work-enhancing upgrade with this exceptional off-the-beaten-path add-on.

Google Pixel 5

The beauty and the shame of Google's Pixel 5 gamble

Google's latest Pixel pivot could be a revelation — but the shift to a more value-minded flagship phone doesn't come without a cost.

Android Smart Lock Trusted Places

How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

A 60-second workaround to make Android's location-based Smart Lock start working again.

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The best Android file manager apps

From optimizing your phone’s storage to integrating your device with the cloud, these standout Android apps will let you juggle files like a pro.

Android Gestures

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

Get around your phone faster than ever with these easy-to-miss advanced shortcuts for Android's current gesture system.

Android 11 Letdown

Android 11's biggest letdown

One of Google's most promising Android advancements in ages isn't all it was originally cracked up to be.

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Miss Inbox? Gmail has hidden remnants of its sorting superpowers

Whether you adored Google's old Inbox app or not, these advanced sorting functions left over from the service are well worth uncovering — and putting to use.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 11

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2020's Android 11 release.

Android 11 Features

How to get Android 11's best features on any phone today

Bring Android 11's most practical touches onto any phone this minute with these crafty and easily implemented workarounds.

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Four operating systems: One device. How the Chromebook will become the universal laptop.

Soon, you'll be able to run not just Chrome OS, Android, and Linux on your Chromebook but Windows applications as well. Here's how and what that will mean for your company's PCs and laptops.

Android 11

7 smart adjustments to make Android 11 more efficient

Google's Android 11 update is rolling out right now, but not everything about the software is fully optimized out of the box.

Chrome OS Secret Weapon

The Chromebook's new secret weapon

Chrome OS is getting a super-Googley new superpower — and if we're lucky, Android might soon follow suit.

Android 10 Features

5 fantastic Android 10 features you probably forget to use

While you're waiting for Android 11, reintroduce yourself to these helpful but easily overlooked Android 10 gems.

Google Lens App

12 ways Google Lens can make you more productive on Android

Google Lens can turn you into a mobile-tech magician, but it's up to you to find it — and figure out how to put it to use.

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