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The best Android keyboard apps for on-the-go productivity

Heads up, busy professionals: The right Android keyboard app can save you precious time and unlock your performance potential. So what are you waiting for?

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7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

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

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.

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.

Android Q Beta

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.

Android Keyboard Shortcuts

13 handy hidden shortcuts for Gboard on Android

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

Choose a Smartphone

The smarter way to choose a smartphone

Whether you're eyeing a Galaxy S10 or a Pixel or considering something else entirely, this unconventional approach will help you accurately assess a phone's actual worth.

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Mobile World Congress 2019: Where smartphone battles unfolded

Beyond the impressive new smartphone tech that we saw at Mobile World Congress, what does it all mean for the future of mainstream devices and average users?

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8 Android accessibility features that'll enhance any phone

Hidden among Android's accessibility options are some powerful productivity tools that can add value to any smartphone setup.

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What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

Google's Project Treble promised to pave the way for faster Android upgrades — so what exactly is it? And how well is it working?

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The best note-taking apps for Android

Note-takers, take note: Whether you want gobs of features or uber-simplicity, these are the best apps for collecting and managing info on Android.

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Review: Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ is the right phone at the wrong time

Samsung’s flagship 4G phones, the Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+, are coming out at the dawn of the 5G era. Would business users be smarter to buy now or wait for a 5G-capable phone?

Smartphone Upgrades Downgrades

When did smartphone upgrades become practical downgrades?

From folding phones to fingerprint flips and premature 5G excitation, almost every recent mobile tech advancement has one curious thing in common.

BEZALEL Prelude wireless portable charging

Review: Bezalel’s Prelude wireless smartphone charger loses the cable

When it comes to wireless charging, this is truly a portable charger that requires no cables – not even to recharge its own battery.

Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Innovation infatuation

Technological innovation is incredible — but when it comes to an actual purchasable product, there has to be a reason for the innovation to exist.

Android apps for Chromebook

Android apps for Chromebooks: The essentials

Turn your Chromebook into a uniquely versatile modern computing machine with these Chrome-OS-enhancing apps.

Android Pie, Project Treble

Android Pie and Project Treble: Did Google's upgrade fix work?

It's finally time for the first real test of Google's effort to improve Android upgrades — and the results reveal some sobering truths.

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All about Android upgrades (and why they're late) | TECH(talk)

The release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. So why does it take so long for device makers to roll them out?

Android Upgrades Matter

Why Android upgrades absolutely matter

If you think Android OS updates are relevant only for what you see on the surface, you aren't thinking deeply enough.

Android Upgrade Report Card: Pie

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Pie

Six months after Pie's release, how have Android device-makers done at getting the upgrade into users' hands? The grades are in — and they aren't exactly exceptional.

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