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Android Security Updates

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.

apple privacy ad

No, Google, Apple's privacy is not a luxury item

Google services are subsidised by profits made from your data.

Android Q Gestures

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.

Google 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.

Google 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.

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The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

Google Calendar 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.

Android Notifications

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.

Apple iPhone 8 & 8 Plus unboxing and wireless charging tests

Wireless charging from A to Z: What you need to know

The mobile industry has been moving toward wireless charging for about a decade, but it wasn't until Apple came aboard that the choice in chargers really expanded. Soon the technology will enable even more power on the go.

Apple AirPods Wireless Charging Case

16 multi-device wireless chargers to replace Apple’s defunct AirPower

Disappointed that Apple’s long-promised AirPower wireless charging pad never made it to market? Check out these alternatives for iPhones and Android devices.

Google Shift

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.

business woman organization sticky notes

The best Android apps for organizing your life

From projects to places and to-do lists to travel, these Android apps will help you organize all the important areas of your life.

Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold: Bright future or dead end?

Samsung finally announced it is shipping its Galaxy Fold, coming to AT&T and T-Mobile on April 26. Who will this device appeal to and will it be successful?

LG 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.

mobile device management

Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

Gmail Alternative Android Email Apps

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.

Android Q Bubbles Multitasking

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.

android keyboard apps

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?

Chrome Android Hidden Settings

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.

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