The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

Google's getting all worked over the way Apple handles messages from Android users, but the reality of the situation isn't quite as black and white as it seems.

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

These simple bits of maintenance will clean up your Android companion and give you a maximally efficient foundation for the new year.

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2021

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2021

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone.

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

Android security doesn't have to be a source of stress. These level-headed steps are all you need to keep the boogeyman at bay.

6 easy fixes for Android 12 annoyances

6 easy fixes for Android 12 annoyances

Blast away Android 12's most bothersome buzzkills with these super-simple 60-second solutions.

Give your Chrome OS interface an instant upgrade

Give your Chrome OS interface an instant upgrade

Your Chromebook's got a new and improved way of getting stuff accomplished, and it'll take you all of 20 seconds to turn it on.

The Pixel-exclusive rebirth of a beloved Android feature

The Pixel-exclusive rebirth of a beloved Android feature

One of Google's greatest Android concepts is making an overdue comeback — but this time, only Pixel owners will benefit from its presence.

13 hidden Pixel phone superpowers
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13 hidden Pixel phone superpowers

Power up your Pixel experience with these productivity-boosting Android extras.

The Android 12 Quick Settings trick you've been missing
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The Android 12 Quick Settings trick you've been missing

Got Android 12? This simple but supremely effective hack will have you jumping for joy in no time.

A 20-second tweak for smarter, simpler Android security
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A 20-second tweak for smarter, simpler Android security

This tiny-seeming change will make a gigantic difference in your day-to-day Android experience.

A handy hack for the Pixel's new shortcut system
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A handy hack for the Pixel's new shortcut system

Google's latest Pixel time-saver is packed with potential, but its most practical possibility requires a touch of tinkering to accomplish.

11 advanced Assistant tricks you should really remember on Android

11 advanced Assistant tricks you should really remember on Android

Google Assistant can do more than you'd realize. Ready to teach your phone a few new tricks?

5 Android 12 features you can bring to any phone today

5 Android 12 features you can bring to any phone today

Jonesing for a taste of Android 12? Here's how to recreate a few of the more interesting features seen in Google's still-under-development software.

7 new hidden Pixel treasures to find in Android 12

7 new hidden Pixel treasures to find in Android 12

Hey, Pixel owners: Think you've found all that Android 12 has to offer on your Google-made phone? Think again.

Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro? Some real-world guidance that might surprise you

Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro? Some real-world guidance that might surprise you

If you're thinking about picking up one of Google's new Pixel phones, you'll definitely want to read this first.

Got a Pixel? Don't miss these 8 buried Android 12 treasures
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Got a Pixel? Don't miss these 8 buried Android 12 treasures

Pixel owners, prepare for productivity: Google's Android 12 update is officially en route, and the software holds some spectacular new possibilities for your phone.

The two Pixel 6 numbers that could change everything

The two Pixel 6 numbers that could change everything

These are the most important digits to think about with Google's new Pixel 6 phones — whether you plan to pick one up for yourself or not.

13 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

13 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

Take advantage of all Maps has to offer by tapping into these easily overlooked features and options.

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