A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019

A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019

As the fine print surrounding a certain new device reminds us, it's more important than ever to think carefully about what you're actually getting when you buy an Android phone.

06/25/2019

Google's officially done making its own tablets

Google's officially done making its own tablets

This just in: The Pixel Slate won't get a younger sibling, and Google's future self-made computers will revolve exclusively around the laptop form.

06/20/2019

The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

Services like Google Assistant and Alexa are growing more capable by the minute — but there's one big, fat lingering problem.

06/20/2019

The smarter way to organize travel on Android

The smarter way to organize travel on Android

Google Trips may be going away, but there's an even better tool for organizing travel on Android — especially for business users.

06/18/2019

Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

An experimental Google project may finally be ready to make its way into the real world — and the implications could be enormous.

06/12/2019

The enduring absurdity of our smartphone bezel obsession

The enduring absurdity of our smartphone bezel obsession

Please, someone make it stop.

06/11/2019

4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

Chromebook owners, take note: Some powerful new possibilities are headed your way.

06/06/2019

Why Amazon might want to be America's next mobile carrier

Why Amazon might want to be America's next mobile carrier

Could Amazon provide the cellular service for your next Android phone? Maybe — and it might not be as crazy as it sounds.

06/04/2019

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Think Google's lineup of overlapping operating systems is overwhelming now? Just wait.

05/30/2019

Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

If you blinked, you might've missed it — but Google just took the first step to transform what Assistant represents and what types of experiences it enables.

05/29/2019

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

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