Gmail encryption: Everything you need to know

Gmail encryption: Everything you need to know

This easy-to-follow guide will help you understand what's going on with Gmail encryption and what you can do to maximize your messaging privacy.

Android's secret voice control superpowers

Android's secret voice control superpowers

Take your hands-free productivity to the next level with this out-of-the-way system for advanced Android text editing and device control.

11 promise-filled Android features that quietly faded away

11 promise-filled Android features that quietly faded away

So many years, so many lofty Android concepts that went from front and center to gone and forgotten. Could any of these be ripe for a comeback?

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution.

11 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

11 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Android's own native security options aren't always obvious — but they're absolutely worth your while to embrace and understand.

The Android app that's single-handedly saving my sanity

The Android app that's single-handedly saving my sanity

Bring some much-needed nuance into your phone's notification management and take back a healthy slice of your life.

How to give Chrome a super-simple security upgrade

How to give Chrome a super-simple security upgrade

Fortify your browser with a handful of quick clicks on your computer and your phone.

Hands on: What it's actually like to use Windows apps on Chrome OS

Hands on: What it's actually like to use Windows apps on Chrome OS

Google's business-aimed plan for making Windows apps available on Chromebooks is officially now available — and for the first time, we're able to test it out firsthand.

How Apple (yes, Apple!) could revive Android's missed opportunity

How Apple (yes, Apple!) could revive Android's missed opportunity

Android widgets seemed to be on the brink of extinction — but in a crazy twist, Apple's late adoption of the concept could end up bringing them back to life.

Why 5G phones aren't a smart investment in the future (yet)

Why 5G phones aren't a smart investment in the future (yet)

Should you spring for a 5G phone today based on the possibility of what it might do for you tomorrow? Yeah — about that...

A phenomenal Android privacy feature you probably forget to use

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.

The Pixel purchasing puzzle of 2020

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.

How to add practically anything into the 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.

The million-dollar Android-Chrome-OS question

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.

An indispensable note-taking tool for Chrome

An indispensable note-taking tool for Chrome

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

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

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.

How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

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.

10 hidden tricks for making the most of 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's biggest 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.

Google's Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

Google's Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

A colossal change is on the way for Chromebooks — and if you're only seeing what's on the surface, you're missing what's most important.

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