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Android Tune-Up

The 20-minute Android tune-up

Some fast 'n' simple maintenance can keep your favorite Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.

Great Uses For Old Android Device

20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: 20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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Got a Google Pixel? Flip this secret Android 13 switch

Your Pixel phone has access to a brilliant new efficiency-enhancer, but it's up to you to dig it up and enable it.

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Android, ChromeOS, and the future of app discovery

Hardly anyone's noticing, but something incredibly interesting is shaping up at the intersection of Google's Android and ChromeOS platforms.

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5 out-of-sight superpowers for Google Contacts on Android

Google Contacts might not be Android's flashiest app, but it has some surprisingly useful tricks lurking in its corners. Ready to start saving time?

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 13

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2022's Android 13 release.

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10 tricks for more efficient Android messaging

Save time and communicate more effectively with these easy-to-miss advanced options for Google's Android Messages app.

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Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge

Expand your Android security knowledge with this comprehensive collection of level-headed resources.

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The best buried Android 13 treasures

Google Pixel owners, listen up: You won't want to miss these out-of-sight Android 13 gems.

Google Pixel Settings

10 out-of-sight Google Pixel settings worth surfacing

These tucked-away options will make your Pixel experience more pleasant and powerful — and they'll take you all of 20 seconds apiece to adjust.

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7 Gboard settings that'll supercharge your Android typing

These easy-to-apply Gboard adjustments will help you fly around your Android phone's keyboard like a total typing pro.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 13

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2022's Android 13 release.

Android 13

The awkward thing about Android 13

Google's latest and greatest Android software isn't quite what it seems on the surface.

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Is it bad to give employees too many tech options?

When it comes to technology, offering "employee choice" can help attract new employees and keep current workers happy. But is there a downside to offering too much choice?

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7 Google Pixel settings you should change this second

Got one of Google's Pixel phones? These easily overlooked adjustments will unlock some of your phone's most impressive advanced powers.

Google Assistant - Android Location

3 little-known location tricks for Google Assistant on Android

Google Assistant can do some really useful stuff with location, if you know what to ask.

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