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Google Assistant

42 ways Google Assistant can make you more efficient on Android

Google Assistant has some genuinely useful productivity tools for professionals — and it's up to you to learn how to use them.

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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.

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26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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The best Android apps for business in 2022

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

Android security

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.

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6 easy fixes for Android 12 annoyances

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

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Apple should enforce the App Store privacy promise

Some developers are allegedly exploiting loopholes in Apple's developer agreement to undermine app privacy.

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FileMaker Pro now supports Siri Shortcuts on Mac, iPhone, iPad

FileMaker Pro’s embrace of Apple’s Shortcuts app is a big step toward low-code business automation and deployment.

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Microsoft makes virtual healthcare visits easier to manage in Teams

The company announced a slew of updates to its Teams collaboration app aimed at front-line workers, including enhancements to the virtual visit experience.

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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.

iOS app store

Apple warns: Sideloading apps threatens an iCrime wave

An extensive Apple white paper describes the risks of app sideloading to consumers and enterprises.

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Google Keep cheat sheet: How to get started

Get up and running with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

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On app tracking, both Android and iOS have to do better

While Google has announced plans to reset permissions for older, rarely used Android apps, Apple’s app-tracking-transparency efforts in iOS have fallen short of the company’s grand vision.

Google Assistant

3 new time-saving Assistant tricks to try on Android

Your trusty Android Assistant has some sweet new automation options, but it's up to you to find and configure 'em.

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Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

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Apple News for Android? Why not?

Apple's decision to change its App Store rules around Reader Apps may open up new markets for the company.

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The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

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The most important enhancement you can make to Gboard on Android

Save time and type faster than ever with this 30-second adjustment for Google's Gboard Android keyboard.

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Developers, regulators say Apple's App Store changes don't do enough

Apple has announced a series of slight changes in settlement of a class action by developers, but they don't seem to go far enough.

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13 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data usage can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

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