20 Android tips and tricks you shouldn’t miss from 2017

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242564/android/android-tips-2017.html#tk.rss_all ‘Tis the season for kicking back, crankin’ up the fireplace, and finding some time-saving new tricks for that pretty slab o’ glass in your pocket. Enhanced efficiency is one heck of a holiday treat, after all — and one that keeps paying off for … Read more

Android nostalgia: 20 once-essential apps you’ve probably long forgotten

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3240824/android/android-nostalgia-forgotten-apps.html#tk.rss_all Ah, memories. With the frenetic pace at which Android has evolved over the past decade, the experience of using the platform today is pretty darn different from the Android-using adventure of even just a few years ago. And it’s not just the operating system itself … Read more

The best note-taking apps for Android

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239964/android/best-note-taking-apps-for-android.html#tk.rss_all Taking notes is serious business, and having the right note-taking app for your Android device can make a world of difference in your ability to stay organized. That’s because a good note-taking app doesn’t just help you take notes; it also makes it easy … Read more

Android nostalgia: 13 once-trumpeted features that quietly faded away

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239864/android/android-nostalgia-old-features.html#tk.rss_all Every time a new Android version arrives, a new game begins: Which of the lovingly described fresh platform features will fail to live up to its hype and then end up fading out of the foreground — either to be phased out completely or … Read more

The time-saving typing trick every Android user should try

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239170/android/android-typing-trick.html#tk.rss_all You’ve probably figured this out by now, but I love finding clever little ways to save time and make life a teensy bit easier. And when it comes to Android and Chromebooks, boy howdy, are there plenty of efficiency-enhancing gems just waiting to be … Read more

How to make your phone’s Gmail notifications much, much better

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238665/android/gmail-notifications-android.html#tk.rss_all In my never-ending quest to minimize distractions and maximize efficiency in my work — a quest that’s especially challenging this time of year! — one thing I’ve discovered is that notifications tend to be detrimental to productivity. Think about it: By their very nature, … Read more

Microsoft is flailing with Android app support on Chromebooks [Update: The saga continues]

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3235620/chromebooks/microsoft-office-android-apps-chromebook.html#tk.rss_all These days, Microsoft is supposedly all about services — about getting you to use and subscribe to its software, regardless of what platform you prefer. That’s why it’s especially hard to understand the convoluted mess the company’s creating with its Android Office apps and … Read more