JR Raphael

Contributing Editor

JR Raphael is a journalist and columnist who’s been covering Android and Chrome OS since their earliest days. His Android Intelligence (née Android Power) column was born at Computerworld in 2010 and has happily made its home there ever since.

JR's Android Intelligence newsletter takes the same basic recipe as the column and turns up the heat. Each issue is jam-packed with productivity tips, perspective on the week’s most impactful Android news, and all sorts of exclusive extras — and best of all, it's delivered right to your inbox every Friday. If you haven't yet subscribed, you're missing out!

You can find JR on Twitter, Google+, or at his personal writing refuge, JRStart.com.

The 20-minute Android tune-up

Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

When you buy a Galaxy phone, Google's promise to protect your information isn't the only one that applies.

Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Give your inbox new energy for the new year by optimizing it for your work style.

The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

Want insanely simple, accurate, and automated package tracking on Android? This crafty hack is for you.

Google's greatest worry in 2020 isn't what you'd expect

Google's greatest worry in 2020 isn't what you'd expect

Of all the challenges Google faces this year, one hurdle seems particularly pressing — and problematic.

The glaring gap in Google's Assistant advancements

The glaring gap in Google's Assistant advancements

For all of Assistant's progress, there's one big honkin' opportunity for improvement that remains irritatingly unaddressed.

7 Android trends to watch in 2020

7 Android trends to watch in 2020

Empty predictions are a dime a dozen — but with mobile tech in particular, long-term trends can tell us a lot about what the future may hold.

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

With just a handful of easy adjustments, your Android phone can become a lean, mean productivity machine.

Android 2020 primer: 12 bits of telling analysis to mull

Android 2020 primer: 12 bits of telling analysis to mull

'Tis the season for looking back — and looking ahead.

2019's most important Chrome OS advice and analysis

2019's most important Chrome OS advice and analysis

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

21 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

21 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

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

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2019

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2019

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone.

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