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.

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Android 13's dueling identities

Android 13's dueling identities

What's Android 13 actually all about? It's an unusually complicated question — with a surprisingly simple answer.

Google's potentially pivotal Pixel Tablet curveball

Google's potentially pivotal Pixel Tablet curveball

Android tablets are making a comeback — and if Google's Pixel Tablet plans are any indication, the future of the form could have some intriguing surprises.

The missing piece in Google's Pixel puzzle

The missing piece in Google's Pixel puzzle

Google's got big plans for Pixel products this year, but there's one pressing problem it still has to solve.

3 clever new tricks to turn Google Docs into a collaboration superhub

3 clever new tricks to turn Google Docs into a collaboration superhub

These out-of-sight options connect Docs to Gmail and Google Calendar and make all of those services infinitely more useful.

7 hidden Pixel shortcuts you probably aren't using

7 hidden Pixel shortcuts you probably aren't using

Got a Pixel? Any Pixel? These tucked-away time-savers will add precious moments back into your day.

Google's business-friendly Android phone list has a big problem

Google's business-friendly Android phone list has a big problem

The Android Enterprise Recommended program makes some lofty promises, but a Computerworld investigation revealed it isn't all it's cracked up to be.

3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

Android 13's first beta release may seem subtle, but don't be fooled: This latest update has oodles of interesting elements — if you know where to look.

12 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

12 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Some of the most important Android settings are also the most buried — and they're absolutely worth your while to uncover and put into action.

How the Pixel 6a could completely reshape Android

How the Pixel 6a could completely reshape Android

Google's next Pixel may not be the flashiest phone of 2022, but it may well end up being the most interesting — and important.

14 useful Google apps you should be using on Android

14 useful Google apps you should be using on Android

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google — and they're all worth your while to install.

4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

These new out-of-sight switches will save you time and make your Chromebook significantly smarter. So what are you waiting for?

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