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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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

Chromebook owners, start your engines: These four incoming features will help you focus better and work more efficiently.

2 Android Q features we still haven't seen in action

2 Android Q features we still haven't seen in action

Android Q has been in the spotlight for months now, but some of its standout elements are still in the shadows.

The best privacy and security apps for Android

The best privacy and security apps for Android

Forget malware scanners or over-the-top security suites: These are the apps that'll actually improve your security and protect your privacy on Android.

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

Wondering when the soon-to-launch Android Q software will make its way to your device? Let cold, hard data guide your guess.

The smart worker's guide to using a Chromebook offline

The smart worker's guide to using a Chromebook offline

Chrome OS may be cloud-centric at its core, but you can get plenty accomplished offline on a Chromebook — if you set things up thoughtfully in advance.

The unexpected side effect of Google's Pixel 4 phone

The unexpected side effect of Google's Pixel 4 phone

Google's upcoming Pixel 4 is already shaking up the smartphone game — but not in the way you might expect.

How to print and scan with Android

How to print and scan with Android

Handle paper documents like a pro with this simple guide to Android printing and scanning.

How Google's Pixel 4 radar system could be more than a gimmick

How Google's Pixel 4 radar system could be more than a gimmick

Before you write off Google's new hand gesture feature as yet another mobile tech parlor trick, consider some critical points about the technology behind it.

Here comes the next silly smartphone design shift

Here comes the next silly smartphone design shift

Just when you thought you were safe from form-over-function design trends...

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

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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