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.

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

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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.

Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify security and save you time on Android, Chrome OS, and even Mac and Windows. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

Android apps: Best of the best

Android apps: Best of the best

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

The best email and texting apps for Android

The best email and texting apps for Android

Give yourself an edge in business communication with these exceptional Android messaging apps.

Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin.

The best office apps for Android

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Create an optimal Android office app power-pack with these thoroughly researched recommendations.

16 time-saving Android shortcuts

16 time-saving Android shortcuts

Give your mobile productivity a boost with these easy-to-master Android shortcuts.

Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

From managing files on your phone to seamlessly syncing folders with your computer, this guide will turn you into a certified Android file master.

What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

Google's Project Treble promises to pave the way for faster Android upgrades — so what exactly is it? And how will it work?

iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

Ready to make the move from iOS to Android? Here's everything you need to successfully switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel or any other Android device.

How to make an old Android phone feel new again

How to make an old Android phone feel new again

Make your old Android phone faster, fresher, and more pleasant to use with these easy-to-follow steps.

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