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Ryan Whitwam is a freelance science and technology writer based out of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Among other sites, he's written for Android Police, ExtremeTech and Tested.

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Android 8.0 Oreo: Behind-the-scenes improvements make it better than ever

Google is making Android 8.0 Oreo better in some unexpected ways: Smarter Wi-Fi, background app limits and more.

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8 cool Android Nougat features you’re probably not using

Android Oreo is about to drop, but you probably haven't tried everything in Nougat. That's about to change.

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5 awesome YouTube app features you probably aren't using

Spend more time watching, less time wandering blindly through the settings.

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Gmail for Android: 6 awesome features you probably aren't using

Android's oldest app still hides some cool secrets.

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17 tips and tricks to make your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ even better

Get the most out of Samsung's latest superphone.

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10 tips to make the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 the best it can be

You spent a lot on this tablet, so you might as well use everything it has to offer.

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10 tips to make the LG G6 a lean, mean Android machine

LG's latest flagship is quite a good phone, and it gets even better with the right tweaks.

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10 awesome Android games you can play with a single tap

And none of them are Flappy Bird.

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The 12 worst Android phone gimmicks once hailed as 'innovations'

These were heralded as impressive new gotta-have-it features. In hindsight, they're pretty useless.

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How to protect your privacy with a VPN on Android

You don't necessarily have to spend money, but free VPN apps come with some drawbacks.

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10 most botched Android device launches ever

Hindsight is 20/20, but these launches were screwed up badly.

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6 Android New Year's Resolutions to start 2017 off right

It's time to form some good Android habits.

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10 must-have apps for your new Android phone

Make your great new phone even greater by installing these apps right away.

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The best Android apps of 2016

The best apps from all year, in case you missed them.

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10 things Google should add to Google Home right away

Google Home has a good foundation, but it needs more features.