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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The best travel apps for Android

The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

22 worthwhile ways to use Google Assistant on a Chromebook

22 worthwhile ways to use Google Assistant on a Chromebook

Google Assistant is finally working its way into the fabric of Chrome OS, and it's bringing with it some interesting new possibilities.

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.

The Pixel 4's power-plunging puzzle

The Pixel 4's power-plunging puzzle

There may be more to the Pixel 4 stamina story than what we see on the surface.

How to use Gmail labels to tame your inbox

How to use Gmail labels to tame your inbox

Gmail labels can serve as your secret weapon against inbox chaos. Here's how to tap into their full potential.

Google's Chrome OS upgrade changes are a solid start

Google's Chrome OS upgrade changes are a solid start

Google is committing to a more sensible approach for Chromebook software support. Huzzah! Now let's see where this takes us.

The most interesting thing Google didn't announce at its hardware event

The most interesting thing Google didn't announce at its hardware event

It may seem like we've seen it all, but Google's Pixel party isn't over yet.

30 time-saving tricks to try with the new Google Assistant

30 time-saving tricks to try with the new Google Assistant

Google's revamped Assistant can do some really useful stuff — if you know what to ask.

The Pixel 4's perplexing predicament

The Pixel 4's perplexing predicament

How do you sell people on something that's not only intangible but also difficult to describe?

5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

Google's Pixel 4 phone has an awful lot to offer, but — well, every story has two sides.

How the Pixel 4 epitomizes Google's hardware gamble

How the Pixel 4 epitomizes Google's hardware gamble

With the Pixel 4, Google's showing us why it started making hardware — and showing off the type of value it alone can deliver.

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