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.

Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

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.

10 steps to smarter Google account security

10 steps to smarter Google account security

Give yourself some added peace of mind by giving your Google account a thorough set of security reinforcements.

8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020

8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these eight issues.

Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 11

Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 11

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2020's Android 11 release.

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 back up Android devices: The complete guide

How to back up Android devices: The complete guide

Make sure all your important data is always synced and protected with this easy-to-follow Android backup guide.

20 advanced tips for Android 10

20 advanced tips for Android 10

Whether you're just now getting Android 10 or have been using it for months, these pro tips will help you unlock some of the software's most valuable additions for busy professionals.

Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Give your inbox new energy for the new year by optimizing it for your work style.

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

With just a handful of easy adjustments, your Android phone can become a lean, mean productivity machine.

21 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

21 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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