Ryan Whitwam

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.

Google Assistant: 12 awesome features you should be using

Samsung Galaxy S9: The best tips and tricks
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Samsung Galaxy S9: The best tips and tricks

Make your new Galaxy S9 as useful as possible by exercising these software features and options.

5 awesome Android features you probably take for granted

5 awesome Android features you probably take for granted

It's easy to forget how much Android has evolved over the years. So here are some vivid reminders of how things used to be—and how good we currently have it.

6 Google Translate tips you need to start using
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6 Google Translate tips you need to start using

Google Translate is so overflowing with features, you might not even realize everything it can do.

Android Wear vs. Samsung Gear: Which smartwatch should you buy?

Android Wear vs. Samsung Gear: Which smartwatch should you buy?

If you're a smartwatch-curious Android user, your smartwatch options can be dizzying. So here's a practical guide for deciding which platform is right for you.

Five hidden features of Android 8.0 Oreo you should be using

Five hidden features of Android 8.0 Oreo you should be using

Everyone knows about Android Oreo's big changes, but a lot more is going on if you dig deeper. Check out improvements to notifications, sideloading and more.

How to use Android 8.0 Oreo's autofill API

How to use Android 8.0 Oreo's autofill API

Android 8.0 Oreo's autofill API is here to save you from one of technology's biggest hassles: passwords. This feature requires some setup, but it's well worth your time.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: 10 Killer tips and tricks
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8: 10 Killer tips and tricks

The Note 8 wasn’t cheap, so you might as well get the most from it with these power-user tips and tricks.

8 cool Android Nougat features you’re probably not using
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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.

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

Android's oldest app still hides some cool secrets.

Google Photos: 5 awesome features you should be using
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Google Photos: 5 awesome features you should be using

Simple photo back-ups are only the beginning. It's time to unlock all the machine-learning power that Google Photos has within.

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

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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