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.

5 awesome Android features you probably take for granted

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.

Google Assistant: 5 killer new features you should be using
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Google Assistant: 5 killer new features you should be using

Google's A.I. assistant learned some new tricks while you weren't looking.

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.

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

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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