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Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro is a smartwatch ‘greatest hits’

The Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro takes many elements of other Huawei smartwatches and puts them inside a stunning, luxurious case. It's all very tempting.
1 day ago
Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro on man's wrist in pocket.

The camera will help you forgive the Vivo X80 Pro’s ugliness

The Vivo X80 Pro's looks aren't its strong point, but the main camera's ability to take great photos makes up for it. We've tried the phone out.
1 day ago
The Vivo X80 Pro seen from the back, resting against a flower pot.

Honor vs. Huawei camera battle shows the master still rules

Honor was once part of Huawei, but now as an independent brand, it has the Magic4 Pro to challenge Huawei's P50 Pro for camera supremacy. Can it succeed?
2 days ago
Huawei P50 Pro and Honor Magic4 Pro seen from the back.

Sleep apps are booming but experts warn they are not perfect

Sleep apps are booming but some medical professionals expressed doubts about whether they help.
2 days ago
A woman lays in bed using her cellphone.

Pixel 6a challenges Samsung for the ‘default’ Android crown

Pixel 6a has generated buzz as Android's own $450 answer to the iPhone SE, but the phone also halts a resurgent Samsung from getting the default Android crown.
2 days ago
A woman and child look at a Google Pixel 6a phone.

What is mmWave? High-band 5G explained

Rolling out 5G technology requires carriers navigate a complex sea of radio frequencies to provide the best speeds and coverage. Here's where mmWave 5G fits in.
4 days ago
Large 5G cellular tower with multiple mmWave transceivers against a blue sky.

Google says it’s serious about tablets again. Yeah, right

Google's slapdash history with big-screened Android devices mean you really should temper your hopes for the Pixel tablet.
5 days ago
Google Pixel Family IO 2022

Talk to the wrist: Alexa is the best smartwatch assistant

Whether you're looking to control your smart home or ask some questions, Alexa may just be the right voice-activated assistant for your smartwatch.
6 days ago
A man uses the Xiaomi S1's Amazon Alexa capabilities.

Google really doesn’t want you to buy a Pixel 6 phone

The Pixel 6a may have been announced at Google I/O 2022, but Google doesn’t want you to buy it, or any other Pixel 6 phone. It’s all the Pixel 7’s fault.
May 12, 2022
Mna holding the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra showing its large AMOLED display.

Google shows ‘courage’ by ditching headphone jack in the Pixel 6a

Google shows 'courage' in the Pixel 6a by ditching headphone jack
May 12, 2022
google pixel 6a 5g news colors

How did the iPod Touch hang on for this long?

Apple discontinued the iPod Touch on Tuesday, thus ending the iconic iPod line. How did it stay alive for so long despite being overshadowed by the iPhone?
May 12, 2022
iPod Touch

Google’s life-changing AR smart glasses demo gave me shivers

Google showed a pair of prototype smart glasses at the end of the I/O 2022 keynote, and demonstrated how this amazing technology could change lives.
May 11, 2022
Google's AR smartglasses translation feature demonstrated.

Google’s Pixel 6a is losing the 5a’s best feature

Google has announced the Pixel 6a as a powerful new budget phone with its Tensor chip onboard -- but don't expect much from its battery life.
May 11, 2022
Google Pixel 6a

Popular YouTubers react to Shorts’ new video remix feature

YouTube introduced in 2021, months after its release in India. The feature came as an answer to TikTok, which had already taken the world by storm. While YouTube is still ahead of TikTok in terms of popularity, the company’s Shorts service is nowhere near TikTok. But YouTube is making constant efforts to catch up in […]
May 10, 2022
A girl dancing in a Shorts video

The Nexus 7 was the perfect right-place, right-time product

The Nexus 7 tablet is 10 years old, and in our retrospective, we look back at what made it so well-loved and why it was such a milestone release.
May 9, 2022
Google Nexus 7 tablet and its box.

Google needs to convince us WearOS isn’t dead (again)

WearOS 3 still isn't widely available, so at Google I/O 2022 we need to see strong evidence the platform really does have some life left in it.
May 7, 2022
Galaxy Watch 4 in white on the wrist.

5 useful Home screen tweaks every iPhone owner can try

If your iOS Home screens haven't changed since you bought the phone or are a sea of single app icons, here's some inspiration to make them more useful.
May 7, 2022
iOS Home screen shown on an iPhone 13 Pro, resting on a desk.

The magnetic buttons make the Poco F4 GT very attractive

The Poco F4 GT has "magnetic" shoulder buttons that make the phone perfect for gaming. They're great, and we find out if the rest of the phone stacks up.
May 5, 2022
Man holding the Poco F4 GT and using its shoulder buttons.

How mobile users in authoritarian countries evade government controls

There's a growing struggle between many governments and their citizens to control information flowing through the internet.
May 5, 2022
Person holding an iPhone as it plays a TikTok of the a bombing in Ukraine.

Yes, you will want this metal Millennium Falcon iPhone case

We have seen Casetify's super limited-edition Star Wars Millennium Falcon case for the iPhone, and it's a thing of beauty. But will you be able to find one?
May 4, 2022
Casetify's Star Wars themed Impact Case, and limited edition Millennium Falcon case.

Pixel 6A case hands-on: More clues about Google’s next phone

A Pixel 6A case we received ahead of Google I/O gives us some more clues about Google's next phone.
May 4, 2022
Pixel 6 on a table next to two parts of a Pixel 6A case.

10 years on, Google Glass is still a Google I/O high point

Google Glass remains the pinnacle of exciting hardware announcements at Google I/O, and 10 years on we look back at what made it so special.
May 3, 2022
Sergey Brin demonstrating Google Glass on stage at Google I/O 2012.

6 Google I/O 2022 streams to watch even if you’re not a developer

Google I/O is the company's annual developer conference, but there's still plenty to interest the tech fan too. Here are six streamed sessions we recommend.
May 2, 2022
Google I/O

The U.S. market for phones is boring and terrible

The U.S. phone market is a sad tale of brand dominance. The lack of choices available to buyers is disappointing, and the dearth of rivals slows innovation.
May 2, 2022
Various new smartphones

I installed the Nothing OS beta preview, and now I’m worried

Nothing's first attempt to persuade users toward a minimal experience with its custom Android launcher feels short of exciting.
April 28, 2022
Nothing OS Android launcher running on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

OnePlus Nord N20 5G hands on review: OnePlus settled

The OnePlus Nord N20 is a fairly typical midrange offering that doesn't hold to its OnePlus roots.
April 28, 2022
Hand holding the OnePlus Nord N20 5G.

The tech-boosted G-Shock GA-B2100 watch is a great buy

Bluetooth and solar charging have been added to Casio's popular GA-B2100 octagonal watch, making the low-cost, highly wearable watch a great buy.
April 28, 2022
Blue and yellow G-Shock GA-B2100 together.

Greener techniques could help find rare minerals for phones

Researchers say they have removed valuable rare earth elements from waste at high yields in a method that could also help save the environment.
April 27, 2022
Man looking at notifications on his iPhone 12.

Nokia’s ‘3-day’ phone battery struggles to last the weekend

Nokia claims the Nokia G11 has a battery that lasts three days, so we put it to the test, only to find we visited the charger a lot more than expected.
April 26, 2022
The Nokia G11's camera module.

‘Man-baby’ or ‘singular solution’: Twitter reacts to Musk buyout

Elon Musk's whirlwind acquisition of Twitter and decision to take the company private have drawn contrasting opinions from experts from both sides of the aisle.
April 26, 2022
Elon Musk at Tesla Cyber Rodeo.

Carrier exclusivity is hostile to consumers and needs to go away

With OnePlus releasing the Nord N20 5G exclusively on T-Mobile on April 28, the practice of mobile exclusivity is still alive and well and needs to die.
April 26, 2022
OnePlus Nord N20 front screen and rear casing against black background.

7 unannounced products we’d love to find in a bar

Over the weekend, someone found a Pixel Watch in a restaurant, so we brainstormed seven unannounced products we'd like to find in a restaurant.
April 25, 2022
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa

#VanLife: How a Sprinter van was turned into a mobile office

Take a tour of this completely outfitted Sprinter van that's been converted into a rolling connected office by two remote web developers.
April 25, 2022
A couple standing in front of a converted sprinter van

Apps are turning people into snitches, experts say

A new smartphone app will allow members of the public to submit evidence of speeding drivers to police forces.
April 23, 2022
iPhone 13 Pro home screen.

I don’t charge my phone at night because OnePlus broke me (and it’s awesome)

OnePlus ships a crazy-fast 65-watt charger in the box that can charge your phone in just over 30 minutes. It has changed my life.
April 22, 2022
OnePlus 10 Pro charging port.

The future of OnePlus’ messy phone software has me worried

Is OxygenOS 12 on the OnePlus 10 Pro that much different from OxygenOS 11? Yes, it is, and OnePlus' confused messaging about its future has us worried.
April 22, 2022
The OnePlus 10 Pro and OnePlus 9 Pro's camera modules.

There’s (almost) no way the Pixel Watch can live up to the hype

New rumors have reignited excitement around the Pixel Watch, which may launch in the coming months. But it almost certainly won't live up to the hype.
April 22, 2022
Close up of Google Pixel Watch renders on a black background.

How Grid Studio transforms forgotten tech into works of art

Grid Studio is on a mission to give discarded tech a second lease on life by transforming it into a work of art. Here's how.
April 22, 2022
Someone hanging the Game Boy Grid Studio on the wall.

AI could turn your phone into a mobile health lab

Google Health has introduced research projects that promise to turn smartphones into disease-screening tools.
April 22, 2022
Steth IO heart rate monitoring.

What is Proposition 65 in California and will my phone kill me?

Proposition 65 warning labels are bound to catch your eye when buying a new phone or other gadget. What does it mean? Will my shiny new purchase give me cancer?
April 22, 2022
A Proposition 65 warning label on a graphics card box.

iOS 16 is the perfect time for Apple’s Messages to add RCS

With iOS 16 on the horizon, it's just about time for Apple and Google to make up and finally improve the messaging situation between iOS and Android users.
April 21, 2022
Close up detail of a man iMessaging on an iPhone.

I want every phone to have shoulder buttons from now on

I fell in love with shoulder triggers on the Red Magic 7 and Red Magic 7 Pro and now I don't want to go back.
April 21, 2022
Person holding a phone playing Call of Duty: Mobile.

See Hasselblad’s influence on OnePlus’ phone cameras in our epic test

Eager to see how Hasselblad has influenced OnePlus' cameras, we put the new OnePlus 10 Pro against the OnePlus 9 Pro, and the OnePlus 8 Pro to find out.
April 20, 2022
OnePlus 10 Pro, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 8 Pro camera modules.

Fast charging the OnePlus 10 Pro: SuperVOOC vs. USB-C PD

We compare Oppo's proprietary SuperVOOC 80W and 65W fast-charging standards with USB-PD while testing the OnePlus 10 Pro's charging speeds.
April 20, 2022
OnePlus 10 Pro being taken out of a pocket.

Blu F91 5G hands-on review: Budget price, solid experience

This budget-friendly Android phone brings solid performance, 5G speeds, decent cameras and more. But it's not without just a few trade-offs.
April 20, 2022
blu f91 hands on review 5g

Realme is the new OnePlus, and the GT 2 Pro’s prowess proves it

Realme has been reading OnePlus's playbook, and with the Realme GT 2 Pro, it has got the OnePlus 10 Pro beaten in performance, design, and even price.
April 19, 2022
Realme GT 2 Pro and OnePlus 10 Pro camera modules

Hey Google, make up your mind

Google has been going back and forth with many of its products and it's time for the company to make up its mind.
April 18, 2022
A smartphone displaying the payment service "Google Pay"

OnePlus 10 Pro’s 10-bit photos are great, but you can’t see them

The OnePlus 10 Pro has a 10-bit color mode on its cameras, and it's an unusual feature that can take great photos. Except we can't show them to you.
April 16, 2022
A 10-bit color photo shown on the OnePlus 10 Pro.

Phones don’t cause brain tumors, experts say

A growing body of evidence shows that mobile phones don’t cause brain cancer. The use of mobile phones does not increase brain tumor incidence, according to a new study. The research bolsters previous findings that show mobiles aren’t linked to brain cancer. “This study was so important because we saw a spike in cancer cases […]
April 16, 2022
lg fortune 2 using phone

How to make the most of the OnePlus 10 Pro’s 150-degree camera

The OnePlus 10 Pro's hidden 150-degree wide-angle camera mode is a real highlight, and here's how to really have fun with it.
April 15, 2022
150-degree wide-angle camera mode on the OnePlus 10 Pro.