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A person holding a Moto G 5G and Blu F91 5G smartphone in each hand

Cheap Blu F91 5G and Moto G 5G fight for budget supremacy

Cheap Blu F91 5G and Moto G 5G fight for budget supremacy

Let's compare two of the latest budget smartphones, the Motorola Moto G 5G and the Blu F91 5G, after living with a flagship phone for a while.
Two iPhone 12s leaning on one another with matching Pokemon PopSockets.

My phone still has a PopSocket, and this is why I love it

My phone still has a PopSocket, and this is why I love it

While the popularity of PopSockets seems to have dwindled in the U.S., they're still one of the best phone accessories you can get for not a lot of money.
Hold holding three phones from three different carriers.

The sordid history of 5GE, or when 5G isn’t 5G at all

The sordid history of 5GE, or when 5G isn’t 5G at all

In the quest to deliver true 5G technology, carriers have tried every angle to promote 5G, but there's at least one case in which 5G isn't truly 5G.
An iPhone using the PictureThis app to correctly identify houseplants.

I tried 3 plant identification apps, and one was deadly

I tried 3 plant identification apps, and one was deadly

After comparing three plant ID apps with Apple's Visual Look Up and Google's Google Lens feature, I discovered one was a danger to my plants.
Person fixing an open iPhone with tool on a blue table.

You can fix your own iPhone screen, but you may not want to

You can fix your own iPhone screen, but you may not want to

Apple has surprised us with a new self-service repair program, but it's not the only option for getting your screen fixed -- and it may not even be the best.
BeReal app icon on an iPhone 13 Pro.

Call me a phony, but anti-Instagram app BeReal is too real for me

Call me a phony, but anti-Instagram app BeReal is too real for me

BeReal, a new social network, promises to show the unfiltered you, unlike other platforms. It's a lofty goal, but it turns out, not one that's easily achieved.
A white Samsung Galaxy S22 standing up.

Hidden camera tips all Galaxy S22 owners will want to try

Hidden camera tips all Galaxy S22 owners will want to try

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is brimming with some really useful camera and editing features that many people might not be aware of. These are our favorites.
The back of the Realme x Naruto GT Neo 3.

Realme’s Naruto special-edition phone is absolutely glorious

Realme’s Naruto special-edition phone is absolutely glorious

Realme has launched a special edition of the GT Neo 3 smartphone based around the popular manga Naruto, and it's everything we want a special edition to be.
asus rog phone 5 review game genie

You don’t need a gaming phone to seriously love mobile games

You don’t need a gaming phone to seriously love mobile games

Mobile gaming can seem like a costly platform to get into due to high-priced gaming phones, but they aren't necessary to fall in love with the platform.
iPhone 12 Mini.

Small phones have had a chance, but we always go large

Small phones have had a chance, but we always go large

People are willing to do anything for small, premium phones -- except pay for them.
The Twitter app on the Sony XPeria 5 II.

A look into Texas’ controversial anti-censorship law HB 20

A look into Texas’ controversial anti-censorship law HB 20

Laws surrounding the first amendment are oftentimes messy as exampled by Texas' controversial internet anti-censorship law, House Bill 20.
The Withings ScanWatch Horizon sits on a wooden surface.

Withings ScanWatch Horizon stuns with elegant simplicity

Withings ScanWatch Horizon stuns with elegant simplicity

The $499 Horizon smartwatch is an analog beauty pared down to the essentials.
Realme GT Neo 3 with its box, showing the information on the back.

Watts don’t matter when fast charging your phone — time does

Watts don’t matter when fast charging your phone — time does

Do you care what wattage your phone charger churns out, and does it inform you how long it will take to charge the battery? No, and it's a big problem.
Microscope mode on the Realme GT 2 Pro used to capture a bud on the rubber plant.

Realme GT 2 Pro lets you unravel wonders of the micro world

Realme GT 2 Pro lets you unravel wonders of the micro world

The dedicated microscope camera on the Realme GT 2 Pro is a unique feature that allows you to probe into the marvels of nature at a micro level.
Hold holding three phones from three different carriers.

Back to where it started: Testing 5G in the Chicagoland area

Back to where it started: Testing 5G in the Chicagoland area

I tested 5G in Chicago, the city where the first 5G networks rolled out in the United States. The results were quite good.
Samsung Galaxy S22 and OnePlus 10 Pro

Camera shootout: Samsung Galaxy S22 vs. OnePlus 10 Pro

Camera shootout: Samsung Galaxy S22 vs. OnePlus 10 Pro

Samsung's Galaxy S22 lives under the shadow of its Ultra sibling, but it can hold its own against the pricier OnePlus 10 Pro. Here's how their cameras stack up.
Mockup renders of reference smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1

Here are Qualcomm’s latest processors and new AR glasses

Here are Qualcomm’s latest processors and new AR glasses

Qualcomm is making strides through the mobile ecosystem with the new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, and a pair of AR Smart Viewer glasses.
Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro on man's wrist in pocket.

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

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.
The Vivo X80 Pro seen from the back, resting against a flower pot.

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

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.
Huawei P50 Pro and Honor Magic4 Pro seen from the back.

Honor vs. Huawei camera battle shows the master still rules

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?
A woman lays in bed using her cellphone.

Sleep apps are booming but experts warn they are not perfect

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.
A woman and child look at a Google Pixel 6a phone.

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

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.
Large 5G cellular tower with multiple mmWave transceivers against a blue sky.

What is mmWave? High-band 5G explained

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.
Google Pixel Family IO 2022

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

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.
A man uses the Xiaomi S1's Amazon Alexa capabilities.

Talk to the wrist: Alexa is the best smartwatch assistant

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.
Man holding the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra showing its large AMOLED display.

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

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.
google pixel 6a 5g news colors

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

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

The Pixel 6a not having a headphone jack is exactly as "courageous" as when the Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 killed it years before.
iPod Touch

How did the iPod Touch hang on for this long?

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?
Google's AR smartglasses translation feature demonstrated.

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

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.
Google Pixel 6a

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

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.
Two mobile devices showing two people dancing in YouTube Shorts videos.

Popular YouTubers react to Shorts’ new video remix feature

Popular YouTubers react to Shorts’ new video remix feature

Popular YouTube creators react to Shorts' latest video splice feature that allows for remixing public videos on the platform.
Google Nexus 7 tablet and its box.

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

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

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.
Galaxy Watch 4 in white on the wrist.

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

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.
iOS Home screen shown on an iPhone 13 Pro, resting on a desk.

5 useful Home screen tweaks every iPhone owner can try

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.