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Mockuups showing someone holding an iPhone with a screen shot of the Lapse app on the display.

Lapse app: what you need to know about the new Instagram killer

A new app called Lapse has gotten a lot of people's attention. What is it? Should you download it? Here's everything you need to know about the Lapse app.
Apple Music plan with HomePod Mini and AirPods.

Apple quietly retires one of its Apple Music tiers

Apple is retiring its Voice plan for Apple Music that lets people use Siri to select tracks for $5 a month – less than half the cost of the regular plan.
The Google Pixel Watch 2's charging puck.

There might be something wrong with the Google Pixel Watch 2

The Google Pixel Watch 2 just launched last month, but there's already a problem with it: some users can't get it to charge. Here's what's going on.
Exercise data showing on the Apple Watch Series 9.

The Apple Watch could get two amazing health features next year

The next Apple Watch in 2024 will reportedly be able to measure anomalies in a person's blood pressure levels and detect signs of sleep apnea.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8 showing the screen.

Have an Android phone? You can get unlimited 5G service for free

One of the best things about eSIM is how easy is to get a new plan up and running on your smartphone. Now, Visible is making it even easier.
Apple's Tim Cook presenting the tech company's Scary Fast event in October 2023.

Apple used this free iPhone app to shoot Monday’s Scary Fast event

Apple surprised many people when it revealed that its Scary Fast event was shot entirely on an iPhone using a free camera app.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max's camera module.

Apple did something surprising with the iPhone last night

Last night's Apple event was all about new Macs. But the iPhone also made a surprise appearance, and Apple did something pretty impressive with it.
Android 14 logo on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Don’t update your Pixel phone — a new Android update might break it

Have a Google Pixel phone? Get a new Android 14 update? You may want to hold off on updating for now.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE laying face-down on a table.

Samsung just did something strange to its newest Android phone

Samsung just launched the Galaxy S23 FE. It's a new Android phone that was supposed to cost $600, but it now has a new, more expensive price.
Possible renders showing the Google Pixel 8a.

Google Pixel 8a: news, rumored price, release date, and more

The Google Pixel 8a is likely in development and should arrive sometime in 2024. Here's a look at the latest rumors and everything we know (so far).
Screenshots showing off new features for Google Maps.

Google injects AI into Maps in major update

Google introduced a major update for Maps on Thursday, adding a bunch of new features that make the app even more powerful.
The Apple Watch Ultra 2 next to the original Apple Watch Ultra.

Waiting for the Apple Watch Ultra 3? We have bad news

If you decided not to purchase an Apple Watch Ultra 2 this year, we have some bad news. There might not be an Apple Watch Ultra 3, at least not in 2024.
Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy A54 in hand

Samsung has made it way easier to upgrade your smartphone

Samsung's latest software feature will make it much easier to upgrade your phone to a new model, without any fears over losing valuable photos and data.
Apple's logo on an iPhone.

An iPhone that isn’t the iPhone 15 is selling fast in Japan

Apple's new iPhone 15 may be popular, but in Japan there's also an older iPhone that's suddenly being snapped up by shoppers.
DJI's Osmo Pocket 3 camera.

DJI’s new Osmo Pocket 3 is an exciting upgrade

The Osmo Pocket 3 comes with a slew of significant changes, including the addition of a larger sensor and a bigger touchscreen display that flips sideways.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X now offers audio and video calls, but it’s easy to turn off

X, formerly Twitter, has added audio and video calls as part of efforts to transform the platform into a multipurpose super-app.
Motorola adaptive display concept on wrist.

This amazing concept phone from Motorola just made my jaw drop

Motorola just showcased an Android concept that doubles as a smartwatch. Tacky? Yes. Do I want one? Desperately so!
A person holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of their face.

Google Pixel 8 Pro users are finding weird ways to use the phone

The Pixel 8 Pro's temperature sensor might sound like a solution searching for a problem, but users are finding practical scenarios where it's useful.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is here, and it’s a big deal for Android phones

Qualcomm just announced its Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip for Android phones. From new AI tools to gaming upgrades, it looks like a big deal.
Person holding phone showing Bluetooth pairing view Snapdragon Seamless.

Your next Android phone could have one of the iPhone’s best features

Seamless integration between Apple products has long been one of the iPhone's greatest strengths. Now, Qualcomm is hoping to bring this to multiple platforms.
The OnePlus 11 held in a person's hand and seen from the back.

The OnePlus 12 may fix one of the OnePlus 11’s biggest mistakes

A new rumor about the OnePlus 12 says the phone may fix one of the biggest omissions from OnePlus' past two releases.
The Home Screen on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

OnePlus is about to put the Google Pixel 8 Pro to shame

The Google Pixel 8 Pro has one of the brightest displays available on a smartphone. However, that won't be the case for long.
The Duolingo app icon with a new melting design.

Why is your Duolingo app melting? Here’s why it looks weird

Does your Duolingo app look weird this morning? More specifically, does it look like Duo is melting? You're not alone! Here's what's going on.
Someone holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of a colorful background.

Some Pixel 8 Pro owners are reporting a display color issue

Some owners of Google's new Pixel 8 Pro are reporting an odd color-related issue affecting the display, though the company has yet to officially acknowledge it.
Apple Watch Series 9 at 2000 nits brightness.

Apple is investigating an issue with flickering Apple Watch displays

Apple is reported to be investigating an issue with the Apple Watch that's causing the display on some of the devices to flicker.
iPad 2022 first setup.

Apple may launch new iPads soon, and you should be excited

It might seem quiet, but new iPads could soon be announced — including the iPad mini 7, and two other models. Here's why you should pay attention to them.
Apple Pencil (USB-C) using Goodnotes app.

The new Apple Pencil is cheaper, gets USB-C, and is missing critical features

Apple just announced a new Apple Pencil with a lower price and USB-C. But it's also missing a few important features.
The Digital Trends YouTube channel as seen on an iPhone and on a TV in the background.

YouTube rolling out some three-dozen new features this fall

Whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or in a desktop browser, YouTube has a number of new features headed your way to make binging video that much better.
The screens on the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Fixing your broken Samsung phone is about to get easier

Samsung has announced a new partnership to bring easy walk-in service for in-warranty Galaxy smartphone repairs to even more customers.
Notifications shown on the Google Pixel Watch 2's screen.

Google and Qualcomm are changing Wear OS smartwatches forever

Google and Qualcomm have joined to build Wear OS around the RISC-V open source ecosystem. It offers hope for better smartwatches.
iPhone 15 Pro Max lying on the ground surrounded by leaves.

Apple’s new in-store device aimed at improving iPhone setup process

Apple has developed a pad-like device that uploads and installs iOS updates inside the store prior to sale, eliminating the need for customers to do it later.
T-Mobile smartphone.

T-Mobile still has the fastest 5G, but its rivals are catching up

For most of 2023, 5G speeds among the big three carriers have been fairly stable, but this may only be true at the very top end of the 5G speed race.
The Pixel 8 Pro undergoes a bend test.

See how the Pixel 8 Pro handles the bend test that broke the new iPhone

A popular YouTuber has subjected Google's new Pixel 8 Pro to the same bend test that broke Apple's iPhone 15 Pro Max. So how did it fare?
A person holding the Oceanic+ Dive Housing.

You’ve probably never seen an iPhone case like this before

This is one of the most unusual iPhone cases we've seen. It's the Oceanic+ Dive Housing, and it turns your iPhone into a dive computer and underwater camera.