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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.
Logging into a Google account with passkeys on an iPhone.

Google is killing your passwords, and security experts are (mostly) happy

Google is pushing for users to set passkeys as the default log-in option. A former FBI expert says it's good progress, but you should still be cautious.
An athlete running up a hill wearing the Polar Vantage V3.

Polar’s newest smartwatch could be a Fitbit and Garmin killer

Polar's newest sports watch, the Vantage V3, has a lot of features for athletes and everyday users alike. And it could be a great Fitbit or Garmin alternative.
Oura Ring in brushed titanium next to a photo of the Oura app on a smartphone.

Your Oura Ring is about to get 3 powerful new health features

The Oura Ring is getting an upgrade with three new features that will improve the device's performance for its users. There's also a lovely new color.
The Motorola Edge (2023) displayed against a purple background.

Motorola just launched a new Android phone to take on the Pixel 8

Get ready for another new Android phone! Motorola just announced its Edge (2023) handset, and it's even cheaper than the new Google Pixel 8.
A person holding the closed Motorola Razr 40.

Motorola’s newest folding phone is cheaper than the iPhone 15

Motorola is finally launching its Razr (2023) folding phone in the U.S. — and it's a lot cheaper than you'd expect.
Possible renders showing the Google Pixel 8a.

Forget the Google Pixel 8, another new Google phone just leaked

The Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro were just announced last week, but they're already old news. Another new Google phone coming in 2024 has leaked!
Google Pixel 8 pro in white.

Google’s Pixel 8 trade-in deals are absolutely embarrassing

For all the love that the Pixel 8 series is receiving, the trade-in deals offered by Google for older Pixels have left loyal fans quite disappointed.
Someone holding the Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 15 Pro overheating? Apple just issued a patch to fix it

If your iPhone 15 Pro has been running hotter than expected, then a new patch released by Apple on Wednesday should resolve the problem.
Wireless Emergency Alert System message on a phone.

Here’s why your phone got an emergency alert today

An emergency alert will be sent to your mobile phone on October 4 — but you don't need to worry about it. Here's why this is happening.
Made by Google logo at an event venue.

Everything Google launched at its big fall event: Pixel 8 and 8 Pro, Pixel Watch, more

The Made By Google event has left us with a bunch of new and desirable devices, including the Pixel 8. Here's everything that was announced at the event.
Official product renders of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE.

Samsung just announced another new phone (and two Android tablets)

Samsung has introduced a new phone and two tablets. The latest additions to the family are the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Tab S9 FE, and Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus.
how to buy an apple watch edition 18 karat gold cases

Apple is done with the $17,000 gold Apple Watch Edition

Apple will no longer fix or offer any other kind of service for the first-generation of Apple Watches, including the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition.
Renders of the iPhone 15 Pro next to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 15 Pro overheating? Apple is (finally) on the case

It took more than two weeks, but Apple has finally responded to the overheating issue affecting the new iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.
And iPhone 15 Pro Max in white with a hammer head sitting on top.

Does the iPhone 15 break easily? What you really need to know

One test shows the iPhone 15 Pro Max can break easily. However, that's not the entire story and shouldn't influence whether or not to buy the expensive phone.
Alleged render of Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

The Samsung Galaxy S24 just leaked with a few big surprises

Samsung appears to be making all the positive strides with the Galaxy S24 Ultra, but embracing a terrible Apple imitation for the standard Galaxy S24.
The ChatGPT name next to an OpenAI logo on a black and white background.

Are we about to see ‘the iPhone of artificial intelligence’?

Apple’s former design guru Jony Ive is reportedly in talks with ChatGPT creator OpenAI to build a new hardware device for artificial intelligence.
A Charge 6 being used on a wrist.

The Fitbit Charge 6 is a fitness tracker and smartwatch hybrid

The Fitbit Charge 6 has been announced by Fitbit, and this fitness tracker is blurring the lines between fitness trackers and smartwatches, thanks to Google.
YouTuber Zack Nelson bending an iPhone 15 to test its strength.

Watch how the iPhone 15 handles the bend test that busted the Pro Max

The YouTuber who recently busted the back of an iPhone 15 Pro Max in a durability test is back. And this time he's bending the iPhone 15.
Renders of the iPhone 15 Pro next to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

The iPhone 15 Pro is overheating due to design compromises, prominent analyst says

A prominent Apple analyst has warned that if the tech giant fails to properly address the iPhone 15 Pro overheating issue, it could impact sales of the device.
Google Podcasts app being showing on iPhone on a desk.

Google is killing another one of its popular apps, and it’s a big one

Google plans to discontinue one of its popular apps, Google Podcasts, in the new year. Here's what you need to do about the closure.
Xiaomi Smart Band 8.

Xiaomi’s newest wearables may make you want to ditch your Apple Watch

Xiaomi has launched two new wearable devices, the Watch 2 Pro and Smart Band 8. Here's a first look at the new smartwatch and fitness band.
Someone holding the Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Does the iPhone 15 have an overheating problem? Here’s what we know

Do the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro have an overheating problem? Here's everything we know about the issue so far.