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Apple testing the water resistance of an iPhone.

Apple offers peek at how it stress tests the iPhone

Apple has invited popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee to see up close how it tests the durability of the iPhone before launch.
Showing the app drawer on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

What is an APK file? How they work and how to open them

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ on a white background.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ is down to $210 at Amazon

Leaked render of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6.

The Galaxy Z Flip 6 is getting a much-needed battery upgrade

MediaTek Dimensity 9300 SoC inside Android phone.

MediaTek’s new smartphone chip looks like a beast

Front face of Samsung Galaxy Tab S8.

Best tablet deals: iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Fire, and more

Two iPhones showing comparison of YouTube Premium prices.

Do you have Verizon? You can now get YouTube Premium for a lot cheaper

Photo showing the G-Shock MR-G B2100B's dial.

This popular G-Shock watch is getting a $5,470 luxury makeover

The front and back of the Nothing Phone 2a Special Edition.

There’s a new version of the Nothing Phone 2a, and it looks outstanding

Official product render of the Fitbit Ace LTE.

Fitbit just launched a new smartwatch unlike any it’s made before

A person holding the iPad Air M2.

One missing feature has almost ruined the new iPad Air for me

Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 and Watch 6 Classic, in black and silver.

Your Samsung Galaxy Watch is getting new AI health features

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The Google Pixel 8a's screen.

The best Google Pixel 8a screen protectors in 2024

The Google Pixel 8a could be your next midrange phone. Protect it with the best Google Pixel 8a screen protectors to keep it safe from damage.
Telegram app download.

Microsoft Copilot is invading your favorite chat apps

Microsoft's Copilot is now available on Telegram as a bot, but with some limitations.
The back of a Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Apple’s AI plans for the iPhone just leaked. Here’s everything we know

At its annual developers conference next month, Apple will reportedly introduced AI-fueled versions of Siri and Spotlight, alongside enhancements for apps.
Cell phone tower shooting off pink beams with a 5G logo next to it.

T-Mobile is buying one of the largest carriers in the U.S.

T-Mobile has just announced a $4.4 billion deal to acquire one of the biggest carriers in the U.S. Here's what that might mean for customers.

Best cell phone plan deals: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Mint Mobile and more

There are a ton of wireless plans to choose from, and if you’re on the hunt for a new wireless service, we’ve got the best cell phone plan deals right here.
iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max larger displays.

Something important just happened to the iPhone 16 series

A key component for the iPhone 16 series is set for mass production — at least for three of the four models. Here's what it is and what it means.
The Amazon Kindle Fire Max 11's Home screen.

Best Amazon Fire tablet deals: Save on Fire HD 8, Fire Max 11 and more

If you want a cheap Android tablet, take a look at the Amazon Fire tablet deals that we've gathered here, including discounts for the Fire HD 8 and Fire Max 11.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8a.

The Google Pixel 9 could be in trouble

A recent survey shows that Google phones are struggling to retain customer loyalty and market share in the U.S. market. Here's what's happening.
A photo of Google's Project Starline during a demo session.

I saw the future of video calling, and it blew me away

During Google I/O 2024, I had an opportunity to try Project Starline — Google's futuristic take on video calling. Simply put, it blew me away.
The back of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

A significant Galaxy S24 Ultra update might be coming soon

A huge software update could be coming this summer to the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra. Like an earlier update, this one might focus on camera improvements.
Smartwatch with sweat analysis capability.

Your next smartwatch could analyze sweat to mine invaluable health data

Experts at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a sweat-sensing smartwatch that is capable of continuous sweat analysis for sodium and potassium ions.
iPhone 15 Pro (left) and Google Pixel 8a camera modules.

Can a $500 Pixel phone beat a $1,000 iPhone in a camera test? I found out

What happens when you compare a $500 Pixel phone against a $1,000 iPhone in a camera test? Is it close? Is it a total blowout? I found out.
Apple MacBook Air M1 open, on a table.

Best Apple deals: Save on AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook

For those who are looking for Apple deals, check out the discounts that we've found on various models of the AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook, and more.
The home screen on the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

Not getting text notifications on your iPhone? Here’s how to fix it

Are you no longer getting text notifications on your iPhone? There could be a number of different reasons for this. Let's get your notifications back online.
An iPad Mini standing in tent mode.

Flash deal: Get $100 off the latest iPad Mini for Memorial Day

The iPad mini is a great powerhouse of a tablet and it's currently on sale at Best Buy for $100 off. You'll need to be fast to get the discount though.
Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile Memorial Day deal: 50% off 3 months of wireless

Normally, Mint Mobile service is $30 per mo. (or $90 for the 3 mo.) but you can get it now for $15 per mo. with an upfront payment of $45 for the three months.
Three 2021 iPads are stacked on a table.

The one thing stopping me from buying a new iPad

I love the iPad, and I can't wait to upgrade my 2019 iPad for something newer. Only, there's a very big problem holding me back: Apple doesn't want me to.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 on a flat surface with the purple Galaxy Buds 2 Pro TWS Bluetooth earbuds on the side.

Save up to $1,300 on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 for Memorial Day

The 512GB version of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is on sale for as low as $620 from Samsung for Memorial Day. If you're interested, hurry up with your purchase.
TCL 50 XL 5G in a bush.

How good can a $160 Android phone really be? I used one to find out

The TCL 50 XL 5G is a new Android phone that can be yours for just $160. But is it any good? I reviewed it to find out.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8a, showing the back.

The best Google Pixel 8a cases in 2024

The Google Pixel 8a is seriously impressive, but it still needs protection against hazards. Here are the best Google Pixel 8a cases and covers.
Recent apps view on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra.

Save up to $1,150 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra today

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra is one of the most powerful Android tablets on the market, and you could potentially get it as low as $150.
The front of the Apple Watch SE 2.

Wow! Walmart just dropped the price of this Apple Watch to $189

The GPS, 40mm model of the Apple Watch SE 2 is down to an affordable $189 from Walmart, but you have to hurry with your purchase as the offer may end soon.

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Joe Maring is the Section Editor for Digital Trends’ Mobile team, leading the site’s coverage for all things smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Since joining the industry in 2012, Joe has reported on the latest mobile tech news, reviewed countless devices, and worked with other writers to help them find the angles that matter.

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