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Display view of the Polestar Phone.

One of Tesla’s biggest competitors is making a phone, and it looks great

Polestar, which has dreams of toppling Tesla one day, is making a gorgeous phone that will live as part of its connected electric car ecosystem.
A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus and Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 16: news, rumored price, release date, and more

A person holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

The first Google Pixel 9 Pro hands-on photos are here

The home screen on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Best Google Pixel deals: Save on Pixel 8, Pixel Buds, and Pixel Watch

The Motorola Edge 50 Pro and Motorola Edge 50 Ultra next to each other.

Motorola launched two great Android phones, but one is better

Genshin Impact Edition OnePlus 12R (left) and Flowy Emerald OnePlus 12.

I did a OnePlus 12 vs. OnePlus 12R camera test, and there’s a big difference

Moto G Stylus 5G 2023 in hand

Is the Moto G Stylus waterproof?

Screenshots from Best Buy's new shopping app for the Vision Pro.

Apple’s Vision Pro headset can now be used to shop at Best Buy

Meta AI on mobile and desktop web interface.

Meta’s ChatGPT killer is taking over your favorite apps

Huawei Pura 70 Ultra green leather and gold metal finish.

I wish I could buy Huawei’s new Pura 70 phones

A person folding up the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.

Every Samsung gadget we still expect in 2024

A render of the Samsung Galaxy A35.

Samsung just launched a $400 phone in the U.S., and it looks great

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Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro with Chopper and BD-1 droids around it.

Why you should buy the iPhone 15 Pro instead of the iPhone 15 Pro Max

Just because the iPhone 15 Pro Max is the biggest and best from Apple doesn't mean it's a fit for everyone. Here's why I prefer the iPhone 15 Pro.
The OnePlus 12's camera module.

The 5 best phones with IR blasters in 2024

Finding a smartphone with an IR blaster is more changing today than it was years ago. Thankfully, there are still a few good options on the market.
The back of the Tecno Camon 30 Premier.

The camera on this Android phone is confusing, but I love it

The Tecno Camon 30 Premier's camera suffers from an overload of tech speak, so take a look at what happened after we let the camera speak for itself.
Someone holding the Amazon Fire Max 11 tablet.

Amazon Fire HD 10 and Fire Max 11 prices slashed… for now

The Amazon Fire HD 10 and the Amazon Fire Max 11, two affordable tablets, are currently even cheaper from Amazon, but only if you complete your purchase now.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8, showing the screen.

Why you need to be excited about the Google Pixel 8a

The Google Pixel 8a is one of the new Pixel phones we expect to see in 2024. However, it could very well be the best one Google releases this year.
Lock screen on Onyx Boox Tab Ultra C

How futuristic display tech is trying to save your eyes

We can't escape screens, but a few brands are trying to make the ordeal less harmful for eyes. Science, however, has other thoughts about our screen habits.
The Android 15 logo on a smartphone.

Android 15 might add a new way to charge your gadgets

Google may upgrade Android 15 phones with wireless charging support even without the dedicated hardware. Here's how it could happen.
The app grid view on the Apple Watch SE 2.

Hurry! This Apple Watch just had its price slashed to $189

The Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) is a great smartwatch at a fantastic price. If you want to track your daily activity better, it's on sale now at Amazon.
The Apple iPhone SE (2022) and Apple iPhone SE (2020) together.

iPhone SE 4: news, rumored price, release date, and more

The iPhone SE is a great option for those who want an iPhone on a budget. But what's coming next for the iPhone SE? Here's everything we know.
The Visible logo on a smartphone.

Visible’s affordable 5G plans just got even cheaper

Visible is already one of the more affordable choices for unlimited 5G. Now, new plans are making Visible an even better deal than ever.
Fire HD 6 Kids Edition

The 6 best tablets for kids in 2024

Tablets aren't just for adults. Here's our list of the best tablets for kids for education and entertainment — which also allow you control over the content.
HMD, Heineken, and Bodega's Boring Phone.

Heineken, the beer company, just launched a phone

Heineken is best known for making beer. Now, the company is launching a phone. Seriously.
HMD Pulse leaked image in black.

HMD’s first phones just leaked, and I’m mighty disappointed

HMD teased us with some peppy designs earlier this year. But fresh leaks revealing its new Pulse phones simply hurt my heart.
A person holding the Anker MagGo Power Bank.

3 reasons why I’ll actually use Anker’s new iPhone power bank

I don't want to carry a power bank around with me, but if I must, then it needs to be useful and versatile. Does Anker's MagGo Power Bank fit the bill?
Insta360 X4 mounted on a car.

The new Insta360 X4 looks like the ultimate action camera

The Insta360 X4 features a bigger battery, tougher design, better resolution, and more for just $500.
Renders of the Motorola Edge 50 Pro and Edge 50 Ultra smartphones.

Motorola just announced three new phones, and I need them right now

The Motorola Edge 50 series of smartphones is official, and they look pretty darn impressive. Here's a look at the latest Pixel 8 and Galaxy S24 rivals.
The Anker Soundcore Sleep A20 next to a sleep mask.

I reviewed a pair of tiny earbuds that helped me sleep better

Trouble sleeping? The tiny, sleep-friendly Anker Soundcore Sleep A20 earbuds could help. We've tried them out.
Three sizes of the Samsung Galaxy Ring, sitting on top of a white display case.

Samsung Galaxy Ring: news, rumored price, release date, and more

The Samsung Galaxy Ring is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. From its design and specs to its price and more, here's everything we know.
Google Pixel 7a in Snow showing home screen.

One of the best budget phones just got even better

The Google Pixel 7a is a great budget phone and it's even better value while it's $150 off like it is today at Amazon.
A person holding the Google Pixel Fold showing the hinge.

Something strange might happen to the Google Pixel Fold 2

Google Pixel Fold 2? Maybe not. A new rumor suggests Google is considering a different name for this year's foldable phone, and it's an odd one.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with its S Pen stylus.

This Samsung tablet with S Pen stylus just had its price slashed to $199

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2020) with 64GB of internal storage and the S Pen stylus is down to a more affordable $199 from Walmart after a $150 discount.
The Android 15 logo on a smartphone.

Android 15 release date: When will my phone get the update?

Android 15 is here, at least in the form of a Beta. Here's everything we know about Android 15's release date (and when it's coming to your phone).

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Section Editor, Mobile

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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