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Dell's CAMM laptop RAM module.

A revolution in laptop RAM is upon us

A new, very promising RAM standard just got approved by JEDEC. What does that mean for the future of laptops?
Someone holding two GOCII AirTag Wallet Holders.

All AirTag owners need to know about this little accessory

iBlason iPhone 15 Pro case sponsored

The best iPhone 15 Pro cases in 2023: our 20 favorites

Apple Journal app on iPhone 15 Pro.

iOS 17.2 just arrived — here’s what’s new in the big iPhone update

The OnePlus 12 in different colors.

There’s already something wrong with the OnePlus 12

An iPhone 15 Pro home screen with festive decorations.

17 iPhone apps I couldn’t live without in 2023

The Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ on a desk, with a monitor behind it.

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ with Type Cover is $330 off right now

Someone wearing an Apple Watch Ultra 2, showing the Modular Ultra watch face.

Apple Watch Ultra 2 is almost back at its Black Friday price

Visible wireless holiday deal feature with snow and more.

These Visible holiday deals are the best we’ve seen all year

Clockwise from top: natural titanium iPhone 15 Pro, Nothing Phone 2, green iPhone 15, and Obsidian Black Google Pixel Fold.

A very strange thing happened to smartphones this year

The Tecno Phantom X2 Pro held in a person's hand.

An unexpected company just raised the bar for smartphone cameras

Renders of the Google Pixel 8 Pro and the OnePlus 12 next to each other.

OnePlus 12 vs. Google Pixel 8 Pro: did OnePlus beat Google?

The Google Pixel 8 on a table showing the screen.

Google Pixel 8 is still at its Black Friday price of $549

The Google Pixel 8 is an excellent upgrade to the Pixel 7, and a generally great phone, and this deal will let you grab one for $549.
The back of the Viva Magenta Razr Plus.

Using this Motorola folding phone was an emotional roller coaster

The Motorola Razr Plus is a lovely little phone — but it also likes to play on your emotions. Let me explain what I mean.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 on

This Samsung tablet can be yours for as little as $75 today

The Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is an excellent budget-friendly tablet, especially with this deal that brings it down to $55 with trade in and $105 without.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8, showing the back of the phone.

Does the Google Pixel 8 have wireless charging?

Do the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro support wireless charging? If they do, is it better than traditional wired charging? Let's find out.
Sony WF-1000XM5in charging case with lid open, held between a finger and thumb.

Best wireless earbuds for 2023: Sony, Bose, Soundcore, and more

Looking for the best wireless earbuds, but overwhelmed by all of the choices? We've tried tons of them so you don't have to — here are the models we recommend.
The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max and the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra's rear panels.

The 13 best unlocked phone deals in Best Buy’s 3-day sale

There are a ton of great unlocked phone deals to pick from in Best Buy's 3-day sale, and we've collected the best ones we could find below.
OnePlus 12 in green

Does the OnePlus 12 have wireless charging?

OnePlus has an odd history when it comes to wireless charging support on its premium phones. Does the latest OnePlus 12 release change that?
Two pairs of AR glasses on top of an iPad and an Android tablet.

I used AR glasses with Android tablets and iPads. Only one was good

AR Glasses are still struggling to get past their gimmicky appeal, but you can still push them in meaningful ways. The experience gulf however, is vast.
Splash screen of Beeper Mini app.

Apple may have already killed Android’s newest iMessage app, Beeper Mini

Beeper Mini put iMessage on Android. But merely two days after its launch, it seems Apple is pulling the strings to kill the ambitious project.
A person holding the OnePlus 11 and Google Pixel 8.

Your Android phone just got an update that could save your life

Your Android phone just got a very useful update that can save your life in the event of a medical emergency.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 in white, in two sizes.

Apple Watch too expensive? The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is only $150

The 40mm model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is on sale for $150 from Samsung after a $50 discount, making it the perfect choice for a cheap wearable device.
Visible wireless holiday deal feature with snow and more.

Phones are never truly “free”, so choose your next phone deal wisely

Someone using the camera app on the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Want to make a movie on your iPhone? Experts told me their secrets

A BAFTA-winning filmmaker tells us you don't need the latest phones. The mind behind the world's first phone film festival wants you to just start.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8.

2023 was the best year for Google Pixel devices yet

Here's a bold claim: I think 2023 has been the best year for Google Pixel devices yet. Let me explain why this is.
OnePlus 12 in green and white.

Does the OnePlus 12 have a headphone jack?

The OnePlus 12 has launched and it includes a lot of great features. Is one of them a headphone jack? The answer probably won't surprise you.
WhatsApp logo on a phone.

WhatsApp now lets you send self-destructing voice messages

WhatsApp has offered self-destructing photo and video messages since 2021, and now it's expanded the feature to voice messages.
Person holding an Apple AirTag.

Apple AirTag, Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2, Tile Mate prices slashed

Don't lose your stuff again with either the Tile Mate, Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2, or Apple AirTag. All of these Bluetooth trackers are discounted on Amazon.
The viral Facebook algorithm bypass post is nonsense.

Is the Facebook algorithm bypass a scam? Or is it a hack?

No, you can't bypass the Facebook algorithm by copying and pasting a post. Not then, not now. It's just not how things work.
A man wears the Sennheiser All-Day Clear OTC hearing aid while on a hike.

These Sennheiser All-Day OTC self-fitting hearing aids are $500 off

Hear more easily and more clearly with the Sennheiser All-Day Clear hearing aids, and save big with this deal at Best Buy while you do so.
The Fitbit Sense 2 in moss.

The best Fitbit devices in 2023: 6 best watches and trackers

It can be tough to pick a new fitness tracker. If you’ve been thinking of buying a new Fitbit this year, here are the best options to choose from.
Realme GT5 Pro in ornage.

One of 2023’s most interesting Android phones just dropped

Realme's latest phone is a flagship powered by Qualcomm's best silicon. But it's the touchless hand gestures that truly set it apart from the rest.
A video playing on the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

You’re all wrong — 60Hz on the iPhone is fine

As much as I hate to admit it, one of the most talked-about rumors for the iPhone 16 is a nonissue. A refresh rate of 60Hz works just fine on the iPhone.

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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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