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Best stylus for tablets and computers: Top pens for note-takers and artists

Best stylus for tablets and computers: Top pens for note-takers and artists

Touchscreen styluses are more popular than ever. Whether you’re an artist creating a masterpiece or a student taking notes, we have the perfect stylus for you.
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Garmin watch Black Friday deals: Forerunner 45 and Vivoactive 4

Garmin watch Black Friday deals: Forerunner 45 and Vivoactive 4

If you need a fitness-focused smartwatch as your daily workout companion, you should check out the discounts from this year's Garmin watch Black Friday deals.
GPS map data from an Apple Watch Ultra and the Apple Watch Series 8 shown on an iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone SE 2022.

Why GPS is critical to your smartphone — and desperately needs an overhaul

Why GPS is critical to your smartphone — and desperately needs an overhaul

You probably use GPS on your phone every single day. The tech is important, highly flexible, and very prone to cybersecurity attacks.
The Oura Ring 3rd generation seen from the front.

I love the Oura Ring, but I’m increasingly worried about its future

I love the Oura Ring, but I’m increasingly worried about its future

The Oura Ring is still my most worn piece of health tracking tech, and while I love it, I am concerned about its future.
Adding bullets in Pages on iPad.

Latest iPad just got its first proper discount for Black Friday

Latest iPad just got its first proper discount for Black Friday

If you've been eyeing the 10th Gen Apple iPad and waiting for a deal, you're in luck! While it's not significant, it's still a nice little discount.
Google Pixel 7 Pro standing up against a red brick wall.

Google Pixel 7 Pro review: amazing camera, unreliable smartphone

Google Pixel 7 Pro review: amazing camera, unreliable smartphone

The Google Pixel 7 Pro is a subtle refinement over the Pixel 6 Pro, for better and worse. Find out what's hot (and not) in our full Pixel 7 Pro review.
Customer using Visible wireless phone on the go.

This Visible signup deal lets you choose your own gift card up to $300

This Visible signup deal lets you choose your own gift card up to $300

With this Visible deal, you can get up to a $300 gift card of your choice! Choose from several big retailers, but this offer will only be live for a week.
App Store displayed on an iPhone 14 Pro against a pink background

App subscription fatigue is quickly ruining my smartphone

App subscription fatigue is quickly ruining my smartphone

I used to love looking for new apps to download on my iPhone, but these days it's almost impossible to find apps without a subscription. And I hate it.
Lock screen comparison of One UI 5 and iOS 16

Apple vs. Samsung: Who has the best lock screen customization in 2022?

Apple vs. Samsung: Who has the best lock screen customization in 2022?

iOS 16 set the ball rolling for deep lock screen customization, and won universal praise for it. Samsung aped Apple, but it didn't pull any punches, either.
The Honor Magic Vs slightly open and held in a person's hand.

Honor’s exciting Magic Vs has the potential to change foldables in 2023

Honor’s exciting Magic Vs has the potential to change foldables in 2023

We've tried the new Honor Magic Vs, a folding smartphone that's truly moving the game forward by curing several pain points people having with foldables.
Leaked render of the Google Pixel Fold.

The good thing is, it won’t matter if the Pixel Fold turns out to be rubbish

The good thing is, it won’t matter if the Pixel Fold turns out to be rubbish

There's reason to be concerned about the Google Pixel Fold, but I'm going to tell you why it won't matter if the phone doesn't live up to expectations.
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The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors

The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors

Keep the S21 Ultra's 6.8-inch display safe from harm with our picks of the best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors available right now.
Playing Diablo Immortal on the Asus ROG Phone 5.

The U.K. wants to break up Google and Apple’s cloud gaming stranglehold

The U.K. wants to break up Google and Apple’s cloud gaming stranglehold

The UK's CMA has Apple and Google in its sights as it opens an investigation into whether both companies are suppressing cloud gaming growth.
Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE side-by-side.

What is the newest Apple Watch?

What is the newest Apple Watch?

Looking to buy the latest Apple Watch but don't know what the current models are? We look at the newest (and oldest) Apple Watches.
Google Pixel 7 rainbow gradient home screen on a blue placemat

The Pixel 7 is Google’s iPhone, and it’s my favorite Android phone so far

The Pixel 7 is Google’s iPhone, and it’s my favorite Android phone so far

I've been primarily an iPhone user since I've used smartphones, but the Pixel 7 is a definite winner from Google.
iPhone 14 Pro in Deep Purple, held in a mans hand.

My lack of self-control is a warning not to upgrade your phone this year

My lack of self-control is a warning not to upgrade your phone this year

The top phones from Samsung, Apple, and Google this year are all excellent, but should you upgrade if you have a recent version? I found out the hard way.
Hive Social app on an iPhone 14 Pro showing off Christine's profile

How to set up and use Hive Social as your next Twitter replacement

How to set up and use Hive Social as your next Twitter replacement

Hive Social is the latest alternative for folks fed up with Twitter. Here's how to set up your account, find other users, and more!
FIFA's ticketing app for the 2022 World Cup.

World Cup: FIFA app made U.S. soccer fans’ tickets disappear

World Cup: FIFA app made U.S. soccer fans’ tickets disappear

The Middle East's first World Cup got off to a rocky start on Monday after some fans were left unable to access their digital tickets after FIFA's app crashed.
iPhone SE 2020 Screen Front.

Don’t miss your chance to buy an iPhone SE (2020) for $99 today

Don’t miss your chance to buy an iPhone SE (2020) for $99 today

The 2020 model of the Apple iPhone SE is just $99 at Walmart today, making it one of the best Black Friday phone deals you'll find.
The Apple Watch SE is worn on a wrist with apps showing on the display.

Walmart just restocked its $149 Apple Watch Black Friday deal

Walmart just restocked its $149 Apple Watch Black Friday deal

The Apple Watch SE (1st Gen) is on sale right now at Walmart and gives you some fantastic features on your wrist without breaking the bank.
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G in blue.

The best Samsung Galaxy A53 5G cases and covers

The best Samsung Galaxy A53 5G cases and covers

Got your hands on the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G, the latest A-series phone from Samsung? Then you'll need a protective case. We've rounded up some of the best.
The best iPad 2021 screen protectors.

The best screen protectors for Apple iPad (2021)

The best screen protectors for Apple iPad (2021)

While iPad screens are plenty tough, glass can still break, so a screen protector for your iPad is optimal. Here are some of the best ones we found.
The power key on the side of the iPhone 14 Plus.

Your iPhone may be collecting more personal data than you realize

Your iPhone may be collecting more personal data than you realize

How secure is your iPhone? According to security researchers, it may be collecting more personal information than you think.
The Deep Purple color iPhone 14 Pro.

The 3 biggest gambles Apple made in 2022 — and how they paid off

The 3 biggest gambles Apple made in 2022 — and how they paid off

This has been an interesting year for Apple as it got bold and a bit experimental. Some of those risks paid off, but others were a bit of a miss.
The Pixel Watch on a person's wrist.

The Pixel Watch reminds me why I love smartwatches, but don’t love it

The Pixel Watch reminds me why I love smartwatches, but don’t love it

Revisiting the Google Pixel Watch has reminded me why I love smartwatches and all the associated benefits. But also why I don't love the Pixel Watch.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 Diablo Edition unboxed

The ROG Phone 6 Diablo Edition looks like it’s straight out of hell

The ROG Phone 6 Diablo Edition looks like it’s straight out of hell

ASUS gave the ROG Phone 6 a Diablo-themed makeover. It's red, firey, and has everything a Diablo superfan could want.
Man using an S Pen with the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

How to unlock any Samsung phone

How to unlock any Samsung phone

Need to unlock your Samsung phone? Thankfully, it's easy to do. Just follow these simple steps, and you'll have an unlocked phone in no time.
Women using Apple Pay.

How to add coupons, gift cards, and loyalty cards to Apple Wallet

How to add coupons, gift cards, and loyalty cards to Apple Wallet

Apple Wallet is a versatile digital location to store many items -- including rewards cards and coupons from popular brands. Here's how you can connect them.
The Libby app displayed on an iPhone 12 leaning on a tower of various books

Don’t waste your money on Audible — use this free app instead

Don’t waste your money on Audible — use this free app instead

While Audible is the most dominant audiobook listening app on the market, it's far from the best — and easily outdone by its free alternative, Libby.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 sitting on a bench.

Even the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is discounted for Black Friday 2022

Even the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is discounted for Black Friday 2022

As part of Samsung Black Friday deals you can trade your way up to a Galaxy Z Flip 4 without breaking the bank. Yes, the phone that just came out in August.
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How to find a lost mobile phone

How to find a lost mobile phone

We show you how to locate your lost or stolen iPhone or Android smartphone using a variety of apps and services, plus tips for finding older cell phones.
OnePlus 10T SuperVOOC charging block.

Top 10 fastest-charging smartphones in the world, ranked

Top 10 fastest-charging smartphones in the world, ranked

Fast charging isn't a new concept for smartphones. But just how fast is it these days? Here are the top 10 fastest-charging phones currently available.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 vs. Watch 5 Pro: Which should you buy?

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 vs. Watch 5 Pro: Which should you buy?

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is here, along with the more premium Watch 5 Pro. Is the Pro really worth the extra money? We find out in this head-to-head battle.
A person holding a card in one hand and the Galaxy S22 in a K-max auto-tok dark green card case in the other.

The best Samsung Galaxy S22 cases and covers for 2022

The best Samsung Galaxy S22 cases and covers for 2022

From clear cases to colorful silicone options, protect your Samsung Galaxy S22 from whatever life throws at you with our picks of the best cases and covers.
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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.

Need to get in touch? You can reach Joe at jmaring@digitaltrends.com, or find him on Twitter as @JoeMaring1.