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Apple Store listing for an Apple Lightning to USB-C adapter cable.

Apple’s new Lightning to USB-C adapter costs more than just buying a USB-C cable

The transition to USB-C isn't actually going to be painful – but Apple's going to offer adapters to make people feel confident about buying an iPhone 15.
Invite for Apple's September 2023 event.

The 6 biggest announcements from Apple’s iPhone 15 event

The new Apple iPhone 15 and Apple Watch Series 9 have been revealed. Here's how to catch up on everything announced at Apple's huge iPhone 15 event.
List of iPhone 15 Pro features at the September 2023 Apple Event.

This one thing Apple didn’t fix with the iPhone 15 Pro has me struggling to upgrade

One year on, Apple made zero improvement to the iPhone 15's battery life – that has me facing a tough upgrade decision.
iPhone 15 colors.

The iPhone 15 is official — and it has something I’ve waited years for

Apple has introduced its newest smartphones — the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. And both of them have one feature I've waited years for.
Side rail of iPhone 15 Pro.

Apple just announced the iPhone 15 Pro. Was it worth the wait?

Following months and months of speculation, Apple has finally announced the iPhone 15 Pro. Here's what's new.
Apple Watch Ultra 2

This is the Apple Watch Ultra 2, and it looks stunning

The Apple Watch Ultra 2 has just been revealed alongside the iPhone 15 and the Apple Watch Series 9. And, yes, it looks fantastic.
Apple Watch Series 9.

The Apple Watch Series 9 is here, and it’s hiding a big upgrade

An upgraded chip for improved performance, all-new bands, and plenty more – there's a lot to talk about with the Apple Watch Series 9.
A screenshot of Apple event links from the Apple TV app on an iPhone

How to watch Apple’s iPhone 15 event today: 5 easy ways

Apple's next big event is now in the calendar. The iPhone 15 series and more should be revealed later today. Here's how to watch the event live.
The Amazon Kindle Fire Max 11's Home screen.

Amazon’s Fire Max 11 tablet just got its first proper discount

Amazon has finally discounted its Fire Max 11 tablet bringing it down to a very respectable new price.
Disney+ app on the iPad Air 5.

The best tablets in 2023: our 10 favorite ones to buy

Here are our picks for the best tablets in every category, so you can find the right one to fit your needs.
The Ultrahuman Ring Air and the Oura Ring, resting on a table.

The Oura Ring may get a fierce new competitor in January 2024

Are you ready for the Samsung Galaxy Ring? A Samsung-made health and fitness ring could arrive in 2024 to take on the Oura Ring.
The back of the Fairphone 5.

This Android phone is supposed to last you until 2031. But is it any good?

The Fairphone 5 is very different from other smartphones, and could even last you a decade before replacement, but would you want to keep it that long?
A close-up of the iPhone 14 Pro's camera module.

I finally figured out why I don’t love the iPhone 14 Pro’s camera

After a year with the iPhone 14 Pro's camera, I've worked out what it is that has stopped me from loving it like I did older iPhone cameras.
A to-do list written on the Amazon Kindle Scribe.

The best smart notebooks in 2023: 10 picks you need to check out

Part digital and part analog, smart notebooks save your writing and doodlings to the cloud. Here are a few of the best available now.
Apple Watch bands by Hermes.

Hermès removes all leather Apple Watch bands from its site

It's not yet clear if the move confirms recent reports that partner Apple is planning to pivot away from leather accessories for its range of devices.
iPhone 14 Pro Max in hand.

iPhone error 4013: what it is and how to fix it

It may seem scary at first, but iPhone error 4013 is a fairly simple problem to fix. Here's what you need to do when it strikes your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
google pixel 5 review camera app

The best camera phones in 2023: our top 9 photography picks

In this photography showdown, we take a look at the best camera phones currently available and recommend our top picks across a number of different categories.
The Apple Watch SE 2 ready to pair with a phone.

How to back up your Apple Watch: everything you need to know

If you're wondering how to back up your Apple Watch, then we have the answers you need in this guide. Learn how to back up or restore an Apple Watch.
iPhone 13 Pro Max and Galaxy S22 Ultra rear panels.

The best old phones in 2023: 10 smartphones you should still buy

Why buy this year's smartphone when last year's is just as good? Here's a list of 10 of the best old smartphones still worth your money in 2023.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 next to first-gen AirPods Pro.

How to replace lost or broken AirPods, AirPods Pro, or cases

Apple's AirPods are some of the best true wireless earbuds around. But they're easy to damage or lose. Here's how to replace a single AirPod or a charging case.
OnePlus Nord N300 5G speed test.

How fast is 5G? What you need to know about 5G speeds

Excitement about 5G technology has been building steadily. But just how fast is 5G now? And how fast could it end up getting?
OnePlus Pad with official Stylo pencil stylus on a wooden table.

The best Android tablets in 2023: the 9 best ones you can buy

Picking the right Android tablet can be difficult. We've rounded up all of the best Android tablets available now so you can find the one that's right for you.
Infinix Zero 30 5G Android phone in gold color with ChatGPT virtual assistant.

I used an Android phone with ChatGPT built-in — and I loved it

ChatGPT is everywhere these days, but what happens when you add it to an Android phone as a virtual assistant? As it turns out, it's pretty amazing.
A person wearing the Apple Watch Series 8.

Wearing this smartwatch again reminded me why it’s still the best you can get

I put the Apple Watch Series 8 back on ahead of the Apple Watch Series 9's announcement, and it made me wish I had worn it more this past year.
Renders of the Amazon Kindle (2022) and Kindle Paperwhite (2021).

Amazon Kindle vs. Kindle Paperwhite: don’t buy the wrong e-reader

The Amazon Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are two of the more affordable e-readers available today. But which one is truly worth your money?
iPhone 12 in purple.

This lingering Labor Day deal brings the iPhone 12 to $555

This holdover offer from Labor Day lowers the price of the 64GB model of the Apple iPhone 12 to a more affordable $555 from Best Buy, after a $75 discount.
Google Pixel 8 leaked render.

Google Pixel 8: all the latest rumors and what we want to see

The Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will be here before you know it. Here are all the latest rumors, plus a few things we're hoping to see.
Google Pixel 8 official render.

This Google Pixel 8 price rumor has me really, really worried

For the past couple of generations, Google's Pixel phones have dramatically undercut the competition. The Pixel 8 series might end that hot streak.
A person opening the Motorola Razr 40.

Motorola’s cheap Razr could change folding phones forever

The Motorola Razr (2023) may well be the first foldable flip phone to come at a reasonable midrange price, and that excites me. It should excite you too.
Someone holding a Deep Purple iPhone 14 Pro Max, showing the back of the phone.

Why I went back to the iPhone 14 Pro Max (and why I still love it)

Earlier this year, I stopped using the iPhone 14 Pro Max because of its size and weight. But I recently went back to it, and something interesting happened.
GoPro's Hero 12 Black action camera.

GoPro unveils its latest action camera, the Hero 12 Black

Unveiled on Wednesday, GoPro's new Hero 12 Black action camera offers a few notable upgrades that include a significant boost to battery life.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

Best Buy is having a clearance on Apple, Samsung & Microsoft tablets

Find the perfect Apple, Samsung, or Microsoft tablet for you in this extensive tablets sale at Best Buy right now.
Leaked OnePlus 12 product renders.

The OnePlus 12 just leaked again — and with an odd camera change

OnePlus is apparently not ready to serve a zoom camera upgrade on its next flagship killer, but it might add another piece of unconventional tech into the mix.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 cover screen dog wallpaper on a flat surface with purple Galaxy Buds 2 Pro on the side.

Have a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5? Here are 10 things you need to do

Buying the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5? Excited to use its massive cover screen? These are 10 things you must try with the brilliant flip phone.
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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