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MediaTeck chip logo.

A radical new processor is going to shake up smartphones in 2024

MediaTek has a new chip with a radical design coming, and we spoke to the company to understand more about it and the benefits it will bring.
Motorola Edge 40 Neo color choices.

Motorola just launched 3 new Android phones, and they look incredible

Motorola has launched three new smartphones that offer sleek, modern designs at affordable prices. They are launching in select markets first.
iPhone 12 in purple.

Why every iPhone 12 in France could be recalled

Three years after Apple launched the device, the French authorities are threatening to recall all iPhone 12 devices over safety concerns.
iphone 15 vs 14

iPhone 15 vs. iPhone 14: Do you need to upgrade?

The iPhone 15 is an impressive new iPhone, touting the Dynamic Island, a USB-C port, and a new camera. But is it worth it if you already have the iPhone 14?
The iPhone 15 in black and pink colors.

Does the iPhone 15 have a SIM card?

Some of last year's iPhone 14 models removed the physical SIM card. Now, it's time for the iPhone 15 lineup to follow suit.
Speck Presido2 cases for the iPhone 15.

Speck’s ClickLock interlocking technology enhances Apple MagSafe on the new iPhone models

Speck ClickLock cases and accessories for the new 2023 iPhone 15 models, and newer, enhance the MagSafe technology to provide a better mobile experience.
iPhone 15 back and front.

Forget the iPhone 15 Pro — the regular iPhone 15 is a bigger deal

The iPhone 15 Pro is Apple's most powerful new iPhone. But if you ask me, the regular iPhone 15 is way more exciting. Here's why.
Someone using Find My with an iPhone 15.

Does the iPhone 15 fold? What you need to know

Apple has revealed its iPhone 15 lineup, but one very important question remains. Does it fold?
Apple presenting the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus at its September 2023 event.

Does the iPhone 15 have a 120Hz display?

Whether it's the iPhone 15 or iPhone 15 Pro, each of Apple's newest handsets offers brilliant OLED displays. But do both models have 120Hz refresh rates?
Apple's September 2023 event Tim Cook

Everything Apple didn’t announce at its iPhone 15 event

The iPhone 15 event revolved solely around the iPhone 15 series and new Apple Watches. There's a lot that wasn't announced, however.
Colors of iPhone 15 Pro.

Apple totally wasted the iPhone 15’s biggest design change

The Apple iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro have a USB-C connector on the base, so what new features did it bring? Sadly, not the one we wanted.
View of the iPhone 15 Pro's camera module.

Watch all of Apple’s Wonderlust videos right here

Apple has released a bunch of videos introducing the new iPhones and Apple Watches that landed on Tuesday. You can watch them all here.
An Apple Watch Hermes band.

Hermès offers new range of non-leather – and leather – bands for Apple Watch

Following speculation that Apple's partnership with Hermès could be about to end, the relationship appears as solid as ever following Apple's Wonderlust event.
A promotional image showing the USB C port on the iPhone 15.

Does the iPhone 15 have USB-C? It’s complicated

The Apple iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro have arrived with some highly anticipated changes. Is USB-C port one of them? Read on to find out!
The USB C port on the bottom of the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

As an Android user, I can’t wait for USB-C on the iPhone 15

I haven't touched an iPhone in years, but I still can't wait for Apple to finally add USB-C to its lineup.
Dynamic Island on the iPhone 15.

Does the iPhone 15 have the Dynamic Island?

Apple's new iPhone 15 lineup is here. But do the standard iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus have the Dynamic Island? We have the answer.
Two iPhone 15 models near each other.

Does the iPhone 15 come with a charger in the box?

The iPhone 15 series is now available and, unsurprisingly, it's an expensive set of smartphones. At these prices, it comes with a charger in the box ... right?
Back of the yellow iPhone 15.

Is the iPhone 15 waterproof? Read this before getting it wet

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro lineups are both here. But are the phones waterproof? Here's what you need to know.
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.
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.
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.
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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