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A Samsung Galaxy phone showing off Bixby with a tablet in the background.

What is Bixby? How to use Samsung’s AI assistant

Like Alexa and Google Assistant, Bixby is another voice assistant, but this one is exclusive to Samsung devices. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Three iPhones showing security lockout screens and reset options.

How to fix the ‘iPhone Unavailable’ error on any iPhone

The 'iPhone is disabled' lock occurs when too many failed passcodes are entered. Here's what to do when that happens and how to prevent passcode problems.
google assistant mobile.

Bixby vs. Google Assistant: Which AI is better for you?

Samsung's Bixby and Google Assistant are two of the most popular AI systems in 2024. But which is better? Here's a look at both to help you decide.
Alexa app on phone.

What to do if your Amazon Alexa app is not working

Experiencing issues with the Amazon Alexa app? Here are a few ways you can fix an unresponsive Alexa app or one that's not working as intended.
Three Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 tablets next to each other, in mint, pink, and black.

Samsung just launched a secret Android tablet

Samsung didn't say anything about it, but it just released a new Android tablet — and it actually looks like a decent midrange option.
Mophie Cherry Blossom 3-in-1 Travel Charger with MagSafe.

Mophie made one of the cutest iPhone accessories I’ve ever used

Do you want an iPhone charger that's powerful, convenient, and way too cute? Mophie has exactly what you've been looking for.
The iPhone 5 and iPhone 15 Pro Max volume buttons.

The most common iPhone 15 problems and how to solve them

Is your iPhone 15 not working as well as it usually does? You may not be alone. Here’s five of the most common iPhone 15 problems and how to fix them.

How to reverse image search on Android or iPhone

It's easy to find or reverse-search images with Google on your mobile device. We show you how it's done in Android or iPhone, plus a few apps that can help out.
A person wearing the Withings ScanWatch 2.

I revisited the Withings ScanWatch 2, and it didn’t go well

After returning to the Withings ScanWatch 2, I was left with the thought that a different type of wearable may be the better purchase. Here's why.
Person using smartphone at home office desk beside open Chromebook.

How to control your computer from your phone

Need to access files and media, but your laptop is at home? No worries! This article will teach you how to use your smartphone to mirror your desktop PC.
Someone writing on the Kindle Scribe.

Amazon’s answer to the reMarkable is $95 off at Best Buy

The Amazon Kindle Scribe, a reliable smart notebook that's a great alternative to the reMarkable, is down to just $295 from Best Buy following a $95 discount.
iOS 17 interactive widgets on an iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iOS 18 could add a customization feature I’ve waited years for

After years of waiting, our patience may have paid off. iOS 18 could introduce a home screen customization feature the iPhone's been missing for ages.
iPhone 15 Pro Max lying on the ground surrounded by leaves.

5 phones you should buy instead of the iPhone 15 Pro Max

Are you thinking about picking up an iPhone 15 Pro Max? Before you do that, consider buying one of these other phones instead.
Typing on the iPhone 14 Plus.

The best iPhone keyboard apps in 2024: our 12 favorites

It's tough choosing the perfect third-party keyboard app for your iPhone, so we've rounded up the top performers for functionality, customization, and fun.
Android 14 logo on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

When is my phone getting Android 14? Here’s everything we know

Android 14 starting rolling out in the final months of 2023. But when is your phone getting Android 14? Here's everything you need to know.
A selection of widgets on an iPhone home screen.

I found 16 new widgets for iOS 17 that you have to try

One of the best features of iOS 17 is interactive widgets, and I've already found 16 apps that use the new widgets incredibly well.
OnePlus Watch 2 against the Galaxy Watch 6.

OnePlus Watch 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Watch 6: a close call

The new OnePlus Watch 2 is an impressive second smartwatch attempt by the enthusiast brand, but is it enough to unseat Samsung's Galaxy Watch 6?
An iPhone with the YouTube Music app on it.

Spotify vs. YouTube Music: so alike, but which is best for you?

With similar libraries, as well as near-identical music quality and pricing, can YouTube Music stand up to Spotify's stalwart UI and excellent music discovery?
The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max's camera module.

Does the iPhone 15 have an overheating problem? Here’s what we know

Do the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro have an overheating problem? Here's everything we know about the issue.
A person wearing the Apple Watch Series 9, showing the Snoopy watch face

Why you shouldn’t buy these 5 Apple Watch Series 9 alternatives

The Apple Watch Series 9 is the best smartwatch for your iPhone. Here's why you should buy it instead of these other wearables.
RedMagic 9 Pro back with built-in lights on.

I used a gaming smartphone for a week. Here’s how it surprised me

Gaming phones are known for over-the-top designs, powerful performance, and underwhelming cameras. I used the RedMagic 9 Pro to find out if it's any different.
Smart Stack on the Apple Watch Series 9.

Apple may have delayed a critical Apple Watch upgrade

Apple has reportedly killed in-house development efforts for of next-gen microLED panels that would've offered a huge quality leap for the Apple Watch.
Apple MacBook Air M1 open, on a table.

Best Apple deals: Save on AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook

For those who are looking for Apple deals, check out the discounts that we've found on various models of the AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook, and more.
The Moto G Power 5G (2024) laying on a shelf, with its screen turned on.

The best Moto G Power 5G (2024) cases: 7 great choices

Your new Moto G Power 5G (2024) will be even better and more protected with a case. Here are the best ones you can buy right now.
The Android 15 logo on a smartphone.

Android 15 has two hidden features you’re going to love

Google will reveal all about Android 15 at in May. But it has already shipped two notable features in the developer preview that I can't praise enough.
A person holding the Xiaomi 14 Ultra.

I just got one of 2024’s most interesting phones. Here are 5 things I can’t wait to try

I'm reviewing the Xiaomi 14 Ultra, one of the most interesting phones to come out this year, and these are the five things I can't wait to try with it.
Tile Pro attached to keys.

Get up to 23% off Tile trackers during Amazon’s Big Spring sale

Amazon has some great discounts on Tile trackers with plenty to be saved on key models which will keep your devices safe.
iPhone 15 Pro display with iPhone 15 Pro Max in background.

Your iPhone just got a new iOS update, and you should download it right now

If you have an iPhone with iOS 17 on it, you should go download the software update right now.
The backs of Apple's iPad Air and iPad Pro, with the tablets place on a table.

You may have to wait a while longer for new iPads

You might be waiting even longer for a new iPad Air or iPad Pro. Though once rumored to get a March release date, the new iPads might not be here until April.
Android 15 logo on a Google Pixel 8.

A new Android 15 update just launched. Here’s everything that’s new

The next big Android 15 update — Developer Preview 2 — has landed. Here's a look at all of the biggest new features.
Renders of the Samsung Galaxy S24 and Galaxy A55 next to each other.

Can this cheap Samsung phone beat the Galaxy S24? We found out

Two of Samsung's 2024 smartphones — the Galaxy S24 and Galaxy A55 — are simultaneously similar to and different from each other. Here's which one to buy.
The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max and iPhone 14 Pro seen from the back.

The DOJ has sued Apple over the iPhone. Here’s what it means for you

The United States Department of Justice has sued Apple over running the iPhone as a monopoly. But what does that mean for you? Here's what you need to know.
Two Samsung Galaxy S24 units standing upright next to each other.

Amazon’s Big Spring Sale: Save on Galaxy S24, Fold 5 and more

Amazon's Big Spring Sale has slashed the prices of Samsung Galaxy smartphones. If you want to get any of these Android phones for cheap, make your purchase now.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 (left) and Galaxy Z Fold 5 rear panels.

Should you buy the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 or wait for the Z Fold 6?

If you want a foldable phone, then Samsung is a great option. But should you get the Galaxy Z Fold 5 now, or wait for the Z Fold 6? We have the answer.
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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