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The 4 best Whoop alternatives in 2024

Whoop is an extremely popular fitness tracker, but there are a lot of Whoop alternatives out there and we've made our selections for what we feel are the best.
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Samsung Galaxy S24 review: a smart little upgrade

The Samsung Galaxy S24 is the smallest of the new S24 lineup. But there's a lot to like about the most compact Galaxy S24 model. Here's our full review.
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The 5 best Magic Keyboard alternatives for iPad in 2024

The Apple Magic Keyboard for the iPad is expensive, so we've rounded up the best Magic Keyboard alternatives that you can buy right now, based on your needs.
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This awful Galaxy S24 feature is everything that’s bad about AI

This AI feature on the Galaxy S24 is supposed to make your messages sound more casual or professional, but it makes sound ridiculous instead.
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The Amazon app on your phone just got a cool AI feature

A new tool is coming to the Amazon app on your smartphone: an AI chatbot called Rufus. Here's a look at what it can do.
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What is Amazon Music: everything you need to know

Don't overlook Amazon Music; it boasts a 100 million-song library, hi-res music, spatial audio, and plans to suit a wide range of users.
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The best tablets in 2024: top 11 tablets you can buy now

Here are our picks for the best tablets in every category, so you can find the right one to fit your needs.
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The 5 best Kindle alternatives in 2024

The Amazon Kindle e-book reader lineup is popular but not for everyone, so we've rounded up what we feel are the best Kindle alternatives.
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Nothing just confirmed its next Android phone is coming soon

Nothing just confirmed that its next smartphone — the Nothing Phone 2a — is launching soon. Here's what we know.
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This Android phone has a camera unlike any I’ve used before

Most phone cameras have a decent portrait mode, but the Vivo X100 with Zeiss lenses takes exceptional night portraits unlike any phone you might have used
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I’m a lifelong iPhone user. Here’s what I think about the Samsung Galaxy S24

I'm a lifelong iPhone user and prefer Apple smartphones over other options. But I have a lot of thoughts on Samsung's Galaxy S24 series.
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The 5 best Apple Pencil alternatives in 2024

For the best Apple Pencil alternatives for your iPad, you should check out our recommendations here that range from budget-friendly tools to premium devices.
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Spigen to Nomad: The 10 best iPhone case brands in 2024

We've tracked down all the best iPhone case brands around right now with a design and style for every occasion.
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How to turn off the camera sound on an iPhone

There are 3 ways to turn off your iPhone's camera sound: turning on Live Photo, flipping the mute switch, or turning down your phone's volume.
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How to track an Android phone (or other device)

Need to learn how to track your Android smartphone or other mobile device? Here are three great options, each of which can help you pinpoint your device.
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How to sync your Outlook Calendar with your Google Calendar

If you enter appointments into Google Calendar, there's a way to sync that data to Outlook. Here's how, plus we provide steps to sync Outlook with Google.
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How to sync your Outlook calendar with an iPhone

Syncing your Outlook calendar with you iPhone is easier than you think. Follow this step by step process to get up and running.
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Ends tonight: Get 3 months of Mint Mobile for just $15

Hurry! Mint Mobile is having a flash sale for new members. Every plan is down to $15 per month for three months.
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Samsung’s new Fitbit killer just leaked, and it looks impressive

A new leak suggests a Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 is coming — and it looks really good. Here's everything we know.
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This is the first thing you need to do when you get your Galaxy S24

If you're getting a Samsung Galaxy S24, congrats! But before you start using your new phone too much, there's one thing you absolutely need to do.
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Your Oura Ring is getting a major new health feature

Do you find yourself getting stressed out often? If so, you may be interested in a new feature rolling out now to the Oura Ring.
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How to block text messages on iPhone and Android

A smartphone keeps you in contact with the rest of the world, but not all text messages are desirable. Here's how to block text messages on iPhone and Android.
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The best websites to download audiobooks for free in 2024

Audiobooks make catching up on lengthy stories pretty easy. But they can be expensive. So we've rounded up the best websites to download audiobooks for free.
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How to take a screenshot on an iPad (any generation)

Here, we investigate how to take a screenshot on an iPad, including with the Apple Pencil and Accessibility modes, and annotate and edit your screen grabs.
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How to download movies and shows from Prime Video

Prime Video lets you download content so you can watch it later. Here' how to download movies and shows from Amazon Prime Video.
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How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

Did you delete text messages on your iPhone that you need to retrieve? Here are a few easy ways to get them back!
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How to record phone calls on your Android phone

We've put together a guide to show you precisely how to record a phone call in Android using Google Voice or an external recording device.
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This Samsung tablet is back under $100 — but for how long?

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, featuring expandable storage of up to 1TB and an 8.7-inch touchscreen, is down to just $99 from Walmart after a $60 discount.
The back of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, resting against a post.

You won’t believe how I improved my phone’s battery life

No, really, you aren't going to believe how I improved my phone's battery life because it's so obvious. Except, what I did is not the whole story at all.
The back of the iPad Air 5.

Apple iPad Air is back down to its Black Friday price

The Wi-Fi, 64GB model of the fifth-generation Apple iPad Air is back down to its Black Friday and Cyber Monday price of $450, following Walmart's $150 discount.
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iPhone owner? You need to get this accessory while it’s 50% off

Amazon has a great deal on the reliable Anker Magnetic Charger which means you won't have to worry about running out juice so soon.
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The iPhone 16 might be in trouble

We're still a few months away from seeing the iPhone 16, but a new report about the upcoming phone doesn't sound promising.
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Apple is updating one of the oldest apps on your iPhone

Apple has updated one of its original iPhone apps, the Clock app, in the first iOS 17.4 beta. Here's what's new.
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iOS 18 may be a giant iPhone update. Here are 6 things it needs

We're hearing that iOS 18 could be one of the biggest updates in iPhone history. Here's what we're hoping to see in this year's iOS update.
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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