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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.
A user dresses up their character in Miitomo.

We already had the perfect Twitter alternative. It was Nintendo’s Miitomo

We already had the perfect Twitter alternative. It was Nintendo’s Miitomo

With social media in disarray, Nintendo's ill-fated Miitomo app now feels like a lost paradise.
Two Spartans side by side in Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

Halo Infinite's Winter Update brought Forge, co-op, and more to the game this month. Those changes are already having a big impact.
young woman playing video games on a PC

Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Clinical psychologist and video game designer Dr. Kelli Dunlap shares how to reap the mental health benefits of gaming while avoiding the pitfalls.
Twinkly smart lights set up around Christmas tree.

Smart ways to save on your utility bills during the holidays

Smart ways to save on your utility bills during the holidays

Learn how to save a few bucks on your utility bills this holiday season by tweaking your smart home's behavior.
An ape-like Abraham Lincoln statue in the 2001 film Planet of the Apes.

The worst movie endings ever

The worst movie endings ever

Nothing ruins a film experience like a bad ending, and these are among the all-time worst climaxes in cinematic history.
The OLED screen of the Razer Blade 15 on a table.

Why gaming laptops need better displays — not more performance

Why gaming laptops need better displays — not more performance

Gaming laptops continue to get more powerful, but what they actually need are more OLED and mini-LED display options.
Home Alone

Where to stream Home Alone

Where to stream Home Alone

The holiday movie season is officially in full swing. It wouldn't be Christmas without sitting down to watch Home Alone. Find out where to stream it.
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.
Grave shooting his guns in Gungrave GORE.

Gungrave G.O.R.E director wants to bring PS2 simplicity back to modern gaming

Gungrave G.O.R.E director wants to bring PS2 simplicity back to modern gaming

If you think modern action games are too complicated, Gungrave G.O.R.E.'s aims to bring back the simple fun of the PS2 era.
A collage of characters in Star Wars: The Old Republic promo art.

Star Wars’ distant past has potential for Game of Thrones-like drama

Star Wars’ distant past has potential for Game of Thrones-like drama

Star Wars' Andor is currently impressing with its Rebellion-era spy-thriller story, but the Old Republic has the potential for Game of Thrones-esque intrigue.
The red and white YouTube logo on a phone screen. The phone is on a white background.

What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

If you've heard about YouTube's new Ambient Mode feature but are not quite sure what it is or how to enable it, this is the guide for you.
Rick standing outside wearing a CRM jacket in The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead series finale ending explained: We are the ones who live

The Walking Dead series finale ending explained: We are the ones who live

After 11 seasons, The Walking Dead finally came to an end, and many stories wrapped up while new ones prepare to commence via spinoffs.
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.
A player battles Krubis in Light on Life.

High on Life takes surprising design cues from Metroid Prime

High on Life takes surprising design cues from Metroid Prime

We went hands-on with High on Life one last time before its launch and were surprised to find some Metroid DNA in it.
Anime key art for Aoashi featuring the main cast on the field.

5 soccer anime to watch for World Cup 2022

5 soccer anime to watch for World Cup 2022

To capitalize on the global excitement for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, here are a few soccer animesworth streaming on Crunchyroll to get that extra fix.
The Powercolor Radeon RX 6400.

Why I bought one of AMD’s worst GPUs

Why I bought one of AMD’s worst GPUs

The RX 6400 is infamous for its unimpressive performance and high price, but is it really as bad as we all assumed?
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.
The RX 7900 XTX sitting on display.

If AMD’s RX 7900 XTX claims are true, Nvidia could be in big trouble

If AMD’s RX 7900 XTX claims are true, Nvidia could be in big trouble

AMD finally revealed more about the RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT, so we threw the competing RTX 4080 into the test bench to see how it could stack up.
Spider-Man using his spider sense in his Midnight Suns outfit.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns draws inspiration from Persona, Fire Emblem, and Heroclix

Marvel’s Midnight Suns draws inspiration from Persona, Fire Emblem, and Heroclix

According to its designers, Marvel's Midnight Suns draws inspiration from some unexpected games ... including Persona.
David Harbour holds a weapon in front of a sled from a scene in Violent Night.

David Harbour on combining Die Hard and Miracle on 34th Street in Violent Night

David Harbour on combining Die Hard and Miracle on 34th Street in Violent Night

Get ready for Santa to save the day with fists, not presents, in the new black comedy action film Violent Night, starring David Harbour.
Kevin Costner in Yellowstone standing next to a horse.

The best TV shows like Yellowstone

The best TV shows like Yellowstone

Those looking for more great TV shows like Yellowstone should be satisfied with this list, which include such classics as The Sopranos and Justified.
Two men sit down and hold up worms in a scene from All Jacked Up and Full of Worms.

All Jacked Up and Full of Worms director talks psychosis and morality

All Jacked Up and Full of Worms director talks psychosis and morality

In an interview with Digital Trends, writer/director Alex Phillips explains psychosis and morality in his new horror, All Jacked Up and Full of Worms.
The Apple TV 4K standing vertically with the Apple logo showing from the front

Get the most out of your Apple TV 4K (2022) with these tips and tricks

Get the most out of your Apple TV 4K (2022) with these tips and tricks

Apple TV 4K is already awesome right out of the box, but we're here to show you all the ways to get the absolute most out of your 4K streaming device.
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.
A family eats Thanksgiving dinner in The Ice Storm.

The best movies to watch for Thanksgiving

The best movies to watch for Thanksgiving

The best movies to watch for Thanksgiving remind us how fun and fraught the turkey holiday can be.
The cast of 1899 pose for the camera with the sun setting behind them.

The ending of 1899 season 1 explained

The ending of 1899 season 1 explained

1899's season 1 finale delivers several major twists. Here's how the episode simultaneously explains everything that came before it and sets up a second season.
A comparison of a finisher move in Spider-Man Miles Morales.

The one setting that deflates playing Spider-Man Miles Morales on PC

The one setting that deflates playing Spider-Man Miles Morales on PC

Spider-Man Miles Morales is a fantastic PC port, but Nvidia's DLSS Frame Generation feature can sour the experience quite a bit.