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Ajay Kumar

Ajay Kumar

Freelance Writer, Mobile

Ajay has worked in tech journalism for more than a decade as a reporter, analyst, and editor. He's currently a contributor to Digital Trends, PCMag,, Bob Vila, and other publications. He got his start in consumer tech, reviewing hundreds of smartphones and tablets at PCMag as a Mobile Analyst and breaking the hottest Android news at Newsweek as a tech reporter. Previously, he was Section Editor, Mobile at Digital Trends, where he spearheaded his team's coverage of breaking news, features, reviews, roundups, deals, and more. He also worked at Lifewire as a Tech Commerce Editor, putting together tested best-of lists and assigning product reviews.

In his most recent roles, he’s worked in content marketing for a B2B SaaS company and as a PR at an AI startup. As an avid tech enthusiast and traveler, Ajay loves tinkering with the gaming PC he built, adding new smart home devices to his apartment, and scoping out ancient ruins in new countries.


A person holding the Huawei Pura 70 Ultra.

One of this year’s most promising smartphones may have been delayed

The promising Huawei Mate 70 has been delayed to late this year. Here's what's going on.
Nubia Z60 Ultra Leading Version models.

A new Android phone just gave the Galaxy S24 Ultra some tough competition

ZTE's sub-brand Nubia is taking a shot across the bow at Samsung with its new Z60 Ultra Leading Version, which offers flagship specs at a reasonable price.
The back of a Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max.

We just learned a lot about the iPhone 17. Here’s what you need to know

The iPhone 17 won't be out until next year, but it may have just gotten a substantial leak. Here's what we've learned.
Google messages versus samsung messages app icons side by side on Galaxy Z Fold 5.

A popular Samsung app is missing from the Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Flip 6

If you've gotten your hands on the Fold 6 or Flip 6, you may have noticed a popular app missing. Here's why.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold6 partially open, showing the Cover Screen.

Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 waterproof?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 is officially out after the Unpacked event in Paris. Find out if it's waterproof or not.
Z Fold 6 from the back

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 have a headphone jack?

The Galaxy Z Fold 6 is officially out, but before pulling the trigger, you might be wondering if it has a headphone jack. Here's the scoop.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra in black with an orange strap.

Does the Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra work with the iPhone?

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra is official, and it may be the best new smartwatch for Android users. But what about if you own an iPhone?
Apps on the Motorola Razr Plus.

Two of 2023’s best Motorola phones are finally getting Android 14

Motorola is pretty slow at rolling out software updates. Thankfully, two of the company's best phones from 2023 are now finally receiving Android 14.
The Nike Globe watch face on the Apple Watch Series 9.

The Apple Watch Series 10 might be in trouble

The Apple Watch Series 10 is rumored to get some decent upgrades, but it might also be missing out on some big features. Here's what's going on.
Motorola Razr Plus 2024 in green lying on a table.

Does the Motorola Razr 2024 have wireless charging?

The Motorola Razr 2024 and Razr Plus 2024 are two new foldables from Motorola, but do they have wireless charging? Here's the scoop.
A person folding up the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.

Samsung’s next folding phones will copy this clever Pixel Fold feature

Samsung's upcoming foldables may copy a very useful feature from the Pixel Fold. Here's what to expect.
The Z Fold 5 being half folded.

The Galaxy Z Fold 6 may have some unexpected competition

Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 6 is right around the corner, but the company may have some unexpected competition from Xiaomi in the foldable market.
Green iPhone 15 showing home screen.

The iPhone 16 might be a bigger upgrade than we thought

The iPhone 16 series may have some big changes in terms of processor across the entire lineup. Here's what Apple might be up to.
A Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus laying on concrete.

Is Samsung going to kill the Galaxy S25 Plus?

A recent rumor suggests that Samsung may make one huge change to the upcoming Galaxy S25 series by eliminating a model. Here's what the claim is based on.
OnePlus 12 Glacial White color held in hand against its red box.

The OnePlus 13 may one-up the Galaxy S24 and iPhone 15. Here’s how

The latest OnePlus 13 leak has revealed some key specs and features that may outdo the Galaxy S24 and iPhone 15. Here's what we know.
Showing the Home Screen on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Here’s what Google’s AI features for the Pixel 9 will look like

The Google Pixel 9 is going to come loaded with AI features. Here's what we know so far about what's on the device.
how to reset an iPhone

Did you have an iPhone 7? Apple may still owe you money

Owners of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus now have an extended deadline for claiming money from a class action lawsuit. Here's how to see if you qualify.
Taking a blood pressure measurement on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic.

Powerful health features may be coming soon to Samsung smartwatches

Future and existing Samsung smartwatches may be getting a lot of new health features soon. Here's a preview of what's coming.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

The Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra could get a surprisingly big redesign

Early rumors from a reliable tipster suggest a major design change upcoming for the Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra. Here's what could be new.
Android logo on a smartphone.

Android updates are about to get a lot easier

Android updates may get easier as soon as this year as Qualcomm prepares to announce code optimization to help reduce software fragmentation.
A close-up photo of the rear cameras on the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus.

Samsung may have just revealed a key Galaxy S25 detail

Samsung may have already tipped its hand with the camera capabilities of the Galaxy S25. Here's what we know.
Fold 6 grip and kickstand official case

Here’s another great look at the Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6

The Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 have gotten yet another leak, showing a clear look at the upcoming devices and their official cases.
Someone holding the Honor 200 Pro.

This smartphone company is doing something incredible to stop deepfakes

Honor is rolling out two new AI features to its smartphones, letting you detect deepfakes more easily and helping protect you from myopia.
Verizon banner splashed across iPhone screen.

Verizon has gotten into some legal trouble

Verizon is facing a fine and other consequences from the FCC for a 911 outage in 2022. Here are all of the details.
Someone holding the Rabbit R1 outside.

You may want to stop using the Rabbit R1

As if its sales weren't bad enough, the Rabbit R1 has now faced a data security issue that has exposed API keys for critical services.
Two iPhones showing a comparison between Google Maps and Apple Maps.

iOS 18 is about to make Apple Maps better than ever

Apple Maps is finally getting a vital "Search Here" button that should be a huge quality-of-life improvement to users. Here's what it does.
Snapchat 2022 year in review recap.

Snapchat is getting critical new security features. Here’s what’s new

Snapchat is finally adding some critical new security features that should help enhance safety for teens and general users. Here's what new.
Windows phone mockup 2024

Here’s what the Windows Phone would look like in 2024 if Microsoft had never killed it

There's no Window Phone in 2024, but what if there was? A fascinating set of mock-ups show what these Microsoft devices might have looked like.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 Ultra with a square dial leaked render.

The Galaxy Watch Ultra may have one of the best smartwatch displays ever

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra's screen may be the best smartwatch display ever if the latest rumor is to be believed.
Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra in Titanium Gray in hand.

The Galaxy S25 will fix a big mistake Samsung made with the Galaxy S24

The Samsung Galaxy S25 is still many months away from a potential release, but early rumors suggest that it may fix one big mistake of the S24.
T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert standing in front of a banner that reads Internet Freedom.

T-Mobile just got in big trouble

T-Mobile's price lock for home internet turned out not to be very much of a price lock at all, landing the company into hot water with the BBB.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Should we be worried about the Google Pixel 9?

The Google Pixel 9 and Pixel 9 Pro XL have had benchmarks leak on Geekbench. Simply put, the results are slightly disappointing.
TikTok logo on an iPhone.

TikTok is about to change forever

TikTok is introducing AI-generated digital avatars for creators and brands to use. Here's how it's going to change things.
Two iPhones running iOS 18.

Will my iPhone get iOS 18? Here’s every supported model

With iOS 18 now official at WWDC 2024, you might be wondering if your iPhone will get it. Check the list to find out if it's compatible.