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The back of the Xiaomi 13 Pro.

Xiaomi 13 Pro review: a real threat to the Galaxy S23 Ultra

The Xiaomi 13 Pro packs a lovely design, fast performance, and a phenomenal camera system. We talk all about this new S23 Ultra killer in our full review.
Opening the Huawei Watch Buds's top.

Huawei Watch Buds review: I couldn’t live with this flipping expensive gadget

The Huawei Watch Buds are two products in one, with the smartwatch hiding a pair of true wireless earbuds. I've worn them both, but couldn't live with them.
Whoop 4.0 band alongside the Oura Ring.

Whoop 4.0 vs. Oura: Which screenless health tracker should you wear?

Which scree-less health and fitness tracker is best? I've been wearing the Oura Ring and Whoop 4.0 for a long period of time to find out.
The iPhone 14 Pro and Galaxy S23 Ultra's camera modules.

I tested the Galaxy S23 Ultra and iPhone 14 Pro cameras. Only one is a winner

This is what happens when the cameras on two of the best phones you can buy — the Galaxy S23 Ultra and the iPhone 14 Pro — are tested against each other.
Motorola Rizr back.

The Motorola Rizr shows why rollable phones are still a terrible idea

You know that fun rollable Motorola Rizr phone? It's a cool concept for a trade show, but I doubt it'll ever be anything more than that. Here's why.
The Tecno Phantom V Fold's open screen.

The best smartphones at MWC 2023: the 6 coolest ones we saw

What are the best phones announced at MWC 2023? There's no need to wonder, we have the best models all picked out for you here.
Opening the Tecno Phantom V Fold.

Why this unknown folding phone is more exciting than the Z Fold 4

You probably don't know Tecno, but the new Phantom V Fold smartphone is as important to it as the Galaxy Fold was to Samsung. Here's why it's exciting.
People holding the Realme GT3 smartphone.

Meet the Android phone that charges from 0 to 100% battery in under 10 minutes

At MWC 2023, Realme announced the next Realme GT3 will have 240W charging technology that will take the battery from 0% to 100% in under 10 minutes.
The Pixel Watch on a person's wrist.

The Pixel Watch just got an important safety feature it’s been missing for months

The Pixel Watch has gained an important safety feature. Fall Detection has been added, so the smartwatch knows if you have a bad fall and can call for help.
A person opening the Honor Magic Vs.

Using the Honor Magic Vs again made me concerned about this Z Fold 4 competitor

After seeing the Honor Magic Vs for the first time last year, it's back and we've tried the software and camera. Here's what's going on with the new foldable.
The Honor Magic5 Pro in Meadow Green.

The new Honor Magic 5 Pro smartphone has a truly unusual design

Honor launched the Honor Magic 5 Pro phone at MWC 2023, with its unusual design and exciting camera. This is what you need to know about it.
The Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro worn on a person's wrist.

Xiaomi’s latest smartwatch puts the Pixel Watch to shame in a big way

Xiaomi has gone for luxury materials to make the new Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro stand out. Does it work? I wore it for a few days to put it to the test.
The Xiaomi 13 Pro held in a person's hand.

A new Android phone with a crazy camera might crush the Galaxy S23

The Xiaomi 13 Pro needs to be special to tempt people away from the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. We've tried it out to see if it can, and liked what we found.
The open Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro case, showing the earbud placement.

Shiny Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro come inside their own Space Capsule

Xiaomi's new Buds 4 Pro true wireless earbuds come in a very shiny, very unusual case the company calls a Space Capsule. Here's more on what you'll find inside.
The Nokia G22 broken down into its component parts.

Why Nokia made an Android phone it wants you to tear apart

The Nokia G22 has been made so it's fast, easy, and cheap to change a broken screen or dead battery — unlike most other phones available today.
The USB-C port on the Samsung Galaxy S23.

Does the Samsung Galaxy S23 come with a charger? Know this before you buy

Do any of the Samsung Galaxy S23 phones come with a charger in the box? Here's what you need to know, so you're fully prepared when you unwrap your new phone.
A person holding the Galaxy S23 Ultra and taking a photograph.

I can’t believe no one is talking about this Galaxy S23 Ultra camera feature

I take a lot of photos, but not much video. I challenged myself to concentrate on shooting video with the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, and this is what happened.
The opening screen for the Bullitt Satellite Messenger app on the Cat S75 phone.

How two companies are using satellites to change how you text

Two companies are tackling satellite communication technology, making it more useful and more accessible, and putting it on a smartphone. This is how it works.
The back of the Cat S75 phone, covered in dust.

This new Android phone is unbelievably tough — and it talks to satellites

This incredible (and incredibly tough) phone lets you send SMS messages and call for emergency assistance even when there's no cellular service.
The Motorola Defy Satellite Link dongle being used with a smartphone.

This cool gadget adds emergency satellite messaging to any smartphone

This cool Bluetooth gadget adds satellite connectivity to your Android or iOS phone, so you can call for help in an emergency, even without a cell signal.
The Samsung Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra all next to each other.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S23 waterproof? What the IP rating means

We know water usually doesn't play well with smartphones, but are the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra waterproof? Let's take a closer look.
The OnePlus 11 and Pixel 7's camera modules.

Can the OnePlus 11 beat the Pixel 7 in a tough camera test? I found out

The OnePlus 11's camera takes great photos, but can it take on the always-excellent Google Pixel 7? We find out in a tough camera test.
The OnePlus 11's screen.

How I learned to love the OnePlus 11’s controversial software

For a while, it looked like OnePlus had ruined OxygenOS. But after using OxygenOS 13 on the OnePlus 11, I've been converted. Here's what changed.
The open Oppo Find N2 Flip alongside the open Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4.

Oppo Find N2 Flip vs. Galaxy Z Flip 4: things just got interesting

You want a compact folding smartphone, but can't decide between the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Oppo Find N2 Flip? We've got the answer.
The Whoop 4.0 on a person's wrist.

Whoop 4.0 review: more whimper than whoop

The Whoop 4.0 isn't a smartwatch or a Fitbit; it's something quite different, right down to the way you pay to own it. Is it a better device for it?
A render of the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 smartphone processor.

The new MediaTek Dimensity 7200 brings high-end tech to midrange phones

MediaTek has launched the midrange Dimensity 7200 processor, which uses techniques and technology taken from its flagship Dimensity 9200 processor.
Opening the folded Oppo Find N2 Flip.

Oppo Find N2 Flip review: is this important flip phone a big flop?

The Oppo Find N2 Flip is a seriously important phone release, as it's prepared to take on the might of Samsung. We find out if it can succeed.
Person using the Huawei Watch Buds, with the smartwatch open on the wrist.

You’ve never seen a smartwatch like the new Huawei Watch Buds

Think this is an ordinary smartwatch? You couldn't be more wrong, because the screen flips up to reveal a pair of true wireless earbuds inside. Yes, really.
The OnePlus 11 and OnePlus 10 Pro camera modules.

This OnePlus 11 camera test really shouldn’t have been so close

The OnePlus 11's biggest rival when it comes to the camera is arguably the OnePlus 10 Pro. Can the latest phone beat the old model in a tough camera test?
The G-Shock Poison Dart Frog Frogman worn on a person's wrist.

G-Shock’s latest watch turned my wrist into a poisonous frog

G-Shock's latest connected Frogman watch is styled after a poisonous frog, but don't let that put you off. We wore it, and loved it.
The back of the Realme X Coca-Cola phone.

The Coca-Cola phone is a real thing, and it’s absolutely stunning

We take a close look at one of the most lovingly created special edition phones we've seen yet: The Realme X Coca-Cola phone, based on the Realme 10 Pro.
The Android 14 logo.

The first Android 14 preview is here, and these are its 3 biggest changes

Google has released the first Developer Preview of Android 14, giving us a hint of key changes in the software. Just don't install it on your phone yet.
The back of the OnePlus 11 against some ice.

Is the OnePlus 11 waterproof, and does it have an IP rating?

About to buy the OnePlus 11? You probably want to know if it's water resistant, and how durable the phone will be, right? We've got the answers here.
The OnePlus 11's camera module.

The OnePlus 11 totally changed my mind about OnePlus phones

The OnePlus 10T was so bad it almost killed OnePlus for me, but I'm so pleased to say the OnePlus 11 has changed all that. This is why OnePlus is back.