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iPad Pro.

Apple finally fixed my biggest issue with the iPad Pro

Apple finally updated the iPad Air and iPad Pro lines, and fixed a glaring problem that I've had with the Pro models for years.
An official photo of the 2024 iPad Air.

Apple made an outrageous change to its new iPads

Apple's new iPads are here, but these new devices are breaking a long-standing tradition.
Promo image for the Google Pixel 8a, showing renders of the phone in all four colors.

The 10 most important things to know about the Google Pixel 8a

Google has just announced the Google Pixel 8a. Here are the most important things about it that you need to know.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

How to fix iMessage activation errors on your iPhone

Are you having activation errors with iMessage on your iPhone? Here are some fixes for the problem.
OnePlus Open in hand.

Six months later, is the OnePlus Open still worth it? I found out

It's been about six months since the OnePlus Open hit the market. Is OnePlus' first foldable still worth it? I revisited the phone to find out.
Mophie Juice Pack for iPhone 15 Pro.

One of the most iconic iPhone accessories is back — and it’s great

The Mophie Juice Pack used to be an accessory that you would see everywhere, but then it vanished. Now it's back for the iPhone 15 series.
A Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus laying on concrete.

5 phones you should buy instead of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus is a great Android phone — but so are these five alternatives.
Samsung Galaxy S24 (left) and Google Pixel 8 in hand.

5 ways the Samsung Galaxy S24 beats the Google Pixel 8

Thinking of buying either a Google Pixel 8 or a Samsung Galaxy S24? Here are a few reasons why the Galaxy S24 is the better choice.
TikTok logo on an iPhone.

Worried about the TikTok ban? Here are 5 TikTok alternatives you should use

Though TikTok isn't banned quite yet, it may be soon. Here are some alternatives worth checking out.
OnePlus Pad with official Stylo pencil stylus on a wooden table.

The best Android tablets in 2024: the 11 best ones you can buy

Picking the right Android tablet can be difficult. We've rounded up all of the best Android tablets available now so you can find the one that's right for you.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and Google Pixel 8 Pro.

I compared Google and Samsung’s AI photo-editing tools. It’s not even close

Google and Samsung both have their own versions of an object removal tool. But which one works better? We found out.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

How to schedule a text message on your iPhone

Your iPhone is capable of seemingly endless taks — but can it schedule a text message to be sent at a later time? Yes, but there's a catch.
OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact Edition in hand.

The OnePlus 12R is still one of 2024’s best smartphone deals

We're a couple of months removed from the OnePlus 12R's release. Is it still as good as it was back in February? I revisited the phone to find out.
The backs of Apple's iPad Air and iPad Pro, with the tablets place on a table.

The best iPads in 2024: the 5 best ones you should buy

You've decided you want to buy an iPad, but do you know which is the iPad for you? We run through the best iPads available right now in different categories.
Nomad Glow 2.0 Sport Case and Apple Watch Sport Band in daylight.

Nomad’s new iPhone case and Apple Watch band may be its coolest yet

Your Apple Watch and iPhone are fine on their own. But what if they also glowed in the dark? Thanks to Nomad's new Glow 2.0 accessories, now they can.
A green iPhone 15 on a green bench.

5 phones you should buy instead of the iPhone 15

Thinking about buying the iPhone 15? Wait! Here are five other alternatives you should consider instead.
Holding the Samsung Galaxy S23 with the display turned on.

Samsung has a new (and cheaper) way to buy the Galaxy S23

If you need a new phone, the Galaxy S23 is still a great choice, And now, you can save even more money with Samsung's Certified Re-Newed program.
The Motorola Edge Plus 2023 lying next to the Galaxy S23 Ultra and iPhone 14 Pro.

How to find your lost phone (tips for iPhone and Android)

We show you how to locate your lost or stolen iPhone or Android smartphone using a variety of apps and services, plus tips for finding older phones.
Genshin Impact Edition OnePlus 12R (left) and Flowy Emerald OnePlus 12.

I did a OnePlus 12 vs. OnePlus 12R camera test, and there’s a big difference

The OnePlus 12R is a more affordable option than the OnePlus 12, but with slightly lesser specs and no Hasselblad. Does that really matter though? We find out.
Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pro with Chopper and BD-1 droids around it.

Why you should buy the iPhone 15 Pro instead of the iPhone 15 Pro Max

Just because the iPhone 15 Pro Max is the biggest and best from Apple doesn't mean it's a fit for everyone. Here's why I prefer the iPhone 15 Pro.
The Apple iPhone SE (2022) and Apple iPhone SE (2020) together.

iPhone SE 4: news, rumored price, release date, and more

The iPhone SE is a great option for those who want an iPhone on a budget. But what's coming next for the iPhone SE? Here's everything we know.
OnePlus 12 Flowy Emerald held in hand.

OnePlus 12 review: the new Android phone to beat in 2024

The OnePlus 12 is here to kick things off for the new year of smartphone releases. Is it worth the $800? Let's find out.
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus's gallery app.

There’s a big problem with the iPhone’s Photos app

Google is making its best photo-editing tools available on all smartphones. But in doing so, it also shines a light on just how stale Apple Photos has become.
iMessage on an iPhone 14 Pro Max, plus iMessage on an Android phone using the Beeper app.

How to use iMessage on an Android phone or tablet

Apple may never put iMessage on Android, but that doesn't mean it's impossible. Here's how you can chat away on iMessage on an Android phone right now.
Google Pixel 7a in Snow in hand.

Whatever you do, don’t buy the Google Pixel 7a right now

It's been almost a year since the Pixel 7a came out, and we have the Pixel 8a just over the horizon. Is the Pixel 7a any good in 2024?
A render of the front of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024.

Samsung’s newest Android tablet is a perfect iPad alternative

Looking for a cheap Android tablet that can compete head-to-head with Apple's cheapest iPad? Samsung now has a new option for your consideration.
The Home Screen on the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

This one thing could make iOS 18 the best iPhone update in years

There's a lot to look forward to with iOS 18. But more than anything, I'm hoping for a huge design overhaul.
Samsung Galaxy S24 in Marble Gray standing on park bench.

5 phones you should buy instead of the Samsung Galaxy S24

Are you thinking about picking up a Samsung Galaxy S24? Stop! Consider getting these alternatives instead.
Blue Titanium (left) and Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pros on a green park bench.

iPhone 15 Pro review: smaller, but still mighty

The iPhone 15 Pro may look like the lesser model compared to its larger sibling, but there is still plenty to love — especially if you prefer smaller phones.
The home screen on the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

The 7 biggest features we expect to see in iOS 18

We're just a few months away from the reveal of iOS 18, and it should be a huge update. Here are a few of the biggest features we expect to see.
Blue Titanium iPhone 15 Pro in hand.

I’ve had the iPhone 15 Pro for six months. Here’s why it’s still amazing

The iPhone 15 Pro came out six months ago, but it's still one of my favorite phones to use daily in 2024. Here's why.
Samsung Galaxy S24 showing Circle to Search.

How to use Circle to Search on your Android phone

Circle to Search is one of the coolest new features on Android phones. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S24 or Google Pixel 8, here's how to use it.
Google Pixel 8 in white and pink.

Google is going to change Pixel phones forever, and I can’t wait

There are a lot of big changes coming to the Pixel lineup this year. And you know what? I can't wait to see what Google has in store.
Purple iPhone 14 (left) and a green iPhone 15 in hand.

10 reasons you should buy an iPhone in 2024

We all know the Apple iPhone is great. But when you get down to it, why should you really buy an iPhone in 2024? Here are a few reasons.