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Corey Gaskin

Corey Gaskin

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Corey’s technological obsession started as a teenager, lusting after the brand-new LG VX8300 flip phone. This led him to work for the likes of Microsoft, XDA-developers, Phone Arena, and now, Digital Trends – where he happily exercises (most of) his tech demons through immersion therapy and writing.

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Apple WatchOS 6 tips and tricks

WatchOS 6 delivered some great new features and various health-related enhancements. We found the best tips and tricks to help you master your Apple Watch.
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The best Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus cases and covers

Can't get enough of big phones? The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is absolutely up your alley. But it's still fragile. Protect it with the best Galaxy S10 Plus cases.
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The best iPhone 11 Pro cases and covers

With a powerful processor and triple-camera setup, the iPhone 11 Pro is the perfect compact smartphone. Here are the best iPhone 11 Pro cases to keep it safe.
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The best Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus tips and tricks

Whether you want to work or play, here are the 10 best tips and tricks to get the most out of your new feature-packed Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus.
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Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL tips: How to set up your new phone

Here's our selection of the most useful Pixel 4 and 4 XL tips and tricks. We have everything, from turning on dark mode to identifying songs playing around you.
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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro: Key settings you need to change

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro pack tons of new features, but right out the box there are some things that need to change. We've rounded up the very best.
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Master your LG G8 ThinQ with these handy tips and tricks

The LG G8 ThinQ launched in 2019 with more than a few cutting-edge features. Here's how to get your money's worth with the best LG G8 ThinQ tips and tricks.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review: Five months later, brains match brawn

It's almost everything you could ask for in a high-end Android phone, at least in theory. Have software patches fixed the camera system's bugs?
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TCL rollable and tri-fold concept phones hands-on: Exciting and worrying

They're unique, funky, and have a lot to prove. The rollable concept unfurls its screen like a scroll with a motorized mechanism, going from 6.75 inches to 7.5.
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Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review

Samsung’s horizontal foldable the Galaxy Z Flip is here. It's flashy, solid, and doesn't skimp on much. It has us asking one question: Motorola Razr who?
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Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus hands-on: Great cameras on budget phones

Motorola's latest G series, which includes the Moto G Power & Moto G Stylus, brings multi-day battery life, versatile triple-cameras, and a price under $300. We took them for a quick spin to see if Motorola remains the leader among budget Android devices.
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America’s sex ed sucks. Sex tech is trying to fill the void

American sex ed sucks. Each state has varied requirements -- some have none at all -- and many avoids topics like consent, healthy relationships, and pleasure.
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite hands-on: They’re a little strange

Samsung's taking a crack at the affordable flagship market with the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite. Slightly toned-down remixes of two fan-favorite flagships from 2018, these phones pack fairly large batteries, triple cameras, and punchy AMOLED displays. But can they compete with OnePlus and the iPhone 11?
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Don’t hold your breath for more foldable phones at CES 2020

It's been quite the year for the foldable phone between the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Motorola Razr. Coupled with 5G, 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting one for mobile technology and innovation -- just don't expect any of that at CES. The show is huge -- but it’s never been a very important expo for mobile phones.
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Fossil Gen 5 review: Style overcomes the flaws of Wear OS

Google’s Wear OS watches have a hard time distinguishing themselves. Some poke their head above the status quo with value, looks, or performance. In the case of the Fossil Gen 5, it’s the looks and smooth performance. I still can’t help but feel that Google is letting companies like Fossil down.
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iPhone 11 Pro review: The best camera on the best phone

The iPhone 11 Pro is the best phone money can buy right now. A beefier battery and new triple-camera system with Night mode set the bar for smartphone cameras, and help put the 11 Pro at the top of the pack. But Google's Pixel 4 is right around the corner, and it could steal the camera throne back.
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What is Deep Fusion? How it works, and what photos look like without it

Apple’s Deep Fusion camera feature made a lot of buzz before its official release in iOS 13.2. Now that it’s live, we’re taking a deeper look at what’s being fused, and how. The process is impressively quick, but how much can it really improve a photo? We broke it down and snapped some comparisons so you don't have to.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: A bite out of Apple

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 rounds out Samsung's watch lineup well, offering Android users the essential functionalities and price of an Apple Watch Sport. Adding ECG, LTE, and some new third-party app integrations, its biggest competitors are its own Galaxy Watch siblings and its predecessor.
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Fitbit Versa 2 review: The subscription smartwatch

The Fitbit Versa 2 is in a strange place. It delivers multi-day battery life, and priced at $200 it offers almost any feature a Google Wear OS smartwatch might. But it bumps right up against pricing on the Apple Watch Series 3. Where it should set itself apart -- fitness -- it comes up short.

This Killer Samsung Cyber Monday deal takes $400 off the Galaxy Note 10

OK, this has to be one of our favorite deals for smartphones this Cyber Monday. Samsung's latest Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are two of the best phones you can get in 2019. These have triple- and quadruple-camera setups, respectively, and some of the sharpest looks we've ever seen. Grab it now, while you can.
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Motorola Razr hands-on review: A $1,500 blast from the past

Motorola has revived the Razr namesake, and with it brought us a modern smartphone packing a gorgeous foldable screen. It's a splash of something new while still evoking the nostalgic look and feel of a phone you can slam shut. But for all this beauty and wonder, there is a cost.
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What does Sprint and T-Mobile’s merger mean for you? We asked the experts

T-Mobile's $26-billion merger with Sprint is said to bring consumers 5G quicker and in more places, particularly rural America, according to proponents. Detractors worry that one less carrier means higher prices and less viable options. Here's what you can actually expect
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Pixel 4’s Live Caption feature will come to the Pixel 3 line by year’s end

If you’re deaf, hard of hearing, or simply in a situation where you can’t listen to audio, Google’s Live Caption can help. Providing captions for videos and audio messages, Live Caption launched with Pixel 4 and is coming to the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL by the end of 2019.
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Samsung to add a Galaxy Note 10 Lite and Galaxy S10 Lite to its lineup

Details on the new Galaxy Note 10 and S10 are lite but a less expensive Note device would be a first. Reported specs on the Galaxy S10 Lite point to it taking after Samsung's A-series phones more than the Galaxy S series. Consequently, it could face some stiff competition in the $500 to $600 range.
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The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour Edition is now available

Samsung and Under Armour have announced the new Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour Edition. Able to connect with Under Armour's HOVR series of connected running shoes, Samsung's watch is the first wearable to be able to bring this real-time analysis of form, cadence, pace, and stride to your wrist.
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Apple’s AR headset tipped for 2020, following iPhone SE 2 and new iPad Pros

Prolific Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo sees the iPhone SE 2 and Apple's AR headset in our not-so-distant future. Both have been subject to years of rumors and anticipation, but Kuo finally offers details on the hardware of these two devices, as well as a release timeframe in Q1 and Q2 of 2020, respectively.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs. Google Pixel 3 XL: Double the price, more value?

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus and Google's Pixel 3 XL are the two biggest and baddest phones that Android has to offer, but the Pixel costs less than half the price of the Note. Does doubling the cost actually double your value? We pit the two against each other to find out.
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How Endel and Toro y Moi are shaping the future of music and digital wellness

Playlists to focus, sleep, and relax are booming on streaming platforms. Similarly, a host of smart home products aim to affect your wellbeing in similar ways. Endel has a vision to unify these in a way that's always unique to you. Companies like Apple and Warner Music, as well as Toro y Moi see it too.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6: Everything you need to know

Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Tab S6 brings Android tablet fans closer to using Android as their sole OS for work and play. New features for gaming, Samsung DeX, and Bluetooth remote functionality in the S-Pen make the Tab S6 a better 2-in-1, while the new Book Cover Keyboard adds a trackpad.
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iOS 13’s FaceTime bug gives access to your iPhone contacts without permission

A security researcher has found yet another lock screen exploit on the iPhone, this time with FaceTime on iOS 13. The exploit, discovered by security researcher Jose Rodriguez, allows anyone to view your contact information without unlocking the phone.
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iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max: Everything you need to know

The iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are successors to the iPhone XS and XS Max. Aside from the triple-camera setup and new color in Midnight Green, the Pros look like their predecessors but pack internal upgrades like a Night Mode for taking pics, four hours longer battery, and many software optimizations.
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The best and worst features of the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Boring. Iterative. Ugly. Sexy. Exciting. Dominant. We’ve heard it all about the latest from Apple, the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. With substantial hardware changes and cutting-edge software there's a lot to unpack. Let’s breakdown which features are worth our praise and those that rightfully draw ire.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Review: The Note for everyone else

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is one of two phones launched at Unpacked 2019, alongside the Note 10 Plus. Of the two, this one is smaller, has only one storage option (and no MicroSD slot), as well as a smaller battery. But it’s still has a lot going for it, including its beautiful sleek design.
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Fitbit Versa 2 adds Alexa and Spotify control, debuts Premium coaching program

The Fitbit Versa 2 is here, succeeding the popular Versa. There are refinements and quality-of-life features such as Alexa and Spotify control. There's also a new subscription wellness service called Fitbit Premium, for more in-depth coaching tips. Fitbit also debuted a smart scale called the Aria Air 2.