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VinFast’s new electric cars will be available in the U.S. this year

VinFast may not be the best-known EV manufacturer in the U.S., but that could start to change, with its new cars set for a U.S. release this year.
Novitec Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X vs. Tesla Model Y: Range, speed, price, and other specs compared

The Model X and Model Y are Tesla's two larger cars, making them a great choice for anyone who wants a bit of space on their drive. But which is best?
Close up of the Hybrid car electric charger station with power supply plugged into an electric car being charged.

How to charge your electric car at home

One of the best things about electric cars is that you can charge at home, so you never have to stop at a station. Here's how to charge an electric car at home.
Front three-quarters view of a 2023 Kia EV6 GT in a desert setting.

Kia EV6 GT first-drive review: putting a little more fun into EVs

The Kia EV6 is getting faster...and more fun. The EV6 GT not only adds a new GT mode, but also gets a drift mode, and it's a blast to drive.
Amazon Echo Auto

The Amazon Echo Auto is a car accessory only die-hard Alexa users should get

The Amazon Echo Auto is a great way to get Alexa in your car without breaking the bank, but it's also an accessory you probably don't need.
A red Tesla charging at a bank of Tesla Superchargers.

What is a Tesla Supercharger?

Tesla Superchargers make charging using a Tesla a whole lot easier, and faster. But what is a Tesla Supercharger, and how does one compare to other chargers?
Charging port on the 2022 Audi e-tron GT

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

The promise of the electric car has long been that it's cheaper than a gas-powered one to fuel and maintain. How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
Close up of the Hybrid car electric charger station with power supply plugged into an electric car being charged.

The best EV charging apps help you find the right station for any electric car

Charging your electric car is easy most of the time, but using a great EV charging app can make it even easier. Here are some of the best EV charging apps.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV.

5 stunning electric SUVs that prove you don’t need to spend $100K for luxury

The Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ SUV is a thing of luxury, with a price to match. You don't need to spend that much cash on an electric SUV though.
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Kia makes one of the best car infotainment systems out there. Here’s why it works

Car infotainment systems are notoriously bad, especially compared to our phones. But Kia and Hyundai's is easily one of the best. Here's why.
A front three-quarter view of a white Kia Niro EV.

Kia EV6 vs. Niro EV: Why you’re better off paying more

The Kia EV6 has made headlines, but the Kia Niro EV offers a similar experience. So which is better? You should probably pay more for the EV6.
Cell tower FM radio

The best 5G phone plans in 2022

All three of the major carriers now offer 5G connectivity as part of their plans, helping make those plans better than ever. But which plan is best for you?
Google Pixel from the back.

When is my phone getting Android 12?

Google has released Android 12 to Pixels, and you might be wondering when you'll get it on your phone. Here's everything you need to know.
Qualcomm 5G at CES 2019

5G coverage map: Where you can get 5G on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

5G may not be widely available just yet, but it's getting there. Here's where you can find 5G in the U.S.
ASRock X10 IoT Router

5G vs. Wi-Fi: How they’re different and why you’ll need both

While excitement over 5G technology may be overshadowing Wi-Fi developments, we'll need to take advantage of both technologies going forward.
iPhone 12 mini in hand

Just got a shiny new iPhone? Here’s how we set ours up

Did you get a new iPhone for the holidays? There are a few different ways you could set up your shiny new device. Here's how we set ours up.
The Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G buying guide: Everything you need to know

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is here, offering some of the best features on an Android phone to date. Here's everything you need to know before you buy.

The best Bluetooth headsets for 2022

Quality headsets are rare, despite the fact that there are dozens of Bluetooth headsets available. We've rounded up the best headsets available for all cases.
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Nokia completely revamps budget phone lineup, launches 6 new models

Nokia has launched three new series of phones, including the new C-Series, G-Series, and X-Series. There are two phones in each, making for six devices total.
App store icon showing three notifications.

Apple App Store developer earnings grew 24% in 2020, according to study

According to a new study by Analysis Group, the App Store facilitated a massive $643 billion in billings and sales during 2020.
Google Photos

Google Photos will start charging you for uploads today

Google Photos is one of Google's most-loved services, but if you've been using it for free so far, that's coming an end.
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These are our favorite new Android 12 features so far

The Android 12 beta is here, finally giving us a good look at what Android 12 will eventually look like. Here are our favorite Android 12 features so far.
12.9-inch iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard.

You really should pay crazy money for an iPad Magic Keyboard

The iPad Pro's Magic Keyboard is way overpriced. But if you have the cash to spend and want a great keyboard, it's still easily the way to go.
The iPad Pro 2021 on a table, showing the screen.

The reason to buy a new iPad Pro is the display, not the M1 chip

The 2021 12.9-inch iPad Pro has a new M1 chip and a Liquid Retina XDR display. Ultimately, however, only one of those things are worth buying the iPad Pro for.
iphone 11 in neon lighting

The iPhone 13 doesn’t need an M1 chip — it needs these 7 things instead

Some rumors indicate that Apple could bring the M1 chip to the iPhone -- but it doesn't need an M1 chip. It needs these seven things instead.
12.9-inch iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard.

5 ways the iPad Pro is still better than a MacBook

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are very capable laptops, especially with the new M1 chip -- but the new iPad Pro is capable too. In some ways, it's better.
Render of the Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 7 design leak shows new colors, flattened shape

The Apple Watch Series 7 may get a fairly large design refresh, if new leaks are to be believed. The renders show flat edges and new colors.
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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G brings premium features to a cheaper chip

Qualcomm has announced yet another 7-series chip, in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G. The chipset offers a triple ISP, improved performance, and more.
12.9-inch iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard.

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch review: More than you need, exactly what you want

Apple's iPad Pro was already considered the best tablet you could get -- but in 2021, it gets even better thanks to the M1 chip and Mini LED display.
Android 12 teaser images

Android 12 Beta 1: Is it worth installing?

The first beta of Android 12 is finally here, allowing developers and brave users to test out the next-generation operating system. But should you install it?
Android 12 teaser images

Android at Google I/O 2021: Everything new

After a few months of Developer Previews, the Android 12 Beta program is here. Here's everything new in Android 12 that Google announced at Google I/O 2021.
google maps

Google Maps is getting improved Live View navigation, more detailed map data

Google has announced a series of updates to Maps at Google I/O 2021, including a better Live View and a more detailed map in 50 more cities.
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We can all explore Zimbabwe on Google Maps Street View, thanks to one person

Google Maps' Street View offers detailed views of some of the most beautiful landscapes in Zimbabwe -- and it's all thanks to one man.
Google Pixel 4a Front

Android 11 update: Here’s when your phone is getting new software

Google has launched Android 11, and some phones have already received the update. More are part of an Android 11 beta. Here's where to find it.