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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Google Pixel 6 leak shows a radically different design and a third camera

The Google Pixel 6 may mark an all-new design for the Pixel series. Leaker Jon Prosser has published renders of what he claims are the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
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7 things you didn’t know your Pixel phone could do

The Google Pixel series of phones have long offered an excellent software experience. Here are seven things you didn't know your Pixel phone could do.
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Future Motorola phones could wirelessly charge from up to 30 feet away

Motorola and GuRu have announced a new partnership that could see future Motorola phones leverage GuRu's truly wireless charging technology.
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This is how many iPhone apps Apple rejected in 2020

Apple maintains tight control over the App Store, in an effort to keep users safe. In fact, the company rejected a hefty 1 million apps in 2020.
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Apple iPad Pro (2018) vs iPad Pro (2020)

The older iPad Pro (2020) and iPad Pro (2018) can be had for a low price. We compare them head to head to see which one offers the most value for your budget.
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Apple AirTag review: The best tracker that can leverage billions of smart devices

Apple AirTags are finally here. AirTags leverage Apple's massive ecosystem of products, and easily help you keep track of items like your keys.
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Apple may be working on a foldable iPhone, and it could kill the iPad Mini

According to an investment note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is prepping a foldable iPhone for release in 2023. The phone is still in development.
iPhone 12 in purple.

The new purple iPhone 12 looks awesome in person

Apple announced a purple color for the iPhone 12 at its spring event, and frankly, it looks great. The color is available on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini.
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New Amazon Fire HD 10 brings improved performance to the big-screen tablet

Amazon has updated the Fire HD 10 with three new models: The Amazon Fire HD 10, Fire HD 10 Plus, and Fire HD 10 Kids. The new tablets improve on performance.
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Apple finally releases iOS 14.5 with new privacy features and Find My app update

Apple has finally launched iOS 14.5, bringing with it a series of small tweaks, as well as improvements to how iOS handles privacy.
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7 things you didn’t know your Motorola phone could do

Motorola phones offer stripped-back software, but still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Here are seven things you didn't know your Motorola phone could do.
iPad Pro 12.9 (2021) vs. iPad Pro 11 (2021)

Apple needs to seriously improve iPadOS to match the M1 iPad Pro’s performance

Apple has added the M1 chip to the iPad Pro, making it more powerful than ever. There's only one problem -- iPadOS can't really take advantage of that power.
iPad Pro 12.9 (2021) vs. iPad Pro 11 (2021)

Here’s why I probably won’t upgrade to Apple’s new iPad Pro

Apple has finally taken the wraps off of the 2021 iPad Pro, a device that has been rumored for some time. But as an iPad Pro lover, I'm not sure I'll upgrade.