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Renders of the iPhone 15 Pro next to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 15 Pro vs. iPhone 15 Pro Max: what’s actually different?

Apple has widened the gap a bit between this year's iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. Check out what's changed.
Belkin Stand Pro with iPhone 14 Pro Max mounted in StandBy mode.

I tried Belkin’s ridiculous new iPhone accessory — and I love it

The Belkin Auto-Tracking Stand Pro is one of the most ridiculous iPhone accessories of 2024. But it's also fantastic, and I tested it out.
Google Messages app on a Pixel 8 Pro, showing an RCS Chat message thread.

What is RCS messaging? A briefing on the SMS successor

What is RCS? Rich Communication Services messaging is the next-generation SMS with group chats, video, audio, and images. Here's what you need to know.
Battery percentage on an iPhone with iOS 16.

iOS 17: How to show battery percentage on your iPhone

Have an iPhone? Want to know how to show the battery percentage on it? You've come to the right place.
U.S. map illustrating T-Mobile's 5G Ultra Capacity network expansion.

Have T-Mobile? Your 5G service is about to get much faster

If you're a T-Mobile customer, we have good news: Your 5G service is about to get a big speed upgrade. Here's why.
Apple Pay Cash

How to use Apple Cash to send and receive money on your iPhone

If you have an iPhone or another Apple device, Apple Cash is the easiest way to send and receive money. Here's everything you need to know about how it works!
The screens on the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy S23 Ultra.

How to fix screen burn on your iPhone or Android phone

Image retention or screen burn on OLED smartphone screens can diminish your experience and cause damage. Here's how to restore your pixels to their proper hue.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Have a Google Pixel phone? You’re about to get these new features

Google has some new goodies for Pixel phone, watch, and even tablet owners in its latest March Feature Drop. Here's everything that's new.
iPhone 14 Pro Max in hand.

iPhone error 4013: What it is and how to fix it

It may seem scary at first, but iPhone error 4013 is a fairly simple problem to fix. Here's what you need to do when it strikes your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
Transferring an eSIM from an old iPhone to an iPhone 14.

How to transfer your SIM from an Android phone to an iPhone 15

Apple's move to eSIM on the iPhone 15 isn't as complicated as it sounds. Here's how to get your SIM transferred over if you're coming from an Android phone.
iPhone 11 Pro and iPad 2020

How to sync your iPhone with your iPad for seamless use

Syncing your iPhone with your iPad might seem like a mystery, but it's a pretty straightforward and simple process. We explain how to do it in this guide.
The iPad (2022) in its yellow color.

How to reset an iPad: soft reset, force restart, and factory reset

If your iPad has frozen up or it's acting a little strangely, you may want to consider resetting it. Here's how to do it and what each option does to your iPad.
Tecno PolarAce Imaging System.

An unknown company just set a new standard for smartphone cameras

Tecno's PolarAce Imaging System promises full 4K HDR 30 fps capture with AI-based noise reduction technology and some cool new generative AI capabilities.
Qualcomm Snapdragon X80 Modem-RF chip.

Your next phone could get a huge 5G upgrade, thanks to AI

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon X80 and FastConnect 7900 chips take 5G and Wi-Fi technology to new heights thanks to the power of AI.
TCL Linkkey IK511 5G Dongle against a blue background.

This tiny dongle will change 5G connectivity forever

TCL's new Linkkey IK511 is small dongle with 5G connectivity, and it's a pretty big deal. Here's why.
iPhone showing a spam text with the Report Junk option.

How to stop spam texts on iPhone and Android phones

Are you overwhelmed by text messaging spam? Here's how to deal with spam texts on both iPhone and Android.
Google Pixel 8 Pro in white and blue.

The best Google Pixel 8 Pro cases in 2024: 20 best ones

Google's Pixel 8 Pro is out with some amazing new features. Here are the best cases to get maximum protection right out of the box.
A Samsung Galaxy S23 next to a Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus.

The best Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus cases in 2024: the 17 best ones

The Galaxy S23 Plus is a great phone with a big screen and battery — and it's one you should put in a case. Here are the best S23 Plus cases you can buy.
The back of the Google Pixel 8 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 8 Pro: a tough battle

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra is a fantastic smartphone. But is it really worth $300 more than the Google Pixel 8 Pro? It's time to figure that out.
iPad drag and drop.

How to use split-screen mode on your iPad and multitask

The iPad's multitasking feature allows you to use spit screen to juggle multiple apps. In this article, we'll show you how to enable Split View.
Cell phone tower shooting off pink beams with a 5G logo next to it.

T-Mobile just set another 5G speed record

T-Mobile is staying ahead of the game and changing the rules with powerful new 5G technologies that will help it reach even greater peak speeds.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite next to the Kindle Scribe.

How to share Kindle books with family and friends

Wondering how to share books on a Kindle with those closest to you? Fortunately, it's not as difficult as you might think. Here's how you can share your books.
Google Photos

How to hide photos on an Android phone or tablet

Are you worried about your private snaps getting viewed by nosy strangers? We show you several ways to shield photos on your Android phone from prying eyes.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and Galaxy S24+.

The best Samsung phones in 2024: our 8 favorite Galaxy handsets

Need some help choosing the right Samsung smartphone? Our list has something to suit everyone, from the latest flagship Samsung Galaxy to $200 handsets.
Personal taking iPhone 15 Pro out of pocket with Rustic Brown Nomad Magnetic Leather Back attached.

Nomad’s new iPhone accessory is unlike anything you’ve seen before

Well-known case maker Nomad has announced a brand new type of iPhone accessory — and it's unlike any we've seen before.
Renders of the Galaxy S24 Ultra next to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra vs. iPhone 15 Pro Max: Which one is best?

Samsung's premium Galaxy S24 Ultra has arrived, but does it pull ahead of Apple's iPhone 15 Pro Max?
Close-up of the iPhone SE 2022 and iPhone 14 Plus camera modules.

What iPhone do I have? How to find out your iPhone model number

Apple has released over 40 different iPhone models so far. How can you tell which one you have? We have all the tips you need to know.
apple ipad review 2018 front in hand

How to take a screenshot on an iPad (any generation)

Here, we investigate how to take a screenshot on an iPad, including with the Apple Pencil and Accessibility modes, and annotate and edit your screen grabs.
itunes on an iPhone lifestyle image

What to do when your iPhone doesn’t show up in Finder (or iTunes)

Have an iPhone that isn't showing up in Finder (or iTunes)? Here's what you can do to fix it!
Rebtel Calling

How to make ringtones for an iPhone

No one wants to pay for ringtones. So save your money and check out our guide on how to use your own songs to make ringtones for your iPhone.
iPhone Home screen and apps

How to clear the cache on your iPhone

Clearing your cache is a simple yet effective way of freeing up storage space on your iPhone and making it run faster. Here's how to do it in a few easy steps.
How to turn off Siri

How to turn off Siri on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Tired of Siri coming to life at inconvenient moments? Need a break from Apple's intelligent assistant? Here's how to turn off Siri on your iPhone and iPad.
Women using Apple Pay.

How to add coupons, gift cards, loyalty cards to Apple Wallet

Apple Wallet is a versatile digital location to store many items -- including rewards cards and coupons from popular brands. Here's how you can connect them.
iPhone 11 Pro Settings

How to remove someone else’s Apple ID from your iPhone

Having someone else's Apple ID on your iPhone can be a frustrating problem to have. This article explains how to remove it and set your own Apple ID up again.