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iOS 16 lockscreen new look.

iOS 16 Supported Devices: Which iPhones are compatible?

With any major software release, there comes a time when older devices need to be left off the list. Such is the case with iOS 16.
Google Pixel Fold concept image.

Google’s foldable Pixel phone just got a big release date update

If you’ve been eagerly hoping for a foldable version of Google’s popular Pixel smartphone, your wait may soon be over.
An iPhone 13 in the hands of a user.

iPhone 14 wish list: 5 things I want to see in Apple’s next phone

We’re less than a week away from Apple’s annual big iPhone unveil, but there's still room for Apple to surprise us with the iPhone 14.
The open screen on the Galaxy Z Fold 4.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 vs. Galaxy S22 Ultra 

The Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 4 each fill a unique spot at the top-end of Samsung’s lineup. Here's how these two top-tier smartphones compare.
Apple Watch Series 7 next to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 vs. Apple Watch Series 7: which is the smartwatch king?

How does Samsung's Galaxy Watch 5 compare with the Apple Watch Series 7? We contrast the latest and greatest wearables from the two tech behemoths.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 sitting on a table.

I desperately want a foldable iPhone, but iOS still isn’t ready for it

Reports that Apple is at work on a foldable iPhone have circulated for years, but that's about more than hardware. Apple also needs to properly fold iOS, too.
Apple Watch with Wristcam showing selfie view.

I added a camera to my Apple Watch and this is what happened

Rumors of smartwatch cameras have made the rounds for years, but one company has struck out on its own. But do you really need a camera on your smartwatch?
Ugreen 3-in-1 MagSafe charging stand.

This 3-in-1 MagSafe stand charges your iPhone with a twist

Ugreen’s 3-in-1 MagSafe Charging Station can fast charge your iPhone while juicing up your Apple Watch and AirPods at the same time — with a twist.
Close up detail of a man iMessaging on an iPhone.

As a loyal iMessage user, I’m sick and tired of Apple’s resistance to RCS

I’ve been a fan of iMessage since it came along in 2011, but it's time for Apple to work toward true cross-platform messaging.
Oppo Watch 3 and Oppo Watch 3 Pro

Oppo’s latest Apple Watch clone has an important spec under the hood

Oppo has just announced the first smartwatches with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip and a fascinating new design.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4.

I’ve used an iPhone since 2007, but the Galaxy Z Fold 4 makes me want to switch

With the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4, Samsung has shown that foldable phones are ready for prime time. Both are compelling in ways that Apple hasn’t matched.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4, Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro, and Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.

Everything announced at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022: Fold 4, Watch 5, and more

Samsung held its mid-year Galaxy Unpacked event today, where it unveiled the next generation of Galaxy Z foldable smartphones, new Galaxy Watches, and more.
A person texting on a smartphone.

It’s not just you — Google’s also fed up with Apple not using RCS

Google is stepping up its campaign to drive support for the universal RCS text messaging standard by increasing the pressure on the biggest holdout: Apple.
Apple's rumored hardware subscription service is a compelling rental service

I bought an iPhone 13 right before the iPhone 14 comes out, and you should too

With the iPhone 14 lineup is coming next month, it's an ideal time to find steep discounts on the iPhone 13 models that may soon be riding off into the sunset.
Blue panels showing 5G logo at CES booth.

When did 5G come out? The long, complicated history of its release

Although 2022 will be heralded as the year 5G went mainstream, we’ve traveled a long and winding road to get here.
The side of the OnePlus 10T showing the power key.

Does the OnePlus 10T have wireless charging? What you need to know

OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 10T with some impressive specs, but there’s one thing you'll want to keep in mind before you rush out and hit the buy button.
Render of the OnePlus 10T resting in sand covered in shadows. Text reads: "OnePlus 10T 5G. Product Launch | New York, Evolve Beyond Speed. August 3| 10:00 a.m. EDT | 3:00 P.m. BST | 7:30 p.m. IST."

How to watch the OnePlus 10T launch event on August 3

OnePlus is breathing new life into its T series smartphone lineup with the new OnePlus 10T. Here's how to watch its launch event on August 3.
Bronze V-Moda Crossfade 3 Wireless headphones on DJ console turntable.

V-Moda Crossfade 3 Wireless promise an immersive club experience

V-Moda has announced the flagship Crossfade 3 Wireless with expanded high-definition codec support, extended battery life, and new audio refinements.
New features for Instagram Reels

Instagram is undoing its TikTok-like changes you hated so much

Instagram is reconsidering its pivot to a TikTok-style video feed after recent changes proved to be extremely unpopular with its fan base.
Close up detail of a man iMessaging on an iPhone.

Latest iOS 16 beta addresses rising safety concerns for message editing

Apple has just released the fourth developer beta of iOS 16, with some significant changes to curb potential abuse of its new message editing features.
T-Mobile smartphone.

T-Mobile’s 5G Ultra Capacity network has four times the coverage of Verizon and AT&T

A new Opensignal report has analyzed the user experience of premium 5G networks for the first time, showing the difference between 5G service levels.
Anker 747 Ganprime charger in black.

Anker’s next-gen GaN chargers offer more power in smaller packages

Anker has unveiled the next generation of Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology with powerful chargers that can keep up with even your most power-hungry devices.
Verizon store front displays the 5G network in NYC.

5G Nationwide vs. 5G Ultra Wideband: What’s different (and why you should care)

Verizon has settled on two broad terms to describe its 5G service: 5G Nationwide and 5G Ultra Wideband. But what exactly do these mean, and how did we get here?
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G's camera module.

Are smartphone depth cameras pointless? Samsung might think so

A new report suggests Samsung may pull back on the number of cameras found in its midrange smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022 event invite.

Samsung’s next Unpacked event is happening August 10 — here’s what we expect

Samsung has just announced that its midyear Galaxy Unpacked event will be held on August 10. Here's what we're expecting the company to unveil.
The T-Mobile logo on a smartphone.

T-Mobile’s 5G and 4G LTE networks are nearly twice as fast as Verizon and AT&T

Ookla's latest market report reveals T-Mobile still has a commanding lead over Verizon and AT&T for the fastest and most consistent speeds throughout the U.S.
Anker Powerhouse 511 Portable Charger powering laptop on a table at the beach.

Prime Day: Get $70 off this insanely powerful portable charger

With the summer travel season on, there's no better time to pick up the PowerHouse 100 for $70 off in this Anker portable charger Prime Day deal.
Red Beats Studio Buds.

Save $50 on the Beats Studio Buds true wireless earbuds today

Today, there's a great Beats Studio Buds Prime Day Deal offering you this awesome set of true wireless earbuds for only $100 — $50 off the regular price.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite

Prime Day: Turn any TV into a Smart TV with this $12 Accessory

This Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite Prime Day Deal lets you turn just about any old TV into a smart TV for only $12.
Verizon logo on a smartphone screen in a dark room and a finger touching it.

Verizon’s new Welcome Unlimited plan makes 5G data a lot more affordable

Verizon is rolling out an even more affordable 5G plan for customers looking for unlimited data without all the frills that come with its Mix & Match plans.
iPad Air 5 alongside the iPhone and MacBook.

Which iPad should you buy on Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime Day is almost here, with some great deals on Apple's tablets. Here's everything you need to know to shop for the best iPad this Prime Day.
Looking through foliage at a 5G tower against a blue sky.

What frequency is 5G? All the different 5G ranges, explained

To deliver faster performance, broader coverage, and connectivity everywhere, 5G needs to operate across a wider range of frequencies than before.
iPhone 12 5G announcement

What are the benefits of 5G? How it helps you today (and tomorrow)

New 5G technology promises to revolutionize the way we communicate, but what are the tangible benefits it offers today, and what will it do in the future?
Speedtest results on a Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

T-Mobile just achieved 3Gbps 5G speeds — without mmWave

What if you could get blazing-fast 5G without mmWave? That's what T-Mobile has just achieved with its Carrier Aggregation tech.