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Alleged dummy model of the Google Pixel Fold.

This Google Pixel Fold hands-on video shows it may put the Z Fold to shame

A dummy model of the Pixel Fold recently appeared in a hands-on video, revealing what the phone may look like in the real world.
Holding The OnePlus 10 Pro.

Using the OnePlus 10 Pro again made me worried about the OnePlus 11

With less than a month to go before the OnePlus 11 launch, I decided to revisit the OnePlus 10 Pro. And now I'm really worried.
Amazon Kindle Scribe laying on a desk.

How the Kindle Scribe quietly became my favorite gadget of 2022

2022 gave us a lot of killer mobile gadgets. But among all of the iPhones, Pixels, and Galaxy goodies, the Kindle Scribe stands out as my favorite of the year.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 sitting on a window ledge.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 review: an (almost) perfect foldable flip phone

The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is Samsung's latest entry in its flip phone family. It's like its predecessor, but better in some very key ways. Here's our full review.
Two Google Pixel 7 Pro smartphones.

I gave the Pixel 7 Pro a second chance — it didn’t go how I hoped

The Google Pixel 7 Pro is a smartphone I've had a lot of trouble with. I decided to give it a second chance, and ... it was interesting.
Sports scores for an NBA game displayed in an iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island.

A sneaky iOS update got me excited about the iPhone 14 Pro again

The iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island has become rather dull very quickly. But one iOS 16.2 feature is quickly turning things around.
Anker 747 charger next to phones and other devices.

Anker’s 150W charger has completely changed how I charge my gadgets

Anker's no stranger to the world of smartphone chargers, and its 747 charger may be one of the best yet. Here's how it's completely changed my charging life.
An iPhone 14 standing up on a table. Behind it is a purple water bottle.

Apple iPhone 14 review: the familiar iPhone I can’t help but love

Some people have blasted the iPhone 14 for being just another iPhone. That may be true, but it doesn't stop the iPhone 14 from being damn good at most things it does.
The Lensa AI app on an iPhone.

Lensa app: How to use the image generator to make AI selfies

The Lensa app allows you to create new selfies of yourself using AI. Want to check it out? Here's how to get started!
Google Pixel 7 home screen with rainbow gradient wallpaper in light

Update your Google Pixel 7 now for three big security and audio features

The first Feature Drop for the Google Pixel 7 has landed — bringing three important security and audio features. Here's what's new!
Sunbird Android app screenshots.

Sunbird looks like the iMessage for Android app you’ve been waiting for

A new app called Sunbird promises to bring iMessage to your Android phone in a free, simple way. And you can join the beta right now.
Amazon Kindle Scribe leaning up against a log cabin.

Amazon Kindle Scribe review: The Kindle just got weird, and I love it

The Kindle Scribe is the biggest and most expensive Kindle on the market, and the first one that you can write on. It also happens to be something I adore.
Apple Music Replay 2022 on an iPhone.

Apple Music Replay 2022: where to find and how to see your listening stats

Apple Music Replay is back for 2022, and this year, it's more like Spotify Wrapped than ever before. Here's how to find your very own!
A personal reads on a Kindle Paperwhite while relaxing at campsite.

Why a Kindle Paperwhite is the best $100 you can spend on Cyber Monday

Forget the deals on phones, tablets, and smartwatches this Cyber Monday. Here's why a Kindle Paperwhite at $100 steals the show.
iPhone 14 Pro Max standing against a tree.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max review: big, powerful, and nearly perfect

The iPhone 14 Pro Max is Apple's priciest and heaviest iPhone available today. But it also happens to be one of the very best smartphones money can buy.
Back of an obsidian black Google Pixel 7.

Why the cheap Pixel 7 ruins all other Black Friday phone deals

Phone deals are everywhere this Black Friday. If you're feeling overwhelmed or stressed out, here's a trick: Ignore everything and just buy the Pixel 7.
Motorola Edge+ (2022) resting in the gnarled bark of Pacific Madrone tree.

5 phones you absolutely shouldn’t buy on Black Friday

There are tons of great smartphone deals available during Black Friday — but there are also some bad ones. And these are the worst of the worst.
Google Pixel 7 Pro standing up against a red brick wall.

Google Pixel 7 Pro review: amazing camera, unreliable smartphone

The Google Pixel 7 Pro is a subtle refinement over the Pixel 6 Pro, for better and worse. Find out what's hot (and not) in our full Pixel 7 Pro review.
The power key on the side of the iPhone 14 Plus.

Your iPhone may be collecting more personal data than you realize

How secure is your iPhone? According to security researchers, it may be collecting more personal information than you think.
Nomad's Modern Leather case on an iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Nomad Modern Leather iPhone 14 case review: my new favorite

There are countless leather cases for the iPhone 14. But after using Nomad's option for the last couple of months, I don't want anything else.
Poster with the MediaTek logo in orange.

How MediaTek became the best-kept secret in smartphones

If you're not using MediaTek, you're missing out. Here's why.
Leaked render of the Google Pixel Fold.

The Google Pixel Fold looks incredible in its first major design leak

The Google Pixel Fold just broke cover in its first major design leak. The phone looks great, is coming soon, and will come at a big cost.
Stage Manager running on the iPad Pro (2022).

I tried using Stage Manager on my iPad Pro, and I failed miserably

One day, Stage Manager could be the future of multitasking on the iPad. But today is not that day.
Pixel Pals app running in the Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

This app put a kitten on my iPhone 14 Pro and I adore it so much

The Dynamic Island opens a new door of possibilities for the iPhone 14 Pro. One app uses it to showcase virtual pets — and I simply adore it.
The back of the iPad Pro (2022) in Space Gray.

Apple iPad Pro (2022) review: there’s still nothing quite like it

The iPad Pro (2022) is another big, expensive, extravagant iPad. You probably don't need it, but you'll certainly want it.
The iPad (2022) in its Magic Keyboard Folio accessory.

Apple Magic Keyboard Folio for iPad review: $249 of weirdness

The Magic Keyboard Folio is Apple’s latest keyboard accessory, and the go-to pick for the iPad (2022). Or is it? See what we really think in our review.
Someone holding the yellow iPad (2022) in front of trees with orange, yellow leaves.

Apple iPad (10th Gen, 2022) review: easy to love, tricky to recommend

The iPad (2022) is the biggest overhaul the baseline iPad has ever seen. But should you actually buy it? We answer that question in our review.
Turned on smartphone with Instagram app icon on its screen.

Instagram and Facebook down? You’re not alone

Having trouble using Instagram and Facebook this morning? You're not alone. As of October 27, it looks like both sites are having issues.
The Google Pixel 7 Pro, laying on a rock.

I want to love the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, but Google won’t let me

The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are almost outstanding smartphones. But they suffer from ongoing issues the Pixel line has faced for years — and that's a problem.
iPhone 14 Pro and Google Pixel 7 Pro.

iPhone 14 Pro vs. Google Pixel 7 Pro camera battle is unbelievably close

The iPhone 14 Pro and Pixel 7 Pro both have very promising cameras. But which one comes out on top? We put them to the test to find out.
The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14.

iPhone 14 Pro vs. iPhone 14 camera battle shows why small details matter

The iPhone 14 Pro has one of Apple's most impressive camera systems in years. But is it significantly better than the regular iPhone 14? We decided to find out.
Two phones on a table next to each other. One is showing the WhatsApp logo, and the other is running the WhatsApp application.

How to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone

Making the switch from Android to iPhone and want to bring your WhatsApp messages with you? Here's how to do it.
An Apple Watch Series 8 with the display turned on.

A weekend with the Apple Watch Series 8 gave me a severe case of déjà vu

The Apple Watch Series 8 is Apple's go-to smartwatch for the year. But what's it actually like to wear and use? Here are our thoughts after two days.
An iPhone 14 sitting on a wood desk.

5 big things I learned about the iPhone 14 after 48 hours

Apple's iPhone 14 is out now, but is it any good? Here's how we're liking the phone after using it for 48 hours.