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Sandra Stafford

Sandra Stafford

Mobile Writer

Sandra Stafford is a Mobile team writer. She has three years of experience writing about consumer technology. She writes product reviews and how-to guides as a Freelance Tech Writer for Lifewire. In her free time she enjoys writing and gaming, either on the Nintendo Switch or on the PC she built.

Sony CRE-C10 OTC hearing aid inside carrying case.

Sony CRE-C10 OTC hearing aids review: effective hearing help is finally more affordable

Sony's first hearing aids, the CRE-C10, are tiny, comfortable, and give you just the right amount of hearing help – for way less than the established brands.
Man wearing Olive Max hearing aids.

Expect to hear more about hearing, now that the FDA’s new hearing aid rules are here

Now that hearing aids are available over the counter, the future of hearing health is self-assessment, tele-audiology, and hearing aids you program at home.
The Jabra Enhance Plus earbuds snap together magnetically.

Jabra Enhance Plus review: Hear what you’ve been missing

Jabra's new Enhance Plus hearables promise to enhance your hearing for clearer conversations and music.
Eargo 6 seen beside a traditional hear aid.

Eargo 6 hearing aid review: A tiny taste of what’s to come

Eargo recently released the newest version of their invisible hearing aids, the Eargo 6. Here's how they stack up after a couple weeks of testing.
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T-Mobile says Scam Shield has blocked 21 billion scam calls in 2021

According to T-Mobile's 2021 Scam and Robocall Report, Scam Shield screened or blocked 21 billion scam calls before they could reach customers.
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The best COVID-19 proof-of-vaccination apps

If you plan to attend an event or take a flight, you'll need to prove you were vaccinated against COVID-19. Which app should you use?
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Adobe’s new Photoshop and Illustrator features make the iPad a real photo editor

The iPad is getting lots of new Photoshop and Illustrator updates from Adobe. Can it finally be a real photo editor?
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Part 2.

Samsung sends surprise invites for Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 on October 20

Samsung sent out surprise invites for Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 on October 20. What do we expect to be announced?
2021 Apple iPad with pencil.

Adobe gives users a sneak peek of new Photoshop features on the iPad

A new video by Adobe demonstrates the capabilities of Adobe Camera Raw on Photoshop for iPads.
The Samsung Galazy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3.

Samsung shows off Fold 3 and Flip 3 durability in series of torture tests

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 are the best foldable smartphones on the market. A new video from Samsung shows off just how tough the newest models are.
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How to pre-order the Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch Series 7 is available for pre-order. Here's everything you need to know when deciding where to get yours.
Google Pixel 6 colors.

Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro get official Pixel Fall Launch confirmed for Oct 19

Google will officially unveil the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro at its Pixel Fall Launch livestream scheduled for October 19.
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The internet had a field day dunking on Facebook while it’s down

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all down, leaving the whole internet with no choice but to post their dunks on Twitter. Here are the best ones.
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This vaccine passport app data breach is a cautionary tale

An unsecured website owned by Portpass exposed users' personal information.
Multiple iPhone 13 screens showing iOS15.

Apple iOS 15 features that aren’t available at launch

Many iOS 15 features aren't available at launch, and people with older iPhone models won't get some of the new features at all. Find out which ones.
iPhone 13 mini case feature image.

Pre-ordering the iPhone 13 today? Here are some tips and tricks you should know

Pre-orders for the iPhone 13 begin on September 17, but you can already check out the carrier deals and even register in advance for your phone.
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Next-generation iPad Mini and 9th-gen iPad tipped before iPhone 13 launch

New rumors reveal the iPad Mini 6 size and tip the possible launch of a 9th generation iPad before the Apple event and iPhone 13 launch.
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Amazon’s major Kindle software update aims for smoother reading experience

Amazon has notified Kindle customers about a major new software update that provides more organization options and easier navigation.
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Apple iPhone 12, upcoming 13 may soon comprise one-third of all 5G shipments

Apple iPhone 12 and 13 models may make up one-third of all 5G devices shipped globally in 2021.
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Android 12 Beta 5 showcases new features ahead of final release

The final beta before Android 12's official launch is out, and it includes redesigns, essential apps, and some new features. We dive into what's on the table.
Apple's Craig Federighi standing in front of the iOS 15 logo.

New Apple iOS 15 features emerge in Tips app in advance of iPhone 13 launch

New iOS 15 features, including tab groups and focus mode, are available for preview in the Tips app in advance of the anticipated iPhone 13 launch.
Delta A330-300 takeoff from Amsterdam

Airlines warn risks from 5G are too big to ignore, but is it all hot air?

Airline industry groups are going to the FCC with dire warnings about the danger of the C-band 5G rollout. We dig into if there's real cause for concern.
Black iPhone 11 plugged into charger.

Lightning cable look-alike for hackers now available for sale

A Lightning cable look-alike can give attackers access to sensitive information on your device, including passwords.
Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE side-by-side.

Apple Watch Series 7 rumors point toward design refresh and bigger screen

The Apple Watch Series 7 is rumored to be getting a fresh design with flatter edges and a bigger display, according to the latest leaks.
Woman using phone while listening to headphones

T-Mobile beats out Verizon for title of fastest mobile network in U.S.

T-Mobile has been named the fastest wireless network by PCMag. What does this mean for subscribers?
Motorola Edge design close up.

Motorola’s new Moto Edge coming to the U.S. in September

Motorola has announced the release of the new Moto Edge for the U.S., with higher-resolution cameras, a bigger battery, and a more powerful processor.
Galaxy z fold 3 5g in phantom black sitting on desk.

These phones offer the best trade-in value toward a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

Before you preorder, a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, see which U.S. carriers are offering the best trade-in value for your old phone.
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FEMA Emergency Alert Test will rattle your phone today

Don't worry, the world isn't ending, FEMA is just sending out emergency alerts in a pair of nationwide tests starting at 2:20 p.m. ET (11:30 a.m. PT) today.