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Someone holding the Bay blue Google Pixel 8 Pro.

The Google Pixel 8 is getting a surprise update next week

Forget about the new Samsung Galaxy S24. Google just teased that it has a surprise update coming soon for the Google Pixel 8.
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You won’t find this Galaxy S24 Ultra deal listed on Samsung’s website

A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra using the Circle to Search feature

Stop! Don’t pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S24 at Amazon

A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra showing the screen.

The best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra pre-order deals today

The multitasking screen on the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus.

This is hands-down the best Samsung Galaxy S24 pre-order deal

The multitasking screen on the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus.

Don’t miss these killer Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus pre-order deals

Someone wearing the Google Pixel Watch 2 with a yellow/green fabric band.

Google Pixel Watch 2 is now cheaper than it was on Black Friday

The Samsung Galaxy S24 laying on a shelf with its screen turned on.

Don’t miss this hidden Samsung Galaxy S24 pre-order deal


How to turn off the camera shutter sound on an Android phone

Someone holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 with the display turned on.

The Galaxy S24 is stealing one of my favorite Google Pixel 8 features

The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max and the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra's cameras.

Look who just replaced Samsung as king of the global smartphone market

Galaxy S22 Ultra and iPhone 13 Pro cameras seen from the back.

Best phone deals: Save on the iPhone, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and more

A render of the front and back of the Moto G Play (2024).

Motorola’s newest cheap Android phone looks shockingly good

The new Motorola Moto G Play 2024 has been revealed, and it's clear Motorola has put a lot of work into upgrading the Moto G Play into a real budget competitor.
OnePlus 12 in Flowy Emerald held in hand in sunlight.

I have the OnePlus 12. Here’s why you should be excited about it

The OnePlus 12 is releasing soon, but I already have the phone. Here are my first thoughts — and why you should start getting excited about it.
OnePlus 5 soft gold with the phone app open.

The 10 best apps for a second phone number in 2024

Back in the old days, a mobile phone functioned as a second phone number. We compile some apps that provide extra phone lines for your current smartphone.
eSIM page on the iPhone 14.

What is an eSIM? Here’s everything you need to know

The humble SIM card is finally on its way out in favor of a new, more advanced technology -- the eSIM. But what is an eSIM? Here's everything you need to know.
TCL NXTPAPER 11 display angled view.

This Android tablet has a wild display. But is it worth $230?

TCL's NxtPaper 11 is a budget tablet with a premium feel and a unique display. Is it worth checking out? We find out.
The home screen on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Best Google Pixel deals: Save on Pixel 8, Pixel Buds, and Pixel Watch

Whether you're planning to buy a new smartphone, tablet, wireless earbuds, or smartwatch, you should check out the Google Pixel deals that we've gathered here.
The Nike Globe watch face on the Apple Watch Series 9.

Best smartwatch deals: Samsung, Google, Apple, Fitbit, and Garmin

Check out our recommendations of the best smartwatch deals if you're thinking about buying a wearable device. There are other discounts, but you need to hurry.

How to record a WhatsApp call on Android or iOS

For a variety of reasons, you may one day find yourself needing to record a WhatsApp call. We've put together a simple guide for the best ways to do just that.
Google Fast Pair.

Google is expanding Fast Pair, casting to more devices

Google announced a number of things at CES 2024, including an expansion of Fast Pair to make it easier to listen to what you want, on whatever devices you want.
Android Auto interface showing EV charging times.

Google is bringing Chrome browser to cars, even more EV features to Maps

Google's bringing some great features to Android Auto and cars with Google built-in.
Android 14

Sharing files on Android is about to get much easier

Sharing files on Android is about to get much easier. At CES 2024, Google announced its plans to simplify and streamline the sharing process on Android.
YouTube Premium on iPhone.

How to play YouTube in the background on iPhone and Android

Mobile YouTube is great for when you want to watch stuff on the go, but you may just want to listen to YouTube while browsing elsewhere. We'll show you how.
A person holding the Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro, showing the back.

One of the first Android phones of 2024 isn’t what you expect

The first major Android phone release of 2024 has come at CES, and it's the Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro. But this gaming phone isn't quite what we expected.
Someone holding the Lenovo Tab M11.

Is this the best cheap Android tablet of CES 2024?

Lenovo's Tab M11 is a budget Android tablet that serves a high-quality screen at an attractive price, and further sweetens the deal with stylus support.
A close-up render of the TCL NXTPAPER 14 Pro tablet.

You should pay attention to TCL’s two new Android tablets

TCL came to CES 2024 with two new Android tablets, and they actually look really impressive. Here's why you should pay attention.
Close-up view of the TCL 50 Series of smartphones.

TCL just announced an insane number of Android phones at CES

Do you like new Android phones? We hope so, because TCL just announced seven of them at CES 2024.
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The 5 best Bluetooth trackers for 2024

Always losing your keys? You’ll probably want to invest in a Bluetooth tracker. We’ve picked some of the best on the market to help you keep track of things.
Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro in pink and white.

Google Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro are back at their cheapest ever prices

The 128GB models of the Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro are down to their lowest-ever prices on Amazon at $549 and $799, respectively, but not for long.
A person wearing the Google Pixel Watch 2.

The best Google Pixel Watch deals you can shop right now

If you want to pick up a smartwatch that works with the Google ecosystem, then one of these Pixel Watch deals will be right up your alley.
A MacBook, AirPods Max, Apple Watch, iPhone, Google Pixel, and Anker charger all lying next to each other on a desk.

I’m going to CES for the first time in 7 years. Here’s the tech I’m taking with me

CES 2024 is right around the corner, and I'm going for the first time since 2017. Here's the tech I'm taking with me to power through the event.
CES 2018 Show Floor

CES is a missed opportunity for Android phones

The CES show in Las Vegas traditionally isn't all about smartphones, but that should change. One company is pushing ahead and trying something new.
A person wearing the Google Pixel Watch 2.

These are the 5 worst Pixel Watch 2 problems. Here’s how to fix them

There are Google Pixel Watch 2 problems that many are experiencing. Here are the biggest ones — and what you can do about them so you can get on with your day.

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