Category: Phone

iPhone SE 2020 vs. iPhone 8: Which $400 iPhone is a better buy in 2020?

In a bid to lure budget-minded iPhone fans, Apple debuted its new iPhone SE for 2020 for $399 (£419, AU$749). The iPhone SE’s specs and looks...

If you own the Apple iPhone XR you could end up being awarded some money

The iPhone XR uses 2 x 2 MIMO which allows it to handle two separate streams of data signals simultaneously over the same channel. The...

8 settings every iPhone owner should change right now

Tweak some settings on your iPhone to get the most out of it.  Angela Lang/CNET Your iPhone ($699 at Apple) is great how it comes,...

Realme Narzo 10, Narzo 10A Launching in India Today: How to Watch Livestream, Specifications, More

Realme Narzo 10 and Realme Narzo 10A are all set to launch in India today, after several delays. The new youth-centric series that was expected...

iPhone SE 2020 vs. iPhone X comparison: Is a cheaper, refurbished iPhone X better?

When the iPhone X first debuted in 2017, it made headlines for several reasons. It was the first iPhone to have Face ID, the...

How to block unwanted calls, texts and emails on your iPhone forever

Tired of being annoyed by constant messages or calls?  Angela Lang/CNET Tired of ignoring nonstop calls and messages from someone who just doesn’t get the...

U.S. wants cutting-edge chips, including 5G modem chips, made in the states instead of Asia

Back in March, we told you that TSMC was actively considering the construction of a fabrication facility in the U.S. The idea was reportedly presented...

6 hidden Android features that will blow your mind, and how to use them

Your Android phone has a treasure trove of hidden features.  Angela Lang/CNET For me, it’s easy to feel like every Android phone has drastically different...

Week 19 in review: Poco F2 Pro, Pixel 4a hotly anticipated

Xiaomi’s anticipated revival of the Poco brand kicked off through the Poco F2 Pro promo campaign this week. The phone will be based on the...

Buying an old Android phone? What you should know about privacy and security

Would you share pictures like this if you knew hackers could see everything on your phone? Andrew Hoyle/CNET With flagship phones like the Samsung Galaxy...

Latest Apple iPhone 12 leaks: 120Hz ProMotion, 5G, larger batteries, improved cameras and more

The latest leaks pertaining to the 5G 2020 Apple iPhone 12 family have been disseminated by XDA’s Max Weinbach and EverythingApplePro and the most important...

Should you buy a used phone? My results were mixed

Andrew Hoyle/CNET With the iPhone 11 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra coming in at over $1,000 and even the “affordable” OnePlus 8 Pro costing $899,...

Apple Watch revisited: Let’s see how my original review holds up, 5 years later

The first Apple Watch, 2015. Sarah Tew/CNET I’d love to say that when I first put on the Apple Watch, I’d never seen anything like...

iPhone SE is not as small as people want it to be. And I don’t think Apple cares

Angela Lang/CNET Four years after launching the original, Apple announced its new iPhone SE in April. I imagine that smaller-phone fans collectively jumped for joy upon hearing...

iPhone SE vs. Google Pixel 3A cameras: Both phones compared

Pixel 3A vs. iPhone SE. Ian Knighton/CNET The iPhone SE is Apple’s new entry-level phone. For $399 (£419, AU$749), you get a device with the...

How to make sure you’re truly supporting your local restaurants

Getty/Oscar Wong Last week, Giuseppe Badalamenti, a restaurant consultant and owner of Chicago Pizza Boss, posted a Grubhub receipt from an anonymous restaurant he works...

when software updates matter (video)

I hesitated to review the OnePlus 8 on embargo because the phone just didn’t feel ready. If you watch my comparison against the 8 Pro,...

Is it safe to use an old Android phone?

Would you share pictures like this if you knew hackers could see everything on your phone? Andrew Hoyle/CNET With flagship phones like the Samsung Galaxy...

Flashback: Nokia’s Touch and Type blurred the lines between smart and feature phones

The division between smartphones and feature phones has often been murky. In the past, it used to be about how well the device ran user-installed...

Realme Narzo 10, Realme Narzo 10A Launch on May 11: Livestream, Specifications, and More

Realme Narzo 10 and Realme Narzo 10A are finally going to be launched on Monday in the country. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the two...

7 best phones under $300: Moto G Power, Galaxy A50, LG K40 and more

If you’re on a tight budget but in need of a phone upgrade, there are many devices that cost $300 or less. Several of our...

Xiaomi Mi 10 vs Samsung Galaxy S20: Price in India, Specifications Compared

Mi 10 5G by Xiaomi has finally made its debut in India. The Xiaomi Mi 10 5G comes in two storage models and is offered...

iPhone SE vs. Google Pixel 3A: Both cameras compared

Pixel 3A vs. iPhone SE. Ian Knighton/CNET The iPhone SE is Apple’s new entry-level phone. For $399 (£419, AU$749), you get a device with the...

Apple opening some US stores next week, with new social distancing rules

Apple’s stores are starting to reopen, but they’ll have new precautions limiting how many people can be in a store. Getty Images For the most...

Apple iPhone 11 is hot stuff in India

The second-largest smartphone market in the world is India. Because it is a developing market, consumers in the country typically buy low-to-mid-range phones or older...