Tag: Gizmodo

I Welcome the Rumored Demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Thanks to phones like the Galaxy S20 Ultra, a new segment of devices with flexible screens, and lite versions of the Note...

Google Assistant Has Arrived on the Fitbit Sense and Versa 3

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo Earlier this summer, Fitbit threw down the gauntlet with the ambitious Fitbit Sense and a revamped Versa 3. But while these gadgets...

The Oppo X 2021 Rollable Concept Is a Sci-Fi Phone Made Real

When it comes to delivering a big-screen experience in a package that still fits in a purse or pocket, rollable phones might be an even...

How to Run Alternative Browsers on Your Chromebook

Get several browsers set up on your Chromebook.Photo: Gizmodo Chromebooks are characterized by their ability to run Chrome and very little else—which makes sense, given...

a Big E Ink Tablet

Photo: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I desperately want a Remarkable 2. It looks so slim and so lovely, and my colleague Andrew will not shut up about...

The Best $500 Phone, Hands Down

Photo: Sam Rutherford The Pixel 4a 5G is an interesting phone, because on the outside it’s as plain as can be. But just like the...

The TCL 10 5G UW on Verizon Is the Cheapest 5G Phone Available

Photo: Sam Rutherford Phone makers have pushed out a wave of premium 5G phones this fall, but when it comes to more affordable handsets that...

OnePlus Announces Two New Affordable Phones: N10 5G and N100

Image: OnePlus When OnePlus released the Nord earlier this summer, I called it a tease because even though it included great specs, a slick design,...

The Best Android Launchers You Can Install to Change Your Phone

Image: Indistractable Launcher You might already be familiar with launcher apps, which completely reskin Android phones with different icons, app drawers and home screen layouts,...

Sick of Camera Bumps, How ‘Bout a Camera Ring?

Image: Huawei Right now it’s not a stretch to say that a lot of mainstream phones end up sporting very similar glass brick designs, but...

Google Is Breaking the Rulesm and It’s Awesome

Ever since Google bought a big chunk of HTC and began integrating its U.S. and Taiwan teams (the Pixel 3a was the first Pixel primarily...

A Solid Phone, But Just a Bit Short on Value

Over the last couple of years, OnePlus has sort of had the “budget flagship” phone segment to itself, offering well-built phones with top-notch specs for...

Just a Good Phone for a Good Price

Photo: Sam Rutherford When Samsung chose the Galaxy S20 FE’s name (FE stands for Fan Edition), it did so because FE tested better in focus...

Am I an Asshole for Asking Google Assistant to Lace My Nikes?

I have secretly coveted the self-lacing Nike Adapt sneakers ever since they were announced—blame it on Back to the Future. The only problem was the...

The Fastest Android Phone of 2020

The ROG Phone 3 is big, it’s heavy, and it’s got more vents and RGB lighting than most people are probably comfortable seeing on a...

Simply the Best Android Tablet

Photo: Sam Rutherford Compared to the iPad Pro, sometimes trying to pick the best Android tablet feels like a consolation prize. That’s because while Apple...

How to Make It Easier to Control Smart Home Devices From Your Phone

Screenshot: iOS Setting up your smart home and controlling it from your phone is easier than it’s ever been. Both Android 11 and iOS 14...

Google Finally Announces the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G

Screenshot: Google After dropping official teaser images for the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G earlier this summer, today at its Launch Night In event...

The LG Wing Is the Funnest Phone of 2020

Gif: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Out of all the ambitious phones of 2020 including the handsets with monstrous specs like the ROG Phone 3, forward-thinking devices like...

Google Suspends 30% Commission for Some Apps Until Next Year

Photo: Joanna Nelius/Gizmodo After some confusion—and after watching Apple take heat over its iOS App Store policies—Google is clarifying how and when it plans to...

The New Galaxy S20 FE Is the Budget Flagship Samsung Fans Need Right Now

Photo: Samsung While the Galaxy S20 phones are some of the most technically impressive phones of the year for including 120HZ refresh rates, triple rear...

HMD Announces Two Super Affordable Nokia Phones for Under $200

Photo: HMD/Nokia For this fall’s phone release season, instead of pushing out a new line of expensive premium phones like Apple and Samsung, HMD/Nokia is...

The Fairphone 3+ Is a Repairable Dream That Takes Beautiful Photos

Photo: Catie Keck/Gizmodo A few weeks ago, I found myself in need of a repair for a borked camera lens on my iPhone 11. I...

Leaked Images of Unreleased Xperia Play 2 Concept Appear

New photos of an unreleased Xperia Play 2 concept show a follow-up to Sony’s legendary gaming phone from 2011 (pictured above). Sony’s Xperia Play was...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Review: A Second-Gen Success

The original Galaxy Fold was the most important phone of 2019. It showed how flexible display tech could create a totally new type of device...