Tag: Mobile phones

The Best Mid-Range Phone You Can Buy

Photo: Sam Rutherford Ever since Google got into the mid-range phone game with the Pixel 3a, Google’s most affordable handsets have just been getting better...

7 Cool Pixel Features You Can’t Get on Other Android Phones

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo The Google Pixel series of phones hasn’t really caught the imagination or attracted the sort of sales in the same way that...

MAGA-branded ‘Freedom Phone’ Is a Major Security Hazard

Screenshot: YouTube/YourVoice Network, Inc Be it Parler, Gab, or GETTR, recent times have seen no shortage of dollar-sign-eyed entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on conservative America’s...

Test Your Android Phone’s Water Resistance With This Handy App

Test your Android phone’s relative water resistance with an app from the Play Store. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Today I learned that you can test the...

Getting Your iPhone Near This Cursed Network Breaks Its Wifi

Photo: Noah Berger / AFP (Getty Images) A security researcher and his iPhone’s wifi have gotten strangely familiar with Murphy’s law in the past few...

OnePlus Merger With Oppo Could Be Big for Android

The OnePlus may be positioned to be an even bigger player with Oppo’s backing. Photo: Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo One over-used description of Android is...

Apple and Google Go All In On Digital Car Keys

Screenshot: Apple Apple today announced expanded support for digital car keys in iOS 15 during its WWDC keynote. Combined with Google’s recent Android announcements at...

Pixel Buds A Review: Sweet Wireless Simplicity

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo There was a time not too long ago when it felt like a lot of Google’s devices lacked an identity. But since...

Google Pixel 6 Leaks Show Some Surprisingly Impressive Hardware

Now that Google has given everyone a big preview of Android 12, everyone is wondering about the next batch of Google devices slated to run...

Android 12 Beta Hints at New Pixel Phones, Including a Foldable Pixel

Photo: Sam Rutherford The first public beta for Android 12 was released earlier this week, and hidden in the code are some significant clues that...

Google Wants to Make the Next Pixel Camera More Inclusive

Google’s new algorithm is better at adjusting edits based on skin tone. Screenshot: Google Android is used on 3 billion smartphones worldwide, but most of...

A Solid Option for Small-Phone Fans

Photo: Sam Rutherford Compact phones have fallen out of fashion in favor of bigger and bigger screens, but the new Asus Zenfone 8 has arrived...

Qualcomm Vulnerability Could Effect 30 Percent of the World’s Phones

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing...

Congrats to OnePlus for Making Its Watch Slightly Less Awful

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo The OnePlus Watch launch was catastrophic. Never had a flagship smartwatch since Will.i.am’s infamous Puls smartwatch failed in such spectacular fashion. I...

Budget 2021: Phones May Get Costlier as Exemptions Revoked, Analysts Say It’s a ‘Short-Term’ Issue

In a bid to promote domestic smartphone manufacturing, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the removal of a few custom duty exemptions on importing parts of...

How Wireless Technologies Have Changed the World?

We are living in a smart world. Did you ever think, why is 21st century smart? This because we can do anything with one touch,...