Tag: smartphones

TCL 20 Pro 5G review

CNN —   TCL isn’t yet a mainstay in the phone market — the company debuted with two solid options last year and is back...

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack review

CNN —   The common truth with phones is that as the design gets thinner, the battery life shrinks. The iPhone 12 family is no...

5 Simple Ways Your Business Can Save Money on Technology

July 28, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Understanding the technology you use (or don’t use) in the office...

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers. At a briefing by security staff this...

Jabra Elite Active 75t vs. AirPods Pro

CNN —   I’ve reviewed countless wireless earbuds, but no matter how good they are, I always find myself running back to my AirPods Pro...

Best best budget earbuds of 2021

CNN —   If you’re shopping for the best wireless earbuds on the market, you really don’t have to look any further than the Apple...

Android Auto Beta Now Open to All, but Be Careful

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo If you drive a car that supports Android Auto, Google has opened a beta tester program to try the new features before everyone...

Best online sales right now

CNN —   Today, you’ll find a deal on our pick for best budget hair dryer, a discounted Roomba refurb and savings on Tushy bidets....

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack: hands-on and first impressions

CNN —   The common truth with phones is that as the design gets thinner, the battery life shrinks. The iPhone 12 family is no...

Verizon Finally Embraces RCS, Now the Lone Holdout Is Apple

Verizon will make its Android Messages app the default in 2022, though its own Messages app will also get RCS implementation. Photo: Florence Ion /...

Motorola Moto G Stylus 5G (2021) review

CNN —   There aren’t many options for smartphone users who want a phone that includes a stylus to jot notes or sketch. On the...

Windows 11 Might Let You Sideload the New Android File Format

Will they or won’t they support Google’s new app bundles?Image: Microsoft Amazon has officially confirmed that it is working on supporting the new Android App...

Wear OS Apps Just Got Easier to Download

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo While the next generation of Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform has been the focus of a lot of buzz lately, the company announced today...

Android TV Is Getting Improved Recommendations and a Watchlist

Image: Google Since the release of Chromecast with Google TV, Google has been updating Android TV with a number of the fancier features available on...

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...

TSA-approved battery packs | CNN

CNN —   As vaccines roll out all around the globe, some may be finally thinking about traveling again. And in case you’ve forgotten, traveling...

Best portable bluetooth speakers in 2021

CNN —   A great portable speaker is more than just roadworthy — it needs to sound pretty damn good wherever you go. Whether you’re...

Anker Nano II Charger review

CNN —   Anker’s latest Nano II chargers are tiny and zippy. With three distinct models that deliver power between a range of 30 watts...

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...

Realme Narzo 30 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Comparison: To 5G or Not to 5G?

Realme, Xiaomi, and Motorola are some of the heavyweights of the budget smartphone segment in India. Motorola’s smartphones feature near-stock Android, Realme offers fast charging,...

The Third Android 12 Beta Is Available Today

Screenshot: Google The development of Android 12 appears to be progressing like clockwork, because just over a month after Google released its second Android 12...

Android 12’s New Gaming Features Are Finally Catching Up

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo As the launch day for Android 12 rapidly approaches, so does Google’s announcements about upcoming features to get people excited about the update....

5 Reasons to Turn On Android’s Developer Mode

Screenshot: Android Hidden away in the main Android Settings menu is a secret set of tools called Developer options that gives you access to all...

Best tablets of 2021 | CNN

CNN —   Whether you’re looking for a portable media experience or a powerful, lightweight laptop replacement for travel, a tablet can fit the bill....

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...