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The back of the iPad Air 5.

I’m worried about Apple’s new iPads

Whispers suggest we may see new iPads next week. But unless it's something drastically different, I'm not that excited.
A person wearing a Shure MoveMic microphone.

I reviewed a tiny gadget that could help launch your YouTube career

Eager to get started on YouTube? Shure has launched the MoveMic wireless microphone system for smartphones, which could be what you need. We've reviewed it.
The back of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra review: the best Ultra ever, and a must buy

Samsung may not have changed the look of the Galaxy S24 Ultra much, but everything else has been given a massive upgrade. Prepare for a very positive review.
A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus and Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 16: news, rumored price, release date, and more

The iPhone 15 is the latest and greatest, but that doesn't mean we can't look ahead to the iPhone 16. Here's what we know so far.
The OnePlus 12R laying on a table.

The best OnePlus 12R cases in 2024: the 9 best ones we found

The OnePlus 12R is one of the best smartphone deals available in 2024. Keep it safe and protected with one of these cases!
A leaked render of the purple Motorola Edge Plus (2024), showing the front and back of the phone.

A new Motorola phone just leaked, and it could beat the Galaxy S24 Ultra

The Motorola Edge Plus (2024) just leaked, touting a fresh design, fast charging, and more. From what we've seen so far, it looks like a proper S24 Ultra rival.
A teaser image of the Honor Magic 6 Ultimate.

This upcoming Android phone has a design unlike any you’ve seen before

Honor just teased the design of its newest Android phone, the Honor Magic 6 Ultimate. And it's out of this world.
Leaked render of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6: news, rumored price, release date, and more

We're just a few months away from Samsung's next generation of foldables, including the Galaxy Z Flip 6. Here's what we know so far.
A verified account on Instagram Threads.

How to get verified on Instagram Threads

Instagram Threads gives you the option of verifying your account for a fee. For $14.99 a month you can get a blue badge on your Instagram Threads profile.
Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra in Titanium Gray in hand.

5 things that made me fall in love with the Galaxy S24 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra has a lot going for it. But what are its best features? Here are five that I love more than anything else.
The iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island showing the timer and music playing.

Will my phone change for daylight saving time automatically?

We're about to lose an hour of sleep. Indeed, daylight saving time returns this weekend. Here's how to make sure your smartphone's time changes correctly.
OnePlus 5 soft gold with the phone app open.

How to block a number on iPhones and Android phones

No matter what type of smartphone you're using, we can help you avoid all of those pesky robo and sales calls. Here's how to block a number on any smartphone.
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.
A person wearing the Oura Ring 3rd generation Horizon model.

It just got a lot easier to buy the Oura Ring

Have you been thinking about buying an Oura Ring? If so, it just got easier than ever to buy one. Here's why.
Battery percentage on an iPhone with iOS 16.

iOS 17: How to show battery percentage on your iPhone

Have an iPhone? Want to know how to show the battery percentage on it? You've come to the right place.
A person sitting down and wearing the Google Pixel Watch 2.

The Google Pixel Watch 3 could steal this Apple Watch feature

So far, the Pixel Watch has kept a trusted phone unlocked using Bluetooth pairing. The upcoming Pixel Watch 3 may borrow from Apple to improve this system.
A person holding the open Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5, showing the screen.

If the Galaxy Z Fold 6 Ultra is real, it needs these 7 features

What's better than a Z Fold 6? A Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 Ultra, that's what! Here are seven features a Z Fold 6 Ultra will need to really make it worthwhile.
Activating the Chat Assist feature on the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

How to try Samsung’s Galaxy AI on any iPhone or Android phone

Galaxy AI is a major selling point for the Galaxy S24. Now, you can take Galaxy AI for a test drive on any Android phone or iPhone. Here's how.
acclaimed director uses iphone 15 to shoot movie shot on pro midnight

Watch an acclaimed director use the iPhone 15 Pro to shoot a movie

As part of its long-running Shot on iPhone series, Apple handed acclaimed Japanese director Takashi Miike an iPhone 15 Pro to shoot a short film.
iPad Pro 2020 Screen.

Best iPad deals: Save on iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini for the New Year

Whether you want an iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or the classic iPad, we'll help you. Save on iPads with our up-to-date list of the best iPad deals and sales.
Close-up view of the cameras on the Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Best Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra deals: How to get the phone for free

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra can be found on sale at many places at the moment, including Amazon. To get yours cheaper, or even free, check out these deals.
U.S. map illustrating T-Mobile's 5G Ultra Capacity network expansion.

Have T-Mobile? Your 5G service is about to get much faster

If you're a T-Mobile customer, we have good news: Your 5G service is about to get a big speed upgrade. Here's why.
Apple Pay Cash

How to use Apple Cash to send and receive money on your iPhone

If you have an iPhone or another Apple device, Apple Cash is the easiest way to send and receive money. Here's everything you need to know about how it works!
The T Phone running a demo of

I’ve seen the future of smartphones, and it’s astonishing

Unlocking your phone and using apps to get things done may become a thing of the past, and an intelligent AI may do everything from the lock screen.
An image of the Temu app listing on the iOS app store on an iPhone 12.

Is Temu legit? Everything you need to know about the shopping app

Temu is an online shopping hub that covers over 250 retail categories. Is it worth your clicks and taps? Here’s everything you need to know about the platform.
iPhone 15 Pro in Natural Titanium held in hand in front of a wooden gate.

5 phones you should buy instead of the iPhone 15 Pro

Considering picking up an iPhone 15 Pro right now? Maybe you shouldn't. Here are five other phones you should buy instead.
The iPhone 14 Plus held in a man's hand.

The best iPhone 14 Plus cases in 2024: our 14 favorite picks

The iPhone 14 Plus is big, bulky, and prone to being dropped. Here's how to protect it with some of the best cases you can buy for it in 2024!
The Nomad Magnetic Leather Back Case on an iPhone 15 Pro.

2024’s coolest iPhone accessory is a throwback to old Android phones

Leather backs aren't actually new for phone — it's just been a while since we saw one this interesting.
The Belkin iPhone Mount with MagSafe for Apple TV 4K.

Hands-on with the Belkin iPhone Mount with MagSafe for Apple TV 4K

Belkin's MagSafe Mount for the iPhone makes video calls on Apple TV 4K that much easier. Call your mother. She misses you.
A render of the Ringo smart ring.

Is this new smart ring the Oura Ring killer we’ve been waiting for?

Forget about the Oura Ring and Samsung's Galaxy Ring. A new smart ring is claimed to offer more health features than both of them at an even cheaper price.
Someone wearing an Apple Watch Ultra 2, showing the Modular Ultra watch face.

Best Apple Watch deals: Series 9 and Ultra 2 discounted

The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available.
The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max and iPhone 14 Pro showing the screens.

Apple just released iOS 17.4. Here’s how it’s going to change your iPhone

Check your iPhone right now. Why? The iOS 17.4 update is rolling out, and there are some pretty big changes.
OtterBox OtterGrip Symmetry Series case collection in six colors

The best iPhone 14 cases in 2024: our 19 favorite ones

Apple's iPhone 14 is a solid smartphone, even in 2024. But whether you just bought one or have been rocking it for a year, you need a case.
The Facebook app icon on an iPhone home screen, with other app icons surrounding it.

Are Facebook and Instagram still down? Here’s what we know

Are you having trouble using Facebook and Instagram today? You aren't alone! Here's what you need to know about the big outage on March 5.
Section Editor, Mobile

Joe Maring is the Section Editor for Digital Trends’ Mobile team, leading the site’s coverage for all things smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Since joining the industry in 2012, Joe has reported on the latest mobile tech news, reviewed countless devices, and worked with other writers to help them find the angles that matter.

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