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Nokia 7.1 Review: Solid Budget Simplicity Nokia 7.1 Review: Solid Budget Simplicity

Earlier this year, Huawei passed Apple to become the second largest smartphone maker in the world. That marks a big shift in the handset power rankings, but there’s one phone company that’s arguably made even bigger strides, and unlike Huawei, it’s a company you’ve almost certainly heard of before: Nokia

Hell Yeah, Bring on All the Cameras Hell Yeah, Bring on All the Cameras

After lackluster sales of the Galaxy S9, it seems Samsung has some big plans in store for its next Galaxy phones. And that’s in part because next year will be the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S line.

Palm's Ultra Tiny Phone Is an Absolute Snack Palm's Ultra Tiny Phone Is an Absolute Snack

There’s just something about this phone. From the moment I laid eyes on this thing, it just kind of made me happy. It’s small and adorable like a newborn puppy, and despite how petite it appears it photos, it looks and feels even smaller in person. And I’m not the only one that had this reaction. When I brought it…

This Could Be the Cheap Pixel 3 People Were Hoping for

Back before the Pixel line was a thing, Google’s Nexus phones were prized for their solid builds, stock software (with day-one updates), and affordable prices. But after several generations of Pixels with flagship price tags, it’s seemed like making affordable phones was something Google left in the past. That may…

Sharp Is Making a Dual-Notch Smartphone for All You Die-Hard Notch-Heads Out There Sharp Is Making a Dual-Notch Smartphone for All You Die-Hard Notch-Heads Out There

In the war of notches and bezels, Sharp has landed firmly on Team Notch with its upcoming Aquos R2 Compact. Yup, your eyes do not deceive you. That is a phone with two notches.

This Solution to Phone Multitasking Is Either Genius or Totally Absurd

There’s a reason your computer’s home screen is often referred to as its desktop. The user interface is designed to emulate a physical desk covered in documents and tools. That analogy doesn’t work quite as well with a smartphone’s tiny screen, but this concept UI that switches apps automatically as you physically…

Cloudflare Promises Faster Internet and More Privacy on Your Phone With New DNS App Cloudflare Promises Faster Internet and More Privacy on Your Phone With New DNS App

Earlier this year, Cloudflare launched it’s 1.1.1.1 DNS service, and now it’s available for free on iOS and Android. And if that reads like gobbledygook, the TL;DR is: faster, more private internet on your phone.

The Fossil Sport Might Be a Wear OS Watch That Doesn't Suck The Fossil Sport Might Be a Wear OS Watch That Doesn't Suck

I have a lot of Apple-hating friends who are always asking me: “What’s the best Wear OS smartwatch?” And I always say the same thing: They’re all bad. That said, the Fossil Sport could be the first contender for the title.

Android Will Soon Let You Update Its Apps While You’re Still Using Them Android Will Soon Let You Update Its Apps While You’re Still Using Them

There was plenty of Samsung buzz coming out of two individual events this week, not the least of which included the unveiling of its yet-unnamed foldable device. Another neat reveal coming out of the Android Dev Summit, however, is a feature that will allow users to continue using Android apps while they’re being…

Google Promises a Fix for the Pixel 3's Biggest Issue 'in the Coming Weeks' Google Promises a Fix for the Pixel 3's Biggest Issue 'in the Coming Weeks'

With its nifty software tricks and superb camera, the Pixel 3 is undoubtedly a good phone. But it ain’t perfect, and right now, the Pixel 3's biggest issue is wonky memory management.

Delightful Google Bug Seemingly Gives Pixel 3 XLs an Extra Helping of Notches Delightful Google Bug Seemingly Gives Pixel 3 XLs an Extra Helping of Notches

Until Apple, Google, and the like find a way to hide front-facing cameras and sensors beneath their smartphones’ displays, notches are a hideously unfortunate design solution to maxing out screen real estate. The Pixel 3 has one of the worst notches, and making matters even worse for some Pixel 3 XL users is a bizarre…

OnePlus 6T Review: The No Bullshit Best Deal in Smartphones OnePlus 6T Review: The No Bullshit Best Deal in Smartphones

Since its inception, OnePlus has danced around the fringes of the smartphone market, catering to nerds and enthusiasts with spec-laden devices for reasonable prices. And unlike the Apples and the Samsungs of the world, OnePlus has thrived even though it really only makes one product a year, typically released in the…

The Red Hydrogen One Is a Phone Made for an Alternate Reality The Red Hydrogen One Is a Phone Made for an Alternate Reality

Jim Jannard is an interesting guy. After starting a one-man business selling motorcycle parts, he decided to pivot into goggles and eyewear. Fast forward about 25 years, and Oakley had become one of the biggest sunglass brands in the world. Then in 2007, after selling Oakley for $2.1 billion, Jannard turned to his…

Google Employees Are Furious Over Report That It Shielded Andy Rubin and Other Execs Google Employees Are Furious Over Report That It Shielded Andy Rubin and Other Execs

A damning and detailed report from the New York Times this week outlined Google’s apparent handling of the departure of Andy Rubin—the creator of Android who left the company in 2014 following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct—as well as other top executives. Now, Google is facing condemnation…

Google CEO Doesn't Deny Reported $90 Million Payout to Andy Rubin in Sexual Misconduct Memo Google CEO Doesn't Deny Reported $90 Million Payout to Andy Rubin in Sexual Misconduct Memo

Earlier today, a report from the New York Times described in excruciating detail the latitude given to one of Google’s former golden boys, Andy Rubin, better known as the “father of Android,” after an investigation into sexual misconduct. A hollow statement from current CEO Sundar Pichai notably does not deny any…

Hey, Do We Have Your 10-Year-Old Android Phone? (Update: Oops!) Hey, Do We Have Your 10-Year-Old Android Phone? (Update: Oops!)

A few weeks back my coworker Mario Aguilar set about buying the first ever Android phone to commemorate the mobile OS’s 10 year anniversary. He succeeded, and the T-Mobile G1 came with a surprise—a micro SD card with exactly 11 mp3s on it. So the question we’re left with is, hey, do we have your phone? [Please see the…

How to Back Up All of the Photos From All of Your Apps How to Back Up All of the Photos From All of Your Apps

Your photos and videos are likely to be some of the most precious files you have on your smartphone. Even if you’ve got new photos and videos taken with the camera synced to the cloud though, what about the pictures your family send you over WhatsApp? Or the Instagram Stories you post? Here’s how to make sure every…

Google Reportedly Vows Pixel 3 Camera Will Work Properly for Everyone Soon Google Reportedly Vows Pixel 3 Camera Will Work Properly for Everyone Soon

A pernicious bug has struck some Pixel 3 devices, leaving smartphone photographers missing many of the images they take. Per Android Police, a fix for Google’s latest smartphone is on the way.

8 Advanced Photo Edits You Can Do on Your Phone 8 Advanced Photo Edits You Can Do on Your Phone

You might already be familiar with the quick fixes you can apply to your pictures after you’ve snapped them, right on your phone—but if you want to take your mobile photo editing to the next level there are tools and apps that can help here too. Here are six advanced tricks to try and how to apply them.

11 Fantastic Add-Ons for Your Favorite Apps 11 Fantastic Add-Ons for Your Favorite Apps

You’ve no doubt got your favorite apps, the ones you turn to again and again on your smartphone—but have you discovered the best add-ons and plug-ins for those apps? There’s a growing market for apps that work with other apps, and we’ve picked out some of the best and most useful examples you can find right now.

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