Category: Gear / Products / Phones

August 6, 2020

7 Best Cheap Smartphones for 2020 (iPhone, Android)

There’s little reason to pay top dollar for a phone these days. These are our favorite Android devices and iPhones for $200 to $500.


by Julian Chokkattu Jeffrey Van Camp in Gear
August 5, 2020

Samsung Unpacked 2020: Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Watch3, Buds Live, and Tab S7

The company’s latest portfolio is filled with powerful and expensive devices.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
August 5, 2020

10 Best Android Phones (Unlocked): Our Top Picks for 2020

WIRED Tested. Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.


by Julian Chokkattu Jeffrey Van Camp in Gear
August 3, 2020

Google Pixel 4A Review: Nearly Perfect and Only $350

The 4A is an upgrade in almost every way over its predecessor, yet it’s cheaper. It’s our new fave Android phone.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
July 27, 2020

OnePlus Nord Review: An Affordable Phone with 6 Good Cameras

OnePlus’ new phone, the Nord, isn’t available in the US at the moment, but its value is hard to beat. You get a 90-Hz screen, a big battery, great performance, and 5G for 399 euros.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
July 23, 2020

Gorilla Glass Victus Will Be a Lot Harder to Scratch

The new smartphone glass is the first significant improvement in scratch prevention from Corning’s team in seven years.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
July 21, 2020

Apple Sets Climate Goals for 2030, Joining Amazon and Microsoft

If anything, these new initiatives show that earlier efforts just weren’t enough.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
July 12, 2020

10 Best Android and iPhone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing

Close that newsfeed for a while. These Android and iPhone videogames are a great distraction.


by Louryn Strampe in Gear
July 10, 2020

Best Unlimited Data Plans: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon

All the major US carriers have options that let you stream as much as you want. We’ve laid out how they work, and which will give you the most bang for your buck.


by Jeffrey Van Camp Matt Jancer in Gear
July 1, 2020

The Best Smartphones That Still Have a Headphone Jack (2020)

3.5-millimeter audio jacks are endangered, but they’re not extinct yet. Here are some of our favorite smartphones that still let you plug in.


by Julian Chokkattu Brian Barrett in Gear