Category: Gear / Products / Phones

March 23, 2021

OnePlus Finally Brings Its Phone Cameras up to Speed

It’s still missing that special something, but the OnePlus 9 Pro can at least capture photos that match and sometimes surpass its peers.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
March 22, 2021

17 Phone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing

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

by Louryn Strampe in Gear
March 15, 2021

This Asus Phone Got Me to Finally Enjoy Mobile Gaming

A lot of phones have tried, but the latest from Asus successfully levels up mobile gaming.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
March 12, 2021

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Webcam

Using your phone (old or new) as a camera for your Zoom meetings is an easy and affordable way to be visibly present if you don’t have a webcam on your laptop or PC.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
March 6, 2021

Trick Out Your iPhone 12 With These Cases and Accessories

Whichever new model you get, we’ve rounded up the cases, chargers, and other extras you’ll want to snag.

by Julian Chokkattu in Buying Guide
February 4, 2021

A New Lens Technology Is Primed to Jump-Start Phone Cameras

The optics in your smartphone have been pretty much the same for more than a decade. That’s about to change.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
February 2, 2021

The New Moto G Series Really Phones It In

Motorola’s new phones will meet the most minimal of expectations.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
February 2, 2021

Face ID Will Soon Work With a Mask—If You Have an Apple Watch

Recognizing you while your face is covered is still pretty tough for a computer.

by Lauren Goode in Gear
February 1, 2021

Here’s the Right Way to Rescue a Soaking Wet Smartphone

Given the hundreds of ways your phone could come into life-threatening contact with liquid, you should know what to do when it happens (because it will).

by Boone Ashworth Christina Bonnington in Be Prepared
January 26, 2021

It’s the Perfect Time to Switch to a Cheaper Phone Plan

If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, switching to these networks may save you a lot of money.

by Matt Jancer in Dialed Down