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Asus’s New Zenfone 8 Is Powerful and Small. That’s About It

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Unremarkable and unmemorable. That’s how I’d describe the Zenfone 8, Asus’ latest Android smartphone. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad phone. It has a high-end processor capable of speedily running any and every app I want, with a compact design that makes it easy to use with one hand. It also doesn’t cost a thousand […]

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Which Google Pixel Phone (and Gear) Should You Buy?

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The Pixel 5 can also shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second, a first for Pixels. It also offers the biggest battery of the Pixel family at 4,080 mAh, which keeps the phone alive about a day and a half between charges. Get the Pixel 5 at Amazon, B&H, and Google This One … […]

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OnePlus Finally Brings Its Phone Cameras up to Speed

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A new cooling solution called Cool Play improves heat dissipation during gaming; I noticed the 9 Pro stayed comfortably warm after an hour of Oddmar. A very small number of games will also support a feature called Hyper Touch at launch, which improves the syncing time between the display and the processor. OnePlus says this […]

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This Asus Phone Got Me to Finally Enjoy Mobile Gaming

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I don’t consider myself a mobile gamer. Playing games on a glass slab has never been all that comfortable for long stretches. It was an activity for subway commutes in the Before Times, but I mostly spend my free time playing games on my PC and Nintendo Switch at home. Many mobile games are … […]

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How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Webcam

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We’re a Full year into the pandemic and it’s still difficult to find a good webcam for a price that won’t make your jaw drop. Whether it’s for work or a weekly virtual board game night, interacting on video has become a necessity. Below, we walk through ways you can use your smartphone (old or […]

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These Are the 11 Android Phones Worth Buying

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Finding the absolute best Android phone to meet your needs is hard work. It’s easy to get swayed by a pretty handset design or a convincing price. Carriers might tempt you with a discount or a 24-month payment plan. But before you make a rash impulse buy, read up. From the bottomless pit of phone […]

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

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Phone makers like Apple have increased the number of lens elements over time, and while some, like Samsung, are now folding optics to create “periscope” lenses for greater zoom capabilities, companies have generally stuck with the tried-and-true stacked lens element system.  “The optics became more sophisticated, you added more lens elements, you created strong aspheric […]

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

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Visible just got an update to 5G, if Verizon supports it in your area. Sadly, 5G coverage is still scarce outside certain major cities—and it’s not all that game-changing yet. Your 5G data is capped at 200 Mbps.  In times of heavy network traffic, Visible will deprioritize its customers below Verizon customers sharing the Verizon […]

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Cheaper Yet Refined, Samsung’s Latest Galaxy Phones Are Great

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It’s an iterative year for Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, where the company is simply improving on a year-old design instead of loading up the new devices with breakthrough features. But that’s not a bad thing. In fact, with the new Galaxy S21 series—which includes the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra—what you’re mostly getting is […]

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18 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)

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Not all phones support wireless charging, so look up your phone model first. You’ll usually see “Qi wireless charging” (the default standard) or simply “wireless charging” if it does. Wireless chargers can work with cases Most wireless chargers can charge through cases, unless it’s a particularly thick case. Check the product listing—there’s usually a case […]