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These are the best Samsung Galaxy S22 thin cases to buy in 2022

The Galaxy S22 is officially here, and just like the last year, Samsung is giving us three options to choose from. For those who prefer smaller, more pocketable phones, the Galaxy S22 is the perfect option. If you want to pick one up, do check out the best Galaxy S22 series deals. Featuring a 6.1-inch...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs OnePlus Nord N200: Which one’s better?

Samsung's Galaxy A-series phones have gained a lot of popularity over the years in the budget space. The Galaxy A53 5G is one of our top picks in the mid-tier price range, especially in the United States where it doesn't have too many competitors. OnePlus has a couple of capable mid-tier smartphones in the US...

Can the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) run Linux?

Alongside the all-new MacBook Air, Apple debuted a refresh to the MacBook Pro 13 at WWDC. Unlike the MacBook Air, the newest MacBook Pro 13 doesn't get an updated design, it merely gets some juiced-up internals. And that means the brand-new Apple M2 chip. It's the first MacBook Pro to get the M2 inside and as...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 13: Which phone offers more value?

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE may not have left a lasting impression on most people as its predecessor the Galaxy S20 FE did, but there's no denying that it's still an all-around great phone with some powerful internals. It offers a good set of specs at an accessible price, but it's not without its flaws....

Dell Latitude 5430 vs HP EliteBook 840 G9: What’s the best business laptop?

We're not halfway through the year yet, but we've already seen a lot of laptops introduced so far, including a wide range of business laptops. Among these new laptops, Dell and HP have both introduced some high-profile devices of their own, and choosing one device isn't always easy. We're here to help, though, and in...

HP Elite Dragonfly G3 vs ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10: Battle of the business laptops

At CES 2022, many companies announced new laptops, upgrades, or refreshed versions of their laptops. Many of the laptops getting upgraded are already some of the best laptops you can buy today, but with new Intel processors and other upgrades, they're getting even better. Among the companies introducing new devices, HP and Lenovo debuted some...

These are the best cheap HP laptops in 2022

Finding a good laptop in the sea of options out there today can sometimes prove to be a bit complicated. It's even more challenging when you're trying to spend as little money as possible. HP makes some really great laptops, but when the budget is tight, it can be hard to find one you can...

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Is the 2022 flagship worth the $100 premium?

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is an excellent phone that offers reliable performance, a large and vivid display, a good set of cameras, and the company's promise of three major Android OS updates. But we also mentioned in our review that it might be worth waiting for the Galaxy S22 series as a potentially better...

These are the Best Type-C Earphones for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series

The Samsung Galaxy S22 family is equipped with tons of flagship specs and features, but sadly none of the phones in the series have a headphone jack. The company has taken the headphone jack out of the specs sheet for its premium flagship phones, including the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and the Galaxy S22...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S22: Which one’s the better purchase?

Samsung's Galaxy A53 5G is one of those devices that offers a lot of bang for your buck. As we mentioned in our A53 5G hands-on piece, it's one of the best mid-rangers to buy in the US right now. There's a lot to like about this phone including its design, display, and its massive...

Best Smartphone Cameras in 2022: Apple, Samsung, Vivo, Google — We’ve tested them all!

Picking the phone with the best camera used to be an easy exercise. In the early days of the smartphone, the iPhone's camera was leaps and bounds better than Android's offerings. Then big-name Android brands caught up and for a couple of years in the mid-2010s Samsung held the crown. Towards the latter part of the...

Does the OnePlus 10 Pro have a microSD card slot for expandable storage?

MicroSD card slots are slowly disappearing from premium smartphones. As the modern flagships get thinner and more compact, the manufacturers are finding it difficult to cram a microSD card slot, forcing you to rely on internal storage. This is true for almost all the latest flagships on the market including Samsung's Galaxy S22 series. If...