XDA Buying Guides

The best Nintendo Switch games to play with the whole family in May 2021

The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic console for multiplayer games. Nintendo has always had that family-friendly reputation, and it's no different with the Switch. From established first-party franchises to third-party titles great for kids and adults, we've picked out the best Nintendo Switch family games for you, so you don't need to research! Of course,...

Does the OnePlus 9 series support 5G?

The simple answer is yes, all three devices in the OnePlus 9 series, including the OnePlus 9R, support 5G. But as always, the devil is in the details. It’s one thing if your device has the required hardware to connect to a 5G cell site and another thing whether it supports the same 5G bands...

OnePlus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S21: Which sub-$800 phone is for you?

The market for flagship Android phones is as competitive as ever, especially with Samsung dropping prices on many of its phones (or selling them at lower MSRPs) over the past year. The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition was one of the best value smartphones of 2020, and each phone in the Galaxy S21 series is $200...

The Best Galaxy S21 Alternatives in 2022 – The Top Phones to buy instead!

Samsung kicked off 2021 with the launch of its flagship Galaxy S21 series. All three devices in the Galaxy S21 lineup were the best Android had on offer at the time, but other manufacturers have caught up with Samsung over the last few months. So if you're currently in the market for a flagship smartphone,...

What colors does the OnePlus 9 series come in?

The OnePlus 9 series has finally arrived, with more models and color options than ever to choose from. There are three distinct models: the OnePlus 9 Pro, the OnePlus 9, and the India-exclusive OnePlus 9R. Both the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro have three color choices each, though not every color is available in...

OnePlus 9 series goes on sale in the US today: Where to buy

The OnePlus 9 series is now on sale in the U.S., with prices starting at $729. The devices previously went up for preorder on March 26, but are now more widely available. If you’re unfamiliar with the OnePlus 9 series, we have you covered. There are technically three variants in the lineup, but only two are...

Microsoft Surface Headphones drop to $106 in this sale on Woot

Microsoft’s first Surface Headphones are being offered at a great price for just one day, so you better jump on it now before it’s too late. The company’s premium wireless headphones launched for $249, but today’s deal at Woot drops the price to just $106 — that’s over 50 percent off. Since the Surface Headphones...

Best USB Cables you can buy in 2022

USB cables are an integral part of our digital lives, but they can be very confusing. From the USB generation to the type of connector, there are a number of things to think about. Also, a USB cable that can charge your phone or laptop super-fast may not necessarily be super-fast at transferring data. So...

Here are the best Thunderbolt 3 laptops in March 2021: Dell XPS 15, Apple MacBook Air and More

Data transfer speeds have grown exponentially in the past few years, be it mobile networks or your local storage media. Similarly, the good old USB has also become quite reliable when it comes to transferring large amounts of data over a wide bandwidth. Intel had announced Thunderbolt 4 last year and we are expecting new...

These are the Best Rugged Pixel 4 Cases: Zizo, Ringke, Olixar, and more!

Despite being announced in 2019, the Google Pixel 4 is still a great Android smartphone, especially if you can snag one on a sale or discount. It offers a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, a Snapdragon 855 processor, a 12.2-megapixel camera, a 2,800mAh battery, wireless charging, a sleek design, and...

The LG UltraGear 24-inch 144Hz gaming monitor is on sale for $180

If you have been looking for a new gaming monitor, then this is a deal that you shouldn’t miss. The LG UltraGear 24-inch gaming monitor is currently selling at a discounted price of $180, which is $40 off the regular pricing of $220. LG’s UltraGear range of monitors has been praised as one of the...

PlayStation 5 Restocks: Units available at Target! Grab them quick!

The PlayStation 5 has, in short, been a nightmare to actually get your hands on, so far. With the limited pre-order stock, site outages, and random seconds-long PlayStation 5 restocks, consumers are being left frustrated and without a (massive) new console to adorn their entertainment center. It's a frustrating situation for sure, and while we...