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Best wallpaper apps for Chrome OS: Backdrops, Bing, and more

Buying a shiny new Chromebook is an exciting experience. With Chrome OS, you get speed and performance at a lower cost. In fact, many Chromebooks are some of the best laptops you can find under $600. One of the first things you'll want to do when you boot up your new Chromebook is change the...

Windows 11 Wishlist – Here’s what we want to see in the new OS!

Last month, we made a list of 15 features that we want to see in Windows 11. The OS is official now, and for the most part, we know what we're getting. There's actually quite a bit. It starts with a big visual overhaul, including a centered Start Menu and taskbar, rounded corners, a new...

Android 12 Beta 3 Changelog: All the new features and changes!

Google released the third beta of Android 12 earlier today, and it comes with a litany of changes and improvements over the previous beta release. We're still a bit away from the stable release of Android 12, though, but when it does, many users will be in for a surprise. Android 12 is shaping up...

Discussing OnePlus Nord 2 with OnePlus: Processor, Benchmarks, Bootloader, and more

OnePlus re-entered the mid-range smartphone segment with the launch of the OnePlus Nord last year. Although the phone didn't receive much critical acclaim, it sold like hotcakes in several markets as it offered users OnePlus' signature fast and smooth experience at a relatively affordable price. Following the success of the original Nord, OnePlus launched several...

Why Google Play’s APK replacement is scaring some security experts

Last November, Google announced that developers will be required to publish new apps on the Play Store using the Android App Bundle (AAB) format instead of an APK. Just the other day, Google reminded developers of this upcoming requirement, setting off a firestorm of controversy from users who believe that Google is killing APKs, eliminating...

iMac 24-inch Review: The Apple M1 changes the game

Imagine an 11-inch tablet that's 5.9mm thick that has the power of a laptop. Imagine an all-in-one PC with a screen that's 11.5mm thick and has no external base with the internal components. Imagine an aluminum laptop that weighs 2.8 pounds and has more power than a lot of gaming PCs. Now imagine that all...

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G Review: The best sub-$300 phone in the US

Samsung sells too many phones to keep track of, but one of the company's more interesting releases recently is the Galaxy A32 5G. It was officially revealed in January after a few weeks of speculation and leaks, and the phone arrived in the United States in April. At an MSRP of $279.99, it's Samsung's cheapest...

OnePlus 9 Pro Display Review: Textbook accuracy isn’t enough to impress

As the price of ultra-premium smartphones continues to rise, what are companies doing to distinguish their displays from the rest? Are there still areas that they can improve on without needing to adapt new display hardware? These are questions that become more uncertain as the quality of display panels inevitably increases across the entire price spectrum....

Windows 11 has leaked: Here’s a sneak peek before next week’s launch!

When Microsoft said that it was going to announce the next version of Windows on June 24, it was only a matter of time before the leaks started coming. The first Windows 11 build leaked today, first offering up some screenshots on Baidu. Now, the full build is here. First of all, we should be clear...

Dell XPS 13 9310 Review: OLED makes this laptop even sweeter

Everyone already knows that the Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops around, right? Oh good. Thanks for reading, everyone! Just kidding. There's so much to talk about when it comes to the XPS 13, and what amazes me is how the lineup continues to get better with each generation. I remember when the...

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Review: Getting all the essentials right

OnePlus re-entered the mid-range smartphone market with the launch of the Nord line last year. The first phone in the Nord lineup offered great performance at a great price, making it one of the best mid-range devices of 2020. Although OnePlus has launched a few more devices in the Nord lineup since then, none have...

Chargie Fixes your Phone’s Battery Life with Overnight Charge Management

We all love our phones when we buy them. At first, it looks like that little device is going to serve you forever, or at least for the foreseeable future (3-4 years), because it was SO expensive and it runs so smooth (unlike the old hog you just replaced). However, after a year or so, most...