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One UI 5.0 Open Beta Hands On: New features for your Samsung Galaxy phone

With Android 13 just around the corner, Samsung fans have been waiting patiently to get their hands on the next iteration of One UI: One UI 5.0. Samsung has now started the One UI 5.0 public beta program, beginning with the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra. We've sideloaded the Open...

Google Pixel 6 Custom Development: Unofficial LineageOS 19, Pixel Experience 12, and more

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are among the best Android phones that one can purchase right now. However, many users were rightfully apprehensive about the aftermarket development scene on the Pixel 6 family not picking up. The Tensor SoC that powers the Pixel 6 is Google’s debut in smartphone chip-making. As a...

OnePlus 10T First Impressions: You win some, you lose some

OnePlus has a pretty consistent flagship launch strategy at this point: a flagship launch earlier in the year, followed by another refresh later on in the year. Recently, "T" variants of the company's phones have downgraded a little bit from their earlier flagship counterparts but bring to the table some interesting improvements, too. The OnePlus...

OxygenOS 13 will bring Android 13 to OnePlus phones with new features and better UX

At the company's launch event for the OnePlus 10T, OnePlus also announced that OxygenOS 13 will be coming to its portfolio of Android phones soon, and with it will come Android 13, as well. OxygenOS 13 will launch first on the OnePlus 10 Pro with an Open Beta available for download soon. It will then...

How to Fake GPS Location on iPhone

Your iOS device, whether it be an iPhone or iPad, comes with a GPS that works to provide your location to many different types of apps. To take full advantage of these apps, you’ll want to have the ability to spoof location on iPhone. This will tell any app that requests your GPS data to...

10 reasons why you don’t need to upgrade your phone annually

Smartphones have been around for over a decade now. What started as a luxury product that not everyone could justify paying for has now become a quintessential part of our lives. From basic tasks, such as viewing a restaurant's digital menu, to more complex ones, like authorizing transactions -- smartphones are no longer just phones....

Dell XPS 13 Plus Review: Living in the future

When you buy a Dell XPS laptop, you're buying some of the best that money can buy. You're getting a premium aluminum laptop and an immersive InfinityEdge display. Ultimately, you're buying the best that Dell has to offer. With the Dell XPS 13 Plus, you're still getting that, but the company is getting a bit...

Xiaomi 12S Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Battle of the 2022 Ultras

Xiaomi may not publicly confess it, but its Ultra series is clearly aimed to take on Samsung's own line with the same namesake, and it's a worthy comparison every year. I say this not just because of the "Ultra" signifier. Heck, ZTE has an Ultra phone too and I would not consider that phone a...

Asus Kunai 3 Gamepad Review: A great accessory for gaming on ROG phones

There are so many great games on Android, and with our smartphones nowadays being computing powerhouses, you'll never be stuck on the choice of what to play. From games on the Play Store to emulators such as AetherSX2, you can play both new games and the classics. However, finicky touch controls make it so that...

Balmuda Phone Review: A small Android phone that surprisingly finds a market in Japan

Despite Balmuda's history, the company is probably best known for its products like its relatively pricey toaster and electric kettle. So what happens when a modern design company wants to dip its toe into the smartphone market? It creates its smartphone, of course. The Balmuda Phone launched in Japan towards the tail end of 2021,...

SwitchBot Smart Home Controls Review: Your smart home starter pack

SwitchBot offers a range of products to introduce smart components into your home. From automated curtain openers to hands-off light operation and security devices, the SwitchBot range could ease your journey into smart home products I live in a dumb home. Built one hundred years ago with solid brick interior walls, it is not receptive to...

HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook Review: The new poster child of Google-powered laptops

The concept of a premium Chromebook is still outrageous to many. It's not hard to see why, with so much focus on budget devices from the companies making them. But the HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook is as premium as it gets. No corners are cut, with nothing built down to a budget. This is a...