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The Best Smartphone to buy in August: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

This has been a great year for smartphones so far -- conventional slab phones are all extremely polished, and foldables are coming into their own. So if you're looking to upgrade your phone, now is as good a time as any. We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert...

Apple has a new MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 series

Apple finally replaced the Lightning connector on the iPhone 12 last year, but not in the way some were expecting. Instead of adopting the industry-standard USB Type-C connector, Apple combined Qi wireless charging with magnets to create MagSafe, borrowing the name from earlier MacBook chargers. The new technology has led to a surge in iPhone...

The Best iPhones to buy in Summer 2021: Apple has a phone for every need!

In the market for a new iPhone? The good news is Apple has a myriad of options, from the newest and most cutting-edge 5G, 5nm handsets to older devices that are still very capable thanks to Apple's best-in-industry software updates. For example, the upcoming iOS 15 will be going to devices as old as the...

These are the Best iPhone 12 Pro Max Cases to Buy in August: Rhinoshield, Spigen, Otterbox, and more!

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is the best flagship phone Apple has to offer. It's big in terms of features as well as physical size, and for the first time, Apple has actually given a hardware advantage to the iPhone 12 Pro Max by making use of the extra space. The iPhone 12 Pro Max...

T-Mobile lets iPhone users try out its network for free without swapping SIMs

T-Mobile is offering a new way for iPhone users to test-drive its network for free for a month. The best part: you don’t need a second device or additional gear. You can try out T-Mobile's network from your existing phone while still keeping your current line. This is made possible by T-Mobile (via CNET) tapping into...

These are the Best Fast Chargers for the Apple iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max!

With the iPhone 12 series, Apple removed power adapters from the retail box. So unless you have a wall charger lying around, you'll need a power adapter in case you buy any of the iPhone 12 models, including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Since you have to buy a wall charger...

The Galaxy S21 Ultra offers better value than the iPhone 12 Pro Max

Is bigger better? If you ask smartphone companies — the answer is a definitive yes. Whether it's Apple or Samsung, Huawei or Oppo, the trend has been to reserve the most premium specs, the most bleeding-edge components for the largest variant of its phones. The latest big thing right now is the Samsung Galaxy S21...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is hard to use with one hand because of iOS, not screen size

If you use an iPhone or have been around iPhone users long enough, you will likely have pulled off, or have seen others do this move in the gif below. This "loosen grip to slide a hand up the phone so the thumb can reach the top of the screen" action is as much a...

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Camera Shootout

Even though us phone geeks know there are more than a handful of brands that put out great premium smartphones, to the average consumer their only real options appear to still be Apple and Samsung. And so every year around this time, it's worth comparing the latest iPhone against the latest Galaxy Note, because they represent...

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Hands-on: Big Phone, Big Improvements?

Apple’s biggest ever iPhone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, is here. Unlike the previous two “Max” iPhones, there’s more that separates the iPhone 12 Pro Max from other devices in the iPhone 12 series than just a larger screen. I’ve been using it heavily for the past 36 hours, and here are my thoughts on Apple's...

The iPhone 12 is the rocket booster that 5G desperately needs

One of the things that have always impressed me about iPhones is the degree to which they are part of the mainstream cultural discourse. When Apple introduces a new iPhone, the news is covered not just by tech media, but even lifestyle or general news outlets. It's a level of relevance that most other phone...