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These are the Best Fast Chargers for the Apple iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max in Fall 2021: Anker, Belkin, and more!

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 Best iPhones to buy in Fall 2021: Apple has an iPhone for every budget!

Apple's new iPhone 13 series is here and as usual, they bring some exciting new features. But if you want to save a little, there are older or other iPhone options that are still very capable. Apple has a myriad of options, from the gigantic iPhone 13 Pro Max to the petite iPhone SE or...

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

The iPhone 12 Pro Max was Apple's top-of-the-line flagship last year and has now been replaced by the iPhone 13 Pro Max. Even after being a year old, it's one of the best big phones around. It's big in terms of features as well as physical size, and for the first time, Apple had actually...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max: Choosing an ecosystem

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip 3 is now official, which means it's time to compare it to the top device from the Korean firm's top competitor, Apple. Apple doesn't make foldables, so our comparison remains limited to their best device right now, the iPhone 12 Pro Max. Why even make the comparison in the first place?...

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...

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...

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...