Need some good news? Ask Google: ‘Tell me something good’


In this day and age, the news can be a constant source of dread, but Google thinks it doesn’t have to be that way. Google just released a new feature for its voice assistant called “Tell me something good.” You can test it out by asking Google Assistant on your phone or with your Google Home “tell me […]


Exclusive: Here’s the bendable glass that could come to your foldable phone


When it comes to foldable devices like the the Royole FlexPai and Samsung’s unnamed foldable phone, this major question inevitably comes up: Is that screen made plastic or glass? Plastic looks cheap, but today’s glass screen are more likely to break than flex when you bend them. Maybe not for long. CNET got an exclusive […]


IPhone XS beauty-gate: Here’s why your selfies look different on the new phone


If you’ve taken a selfie on the iPhone XS, you might think it looks a little different to other selfies you’ve taken in the past, especially from previous iPhones. We already know the cameras on the iPhone XS are different from those on the X. But some users on Reddit and YouTube have claimed that […]


Harry Potter: Wizards Unite mixes Pokemon Go with a mobile mystery, but release date remains hidden


  First announced in 2017, the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality game will be familiar to anyone who’s played the wildly successful Pokemon Go. Relying on your phone’s GPS, you move around the physical world and interact with beasts, objects, points of interest and other witches and wizards you come across on your game’s […]


Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors: Everything we know about a Feb. 20 launch, March 8 release, specs, features and price


The Galaxy S10 is coming in 2019. And Samsung desperately needs it to be an unmitigated blockbuster.  As the world’s largest phone manufacturer, Samsung has a great deal riding on the 10th edition of its flagship Galaxy S series. Given this, the rumors are frothy — and the leaks and renders are plentiful. This is […]


We just had the best year for phones ever


Good phones drop all the time, but when I glance back at 2018’s greatest hits, it’s clear that this year brought us something special. The parade of top models from tried-and-true hitmakers Apple, Samsung and Google include the iPhone XR, Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3.  These gems went beyond premium phones into midrange and budget devices, […]


Galaxy Fold review: For better or worse, Samsung’s new foldable phone is all about its screen


Even before the raft of screen malfunctions, it was clear how important the Galaxy Fold’s $1,980 screen is. Unlike other phones, which might stand out because of a multitude of cameras, extra-long battery life or a wireless charging trick, the Fold, like other foldable ones, will live and die by the quality of its bendable […]

Google Pixel 3 Top Shot

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL start at $799, come with bigger screens and wide-angle selfie camera


No more leaks! Google’s new Pixel phones have finally been unveiled. The Pixel 3 will start at $799 and £739 while the Pixel 3 XL starts at $899 and £869. The Pixel Stand, a wireless charger that works with the phones, will sell for $79 and £69. US residents can preorder the phones now with shipping […]


Samsung may add in-screen camera and fingerprint sensor to future phones


Samsung could be working to step up its mobile displays with features like an in-screen fingerprint sensor and camera. On Friday, mobile tipster Ice Universe tweeted that Samsung had presented four innovations at its 2018 OLED Forum on Thursday. They include an in-screen fingerprint sensor, a speaker built into the screen, vibrations that come from […]


Zuckerberg still wants to get 1B people into VR, but it’ll take a while


A year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood on a stage and said he wants to get 1 billion people to try virtual reality. This year, he said he’s not even 1 percent there. ‘We have a saying at Facebook that the journey is 1 percent finished, and in this case not even quite,’ he […]