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 […]


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 […]


Rumored banana-yellow Galaxy S10E teaches us something about ourselves


When a leaked image of the rumored Galaxy S10E in Canary Yellow appeared online, the internet went bananas. The same thing happened to the Huawei P20 Pro’s wild pink-blue-purple Twilight color, the Oppo Find X with its vignette edges and the OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple. Every sales figure and expert tells us that color is the last thing on your mind […]


Why your iPhone and Android phone will get more expensive


Remember when the only phones with over-$1,000 price tags were made of leather, ruby and sapphire crystal? Thanks to Apple and Samsung, those days are over. The iPhone XS and Galaxy Note 9‘s $999 starting price tags cement the thousand-dollar phone as the new normal. Level up your storage capacity and the prices only climb. […]


Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows USB-C headphones and notch


Though we don’t expect to see the rumored Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL introduced officially until this fall, we may have gotten a sneak preview from a Ukrainian Telegram user.   As reported by Android Police, Telegram user @LuchkovCH has posted an extensive series of photos (and a brief unboxing video) of what they […]


IPhone XS and XR revealed, and iOS 12 comes your way Sept. 17


Wow, what a week! For Apple fans, the announcement of three new iPhone Xs — the XS, XS Max and XR — is basically the Super Bowl and the lottery wrapped into one. We’ll take you through the ins and outs of Apple’s three new iPhone X sequels and everything else announced at the Sept. […]