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Apple isn't making any first-party leather cases this year, so we've got you covered with some alternatives.
The iPhone 15 series is finally here, with camera improvements, new chips on the Pro models, and new colors and chassis materials. It’s shaping up to become one of the best 5G smartphones, with advanced connectivity and the promise of tons of performance.
Take advantage of the deepest discounts around on Samsung Galaxy handsets, including the latest foldables.
Samsung has become the premier Android manufacturer, with an attention to detail and a desire to improve every generation. Whether it’s pushing the latest foldable phones or making traditional flagships like the flagship Galaxy S23 Ultra, you can be sure every ounce of engineering knowledge is going into the devices it sells.
The Galaxy Tab S9 is now here, and we've got you covered for all the accessories you might need for this stunning Android slate
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is one of the best Android tablets, with a beautiful, high refresh rate AMOLED screen. It comes with the superlative S Pen, so right out of the box, it’s versatile for productivity tasks. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chipset is the most powerful Qualcomm chip on the market, so it’s got the power you need. To keep that screen pristine and the power topped up, you’ll want to pick up some accessories. A screen protector is my first suggestion, followed by a case to protect from falls. There are tons of other accessories for what is sure to be a popular device, so I rounded up some of my favorites.
The next Prime Day event is coming up fast, and it's a great time to save on PC accessories
The summer is over, and the first Amazon Prime Day of 2023 is a distant memory. That won't be the last big shopping extravaganza from the retailer, with a second event planned ahead of Black Friday shopping. Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days is set to arrive this year on Oct. 10-11 and promises great deals on electronics like laptops, GPUs or CPUs, wireless earbuds, monitors, or SSD storage.
The Asus ROG Ally is a powerful, portable gaming handheld running Windows 11. Here are our choices to keep it charged up.
The Asus ROG Ally is a powerful portable gaming console running Windows 11. With how much performance it boasts, you’ll want to play it constantly, but the battery life means you’ll be plugging it in constantly. To keep your console topped up, we’ve compiled a list of the best chargers for the ROG Ally. Some of these will serve as a backup to the charger it is bundled with, while others add additional ports or even an external GPU for more graphical power.
It's week 2 of the regular NFL season, and the turf wars are hotting up.
It's Week 2 of the regular NFL season, and it's going to be a barnstormer in this match up. Only three games this week are between teams that won in Week 1, and this is the only game where both teams won their first outing.
It's week 2 of the NFL season and Green Bay goes into this matchup on a high.
Going into Week 2 of the 104th NFL regular season, only a few games are between teams that won in Week 1. The Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons on Sunday is one of them, and it promises to be a closely-fought match.
It's Round 16 for the 2023 F1 Grand Prix season this weekend.
It's the 16th stop on the 2023 F1 Grand Prix this weekend, coming from the road circuit of Marina Bay in Singapore. With Max Verstappen having an unassailable lead in the driver's standings, this race is all about carving out a legacy. Can Verstappen cinch another win, or will one of the other drivers take the pole position on Sunday?
The iPhone 15 is here, but is it better value than the OnePlus 11?
The iPhone 15 is finally here, and we’re busy reviewing it, so our final judgment is still pending. Whether or not it makes it into our favorite phones, it’s still worth comparing to other mid-priced flagships. One such phone is already on our best phones list. The OnePlus 11 is an affordable flagship punches above its weight class with top-tier performance and a good camera system. But is this Android phone going to be your pick once we’re through, or is it the latest iPhone that’s going in your pocket?
The latest standard for speedy SSDs is here, and we've rounded up the best on offer.
The newest, fastest standard for M.2 SSDs, PCIe 5.0, has been around for a couple of years, but only this year brought a consumer release for the fastest M.2 SSDs. The first crop of M.2 NVMe SSDs using this standard promise speeds of 10,000MB/s or higher. When the second wave comes, expect speeds of 16,000MB/s, close to the theoretical limits of the PCIe 5.0 specification.
The Motorola Razr+ is one of the best foldables on the market, and we've found some of the best deals currently available for the smartphone.
The Motorola Razr+ is one of the best foldable handsets out right now. The device has a sleek design, offers great performance, and also has an impressive and large cover display. The handset is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, 8GB RAM, and it has 256GB of internal storage.
Want to watch the NFL away from home? We'll show you how.
The 2023 season of the NFL officially kicked off this week, and there are some fantastic matchups in this weekend's games. Longtime rivals the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers square off on the gridiron on Sunday, on the Bears home turf.
Want to watch the NFL away from home? We'll show you how.
The 104th season of the NFL kicked off this week, and there are some fantastic matchups in this weekend's games. The New Orleans Saints play the Tennessee Titans on home turf on Sunday, and it promises to be a barnstormer.
Don't have a lot of money to spend but still want a great laptop? We've rounded up the best HP laptops you can get on a budget.
Finding an affordable and capable laptop on a strict budget is tricky. There could be dozens or even hundreds of options to choose from, but most have major trade-offs. Even if you stick to one manufacturer, like HP, many options exist. Many of our favorite laptops from HP cost upwards of $1,000, but what if you can’t, or won’t, spend more than $600 on your laptop?
The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i is one of the best creator laptops, but you'll want to get a good case to protect it.
The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i (2023) is the top-tier creator laptop in the company’s lineup. It features powerful internals with 13th-gen Intel Core processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4000-series discrete graphics. With all of that power, you’ll want to keep your charger with you, so most of these case options have additional pockets.
If you are in the market to buy a new keyboard on a budget, then here's a list with some of the best budget mechanical keyboards you can buy.
While most of the best mechanical keyboards come with a hefty price tag, that’s not always the case. The technology has become mainstream, and plenty of budget-conscious keyboards are available these days. For not much money at all, you can find a mechanical keyboard to enjoy, and some even have premium features like hot-swappable switch sockets for modding. Regardless of your preferences, I’ve rounded up some of my favorites for 2023 to make your buying decision easier.
The latest foldables from Samsung are here, and the high price tag and flexible screen deserve a protective cover.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is officially one of the best phones released this year. Samsung played it safe this year, with minor adjustments to the overall design, while fixing one of the main complaints about foldable phones. That’s the crease, which is drastically reduced as the new teardrop-shaped hinge lets the screen bend over a larger radius. The design also means the two halves are parallel when closed, reducing the thickness when in your pocket. You’ll still want a case to protect your $1,800 investment, and we’ve rounded up the best on the market to choose from.
The Lenovo Yoga 7i has been refreshed for 2023, so here are the best sleeves and carrying cases to keep the stylish 2-in-1 convertible notebook safe
The Lenovo Yoga 7i is a great laptop thanks to its convertible form factor and astonishingly low price. That means you’ll want to carry it everywhere in case inspiration strikes. To protect it on your journeys, you’ll want a good case or padded bag. That way, you can worry more about what you’re going to create and less about damage to your notebook. Lenovo sells the Yoga 7i in two sizes, 14-inch and 16-inch, and I’ve made lists of my favorites for both.
Love soccer? We'll show you how to watch Jürgen Klopp’s Reds squaring off against Unai Emery’s Villains at Anfield.
The 32nd Premier League is already shaping up to be a hot one, and the next big match is Liverpool vs. Aston Villa this weekend. Both teams started strong this season, and a win here could put either at the top of the table above Manchester City, which currently holds the top spot.
Take a look at some of the best pre-built gaming PCs you can buy right now.
Building a PC in 2023 is still complicated, with core components still being hard to source at reasonable prices. While CPU and motherboard supplies are more stable, buying the best graphics card is still difficult in many regions. Even if they’re in stock, MSRP has increased this generation, pricing many out of the market. These are some of the reasons that our build guides recommend buying a pre-built gaming PC for many users. Not only can you be sure of finding all the parts you need, you also get easier warranty service without dealing with multiple vendors. Here are our favorite pre-built gaming PCs on the market today.