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Earlier this year, Huawei passed up Apple in worldwide smartphone shipments and market share and is now gunning for Samsung and its top spot. Despite security concerns by a few countries around the world, Huawei continues to set sales records.
Wallet cases are popular and so are cases with kickstands for media viewing. Vena combines both of these functions in a case that meets MIL STD 810G-516.6 certification for drop protection.
In my quest to find the perfect iPhone for myself, I switched back to the Apple iPhone XS after testing the XS Max and XR. It all came down to a couple key elements.
Six weeks ago OnePlus launched its first phone on T-Mobile. Initial indications are that this was a great success and it seems the OnePlus brand is gaining traction in the US consumer wireless market.
The OnePlus 6T is already one of the fastest and most capable Android phones available today. The special McLaren Edition provides more RAM, faster charging, and some other slick McLaren touches for $70 more.
A lot of smartphones pass through the hands of ZDNet reviewers and a few stand out from the masses. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 remains active on a regular basis and continues to confirm its greatness.
Not all cases have to be boring and when you want to head out after work and show off some fun colors and styles then you may want to consider something from Case-Mate
Microsoft continues to update its compelling software suite for iOS devices and the latest update to Outlook is designed to help you get things done faster.
Mophie Juice Pack for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: New low profile design helps you achieve 22 hours of web browsing
After being disappointed with the S9 Plus Juice Pack, the design updates Mophie made for the Note 9 Juice Pack are exactly what I wanted to see. It's now an essential accessory for multi-day use.
A lot of Android phones have launched in 2018, but the OnePlus 6T offers the best value for the price and has come to be even more appealing that most flagships.
After a month of use with the least expensive new iPhone, it is clear to me that it's likely the best new iPhone for most people, including me. It has grown on me over the month and I've been buying accessories to support its use over the long term.
With iPhones being the most expensive phones available today, a case to help you hold onto it is a smart purchase. Caudabe makes some great options that add minimal weight and size to your iPhone.
InvisibleShield Glass+ VisionGuard for Apple iPhone XR and Google Pixel 3 XL: Protect your display and your eyes
Tempered glass screen protectors offer display protection for your expensive phone while also giving you the same feel as the display itself. InvisibleShield offers a product that also works to filter harmful light.
Nodus Access Case III for the Apple iPhone XR: An Italian leather folio that props up for media watching
Commuters spend a lot of time watching movies and TV shows on their phones. The Nodus Access Case III props up your phone for media, while also providing an integrated compartment for your transit pass, cash, and ID.
PopSockets are popular for helping you hold onto your phone and propping it up. Speck's new GrabTab accessory does this with very little bulk while also still supporting wireless charging.
There are a ton of case and accessory options for the new Apple iPhones. Silk released some great case options priced from $12 to $25.
All significant smartphone launches have now passed and as we approach the end of the year, the ten best shake out after more extended usage of each. All ten phones are excellent and certain aspects make each a possible contender for the top spot.
Moment continues to help smartphone manufacturers push the limits of mobile photography with new lens options. The newest member of the family builds upon the most requested function; optical zoom.
Samsung Galaxy phones have some of the best cameras available today and a new partnership with VSCO will improve the performance with new software features.
Olloclip Intro and Pro Lenses with Multi-Device Clip first take: Affordable and advanced lens options with a universal smartphone clip
Olloclip offers a number of add-on lenses for Apple iPhones and with the Multi-Device clip you can now use all of its lenses with a number of smartphones. The Intro Lens offers an entry level option with two of the most popular lens modes in a single lens while the two Pro series lenses take your smartphone camera experience to the next level.