• OnePlus 6 review: new phone, same compromises

    For several years now, OnePlus has been releasing phones with a variation on the same promise: get all the best, flagship smartphone features without paying flagship prices. Combined with some savvy marketing, the strategy has created a cadre of devoted fans. And those fans aren’t just getting bamboozled, either:...
  • The best home security system

    After spending more than 40 hours researching and two months testing 12 monitored home security systems, we found SimpliSafe to be the best self-installed option for most people. SimpliSafe gives you the benefits of a 24/7-monitored security system without locking you into a long-term contract, and it’s affordable, reliable,...
  • A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

    In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. Their claim, which they made based on the curious orbits of distant icy worlds, quickly sparked a race to find this so-called Planet...
  • Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One, a wildly ambitious smartphone

    We just got a look at the upcoming RED Hydrogen One smartphone at an event meant for “RED Pioneers” (read: superfans). It is, without a doubt, one of the most ambitious smartphones in years from a company not named Apple, Google, or Samsung. It’s an Android phone with a...
  • Google Duo can share your Android phone's screen

    Unfortunately, the feature still seems pretty buggy and wouldn’t work properly when I tried it out. All the person I was calling could see was a gray frame instead of my screen — in Android Police’s case, though, the recipient only saw a frozen image of the caller’s display....
  • Google’s Selfish Ledger ideas can also be found in its patent applications

    I trust by now we’ve all seen and been at least a little disturbed by The Selfish Ledger, the nearly 9-minute-long concept video from inside Google’s “moonshot factory” X labs. In the wake of it becoming public this week, Google quickly disavowed the video, claiming it was just a...
  • How to Delete Yourself From the Internet

    You may think your internet usage is completely private, but any time you access a website, sign up for an account, purchase a product, post a message, or browse search engine results, you’re sharing something about yourself.  If you find this troubling, you may want to learn more about...
  • Bank of America's AI assistant is ready to help with your finances

    Bank of America customers can use Erica to search for past transactions across all their accounts, navigate the mobile app to find routing numbers or the closest ATM, view bills and schedule payments, lock (and then unlock) debit cards and transfer money between accounts (or send money to others...
  • The first 4K, HDR, and G-Sync monitor is up for preorder, but it’s $2,000

    If you’re a PC gamer like myself, you appreciate high refresh rates, resolutions, and color accuracy. 4K “gaming monitors” have been on the market for years, but none of them were truly fulfilling those needs. But now, here is Acer’s Predator X27 4K monitor — the first to have...