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MagSafe Battery Pack: Hands-on with Apple's new iPhone 12 accessory

It's not a phone case like previous years and that might be the best reason to buy one. We walk you through everything you need to know. → Read More

Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best

Apple sells phones priced as low as $399 to as high as $1,399. We're here to help you find the best one for your needs and budget. → Read More

MagSafe Battery Pack: Hands-on with Apple's new iPhone 12 accessory

It's not a phone case like previous years and that might be the best reason to buy one. We walk you through everything you need to know. → Read More

Apple cautions that AirTag batteries with a bitter coating might not work

Bitterant coatings might stop kids from swallowing a battery, but they may not work properly in an AirTag. → Read More

Freedom Phone: Why you should avoid it and what else to know

It's basically a bunch of old hardware and unsubstantiated promises. Here's everything we know (very little) and don't (so much). → Read More

Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best

Apple sells phones priced as low as $399 to as high as $1,399. We're here to help you find the best one for your needs and budget. → Read More

Freedom Phone: Why you should avoid it and what else to know

It's basically a bunch of old hardware and unsubstantiated promises. Here's everything we know (very little) and don't (so much). → Read More

The easy way to connect your PS4 or Xbox controller to your iPhone

Using a controller from your PlayStation or Xbox makes playing Apple Arcade games so much better. Here's how to pair it with your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and AppleTV. → Read More

2021 iPhone Photography Awards: Take a look at these stunning winning photos

With an iPhone 7 in hand, the winner of the 2021 iPhone Photography Award took this beautiful picture, reminding us you don't always need the latest Apple device or iPhone 13 to take quality photos. → Read More

Sony Xperia 1 III review: It could have been magnificent

$1,300 is a wild price for a phone with this many wrinkles. → Read More

Sony Xperia 1 III review: It could have been a magnificent phone

$1,300 is a wild price for a phone with this many wrinkles. → Read More

Gossip Girl's Lyne Renée also plays a witch general on Motherland: Fort Salem

On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the Belgium-born actor shares what it's like to go from portraying a George Washington-like military leader to a real estate magnate. → Read More

Harvey Guillén says filming Werewolves Within felt like comedy camp

The What We Do in the Shadows star was on CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast to discuss playing Guillermo, being in a comedy-horror film based on a video game, and Christopher Guest movies. → Read More

Moto G Stylus 5G review: One of the longest-lasting batteries in any phone

At $400, it has the unique combination of 5G, a stylus, a low price -- and ridiculously long battery life. → Read More

Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best

Apple sells phones priced from as low as $399 to as high as $1,399. We're here to help you find the best one for your needs and budget. → Read More

AirTags hands on: Apple's impressive Bluetooth trackers will get an Android app

Apple's $29 Bluetooth tracker called an AirTag. Attach one to an item and you can locate it with your iPhone's Find My app. → Read More

Switch from Android to iPhone 12: This is the best way to transfer your data

You want to "Move to iOS" but your photos, videos and message history are still on your old Samsung phone. Here’s what to do. → Read More

Smooth like Butter: How Summer House's Hannah Berner became a stand-up

On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, Berner discusses being a Bravolebrity; fostering animals, including her cat Butter; and the tough reality of being on a reality show. → Read More

Moto G Stylus 5G review: A good phone, but Motorola sells better ones

At $400, it has the unique combination of 5G, a stylus and a low price. → Read More

iOS 15's most exciting new features: FaceTime, iMessages and Apple Wallet get new tricks

Apple's new operating system, previewed at WWDC, will launch this fall, likely with the iPhone 13. → Read More