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Recent articles by Chris:

Microsoft phones are back with the dual-screen Surface Duo

When Microsoft last built its own phones, we got the underwhelming Lumia 950 and 950 XL — a pair of devices that were meant to usher in the age of Windows... → Read More

Microsoft embraces dual-screen computing with the Surface Neo

Microsoft has been mulling over the value of a dual-screen computer for at least a decade, and now it finally built one. Microsoft hardware chief Panos Panay pu... → Read More

Amazon's new Eero mesh WiFi system is all about ease of use

You'd be forgiven for not knowing Amazon acquired the mesh-networking outfit Eero earlier this year; routers are less than thrilling by nature, and the deal's p... → Read More

Amazon's new Echo Studio promises immersive audio for $200

Just as earlier reports suggested, Amazon revealed yet another updated version of its Echo smart speaker at a press conference in Seattle today. The big differe... → Read More

What do you want to know about Samsung's updated Galaxy Fold?

We're gearing up for a Galaxy Fold re-review, and we want your input. → Read More

Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold in the US on September 27th

After months of drama stemming from flaky review units and questionable design choices, Samsung is finally ready to sell Galaxy Fold in the US. Assuming you hav... → Read More

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review: Better, but not groundbreaking

What does it mean for a phone to earn the name "Pro"? Lots of power, for one. Usually great cameras. And software robust enough to handle arduous tasks with... → Read More

iPhone 11 hands-on: Still cheap and cheerful

Personally speaking, the iPhone XR was my favorite of the three iPhones released last year. It's bigger than the too-small (for me at least) iPhone XS, and didn... → Read More

iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max hands-on: More cameras, more fun

Today's Apple demo room felt like more of a madhouse than usual, and the clear star of the day so far has been the iPhone 11 Pro. Among other things, the Pro re... → Read More

What to expect at Apple's September 10 iPhone event

There are three things you always count on September for: Kids trudging back to school, the end of summer's oppressive heat and new iPhones. Apple is gear... → Read More

The Moto One Zoom continues Motorola's ambitious phone streak

Rather than stick to its usual slew of solid mid-range devices, Motorola has been branching out. Under its One-series banner the Lenovo-owned brand released... → Read More

The latest Nokia feature phones are rugged and retro, respectively

The new Nokia 800 and 2720 couldn't be any more different. → Read More

HMD's Nokia 7.2 could be the new mid-range smartphone to beat

The Nokia 7.1 was a fan-favorite, so a sequel was all but inevitable — what's more surprising is just how ambitious it is. HMD just pulled back the cu... → Read More

Roku's first soundbar doubles as a streaming box

Need more proof that Roku is taking audio seriously? Check out its new soundbar and subwoofer. → Read More

Android 10 goes live for Google's Pixel phones today

Other smartphone makers should announce their update plans soon enough. → Read More

Facebook is considering hiding 'Like' counts as part of new test

The company hasn't yet said when (or where) it will begin. → Read More

Sprint’s 5G network in NYC isn’t crazy fast, but it’s fast enough

For Sprint, consistency is more important than outright speed. → Read More

5G-friendly OnePlus 7 Pro is now available at Sprint

The first 5G OnePlus in the US will set you back $840. → Read More

Sprint's 5G network goes live in NYC, LA, DC and Phoenix

As promised earlier this year, Sprint's 5G footprint is getting a little bigger. This morning, the carrier officially lit up four new 5G markets — New Yor... → Read More

Motorola's latest cheap phone tries to double as an action camera

Apart from its real-but-not-ready foldable, Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Those devices... → Read More