Here’s one of the best and most underrated One UI 5.0 features

Samsung’s new One UI 5.0 is great. It feels as though the company took the time to optimize performance and improve the user experience with minor but meaningful changes and additions. By now, you’ve probably heard about the latest changes to the Camera and Gallery apps, the expanded Material You color palette, and the redesigned […]

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Apple Shares Most Popular Podcasts of 2022

Apple today revealed the top podcast episodes, shows, channels, and subscriptions that listeners engaged with in the Podcasts app throughout 2022. Crime Junkie, The Daily, and Dateline NBC were the top three overall podcasts of 2022, and among new shows, The Deck, Fly on the Wall, and The Thing About Helen and Olga topped the […]

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Most 2023 flagship phones to feature Samsung’s brighter E6 OLED panel

Samsung makes the world’s best OLED displays for smartphones, and almost all brands use the company’s OLED panels in their high-end mobile phones. Next year, too, nearly all smartphone brands are expected to use Samsung’s latest high-end OLED panels with higher brightness and better flicker control. Vivo has already announced its next-generation flagship smartphone, the […]

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Weekly poll results: flagship chipsets still matter, but most people don’t need the latest one

The result from last week’s poll shows that more than half of our readers think flagship chipsets are an important consideration when picking out the next phone. Not everyone cares if it’s the latest flagship chip, however. In fact, most prefer to get an older version as those tend to offer far better value for […]

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The Quest to Save the Most Precious Voices on Earth

“My whole world is the human voice,” says Harry Yeff. And he isn’t just referring to his previous life as a champion beatboxer (alias Reeps One). Yeff is also a digital artist, and he has traveled the world meeting experts and artists who share his obsession. He’s spent the past five years collecting, he explains, […]

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Deals: nubia offers up to $120 off on most Red Magic 7 phones for Black Friday

The Black Friday shopping spree is finally on our doorstep, and nubia’s gaming branch Red Magic announced plenty of deals on its smartphones, gaming accessories and wearables. Starting on Friday, all Red Magic 7, Red Magic 7 Pro, and Red Magic 7S Pro phones are getting discounted. There’s also a lottery that will see 9 […]

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What Apple Product Are You Most Thankful For?

With the Thanksgiving holiday set to take place in the United States tomorrow, we thought we’d ask MacRumors readers about their preferred Apple products, both from 2022 and earlier. What Apple product are you most thankful to have? Is it the Apple Watch with its health tracking features, or the iPhone that keeps you in […]

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The most expensive Xbox headset of all time finally got a price cut

The most expensive Xbox headset of all time now also has the biggest Xbox headset discount of all time, chopping a massive $200 off the typical asking price.  The B&O BeoPlay Portal headset reviewed well with us for several key reasons. This is a premium headset, and Bang and Olufsen certainly nailed that aspect of […]

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People share what they hate most about Windows 11

Windows 11 is the latest operating system from Microsoft, but is it the greatest? Seemingly not, at least to a specific group of users. We recently reached out on Twitter asking, “what are the things you dislike the most about Windows 11?” The replies include comparisons to Windows 10, complaints about how certain features work […]

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Samsung was one of the most commonly-used passwords in 2021

A recent study conducted by password management solution company Nordpass has determined that Samsung, or rather “samsung” with a lowercase S, counts among one of the most commonly used passwords in at least in 30 countries. This puts at risk the security of millions of users worldwide. Using the name of your favorite smartphone/TV/home appliance brand, […]

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Review: The Level Lock+ Makes Unlocking Your Home Easy, But It Isn’t the Most Secure

Created by smart lock maker Level, the Level Lock+ is the one of the first Home Key-compatible smart locks on the market, designed to unlock a door automatically when a Home Key-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch is held near it. The Level Lock+ replaces the prior-generation Level Lock, and it uses that same unassuming design. […]

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9 Most Essential Apple Accessories

Apple products are excellent on their own, but sometimes accessories can completely change how you use your devices. An artist might not realize how much they can enhance their work with an Apple Pen and a Magic TrackPad, or an avid writer might be able to streamline their process by using a Magic Keyboard. Accessories […]

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Razer Naga V2 Pro review: The most versatile gaming mouse just got even better

The Razer Naga V2 Pro isn’t a revolution for the long-running MMO mouse, but it takes what made 2020’s Naga Pro great and built upon it. The result is an incredibly versatile mouse that stays true to its MMO roots while adding in just the right amount of extra polish and feature updates. Among those […]

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Surface Pro 9 is ‘most repairable’ Surface Pro iFixit has ever seen

What you need to know Microsoft’s Surface Pro 9 is dramatically easier to repair than previous models, according to iFixit. The 2-in-1 has a simple to remove SSD, a battery that is secured with screws rather than glue, and several other components that are easy to repair or replace. Microsoft promised that it would share […]

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Most Galaxy phones should support the S Pen for this one feature

Samsung’s iconic S Pen went through a couple of key changes over the past few years. With the Galaxy Note series gone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra has become the default S Pen smartphone. Furthermore, Galaxy Z Fold customers can now pair their devices with an optional S Pen, and in part, Samsung appears to have […]

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One of Steam’s most addictive PC indie hits is coming to Xbox Game Pass very soon

What you need to know A new batch of games will be added to Xbox Game Pass in the first half of November 2022. The list is very heavy with adventure games including two The Walking Dead titles, Return to Monkey Island, Pentiment, and Somerville. Football Manager 2023 also launches this month alongside smash-hit Vampire […]

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AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and 7950X review: The most powerful Ryzen processors to date

AMD went all out with its Ryzen 7000 series launch. The base AMD Ryzen 5 7600X has 6 cores and 12 threads, which isn’t bad for an entry-level chip. Things became really exciting with the AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and AMD Ryzen 9 7950X. These are some serious processors with up to 16 cores and […]

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Persona 5 Royal Xbox review: One of the best and most stylish JRPGS on Xbox

Out of the many sub-series within Atlus’ long-running Shin Megami Tensei franchise, none are more popular than the Persona series. What started as a series of humble JRPGs, where teenagers fought to save the world while balancing their school life, slowly grew into a worldwide phenomenon thanks to the release of Persona 5 in 2016 […]

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Urtopia Carbon E-bike review: The most advanced bike in existence is also a ton of fun

This review is unconventional for Windows Central, but there is some overlap for those who love technology and always-connected 4G LTE devices, like me. When Urtopia offered to send me its new e-bike, I rolled my eyes until I read the specs and what it could do. I was impressed and had no idea that […]

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Study ranks Samsung the 4th most sustainable smartphone manufacturer

A new study meant to determine which smartphone manufacturers are the most and least environmentally friendly has ranked Samsung as the 4th most sustainable OEM after Apple, Google, and Sony. The study targeted smartphone companies that have sold at least one million smartphones a year, on average. The study found that Samsung isn’t even among […]

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