Apple changed the face of mobile phones in 2007, with the release of the OG iPhone. Fifteen years later, however, it’s still not quite straightforward to change iPhone alert sounds and ringtones. Back in 2007, everyone was using custom ringtones, but is that still even possible? Sure, you can...
From time to time, I’ll grab a random device out of the Verge reviews closet and spend a week or two with it. It’s mostly out of random curiosity and for the sake of comparing “old” products against the latest and greatest. Most recently, I was drawn to Google’s Pixel 5. So I gave it a factory reset, updated the phone to Android 12, and have been using it as my daily driver for the past several days.
It's up for debate whether YouTube Music suggests better songs and playlists to you than Spotify and Apple Music, but there's no doubt that they're getting better on the Google-owned music service. The streaming platform is one of the few out there that lets you pick music based on moods — namely Chill, Focus, Workout, and Energy — right from the home screen. While that was great, you still had to select one of these moods to get the appropriate playlist recommendations; something that's been made a little more straightforward now.
Apple’s product release events are famous for providing the stage where innovative products and services are introduced to the world for the first time. From Steve Jobs pulling the iPod out of his pocket to the iPhone’s debut, the event’s reputation is well established as a must-see reveal.
Gentler Streak wants to bring compassion to your fitness goals. But how does it plan to do that? The Apple Watch app is readying a new unique feature called Go Gentler, which will recommend daily actions based on your workout history. 9to5Mac interviewed Gentler Streak founder Katarina Lotrič about the app’s future, and how watchOS 9 could impact and help users in a gentler future.
Several Android OEMs have promised improved update support for their phones, but some still fall behind. We want to know if you care whether or not your phone gets updated.
The Nothing Phone 1's design may be a gimmick, but it's a clever one. Design is a word that's come to mean so much that it's also a word that has come to mean nothing.Jony Ive. When we talk about smartphone design, we often say and hear things like, “design is subjective,” “design is a personal choice,” and so on. Yes, design is polarizing. Almost every smartphone design poll we put out at Android Authority divvies people up into opposing camps. But there are times when you just have to come out and appreciate something for the good it brings. In the case of the Nothing Phone 1, it’s the design.
We know that the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro are real and on the way later this year, but we don't have too much in the way of official information about them. Now newly uncovered details reveal a little bit more about what to expect from these phones.
USB-C ported iPhones are coming; that's all but certain. When, exactly, is still up for debate, but the EU says Apple must add USB-C charging ports to iPhones from 2024, and even though the UK won't actively follow the EU in enforcing this demand, it won't matter. The EU has...
Sometimes it feels like the iPhone can do anything, even without using your hands. Thanks to Siri and other accessibility features, you can control many features on an iPhone without even touching it. Of course, that’s not always a good thing. Take the following trick, for instance. A TikToker shared a new way to unlock your iPhone without using your hands at all. Sure, that might sound cool at first, but you shouldn’t use this trick in your everyday life. Here’s why.
WHATSAPP users are being urged to activate an important new setting. It could help your account stay private - and you might not know it's even an option. WhatsApp allows you to see whether your contacts are online and when they were last seen. While turning off read receipts is...
Apple's iPhone 14 design changes leaked months ago, but speculation around their performance has proved much more controversial. And now a new leak has set tongues wagging about their battery life. Shared by credible industry insider ShrimpApplePro, a new Baidu post has published what it claims are the battery capacities...