Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S review

You can’t help but hear about tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Microsoft and Apple have been pouring tons of effort and marketing into the Surface Pro and iPad Pro, two devices that are supposed to be productivity machines in addition to tablets. You can see them at every NFL game,…


Samsung Galaxy S7 review

The ultimate way to test a new phone? Travel with it. When you're seeing sights and losing yourself to the moment, there's no room to tolerate a poor camera or buggy software, slow speed or short battery life. If there's a flaw, you'll find it. So I tested the Samsung Galaxy S7 in London and…


12 Ways the 9.7-inch iPad Pro Is Different

If you own an Apple iPad, statistically, the odds are you own an iPad 2. There's no shame in that. Your four-year-old tablet is probably on your coffee table, or next to your bed. Maybe it's in your briefcase, full of movies for your flight tomorrow. Perhaps you're thinking about upgrading to the…


This phone is so tough you can't saw or drill through it

Xiaomi's recently launched Mi 5 is an incredible smartphone for about $300. No other phone in this price range even comes close to the polish of the Mi 5's hardware. When we reviewed the phone, we tested out the version with a glass back. But the company's also releasing a "Pro" version with a…


The LG G5 has a modular design and a bunch of 'friends'

How would you like to yank the battery out of your smartphone and replace it with another module with some extra functionality, like a high-end audio chip or camera controls? Well, you'll be able to do that with LG's new flagship smartphone, the LG G5. Showing off the new phone days before the…


Apple's iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro are now up for pre-order

As announced, mere days after the new, 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro were introduced, the devices are now available for pre-order in 13 territories. The list is as follows: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the UK, U.S.…


Here's the best look yet at the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy S7 on Feb. 21 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. But thanks to newly leaked photos, the world will have already seen it. We've already heard Samsung's next flagship Android smartphone will look very much like the Galaxy S6, but now we know it'll…


Parrot Bebop 2 review: fun, fine, and fatally flawed

A great price and form factor can't make up for shoddy connectivity. As the resident drone guy at The Verge, I got a lot of questions around Christmas from people who wanted to buy a drone for their friends or family. I enjoy chatting about drones, so this would normally be a fun experience. But a…


Apple Watch 2 release date, rumours, price, features, design and everything you need to know

No circular screen, but inbuilt camera is tipped to feature on second-gen wearable. Plans for an imminent Apple Watch 2 release date look increasingly likely, as continues leaks suggest we won't have to wait too much longer for the next wave of wearables. Now, yes, the original Apple Watch might…


Xiaomi Redmi 3 has ginormous battery, costs only $106

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer known for well-performing, low-cost devices, is betting that your two biggest qualms with smartphones today are high price and shoddy battery life. Its latest phone, the Xiaomi Redmi 3, aims to fix both issues: It's a 5-inch Android phone with a 4,100…