Samsung providing exclusive Olympic Winter Games edition Galaxy Note 8 to world athletes

For 30 years, Samsung has been involved as a sponsor of the Olympic Games. It continues active participation, with another limited-edition smartphone for athletes and staff.

10 best smartphones not made in China

Concerned about security risks from smartphone makers based in China? Here are your alternatives.

CES 2018: Garmin Speak Plus announced with dash cam and Amazon Alexa integration

Garmin improved on its Speak device with a camera that will serve as a third-party witness while also adding driver assistance features.

Huawei launches unlocked Mate 10 Pro in US, backed by Wonder Woman

Huawei is in the top three for worldwide smartphone market share and is finally kicking off an intense effort to make Huawei a name US consumers will recognize.

CES: Alcatel standardizing on 18:9 displays, BlackBerry Motion coming to US next week

TCL made a couple of announcements this morning regarding its Alcatel and BlackBerry product offerings for 2018. More details on new devices will be announced at MWC.

CES 2018: Sony unveils three new mid-range smartphones: Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

Sony is one of the few companies that regularly launches new phones at CES, and this year, we see three mid-rangers with a focus on front camera technology.

Casetify for Apple iPhone X: Essential Impact and Snap cases provide protection without bulk

One great thing about the Apple iPhone X is it's ability to easily slip into a pocket. These new Casetify cases provides some protection while still maintaining this pocketability.

The 10 best smartphones of 2017

Now that all of the flagship phones have been announced for 2017, a new model has moved into the top spot.

2017 in review: iPhone 10th anniversary, Samsung Note rebound, solid cheap smartphones

2017 was the year of small bezels and big screens, removal of home buttons, and the headphone jack. Apple celebrated 10 years of the iPhone while others released phones a fifth the price of the new iPhone X.

Print photos on the go with the Polaroid Insta-Share Moto Mod: hands-on

Many of us remember using a Polaroid camera and shaking the print in a futile attempt to see the photo develop right before our eyes. The new Moto Mod brings a similar camera image to print experience for Motorola smartphone owners.

Smartphone portrait mode shootout: Eight phones starting at $200 challenge the $1,000 Apple iPhone X

DSLR photographers have been shooting bokeh for years and in the last couple of years we have seen companies like Huawei, Google, Samsung, and Apple add functionality for the same, commonly labeled wide aperture, portrait, and depth effects.

Hex Star Wars cases: Soft leather protects your Apple iPhone X better than the Force

Hex just released several new limited edition stylish Star Wars cases for the Apple iPhone X. Soft leather is used with popular figures embedded into the leather material.

Best cheap smartphones: $300 (or much less) buys a great holiday gift

In the past, low cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them to readers. As flagship prices skyrocket, the low end is being lifted up and there are some excellent options. All but one of these is available for under $300.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro camera: Enhancing auto mode through artificial intelligence

Smartphone cameras have improved significantly over the last couple of years, but the majority of people still use auto mode and just like to point and shoot. Many phones have manual mode for highly customizable shots, but Huawei is attempting to combine the best of both convenience and power with intelligence.

Honor View 10 announced: A flagship dual-camera phone with face unlock, priced less than half the Apple iPhone X

Honor has released a couple of devices in the US, but the brand hasn't yet taken off. With the affordable $200 Honor 7X now available and the high-end View 10 coming in 2018, we may finally see folks take notice of these devices.