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Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

Tushar has a passion for consumer tech and likes to tinker with smartphones, laptops, wearables, smart home devices, and STEM. He's a devout Android user but prefers to keep an open heart for all OSes. He loves installing custom ROMs on his phones and finding new apps as a way to justify his procrastination. Before joining Digital Trends, Tushar was a Senior Editor at XDA Developers, where he spent most of his time reviewing new gadgets and writing deep dives on various topics for geeks. In his spare time, he spaces out on Pink Floyd or yells at cloud.

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 with its main display open.

Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 waterproof?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is the newest clamshell phone in town. But how good is it as a poolside aide? Find out more about its water resistance here.
The top of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5.

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 have a headphone jack?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is the newest and the most feature-rich foldable launched at Unpacked 2023. But does it offer a headphone jack?
Man holding green OnePlus Pad Android tablet over space gray 11-inch M1 iPad Pro 2021.

I ditched my iPad Pro for an Android tablet — here’s why

The iPad Pro is a blessing, especially for remote workers. But it lacks one key feature that makes me want to ditch it for a recent Android tablet.
A concept of spatial FaceTime from Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset running on iPhone.

I hope Apple brings this Vision Pro feature to the iPhone

Apple Vision Pro offers many unique 3D experiences, but the one I wish to be available on other devices, including the iPhone and the iPad, is spatial FaceTime.
Android App Timer on Google Pixel 6a and iOS App Limit on iPhone 11.

Android is still beating the iPhone in a small (but important) way

The longstanding battle between Android and iOS may never end, but Android takes the win with one feature that iOS just can't match.
Vivo X90 Pro with Yashica analog camera on a flat surface.

This phone just ruined the iPhone 14 Pro and Samung Galaxy S23 Ultra for me

The Vivo X90 Pro is a phone you may not have heard of. But after testing its camera, it's got us thinking differently about the iPhone 14 Pro and S23 Ultra.
OnePlus Pad with official Stylo pencil stylus on a wooden table.

Don’t buy the Pixel Tablet; get this cheaper Android tablet instead

The Pixel Tablet is Google's latest attempt to rejuvenate the ignored segment of Android tablets. But this alternative offers more for the same price.
im obsessed with samsung galaxy s23 ultra camera photos why portrait

I’m obsessed with the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s camera — and these photos show why

I spent two weeks taking 3,000 photos with the Galaxy S23 Ultra's camera. I'm obsessed with it, and these photos show exactly why.
Netflix Community TV show on Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Dynamic AMOLED display.

The Galaxy S23 has a big display problem that no one’s talking about

Every version of the Galaxy S23 has an incredible display. But there's one missing feature that I've found difficult to overlook.
White Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus versus white iPhone 14 Pro in camera face-off.

Watch the iPhone 14 Pro destroy this phone with a 200MP camera

The 200MP camera on the Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus sounds very impressive. But can it compete with the 48MP camera on the iPhone 14 Pro?
Voltme Revo 140 GaN charger in black color with a green Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra against a white background.

Need a great charger for $100? I may have found the perfect one

Have a lot of devices on your desk? Need an easy way to charge all of them at once? This 140W charger from Voltme may be exactly what you've been looking for.
OnePlus 11R, a cheaper OnePlus 11, at the Cloud 11 event in India.

This is the cheaper (and cooler) OnePlus 11 you wish you could buy

Alongside the OnePlus 11, OnePlus released another version of the phone you probably didn't hear about. It's cheaper, cooler ... and you likely can't buy it.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 black case on a cork coaster and black earbuds on a white and gray table top.

OnePlus Buds Pro 2’s spatial audio makes me want to ditch the AirPods Pro

Here's why OnePlus Buds Pro 2's immersive 3D sound experience with head tracking is more appealing than spatial audio on the Apple AirPods Pro.
OnePlus 11 titan black color with the SIM tray ejected and kept on a white and gray table top.

Does the OnePlus 11 have eSIM? Everything you need to know

eSIM is a convenient connectivity feature on the iPhone 14 and many Android phones. Do you get eSIM on the OnePlus 11? Here's what you should know.
A close up of the Tecno Phantom X2 Pro's camera.

How your smartphone could replace a professional camera in 2023

The gap between professional cameras and smartphone cameras is fast filling up, and 2023 looks like the year we see a major reshaping in this power struggle.
Dual Chrome open on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra held in hand in front of flower pots.

This free Android app gave my phone cloning superpowers

Want to run two WhatsApp, Facebook, or any other accounts from one phone? This app gives you the maximum liberty to run dual apps on any Android device.
Xiaomi 12S Ultra in gray color on a red and white armchair.

Galaxy S22 Ultra vs. Xiaomi 12S Ultra camera battle is one for the ages

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is equipped with a DSLR-grade camera sensor and special Leica-made lenses. See how the combo stacks up against the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 gaming with keyboard and mouse.

I used the Galaxy Z Fold 4 to relive my old PC gaming memories

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a fantastic Android phone. And with a few accessories, you can also turn it into a surprisingly great gaming PC.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 with CoverScreen OS on main screen

How to use full-screen apps on Galaxy Z Flip 4’s cover screen

Run any app on your Galaxy Z Flip 4's external display and reply to notifications without opening your phone using these hacks.
Google Pixel Watch on a wrist.

The Google Pixel Watch isn’t great, but it could still save Wear OS

Google has finally filled the 8-year-long void by launching the Pixel Watch. Is the mere gesture to launch a smartwatch enough to salvage Wear OS?
The Lamicall docking station sits in front of a laptop. A call is being answered.

Truecaller brings AI-powered spam call filtering to any iOS or Android phone

Truecaller's new Assistant can screen calls and offers basic responses to callers, so you don't have to waste time with spam calls.
The cover screen on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4.

How the Galaxy Z Flip 4 fixed my unhealthy phone habits

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4's outer display has helped me fight the urge to get lost in the flurry of unwanted notifications and social media posts.
Back of the OnePlus 10T.

The OnePlus 10T is the right OnePlus phone at the wrong time

OnePlus 10T is a confusing device that offers higher performance than the OnePlus 10 Pro, but everything else is sub-par. Is it still worth a shot?
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 with S Pen from Galaxy S22 Ultra on a cane table background.

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is great, but the S Pen would make it amazing

Samsung's ecosystem is the next best thing to Apple's walled garden, and S Pen support on the Galaxy Watch can make it more unified and completely gapless.
GameSir X3 USB Type-C gaming controller with peltier cooler.

This $99 USB controller made my gaming phone way cooler

The GameSir X3 is a $99 controller with a sophisticated cooling system and RGB. And it blew me away.
Three Google Pixel 6a in green, black, and white colorss on a table

Google Pixel 6a vs. Apple iPhone 13 Mini

Google's latest Pixel 6a takes on the iPhone 13 Mini as both phones offer flagship features for a relatively lower price. Read more to find which fares better!
Doogee S98 rugged phone with a circular secondary display held in front of a rattan cane table.

Why we need to stop reinventing smartphones with secondary screens

Smartphone brands are trying to reinvent the phone's back with secondary displays and distracting LEDs. Here's why I don't think it's working.
Cooper-based vapor cooling chamber used in a custom Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 smartphone.

What is vapor cooling? The fascinating tech keeping your smartphone cool

Vapor cooling is a buzzword actively peddled by phone companies to promise better performance on their high-end devices. But is it actually important?
Apple iPhone 11 running iOS 15 with smart widget stack.

Widget stacks is the best iOS feature that Android desperately needs

In spite of Android's early head start in widget support, it lacks the crucial functionality of widget stacks — something that shines on iOS.
A man tries out AR glasses.

How AR glasses are going from niche gadget to smartphone replacement

Augmented reality, popularly known as AR, is creeping up our lives and holds the potential to completely replace smartphones in the future.
A man listens to his cell phone audio via bluetooth headphones.

What is Bluetooth LE Audio, and how will it change our lives?

Bluetooth LE audio builds upon the existing wireless audio standards for better battery backup, improved sound quality, and lower latency than SBC.
Boxes for an Apple Watch, iPhones, and Airpods sit on a desk.

Every phone company wants a walled garden as nice as Apple’s

Apple is famed for locking people into its ecosystem, the so-called walled garden, but other companies look on enviously. Here's why it's so successful.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra's camera module.

I used Camera RAW on the S22 Ultra, and I’m never going back

We test Samsung's Camera RAW app on the Galaxy S22 Ultra, and see how its power makes for some stunning photography.
Microscope mode on the Realme GT 2 Pro used to capture a bud on the rubber plant.

Realme GT 2 Pro lets you unravel wonders of the micro world

The dedicated microscope camera on the Realme GT 2 Pro is a unique feature that allows you to probe into the marvels of nature at a micro level.