About Mark LoProto
Mark is a freelance buyer's guide writer for Android Police, tech reviewer for How-To Geek and Review Geek, and a marketing manager with a strong footing in consumer-facing tech, mobile, gaming and esports industries. He’s been featured across the net on Cultured Vultures, Heavy.com, Bloody Disgusting, and more.
There's plenty to be curious about Bose’s QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds, including whether they sport their predecessors' water-resistance
Bose disrupted the sound waves recently with the reveal of its super sleek QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds. The premium buds are the latest in the QuietComfort line, following the highly-regarded QuietComfort Earbuds 2. Designed to take noise cancelation to the next level, the QC Ultra buds are focusing on user immersion and a tailored audio experience.
We've rounded up some of the best cases to preserve the classy look of your OnePlus 10T while ensuring it gets the protection it needs
The OnePlus 10T is a slightly lesser-known Android device that fans of Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy devices should be keeping an eye on. Surpassing its predecessor, the 10 Pro, the 10T is a performance-heavy, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Android alternative, and you should make protecting this new smartphone your top priority.
The S23's beautiful AMOLED screen deserves the best protection
Making the switch to a new smartphone is exciting. You get to tinker with new features, feel less like you’re using yesteryear’s hardware, and shop for new accessories. With a device like the Samsung Galaxy S23, you have in the palm of your hand a thing of power and beauty, complete with an unwavering Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and a brilliant 6.1-inch AMOLED display. These specs along with a meaty battery and the One UI operating system come together to create a fantastic user experience.
Wireless charging is an important feature in modern smartphones. Does Samsung's budget-friendly Galaxy S23 FE offer the option?
In an effort to further appease its mobile users, Samsung developed a phone that tries to touch on the best aspects of the Galaxy S23 while lowering the price and replacing some of the less important. Dubbed the S23 FE, or Fan Edition, this alternative to the base S23 model is slightly larger despite being $200 cheaper.
Protect your investment
Sporting a few upgrades from its predecessor, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra was always bound to be a hit. Its 14.6-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU, and impressive battery life helped land the Tab S9 Ultra as the premium pick for the best Android tablets breakdown. And if you’ll be using this premium product, you'll want to protect it as much as possible. For that, there are the best Tab S9 Ultra-compatible cases.
Can your Fitbit Charge 6 go for a brisk swim with you? Find out if the Google-integrated tracker is capable of withstanding a little water
Fitbit often tops the fitness tracker market with some of the best trackers available, and it continues to do so with the Fitbit Charge 6. A successor to the well-received Charge 5, the Charge 6 sports enhancements on many familiar features with a long-awaited addition—Google integration.
Cases for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 can be complex, but we've dug deep to bring you the most reliable and protective cases available
Spearheading a renaissance of flip and foldable phones, Samsung did more than reinvent the wheel. It evolved it. The Galaxy Z Fold series may not have been the first line of foldable phones, but it’s certainly the entry that popularized the concept. The line’s fourth generation made some significant changes from the Z Fold 3, including a wide frame that forced those upgrading to ditch their old protective cases.
From pocket to parade, these protectors have got your screen's back — and front!
While the Galaxy Z Fold 5 near-parallels its predecessor in much of its hardware, it’s still a marvel of a smartphone. Unfortunately, that big, beautiful 7.6-inch AMOLED display is a sizable target for chips, cracks, scratches, and all manner of blemishes. Even the smaller 6.2-inch cover display is at risk when not protected properly. All it takes is one drop or one day tumbling in your pocket for an uncovered screen to show signs of damage.
Get the most out of your new Pixel 7 or 7 Pro with these nifty accessories
There’s a bounty of features waiting for you in your new Google Pixel 7, from a built-in VPN to improved selfies and clearer calls. Google’s proprietary AI supports the smartphone’s powerful Google Tensor G2 processor to smoothly run Android 13 and give you more to enjoy within the robust ecosystem. However, there are ways to enhance your Pixel 7 experience by pairing your phone with the right accessories.
When you need a reliable but affordable tablet, Amazon's Fire HD lineup is ready and waiting
Samsung and Apple may dominate the market of high-powered, premium tablets, but what if you don't need a handheld that packs that much of a punch? Since its release, Amazon's Fire Tablet has been a casual, consumer-friendly alternative to higher-cost Android tablets, and each iteration has nudged the bar just enough to remain an affordable compact entertainment center.
Grab some of the best protection around for your Acer Chromebook Spin 311
The Chromebook may have been developed as a low-cost laptop alternative, but that doesn’t mean you wouldn’t show it the same level of care and protection. On the contrary, a device like the Acer Chromebook Spin 311, which earned its spot in our picks for best Chromebook, can be just as vital to your daily workflow, whether you’re a student just trying to get by or a corporate workhorse bringing your business everywhere. To ensure your device lasts as long as you need, consider protecting it with one of the best Acer Chromebook Spin 311 cases and sleeves.
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S9 is powerful enough to serve as a workstation, so long as you have one of these best kickstands to give the ideal viewing angle
Peak performance, a brilliant AMOLED display, and long-lasting battery life make the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 a strong entry into the tablet market.
Go for a dip or enjoy some deep-sea diving while monitoring your fitness levels with any of these trackers for swimming
One of the best fitness activities you can participate in is a nice, rigorous swim. It’s gentle on your joints and requires quite a bit of energy. Unfortunately, if you’re keeping up with your daily exercise and general health on a fitness tracker, a dip in the pool may waterlog your wearable tech. If you want to maintain or start a swim routine or are considering a deep-sea dive and don’t want to leave your tracker behind, upgrading to one of these top-notch waterproof or water-resistant fitness trackers for swimming makes sense.
Make shaky videos and unfocused images a thing of the past with a phone tripod.
For years, we relied on hefty cameras for anything related to photography and videography. Then, the smartphone came along, and the tides shifted a bit, allowing us more portability. Of course, that flooded the Internet with shaky-cam videos and fuzzy photos, products of unsteady hands and no real stabilization. Both of those ails, however, are manageable with a smartphone-compatible tripod.
What options do you have if you're looking to replace your Galaxy Watch 5 Pro band?
Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is a top-of-the-line iteration of the Galaxy Watch 5, complete with improvements to the smartwatch’s size, battery life, features, and build quality. More than just a simple upgrade, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro looks and feels like a premium option separated from its predecessor, and makes for an even better smartwatch. Where the two find common ground, though, is with the bands users have to choose from. Though the Pro is made of a different material and is 1mm larger, it’s still compatible with all Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 bands.
It’s time to look beyond your Chromebook’s touchpad
Over the years, Chromebooks have skyrocketed in popularity thanks to their intuitive and user-friendly features, such as cloud storage, long battery life, and lightweight designs that make them easy to carry around. But with their increasing demand comes the growing need for compatible accessories and peripherals to augment their user-friendliness. One such example is an external mouse, which is a more comfortable and convenient alternative to touchpads.