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The best cheap phones for 2021

A new smartphone can cost several hundred dollars. If you just use your phone to accomplish basic tasks and can’t justify buying a brand new flagship phone, there are some budget options to consider. An entry-level smartphone might not take stunning pi…

The best Android phones for 2021

When you’re shopping for a new Android phone, we have you covered. We test all of the best smartphones at Digital Trends to find out exactly what they’re capable of and we love to compare them. We divided this list into five categories based on differe…

The best laptops for 2021

We’ve tested and reviewed well over 400 laptops over the years, searching for the best of the best. And when it comes to picking the best laptop overall for 2021, there was a clear winner: The Dell XPS 13. With fantastic performance, a display with mod…

The best 4K TVs under $500 for 2021

Let’s debunk a common myth: You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on a high-quality 4K TV. The truth is, even if you’re on a budget, there are plenty of vibrant 4K TVs to pick from. Our experts have spent hundreds of hours testing televisio…

The best tablets for 2020

Tablets are great for working and playing on the go, and the market has become more diverse over the last few years. Having a variety of options to suit your needs and your budget is always good news.However, with so many options available, it can be h…

The best photo printers for 2020

For quick prints at home that rival the quality you’ll get from a print shop, Epson SureColor P400 is the best photo printer you can buy. No, it can’t do large-format fine art prints for your gallery show, but it packs in excellent color reproduction w…

The best VR headsets for 2020

Virtual reality is epic to the serious gamer. You can step inside the game and often manipulate your surroundings. Placing a VR headset on is stepping into another world, and your game world will be as real as your non-game world.Choosing the best head…

The best smart speakers for 2020

This article was last updated by Digital Trends’ smart home editor John Velasco on 8/18/2020.The Sonos One is the best smart speaker you can buy. It’s not often you find something that supports both Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant. It also features…

The best dishwashers for 2020

The smart home team at Digital Trends has formally tested roughly 100 appliances across 50 different brands. Based on our testing and research, our pick for the best dishwasher is the . It offers a lot in the way of performance at an affordable price…

The best unlocked phones for 2020

The best unlocked phone right now is the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus. It has the best display you can buy, offers fast performance with plenty of stamina, and boasts an incredibly versatile camera. But we do have some tempting alternatives if Samsung’s sm…