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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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Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Mint Green color along with abowl of lemons.

I reviewed Samsung’s new $600 Android phone. Here’s what I love (and hate)

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has flagship features mixed with frustrating cutbacks. Do its positives override the negatives? Find out in our review!
The Google Pixel 8 Pro sitting upright on a park bench.

Is the Google Pixel 8’s Tensor G3 chip any good? We found out

Google's latest Tensor G3 chip on the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro is said to bring performance and AI improvements. But does it live up to the promise?
Ugreen 300W GaN fast charger with four USB-C and one USB-A port in hand held against pink and yellow flowers.

This is the fastest phone and laptop charger I’ve ever used. Here’s why you need it

I've been using a 300W charger from Ugreen. It's wickedly fast, incredibly well-built, and an accessory you absolutely need.
Google Pixel Watch 2 with several different band styles.

Google Pixel Watch 2 vs. Google Pixel Watch: should you upgrade?

The Google Pixel Watch 2 brings substantial under-the-hood changes. But should you ditch your first-generation Pixel Watch for it? Let's find out!
OxygenOS with Android 14 beta on OnePlus 11.

I tried Android 14 on my OnePlus 11 — and I’m not impressed

OxygenOS 14 (based on Android 14) is the next big update for OnePlus phones. I tried it on my OnePlus 11, and I'm not impressed.
Someone opening the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5.

How a few small changes made me love the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5

I was never the biggest fan of the Galaxy Z Fold 4, but I don't want to stop using the Z Fold 5. Here's what changed.
A promotional image showing the USB C port on the iPhone 15.

Does the iPhone 15 have USB-C? It’s complicated

The Apple iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro have arrived with some highly anticipated changes. Is USB-C port one of them? Read on to find out!
Infinix Zero 30 5G Android phone in gold color with ChatGPT virtual assistant.

I used an Android phone with ChatGPT built-in — and I loved it

ChatGPT is everywhere these days, but what happens when you add it to an Android phone as a virtual assistant? As it turns out, it's pretty amazing.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 cover screen dog wallpaper on a flat surface with purple Galaxy Buds 2 Pro on the side.

Have a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5? Here are 10 things you need to do

Buying the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5? Excited to use its massive cover screen? These are 10 things you must try with the brilliant flip phone.
TCL 40 NXTPAPER LTE only and 5G budget smartphones with ePaper-like color display.

We’ve never seen a phone with a screen like this before

What happens when you combine an e-ink display with an Android phone? You get the new TCL 40 NXTPAPER smartphone, which is unlike anything we've seen before.
Google messages versus samsung messages app icons side by side on Galaxy Z Fold 5.

Google Messages vs. Samsung Messages: Which app should you use?

If you have a Samsung phone, you can do your texting in either Samsung Messages or Google Messages. But which should you choose? We have the answer.
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?
Weather widget on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 cover screen.

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.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 on a flat surface with the purple Galaxy Buds 2 Pro TWS Bluetooth earbuds on the side.

12 things you have to do with your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5

Just bought a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5? Here are the first 12 things you should do with your new and shiny foldable masterpiece.
White Xiaomi POCO F5 and bluish-green OnePlus Nord 3 held in hand in front of a heap of Android smartphones including OnePlus 11 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4.

Your $1,000 smartphone is a bad deal. These cheap phones prove it

Thousand-dollar phones are commonplace in 2023. But these cheap phones will make you think twice before spending that kind of money on a smartphone again.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra portrait camera

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.