The best phones under $500

Phone makers are trying to outdo one another by racing to add new, advanced features to their flagships, but these tools are not equally useful. Who really needs Face ID, Animoji or eye-sensing authentication? Some of us just want a good, no-frills p…

How Google’s smartphones have evolved since 2007

Google is expected to show off a ton of new hardware at a press event in San Francisco this week, and — as expected — most of the type is centered around a pair of new Pixel phones. Now, the Pixel line itself is only a year old, but Google's smartp…

What to expect at Google’s Pixel 2 event

Almost exactly a year ago, Google unveiled a host of new products, a veritable "Made by Google" ecosystem, as the company called it. The most notable devices were the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones and Google Home smart speaker, but Google also launc…