A new $1,400 dual-screen smartphone-tablet thingy from Microsoft makes a good case for double displays, but it also shows you where they fall short compared to our humble single-screen devices. WSJ’s Joanna Stern explores both sides of the Surface Duo situation. Photo: Kenny Wassus
Personal Technology With Joanna Stern
Technology is overwhelming and making decisions about what gadget to buy is harder than ever. WSJ personal tech columnist Joanna Stern makes it all a bit easier in her lively and informative videos.
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5G Can Replace Your Home Internet—Your Motor-Home Internet, That Is
Blazing fast 5G speeds are here but they aren’t all that useful on the new 5G smartphones. WSJ’s Joanna Stern packed up a motor home to see if the connection could power all her connected gadgets, including laptops, printers, Xboxes and camera-equipped doorbells. She explains the confusing world of 5G along the way. Photo illustration: Sharon Shi
Samsung Galaxy Note 20: This Pandemic Sure Changed Smartphone Marketing
Samsung’s Galaxy Note smartphones have always been known for on-the-go productivity, but now we’re not going anywhere. WSJ’s Joanna Stern looks at how Samsung’s changed the phone—and its promotional messages—due to Covid-19.
Can Wearables Detect Covid-19 Symptoms? I Wore Six to Find Out
Smartwatches, smart rings and patches that gather your temperature, heart rate and blood oxygen could serve as an early detection system for Covid-19. WSJ’s Joanna Stern strapped a bunch of stuff to her body and recruited a doctor to figure it all out.