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Apple's high-end rugged Apple Watch Ultra is said to be the most durable yet, but can it withstand a torture test? YouTuber TechRax decided to put the new watch to the test, dropping it, shaking it in a jar of nails, and even taking a small sledge hammer to the watch face. Apple announced its first ever Apple Watch... Read more...
Apple isn't exactly known for designing and molding hardware gadgets that are easy to crack open and repair at home. To the Cupertino company's credit, however, it has made relatively recent efforts in line with the right-to-repair movement that's been gaining steam, and that's on full display in a teardown analysis... Read more...
Apple's decision to remove the physical SIM card tray from its iPhone 14 family of smartphones may have some of you wondering what exactly that means when activating a new iPhone 14. So, we decided to disseminate a bit of knowledge surrounding eSIM technology, and how to use it with your new iPhone 14 smartphone or... Read more...
iOS 16 is just around the corner, and should be available for download on 9/12/2022, and your older Apple device might get the update. Are you, and all of your apps, ready for the update? Through lock screen changes, Wallet updates, and messaging tweaks, Apple is bringing quite a bit to the newest version of iOS... Read more...
Apple's update to its mobile operating system is coming, and much sooner than you think. The newest version, iOS 16, will be released on September 12, 2022. iOS has come a long way since its release in 2007, and Apple is still finding new ways to improve the experience. We'll first go over the rather long list of... Read more...
Everything about the new Apple Watch Ultra screams 'big and bold'—it has a big display (49mm), a big battery rated for up to 36 hours during normal use and 60 hours when enabling a low power mode, a big starting price ($799), and if you manage to break it, you're looking at a big repair fee if you didn't opt for a $99... Read more...
Yesterday, Apple introduced the world to its next new iPhones. The company unveiled the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus alongside the higher end iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. As usual, Apple regaled the “Most Advanced” features on its new devices, but we want to see how these stack up against competition from Android, at... Read more...
Apple has unveiled a new generation of iPhones with better cameras, longer battery life, and a "Dynamic Island" instead of a notch. One thing the new phones won't have is RCS messaging support. Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked at Vox Media’s Code 2022 event whether the company would heed Google's calls to adopt the... Read more...
If you are still using an iPhone 5S, 6 or 6 Plus, you have a rare OS update to download. Apple released an update on Wednesday for iOS 12 that patches a security hole already fixed in its newer versions of iOS. It seems older smartphones are getting some love recently, as both Apple and Samsung have released... Read more...
An Apple iDevice tipster of some repute has shared a dollop of interesting information about the next ‘affordable’ iPhone. It is claimed that the iPhone SE 4 will mark a step-change in this popular series. It will bring a move to a significantly larger screen which bears an uncanny resemblance to the iPhone XR. We... Read more...
iFixIt is on a mission to improve the serviceability of all the devices we depend on to make our lives easier. That does not mean the company cheers for every DIY repair program that comes along from manufacturers, though. iFixIt does not hesitate to levee criticism where it is due. To that end, it has released a... Read more...
Apple has announced that it will start to provide genuine Apple parts and tools, as well as manuals - to facilitate customer self-service repairs of its M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops. Starting Tuesday, Aug 23, customers with these slim and powerful laptops in the US will be embraced by the Apple Self Service... Read more...
Navigation apps are probably among the most used apps by anyone traveling with a smart phone. These apps are so prevalent that it is significantly less common for one to keep a physical map in their vehicle as was the case only a mere fifteen years ago. If you need to get somewhere you probably use an app like Google... Read more...
There are a multitude of great deals to be had on an array of Apple devices, included the recently released MaBook Air, which is built around the latest M2 chip. The 2022 Apple MacBook Air with M2 processor, which is pictured above, features a 13.6-inch liquid retina display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage, and a... Read more...
Anyone with an iPhone in their pocket or a Mac on their desk should be hitting that update button today. Apple has announced an emergency patch for iPhones, iPads, and macOS computers, an increasingly common event. The update addresses a pair of zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's software, meaning they are already... Read more...
Internal moves and discussions at Apple may indicate that the company is moving to grow its advertising business. Apple already generates around $4 billion in ad revenue every year. However, according to Bloomberg, Apple’s vice president of the ad group, Todd Teresi, is pushing for a significant expansion of the... Read more...
During a time when many companies are seeing lower sales, Apple stock has been rising ahead of its annual fall product launch. The tech giant is set to announce the launch of its iPhone 14 lineup in September. Lower-priced and mid-tier Android phone sales have seen a decline in the recent economic slowdown... Read more...
Some rivalries seem eternal. The tech sector alone hosts several feuds including a mobile tug-of-war between Apple’s walled-garden iOS and Google’s more open Android operating systems. Fans of either approach love dunking on the other side, but that does not mean there’s no room for common ground. Apple tends to... Read more...
The latest iteration of the Parallels Desktop application, Parallels Desktop 18, has a massive change log that includes better support for Apple Silicon and Windows 11. That better support also includes an easier install process, and even a better Linux install experience through some automatic downloads and... Read more...
As summer draws to a close and we approach the back-to-school shopping season, a  number of products have been going on sale. Products like headphones, smart watches, and smart TVs have all had their prices slashed. You can check out some of them below. First up is the Apple Watch Series 3. Pictured above, the... Read more...
Apple's efforts to develop and eventually release a self-driving car have been in headlines in for years, and it doesn't appear as though those plans have stalled out. To the contrary, it's reported that Apple has hired Luigi Taraborrelli, a former high-level manager at Lamborghini with 20 years of experience at the... Read more...
Heat is the enemy of most electronics, and performance throttling is one of the most effective safeguards against potential damage that might otherwise occur. For the most part, throttling is unavoidable outside of extreme (and generally impractical) cooling solutions like liquid nitrogen. That doesn't mean there's... Read more...
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