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  • Should You Buy Apple's New 16-Inch MacBook Pro?

    Wed 12:30pm By David Murphy
    Even if you don’t want to lug around the world’s bulkiest laptop (or at least, one slightly bulkier than an already-bulky 15-inch laptop), the 16-inch MacBook Pro’s single redeeming feature should be enough to capture anyone’s interest: a brand-new…
  • Flagship Smartphone Smackdown: How Does Google's Pixel 4 Stack Up?

    Wed 9:45am By Florence Ion
    Launched last month, Google’s Pixel 4 came packed with a ton of new features, like face unlock, a rear-facing telephoto lens, and the ability to take astrophotography. Are these enough to put the Pixel on the top of your shopping list when Black Friday…
  • Get up to $300 off 2019 MacBook Pro Models

    Tue 2:30pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple products have been seeing some excellent deals as we near the end of the year, including the 15- and 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is currently up to $300 off for a limited time through both Amazon and B&H Photo.Read more...
  • How to Hide Memojis in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

    Mon 1:12pm By Brendan Hesse
    Memojis have been added to the iPad and iPhone keyboard in iPad and iOS 13, which is great news if you’re a fan of oddly creepy, personalized lookalikes. If you’re not one of those people, then you may find this inclusion a bit annoying—they take up a…
  • Update Your iPhone Today to Get Rid of That Annoying Multitasking Bug

    Thu 5:10pm By Emily Price
    If you’ve been having trouble with apps on your iOS device closing in the background a little faster than you expect while you’re multitasking on your device, we have good news: Apple released a fix for it.Read more...
  • Check Out Apple's Updated Privacy Site ASAP

    Thu 5:00pm By Brendan Hesse
    I’m a stickler for good data security, so it warms my heart when a massive tech company like Apple takes steps to be even more transparent about how it treats our data. Specifically, I’m referring to Apple’s new landing page that makes reviewing the…
  • How to Download and Install Older macOS Versions With Terminal

    Nov 6, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    When it’s time to install a new version of macOS or download a new update, nearly everyone turns to the Mac App Store to start the process. While the App Store makes OS installations easy and relatively painless, it doesn’t always work—and it might be…
  • How to Stop Staring at Your Phone All Day

    Nov 6, 2019, 11:00 am By Abu Zafar
    What’s the longest amount of time you’ve gone recently without looking at a screen? I’d wager, for most people, the answer is just a few minutes or even seconds.Read more...
  • You Can Now Save More Than $100 on an 11-inch iPad Pro

    Nov 5, 2019, 1:45 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Despite being a year old, the 2018 iPad Pro is still a solid pick in Apple’s tablet line. Because of that, it’s been rare to see the iPad Pro drop much lower than its regular $800 price, but you can snag a quick deal on an 11-inch, wifi-only iPad Pro with…
  • You Can Still Get a $90 Apple TV 4K From AT&T

    Nov 4, 2019, 2:45 pm By Brendan Hesse
    AT&T dropped a huge deal this weekend: an Apple TV 4K for just $90. That’s nearly 50 percent off its regular $179 price tag and also the lowest price we’ve yet seen for the Apple TV 4K. Now, it’s no longer available online, but that doesn’t mean…
  • How to Get 1,300 New Fonts For Your iPhone and iPad

    Nov 2, 2019, 11:56 am By Emily Price
    If you’ve been wanting to give your iPhone or iPad a little refresh, a new font can potentially be a way to do it. This week, Adobe’s Creative Cloud made 1,300 fonts available for free to anyone that downloads its Creative Cloud app from the App Store.Read…
  • Sign Up for Your Free Year of Apple TV+ Right Now

    Nov 1, 2019, 9:30 am By David Murphy
    It’s November 1! And you know what that means—if you purchased an Apple product anytime on or after September 10, you earned yourself a free year-long trial to Apple’s streaming service. It t won’t just appear magically for you to access, however;…
  • How to Set Up Your Brand-New AirPods Pro

    Oct 31, 2019, 11:30 am By David Murphy
    I am weak. I splurged on a brand-new pair of AirPods Pro and I’ve been fiddling around with them all day. Setting up these third-generation wireless earbuds isn’t that difficult, but there are a few settings you’re definitely going to want to play with…
  • Get Free Apple TV+, If You're a Student

    Oct 30, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    The Apple Music student subscription, which grants users access to Apple’s premium music streaming service at a fraction of normal monthly price, is about to get even better.Read more...
  • What's the Big Deal About Dark Mode?

    Oct 30, 2019, 10:00 am By Abu Zafar
    Embrace your dark side.Read more...
  • How to Prevent iOS 13.2 From Breaking Your HomePod

    Oct 29, 2019, 1:45 pm By Mike Epstein
    Apple released iOS 13.2 the other day, which adds some neat features for your HomePod—including the ability to detect and differentiate between multiple voices and pass audio from an iPhone to the Homepod by bringing the phone near the speaker. The bad news…
  • Every Apple TV+ Exclusive Available on Launch Day

    Oct 29, 2019, 1:15 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple TV Plus launches on Friday, November 1, and though the $5 monthly price tag and slowly-expanding device support make it an easy sell for the passionate Apple fans out there, those who haven’t already bought into the wider Apple ecosystem may need some…
  • Your iPhone 5 Will Become a Paperweight If You Don't Update iOS Now

    Oct 29, 2019, 9:30 am By David Murphy
    Even though you might not be able to update an ancient smartphone to the latest version of its operating system, you shouldn’t assume your device won’t have any critical updates for the rest of its life. This couldn’t be any more true for iPhone 5 owners…
  • Should You Preorder Apple's AirPods Pro?

    Oct 28, 2019, 5:00 pm By David Murphy
    Well, that was unexpected. With absolutely no fanfare whatsoever—not even a tease at last month’s big press event—Apple officially announced its brand-new AirPods Pro in a press release today. What you lack in Tim Cook stuffing tiny speakers in his ears,…
  • Get the Deep Fusion Photo Feature on the iPhone 11 With Today's iOS 13.2 Update

    Oct 28, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple dropped iOS 13.2 today (as well as iPadOS 13.2 and tvOS 13.2), and like most iOS updates of its kind, there are plenty of changes and additions to play with. This includes the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro cameras finally receiving the Deep Fusion photography…
  • How to Enable Gmail's Dark Mode in iOS

    Oct 28, 2019, 11:50 am By David Murphy
    Finally, my favorite email app is getting dark mode. And if you’re lucky, you’re already able to take advantage of the new feature within Gmail on iOS and Android. We’ve already written about the latter, and now we’re here with a quick guide to…
  • How Do I Access a Lost iPad That's Locked With Apple's 'Find My'?

    Oct 25, 2019, 9:00 am By David Murphy
    Apple’s “Find My” feature can be a powerful tool for recovering lost or stolen devices. It can also be a pain in the ass if you’ve purchased or otherwise legally acquired a used device that’s still tied to another person’s account. In this week’s…
  • How to Mute Individual Email Threads in iOS 13

    Oct 22, 2019, 3:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    The dings and chimes of your smartphone’s notifications are a part of the background din of everyday life. While these help us stay on top of our important communications, the constant noise can create anxiety. And there’s no worse culprit of superfluous…
  • Those Cheap Charging Cables Aren't Worth It

    Oct 22, 2019, 1:00 pm By Abu Zafar
    We’ve all been tempted by those too-cheap-to-believe $10 packs of charging cables. Cables feel like a thing that should be cheap, and the prices charged by first-party manufacturers like Apple and Samsung can be hard to justify. But be warned: those cheap…
  • How to Come Up With New Ideas According to Hartmut Esslinger, founder of Frog Design

    Oct 21, 2019, 9:00 am By Nick Douglas
    Most people can’t really innovate, says Hartmut Esslinger, founder of frog design. He and his company (now celebrating fifty years in business) helped design Apple’s portable computers, Sony’s Walkman, and many websites, apps, gadgets, and high-end…