Hardware

When iTunes says to “restore your iPhone,” do you have to?

You have a perfectly functioning iPhone and you plug it via USB to a Mac. When you switch to iTunes, you see the message: iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone “phone name”. Go to the Summary tab in … Continue reading

WatchOS 6 wishlist: 6 features to take Apple Watch to the next level

The Apple Watch is the most popular watch in the world, and the most popular fitness tracker, and the most popular wearable. It’s bigger now than the iPod ever was, and growing steadily. As great as the Apple Watch already is, … Continue reading

Three ways Apple’s own Marzipan apps can benefit macOS

As the Nobel Prize laureate once sang, “The times, they are a-changin’.” 2019 is a big year for Apple, and at the forefront of the questions circling around the company is the future of macOS. Last year’s demonstration of “Marzipan” … Continue reading

Primephonic app review: The unrivaled classical music streaming service comes to Android and iOS

Primephonic’s mobile app for iOS and Android delivers the best parts of its classical music service to smart devices—with one glaring omission.

Mysa Smart Thermostat review: Rendering electric heat stylish and smart

A beautifull smart thermostat for baseboard, radiant, and fan-forced convector heaters.

Best Buy is selling a 10TB WD external drive for an insane $160 today

External hard drives have been steadily dropping for months, but this deal is one of the best we’ve ever seen: Best Buy is selling a 10TB WD Easystore hard drive for just $160Remove non-product link, down from a list price … Continue reading

Siri in macOS 10.15 might finally be able to set alarms and timers (plus Shortcuts and Screen Time)

After unveiling some of the major new features expected in iOS 13 earlier this week, Guilherme Rambo of 9to5Mac is back with a report on macOS 10.15—and it looks like it might be a substantial upgrade. While we learned earlier … Continue reading

Costco is selling the new AirPods for a $20 discount again

If you don’t want to pay full price on the new AirPods and you also have a Costco membership, today’s your lucky day. The popular retailer is once again selling the standard model for just $139.99Remove non-product link, down from … Continue reading

It’s about time! Siri in macOS 10.15 might finally be able to properly set alarms and timers

After unveiling some of the major new features expected in iOS 13 earlier this week, Guilherme Rambo of 9to5Mac is back with a report on macOS 10.15—and it looks like it might be a substantial upgrade. While we learned earlier … Continue reading

How to retain an Apple ID while switching your iCloud email address

What if your iCloud.com address receives so much spam or other unwanted email that it’s useless to you and you want to abandon it? If it’s also your Apple ID account name, you might think you were out of luck. … Continue reading