Hardware

Hiding in plain sight: Apple’s iPhone strategy

The Macalope brings you this breaking news about Apple: Apple products cost too much. More updates on this late-breaking news as they come in. Writing for the very nice people and editors and middle managers and a surprising number of … Continue reading

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which one should you buy?

Just like last year, Apple announced three new iPhone models, but it’s not so easy to tell them apart anymore. Gone is the old-school design with the home button and the giant bezels, and in its place are three new … Continue reading

Apple Watch Series 4 has arrived but here are 5 reasons to buy a Series 3 instead

Take a trip to the glass display case at your local Apple Store today and you’ll see a brand new Apple Watch Series 4 inside. Available in two new sizes, 40mm and 44mm, a variety of new colors and bands, … Continue reading

Siri Shortcuts: Opening up Siri’s next chapter

In 2011, Apple announced that its newest iPhone would incorporate a brand new virtual assistant, based on an app developed by a company that Apple had acquired: Siri. This fall’s release of iOS 12 marks seven years since Siri’s debut, … Continue reading

Q Acoustics 3020i bookshelf speaker review: A definite contender for best-in-class status

What’s the opposite of sticker shock? It’s hard to believe these speakers are this inexpensive.

Did you just get your iPhone XS? Do these 10 things first!

So that $1,000-plus sticker shock didn’t put you off from upgrading to the poorly-named iPhone XS or even-worse-named iPhone XS Max. I don’t blame you—I bought the one, too. To read this article in full, please click here

If you’re upgrading to an iPhone XS, your old iPhone X case might cause more harm than good

To the untrained eye, it seems as though the iPhone X and the iPhone XS are identical. They both have the same screen, the same dual camera, and the same dimensions, so it would stand to reason that any old … Continue reading

Unboxing of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

We got the new iPhone and we took the wraps off during a video that was streamed live to Twitter. If you missed it, you can watch it here. (twitter.com) To read this article in full, please click here

Get a Milanese loop band for your Apple Watch for less than 8 bucks

Apple typically plays up the Milanese loop band for its higher-end Apple Watches, and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s as elegant as they come—a stainless steel mesh strap that wraps in around your wrist and stays in place … Continue reading

With iOS 12, the HomePod finally feels like a member of the household

HomePod and I were going through a rough patch. It wasn’t a great relationship to begin with, admittedly, but in the beginning there was at least that thrill of attraction; that admiration for the way it could fill a room … Continue reading