Hardware

16-inch MacBook Pro 2.4GHz 8-core Core i9 (2019)

16-inch MacBook Pro: Buy now or wait?

While the MacBook Air is tremendously popular, some users need a little bit more. More performance, a bigger battery, more ports, a larger screen…if you need more, you need a MacBook Pro. If you want a Mac laptop with a … Continue reading

Fitbit Charge 5

Fitbit may alienate iPhone users with its first ‘premium’ Wear smartwatch

During the introduction of its new Charge 5 fitness tracker, Fitbit stole a bit of its own thunder with a pretty big revelation: A smartwatch based on Google’s Wear OS is on the way. Now that Google owns Fitbit, that … Continue reading

How to remove your house from Apple Maps, Google Maps, and others

Vehicles scour the streets of cities in most countries snapping pictures of their surroundings to allow for an on-the-ground experience via Street View (Google), Look Around (Apple), or Streetside (Bing). This includes the public frontage of your home or other … Continue reading

Macworld Podcast: The upcoming new Apple products that matter

The fall season is the season when Apple seems to be dropping everything—operating systems, laptops, tablets, watches and more. But of all the products coming from Cupertino, what are the Macworld editors most looking forward to? We cover that in this episode … Continue reading

Apple Watch Series 7: Leaked images show 41mm and 45mm bands

It’s been six years since the first Apple Watch hit the market, and the device has seen some important changes in its time with cellular, larger displays, and more powerful sensors. Lately, however, it seems as if we’ve hit the … Continue reading

Apple’s News Partner Program offers reduced commission rate for publishers

Apple on Thursday announced the News Partner Program, an initiative for subscription news services that post to Apple News. Participants “may qualify” for a 15 percent commission rate on in-app subscriptions from day one. That’s a change from the usual … Continue reading

Apple TV 4K (2021)

Coming to Apple TV+: Apple signs series order for ‘The Changeling’

Apple’s list of currently available content for Apple TV+ continues to grow, but there’s an even faster-growing list of projects in the works. Films, limited series, specials, and multi-season series, Apple’s got lots of irons in the fire for all … Continue reading

iPhone 12 Face ID prototype

iPhone 13 Face ID tweak could work with masks, sunglasses

One of the best security features of Apple’s Face ID unlocking and authentication system is also its biggest annoyance: it only works when it can see your entire face, as millions of mask-wearing iPhone users learned during the pandemic. However, … Continue reading

ios 15 translate anywhere

iOS 15: 10 great hidden features you’ll rush to use when it arrives

Every year, a new version of iOS. And every year, some big new features can totally change the way you use your iPhone. But each new iOS release also comes with a bunch of tiny changes; little hidden features and … Continue reading

Mac mini (M1, 2020)

How to use Disk Utility in macOS to manage your hard drive

Whether you need to better organize your hard drive or resolve disk errors, Disk Utility is the tool for the job. Built into macOS, Disk Utility allows you to view details on your hard drive, add or remove partitions and … Continue reading