Best Solar Chargers for Your iPhone

What’s the best solar charger for my phone? Wait, there are solar chargers for my phone?! Our yellow Sun is what gives Superman his powers, so of course it can also keep your phone charged while you’re on the go? It’s almost weird, right? Using nature to keep technology working. […]

The new Apple Watch ad is a glorious watercolor explosion

I’m terrified of heights and hate running, and yet I suddenly have an urge to go parachuting and experience a color run. Dammit, Apple. In all seriousness, this is how you sell the Apple Watch: Show it persevering through all manner of amazing athletic situations. (I only wish they’d have […]

Which U.S. iPad carrier and plan should you get?

When it comes to picking a cellular plan for your iPad, you need to weigh your options. Since its humble beginnings, the iPad has offered a Wi-Fi + Cellular option in its lineup: A $130 price increase gets you an Apple SIM card (and, if you’re considering a 9.7-inch iPad […]

Today’s the last day to get discounted USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 accessories

Apple deleted the floppy at a time when it was already too small for most uses. They deleted the optical drive at a time when few people still bought software on physical media, and streaming video was quickly sidelining DVDs and Blu-rays as videophile niche products. Even FireWire was declining […]

Everything you need to know about iPhone 8

Apple typically introduces a technology in one device and then rolls it out across the lineup. Retina was like that with iPhone 4 and Touch ID with iPhone 5s. The Smart Connector, which debuted with the iPad Pro in the fall of 2015, attaches via a magnet and runs power, […]

How to access an album from the Music app

How can I access an album from the Music app? If there’s one thing we know about the Music app, it’s that it’s changed a lot over the years. Finding something like the song that’s been stuck in your head or an over-played playlist can take a second or two […]

How to increase notification privacy on Apple Watch

If privacy matters more to you than convenience, you can make sure your notifications only expand when you want them to. Update March 2017: Added new images for iOS 10 and watchOS 3, as well as introductions for each section. By default, the Apple Watch will show short look notifications […]

How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and Mac: The ultimate guide

You should really back up all of your data. That day you lose it is the day you’ll wish you had listened. Just back it up. I’m a huge proponent of backing up all the things — your computer, your phone, you tablet, your laptop, your smart watch. If you […]