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How to Lock Your MacBook Keys for Cleaning

Laptops pick up dust, grease, and grime since they’re constantly in contact with your hands. But due to the way modern MacBooks are designed, cleaning them isn’t a simple case of turning the machine off….

M1 and M2 Macs Are Emulation Powerhouses

Whether you have an Apple Silicon Mac or are thinking of buying one, you should know that Apple’s new processors are great for emulation purposes. Whether it’s modern 3D consoles or 2D classics, the sheer quantity of native A…

Can You Recover Data From a Destroyed iPhone?

Has your iPhone been damaged to the point of no longer being usable? Is the screen smashed or does it not even turn on? You can buy a new iPhone, but the data on your old device may be irreplaceable. Fortunately, you may be a…

How to Fix Apple Notes Not Syncing Over iCloud

Apple Notes is a free note-taking solution with some seriously powerful features, but sometimes you may find that notes refuse to sync between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. The problem may be down to how you’ve organized your notes,…

How to Connect AirPods to Nintendo Switch

Apple’s AirPods use Bluetooth to communicate with iPhones, iPads, and Macs, and you can also connect them to your Switch on the go. The ability to use wireless Bluetooth headphones with the Switch was missing from launch but …

How to Change Your Move Goal on Apple Watch

You can increase or decrease your Apple Watch Move goal to make it harder or easier to fill your Move ring each day. You can’t do this on your iPhone, you’ll need to do it on your Apple Watch directly….

How iOS 16 and watchOS 9 Will Help You Get Fit

Apple is betting big on fitness in iOS 16 and watchOS 9, with a range of features designed to make it easier to track your activity, push yourself further, and get more out of your workouts. Best of all, you don’t even need a…

What Is “Share Focus Status” on iPhone?

Apple introduced a new “Focus” mode with iOS 15, combining Do Not Disturb with a few more options to better manage distractions on your iPhone or iPad. If you’ve been digging around in the Settings and Messages app, you may h…

What’s New in watchOS 9

Your Apple Watch is about to get even smarter with the new watchOS 9 update due out in September alongside iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. Here’s a run-down of the features you can look forward to seeing.

M2 vs. M1 MacBook Pro: What’s the Difference?

The M2 MacBook Pro might just be the odd one out in Apple’s notebook line-up, but that doesn’t mean you should write it off completely. If you’re fond of the 13-inch form factor or Apple’s previous design choices, the M2 upgr…

What’s New in iPadOS 16

iPadOS 16 was announced at WWDC 2022, and it shares much in common with its iPhone counterpart iOS 16. Arriving in September 2022, many of the same improvements are coming to all Apple devices, including the Mac, but there ar…
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