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Are My AirPods Water Resistant?

Some models of Apple’s AirPods and Beats earphones are water resistant. So what does this mean, how is it different from being waterproof, and which models are best protected?

Do You Need Paddles on Your Game Controllers?

Rear paddles are an increasingly common inclusion on game controllers, but they’re not included on the controller that comes with your Xbox or PlayStation. So what’s the big deal with paddles, and is it worth investing in a n…

Why Isn’t It Possible to Downgrade an iPhone?

Apple tightly controls which software can be installed on the iPhone and iPad in a way not seen on its Mac desktop computers. So is Apple right to prevent you from installing older versions of iOS or iPadOS on a whim, or is t…

How to Put Widgets on Your iPhone Lock Screen

Your iPhone has lock screen widgets that give you quick access to information regarding your schedule, the weather, and more. You can even tie these widgets to specific Focus Modes so that different widgets appear (or disappe…

The Best Modern Retro Consoles of 2022

Whether you’re nostalgic for a bygone era or want to experience a period of gaming that’s older than you are, playing retro games on modern hardware is easier than ever. Best of all, there’s a platform to suit every taste, bu…

6 LinkedIn Scams to Watch Out For

LinkedIn is a social network for professional networking, seeking employment, and staying in touch with colleagues past and present. Like any social network, the platform has its fair share of users who are looking to scam, d…

Fix: Why Is Only One AirPod Not Working?

AirPods are pricey yet convenient wireless earbuds that are best paired with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Sometimes they don’t quite behave in the way you expect, like when one AirPod refuses to connect altogether. Here are some …

Is Apple Killing the iPhone Mini?

At Apple’s September 2022 iPhone event, there was a distinct lack of iPhone mini, leading many to speculate (us included) that the small form factor iPhone is well and truly dead. So why did Apple skip the mini this year, and…

What Is the Apple A16?

The iPhone 14 Pro saw the debut of a new Apple system-on-a-chip, the A16 Bionic. So what kind of improvements over the A15 does it bring, and where else can we expect to see the A16 implemented?

10 Reasons You Might Want an Apple Watch Ultra

The Apple Watch Ultra stole the show at Apple’s September 2022 iPhone event, introducing a new tier of wearable for adventurers, divers, and extreme sports fans. Even if you don’t need it, there are some compelling reasons yo…
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