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How to use AirPods Pro Ear Tip Fit Test to make them sound their best

If you ever sat with a pair of earbuds, and a handful of interchangeable silicone tips, and felt a sense of apathy and confusion creep over you, then you’re going to love the new AirPods Pro Ear Tip

Why third-party lenses beat iPhone 11’s Ultra Wide camera

Now that the iPhone 11 line brings an ultra-wide camera to the bump, there is some question on what to do with an extra-wide lens attachment you may have purchased from brands like Moment, Sandmarc or

New evidence indicates Apple AirTags will land soon

Newly leaked screenshots depict an updated AirTags section in the “Find My” app. Although they are referred to by their codename “B389,” the screenshots show how AirTags findability will work. AirPods

Analyst complains iPhone’s average selling price is slipping

There are plenty of reasons to be enthusiastic about Apple’s massive earnings call yesterday. One analyst who’s not happy, however, is Barclays analyst Tim Long. In a note to clients, Long writes that

Jason Momoa compares Game of Thrones to See

Apple TV+’s post-apocalyptic fantasy show See seems like Apple’s attempt to tap into the fandom of Game of Thrones (or, at least, the seasons up until the last two when everyone loved it.) Jason Momoa

AirPods Pro teardown reveals a ton of tiny tech

Most of us lovingly look after our newest Apple devices to ensure they last as long as possible. iFixit pulls them apart in the name of science. Its latest teardown victim? AirPods Pro. You won’t be

Apple rolls out iOS 13.2.1 to eliminate HomePod bricking

Apple this week rolled out an emergency iOS 13.2.1 update for HomePod. The 25MB release comes just days after iOS 13.2, which was bricking HomePod speakers for some unlucky users. After Apple put much

Apple’s business in China may be starting to stabilize

China has been one of the biggest causes of Apple instability in recent times, particularly when it comes to trade tensions between China and the United States. Things may be starting to stabilize,

Tim Cook thinks early adopters will buy both AirPods and AirPods Pro

Tim Cook thinks Apple’s awesome new AirPods Pro are “complementary” to the original AirPods. No, he’s not just referring to the fact that there is a space in the market for both products. He thinks

By the numbers: Apple crushes it again

A quick glance at the Apple Q4 2019 earnings report shows the company just finished a record three months, but a deeper dive into the numbers reveals how Apple managed to pull in more revenue than it

Biggest shockers from Apple’s record-smashing Q4 earnings

Apple shares are soaring in after-hours trading today thanks to yet another record-breaking earnings report. Tim Cook and Apple CFO Luca Maestri got on the phone with investors after the numbers came

Buy an iPhone interest-free with Apple Card

Apple Card users can soon use this credit card to buy an iPhone with payments stretching over two years, but without incurring any interest. It’s already possible to buy an iOS handset through the

Apple hires another top cardiologist to boost health initiatives

Dr. David Tsay recently joined Apple, apparently to bring new features to devices like the Apple Watch that monitor the wearer’s heart. He’s an expert in the field, and also just left a position as

Apple sets new Q4 record with $64 billion in revenue

Apple earnings report for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2019 met the most bullish of Wall Street expectations this afternoon with a Q4 record high of $64 billion in revenue and $3.03 earnings per

Join the dark side with OtterBox’s Star Wars iPhone cases

An addition to OtterBox’s Star Wars iPhone cases celebrates Kylo Ren wearing his helmet again, while a second salutes the droids that are so important to these films. These two join cases with more

How to quickly switch noise-canceling modes on AirPods Pro

Active Noise Canceling is the whole point of the new AirPods Pro. Here are two shortcuts to switch between the various modes. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Mujjo’s new insulated touchscreen gloves keep the cold at bay

When I tested a pair of Mujjo touchscreen gloves last year, my only complaint was that they could have been warmer. With two new styles, the Netherlands-based company is upping the ante on heat.

Zadarma’s VoIP app for iOS helps separate business and personal communications

This VoIP communications post is presented by Zadarma. Cloud communications platform Zadarma recently released an updated iOS version of its app that offers businesses easy access to Voice over

See featurette gives inside look of Apple’s epic series

Apple is turning up the hype for the launch of Apple TV+ this morning with a new featurette for its big-budget series See. The two-minute-long video shows never-before-seen clips of the show along

16-inch MacBook Pro leaks again in macOS Catalina

Another image of a new 16-inch MacBook Pro (above) has been leaked by macOS 10.15.1 Catalina. The photo reveals a redesigned keyboard layout, with a Touch ID sensor separated from the Touch Bar. But