Tag: iPhone

  • How to help convince tech companies to make a smaller smartphone

    Photo: Mr Mikla (Shutterstock) On A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. Previously, such a device had to fit perfectly in the hand, so that you could do everything you need using only your thumb. They ccertainly don’t do them like before. In 2022, most “smaller” smartphones are still huge, sports screens […]

  • How to get a free Fitbit or Apple Watch from your insurance company

    Photo: Charnsite (Shutterstock) Fitness Trackers to like Apple watches and Fitbitsare generally not as expensive as technology like smartphones and tablets, but they are not exactly cheap. You certainly wouldn’t pass up the possibility to take one for free. And ones it turns out that many insurance companies include fitness programs that come with a […]

  • Bloomberg: Apple is already testing USB-C for iPhone

    iPhone 12 ProPhoto: Caitlyn McGarry/Gizmodo Next on the heels of leaks from trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who claims Apple will finally ditch its proprietary Lightning connector for the more widely supported USB-C standard in future iPhones, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman adds his own credence to the rumour. Earlier today, he reported that “people with knowledge of […]

  • Six months later, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy still has work to do

    Screenshot: rock star games When Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition launched last year, it was a disaster. Three of the most beloved video games of all time had been officially re-released on modern hardware and not only looked like crap, but ran like that too. things were so bad, in fact, that […]

  • Why This Is Bad News For The Whole Market When Apple Has A Big Drop

    Apple stock has fallen more than 8% this week, wiping out around $200 billion in value and dragging down the Dow and Nasdaq indexes. The iPhone maker is now officially in a bear market alongside other tech giants. Apple fell in a bad week for stock markets, which are selling off stocks in almost every […]

  • How to update your AirPods

    Photo: Fadhli Adnan (Shutterstock) Apple often releases firmware updates for its entire AirPods lineup, including AirPods Pro, AirPods 2, AirPods 3, and AirPods Max. However, the company does not specify how actually update your AirPods, and they don’t either share what each firmware update does. So here’s how to do it, no matter what model […]

  • RIP iPod, home of the mobile gaming renaissance (2001-2022)

    Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one for each kid who strapped a backpack in middle school, because they’re probably in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayIt’s official: the iPod is dead. Apparently, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and take listeners away […]

  • All the new Android features announced at Google I/O

    Google took the stage at this year’s I/O event for about two hours, announcing exciting new products like the Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel Watch. While hardware tends to steal the show at these events, the team certainly didn’t gloss over Android: between new features in Android 13 and general Android updates, Google had […]

  • iPhone may soon ditch Lightning for USB-C

    ipad miniPhoto: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo I have tears in my eyes, and I can’t help it. Why emotion? Because after years of stubbornly using the Lightning connector on the iPhone, a new leak indicates that Apple will switch to USB-C next year. I would normally be quite skeptical of such a claim, but this one comes […]