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The best music production laptops you can buy in 2022

Buying a new laptop that caters to your specific needs can often be challenging. We have a running list of the best laptops you can buy right now, but there's never going to be a one-size-fits-all solution. Music production, like other kinds of content creation, has some requirements if you want to do it efficiently....

How to set up Face ID with a mask

While a lot of smartphones make use of fingerprint sensors for biometric login, the only way to use your biometrics to log in to an iPhone is to use Face ID. It's exactly as the name implies; your face is used to log in to your phone. Apple employs additional hardware to ensure that it's...

macOS 12.3 Beta breaks file syncing with OneDrive and Dropbox

Apple released the first beta release of macOS 12.3 on Thursday, alongside the first beta of iOS/iPad OS 15.4. Some cloud sync services haven't worked reliably on macOS 12 Monterey since its release last year, and now those services are broken entirely due to the deprecation of a kernel extension. The release notes for macOS 12.3...

Apple iPad Pro 2021: M1 chip, 5G, Mini LED XDR display, and Everything else you need to know

The Apple iPad is unquestionably one of the best tablets you can buy. In fact, there are very few Android tablets that even come close to the iPad Pro. Despite the global decline in demand for tablets, different varieties of the iPad have been in high demand thanks to their unique proposition of powerful processing...

In iOS 15.4, you’ll finally be able to use Face ID with a Mask

The initial release of iOS 15 arrived last year, and per usual for Apple, it has continued to receive minor updates in the months since. iOS 15.3 just arrived this week with a fix for Safari's IndexedDB data leak and other minor fixes, and now the first beta for iOS 15.4 is available to try...

XDA Basics: How to install fonts on a Mac

Apple computers -- Macs -- are versatile devices that can be used for education, work, or entertainment. And the latest MacBook Pro only shows how invested Apple is in the Mac lineup. This new beast takes power and capability to the next level, but it's important to keep it protected. If you haven't yet, check...

Microsoft Teams adds “music mode” and Slack-like external messaging

Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular options for communication inside companies and other organizations, as part of the Microsoft 365 package. Microsoft has been quick to build up Teams' features to compete with Slack, and now the service has two more helpful additions. First, Microsoft is adding a high-fidelity "music mode" to Teams. The...

Apple releases the first beta of iOS 15.4 to registered developers

Following the release of iOS 15.3 to the public yesterday, Apple seeded iOS 15.4 beta 1 to registered developers today. This first beta build of the upcoming iOS release is still unavailable to public testers, though. We haven't been able to discover any new visual changes in this update so far. It could be focusing...

New Windows 11 build improves Narrator voices and media controls

Albeit a day later than usual, Microsoft has released its weekly build of Windows 11 to Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel. This time, we're getting Windows 11 build 22543, and it's packing a few changes users might appreciate. The biggest improvement is for accessibility, with new natural voices for Narrator. As you've probably guessed, these...

Mainstream gaming PC build guide: The best PC parts you need for gaming in 2022

If you're in the market to build a new gaming PC, then you just landed on the right page. We already have a couple of other PC guides including one for the enthusiast gaming PC build and for an Intel-based streaming PC build. Today, we're going to be taking a look at some of the...

Netflix now supports HDR on Pixel 5a and Pixel 6 Pro series

Unlike most streaming services and platforms, Netflix insists on manually testing and certifying individual devices wherever possible, which is why Netflix wasn't available on the Google Nest Hub until 2020. Netflix doesn't enable HDR on mobile devices until after the company is done testing, which can sometimes mean new phones and tablets have to wait...

Mac Mini 2022: Release date, Pricing, Expectations, and more

Apple revealed its own M1 system-on-chip (SoC) two years ago. It was first included in a custom-built Mac Mini, sold exclusively to select developers. This was for testing reasons and optimizing macOS apps to run on M1 Macs natively. The Cupertino tech giant announced the first commercial M1 Macs during the November 2020 Mac event...