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The best laptops with USB Type-C in 2021: Dell XPS 13, MacBook Pro and more

USB-C or USB Type-C has been one of the most successful universal ports seen on almost every modern gadget including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced the specification back in 2014 and it has seen multiple revisions over the years. This 24-pin double-sided connector can be implemented with various data...

Apple iPad Pro 2021: Everything that we know about Apple’s upcoming Pro tablet for power users

The Apple iPad is unquestionably one of the best tablets you can buy. 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 capabilities and portability. The iPad Pro takes it a step further with a massive display, multiple...

Apple schedules ‘Spring Loaded’ event for April 20

Apple has confirmed that its next event will take place on Tuesday, April 20. The “Spring Loaded” event will once again be virtual, and kicks off at 10 a.m. PDT. The event will take place about a month before Apple’s WWDC at the beginning of June, and will likely see the company unveil new hardware, including...

XDA Basics: 4 Methods to Force Quit an Unresponsive App on a Mac

If you've been using a Mac for any extended length of time, you'll know the spinning wheel of doom, otherwise known as the "spinning beachball". The formal Mac term for this is "the wait cursor" and it is the cause of much wailing and gnashing of teeth everywhere. It indicates that an app has slowed...

Siri prematurely reveals Apple’s next event is on April 20

We finally have a date for Apple’s upcoming event. Mark your calendars as the company is expected to announce its new line of products on April 20. The official invite has not been shared by Apple yet, but the company’s voice assistant, Siri, has prematurely revealed the launch event date. It is expected that Apple...

Apple’s next Apple TV will reportedly feature built-in speaker and camera

Apple hasn’t introduced a new Apple TV since 2017, but a new report claims that’s set to change. However, the device won’t be a simple set-top box; Apple is aiming to introduce a smart home product unlike anything it’s introduced before. According to Bloomberg, Apple is developing a new TV accessory that will be an Apple...

Linux kernel will soon have initial support for Apple’s M1 chipset

Apple revealed its first desktop-class System-on-a-Chip design last year, the Apple M1, based on the same ARM architecture as most smartphones and tablets. While Linux has worked well on ARM devices (like the Raspberry Pi) for years, Apple's hardware is heavily customized and requires specific software support. Thankfully, we're now one step closer to running...

Apple admits porting iMessage to Android would hurt iPhone sales

Apple employees, including high-ranking executives, have admitted that bringing iMessage to Android would potentially impact iPhone sales. The company’s messaging service is a key component of iOS and a major barrier that deters users from switching platforms. In a court case brought against Apple by Epic Games (via Reddit), a court filing revealed some key comments...

XDA Basics: How to Split your Screen on a Mac, and why you’d want to do it

If you like to multi-task or make full use of your screen's real-estate, splitting the screen on your Mac is an easy thing to do. While your iPad can also be used as an additional display using either Sidecar or Duet Display, you can open up multiple browser windows or apps on your Mac screen...

Samsung launches iTest to help iPhone users get a taste of Android

Long-time iOS users who haven't had the opportunity to try an Android phone in a while can now get a taste of Samsung's Android skin right on their iPhones. The South Korean smartphone giant has launched a new interactive web experience, called iTest, that will let iPhone users easily "sample the other side." To try the...

Best iPhone 12 Cases to protect your device in April 2021: Spigen, Otterbox, Torras, and more!

As the iPhone becomes more expensive, it becomes even more important to invest in a protective case. After splurging your hard-earned money on the latest and greatest iPhone, the last thing you want is to drop your shiny, new toy on the sidewalk and watch it shatter. Obviously, there are many different versions of the iPhone...

Apple iPhone 13 Rumor Roundup: Here’s everything we know about the next iOS flagship phone series

Although we're months away from Apple's annual iPhone launch event, leaks about the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup have already started popping up. Over the last few months, we've learned quite a few details about Apple's next iPhone lineup from these leaks, and we've collated all the information in this post. In case you missed our...