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You can pre-order the Apple MacBook Air M2 on Friday

Apple revealed the all-new, 13.6-inch MacBook Air (2022) during the main keynote of WWDC22. This welcome addition to the Mac line packs the efficient M2 chip in an overhauled chassis. Available in four stunning finishes to choose from, this modern body reintroduces the MagSafe charging port. It additionally refreshes the display, bringing a notch that...

Apple might include older chips on non-Pro iPhones from now on to push higher-end sales

Apple is a business -- not a non-profit organization. This means its ultimate goal is maximizing the revenue it makes. Just like other corporations, the Cupertino tech giant finds creative ways to achieve this aim. A potentially upcoming strategy, though, might piss off many non-Pro iPhone fans. A lot of people can't justify paying the...

Do the Ring Doorbell and cameras support Apple HomeKit?

Smart homes are becoming increasingly more popular. Why get out of bed and manually turn on the coffee maker when you can just scream at Siri or the nearest smart speaker and get it to do it for you? Our phones are becoming the central hub for everything in our lives. It's no longer just...

The Apple Watch Series 8 could feature an even larger display

The Apple Watch Series 7 reveal was quite disappointing to many anticipating fans. The company pretty much just introduced a larger screen and a battery that charges faster. Apple even had to resort to software exclusivities to make the device more appealing to potential customers. Meanwhile, we've been hearing a lot of rumors revolving around...

Apple Music is luring students by offering newcomers free Beats Flex

Apple Music is not the greatest streaming service out there. Despite the Cupertino firm improving the service with every passing year, it still lacks plenty of features when compared to competing apps. That's not to mention that its music recommendation algorithm isn't very accurate. Recently, Apple Music started charging students more in several regions. The service...

Is Apple taking the lazy way out with the MacBook Pro 13?

During Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2022, the company gave us a glimpse of its future, sharing announcements for iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13. Along with software, Apple also showed off new hardware, announcing its new MacBook Air (2022) and more surprisingly, an "updated" MacBook Pro 13. While the former was a...

These are the best chargers for the Apple MacBook Pro 13 M2 (2022)

Apple's Mac lineup keeps on evolving with every passing year. Last year, the company revealed the MacBook Pro (2021) models -- featuring a notch, a wide variety of ports, and the return of the MagSafe. You can even grab one of these refurbished MacBook Pro models if you find their regular prices too high. Following the...

iOS 16 reflects Apple’s submission to the Android philosophy

The iOS vs Android argument predates human civilization has existed since the release of these operating systems. We're all entitled to our own opinions. Whether these subjective views are logical, factual, or in sync with the hive mind is irrelevant. As mature adults, we accept these differences in others. Nonetheless, we also get to criticize...

MacBook Air (2022) vs HP Spectre x360 13.5: What’s the best 13-inch laptop?

2022 has been a pretty big year for laptops, with many devices from all kinds of brands getting brand-new designs, features, and processors. One such laptop is the HP Spectre x360 13.5, a successor to the Spectre x360 14. More recently, Apple also introduced a major refresh for the MacBook Air, and both of these...

A retail store may have leaked the launch date of the MacBook Air M2

Apple introduced the all-new MacBook Air (2022) during WWDC22. The reveal was made along with that of iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and watchOS 9. This year's Dub Dub conference brought plenty of exciting and fresh changes to the table. This applies in both the software and hardware departments. For example, the iPhone Lock Screen has...

These are the best accessories for the MacBook Air M2 (2022)

Apple revealed the MacBook Air (2022), along with macOS Ventura, during the main keynote of WWDC22. This completely redesigned, powerful Mac features a notched screen, a MagSafe 3 charging port, and the all-new M2 chipset. Thanks to this processor, you get to make the most out of the apps developed for Apple silicon. That's because they're...

Google’s “Switch to Android” iOS app now supports switching to all Android 12 devices

A few months ago, Google quietly launched the "Switch to Android" iOS app on the Apple App Store. This is a dedicated companion app that guides users wanting to switch from a recent iPhone to an Android device. The launch was a quiet affair, and that was partially because the app supported only Google Pixel...