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Google blocked ad competition and skirted privacy regulations, court filings reveal

Google has been under investigation by the United States Department of Justice over possible anti-competitive practices, primarily related to Google's search and advertising business. Last year, the Department of Justice released a complaint alleging that Google dominated the search engine market through its advantage of deep integration with Android and other agreements that limited adoption...

Apple MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro 14 (2021): Which one should you buy?

Deciding which Apple MacBook to buy used to be a simple task with just a couple of options to choose from. The performance gap between the older MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro models also made it relatively easier to decide which one to buy. Now, there are as many as four different MacBooks to...

MacBook Pro 16 (2021) Review: Apple finally does justice to Pros with the M1 Max

I think even diehard Apple loyalists would agree the company has a stubborn streak and doesn't usually concede -- remember "you're holding it wrong"? Nothing wrong with that, not when Apple has proven time and time again to be the maker of revolutionary products that change the course of consumer tech. If I've made a...

Apple Watch Series 7: Here are all the Colors and Official Band Options

Apple revealed the Apple Watch Series 7 back in mid-September, during its California Streaming event. The latest smartwatch was made available to preorder starting October 8th, followed by its launch on the 15th, a week later. One thing you'll notice about the Apple Watch Series 7 is the abundance of colors and band options it...

PCs have a webcam problem, but Apple’s solution is notch the right one

Recently, Apple announced its newest MacBook Pro laptops. They come with powerful new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, beautiful 1,000-nit mini LED displays, and narrow bezels. The display has a notch cut-out, something that Apple popularized with the iPhone X, and that notch houses a Full HD webcam. If history from the iPhone X is...

Apple Watch Series 7 first impressions: More of the same

I am a huge fan of the Apple Watch. In fact, out of seven generations, I've only not owned the Series 3 and the Series 6. I don't even recommend upgrading as often as I do. I get a new iPhone every year because it's just the thing I do. Every Apple Watch has had...

iPhone 13 Pro Max Review: Too big for me, and I usually like big phones

For as long as I've been using smartphones, I have almost always preferred the biggest possible version of the phone I carry. When Samsung's first Galaxy Note phones drew mockery for its (at the time) gigantic 5.3-inch display, I was enamored by the possibility of watching movies or NBA games on a phone without squinting....

Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals no diagnostic port and iPhone 13-like display

The launch of every new Apple product is usually accompanied by a teardown article (and sometimes a video) from the folks at iFixit. Sure enough, with the Apple Watch Series 7 now shipping to buyers, iFixit has graced us with an incredibly detailed teardown. Although the latest Apple Watches don't appear too different on the...

Best games for Mac: Portal 2, Hades, Fortnite, and more

Apple just launched the new Macbook Pro in 14" and 16" variants, with the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips inside. If you recently preordered one of these awesome machines, you might be interested in doing more than just work with them. The Macbook Pro is renowned for its excellent productivity capability and is...

The iPhone 13’s boxy design may be the latest trend that Android OEMs copy

You might have noticed an annoying trend in the tech world over the last few years. Whenever Apple adopts a new design or technology, many Android and PC OEMs follow suit. While there's no denying the fact that Apple too picks up on things first pioneered by companies on the other side of the fence,...

How to transfer files from Android to Mac in two ways

It's a popular myth that every Mac user also has an iPhone. Of course, the vast majority of Mac users likely do have an iPhone for ease of integration, but some do prefer the customization of Android. Personally, I like the Mac for it's Unix-based operating system, but prefer Android phones that are not as...

Apple issues guidelines for app developers to accommodate the MacBook Pro’s notch

Apple released the latest MacBook Pro models during its "Unleashed" Mac event this week, and they come with a notch that houses the camera and other sensors. To account for the notch, Apple has now issued updated Human Interface Guidelines for app developers. These guidelines include everything app designers and developers need to know about...