All the New Features Your Older Apple Products Won’t Be Getting

Photo: Xolodan (Shutterstock) As far as software support goes, it’s tough to beat Apple. The company continues to update older devices years after their initial release, to the point where it stings when your six-year-old iPhone 7 is not eligible for iOS 16. The company might be generous with its software updates, but that doesn’t … Read more

Meta Smartwatch Canceled, AR Glasses Delayed (Report)

This Meta smartwatch prototype could have been a real contender in the smartwatch race. Maybe. Image: Bloomberg We could have had some exciting competition in the wearable realm. Bloomberg says that Facebook’s parent company, Meta, just halted development on a smartwatch with dual cameras in favor of another kind of wearable. It was planned for … Read more

Dell XPS 13 (2022) Unveiled With Thinner, More Colorful Chassis

Dell XPS 13 2022Image: Dell Dell is launching a new version of its renowned XPS 13 with the latest Intel chips, but the tweaks it made to the design and internals are the real highlights. First, let’s talk colors. Along with an edge-to-edge screen, the signature design element of past XPS 13 models was a … Read more

Meta Smartwatch Canceled, AR Glasses Delayed (Report)

This Meta smartwatch prototype could have been a real contender in the smartwatch race. Maybe. Image: Bloomberg We could have had some exciting competition in the wearable realm. Bloomberg says that Facebook’s parent company, Meta, just halted development on a smartwatch with dual cameras in favor of another kind of wearable. It was planned for … Read more

Patent Describes Apple Watch With Camera

Imagine your next Apple Watch doubling as a removable wrist camera. Screenshot: USPTO The thing about patents is that, even when they’re quietly filed, they eventually get exposed — especially if they’re Apple patents. The latest Apple patent to get this treatment concerns the Apple Watch, and how it might potentially fit a camera in … Read more

This Mini Macintosh USB-C Charger is Perfect for Apple Fans

There are typically only two things consumers care about when it comes to a USB charger: that it’s as small and powerful as possible. The aesthetics of a wall wart rarely factor into the purchasing decision, but now someone’s come along and made a wall wart that looks like a tiny Macintosh computer, complete with … Read more

This Hidden Apple Setting Makes You Sound So Much Better on Video Calls

Photo: Twinsterphoto (Shutterstock) You don’t know you sound bad on a FaceTime or Zoom call until someone points it out. If you’re chatting with a particularly polite bunch, you might never know, and your hilarious stories or inspiring speeches will fall on deaf and strained ears. If you’re an Apple user, and you want to … Read more

Pixel Watch’s Charging Cable From Same Company as Apple Watch’s

The Google Pixel Watch remains unreleased. But there’s plenty going on in the background about what to expect. Image: Google While it’s not slated to work with the iPhone or iOS devices, this next bit of Google Pixel Watch news is interesting if you ‘re hoping for a quality build akin to the Apple Watch. … Read more

Surprise! Google Assistant Arrives on Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4

Finally, Google Assistant comes to Samsung’s flagship smartwatch. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Samsung and Google have now officially put the Google Assistant on the Galaxy Watch 4. You should receive a Wear OS update with the ability to enable it on your Samsung smartwatch beginning today. The update also applies to Watch 4 Classic … Read more

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

Photo: Mr.Mikla (Shutterstock) A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ’em like they used to. In 2022, most … Read more