How to replace your computer with an iPad

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple says the iPad can replace a traditional desktop or laptop for productivity, but that can be a big leap. These apps and … Read more

iOS 16 Beta 2 Tidbits: New Wallpaper Colors, Backup Over LTE, SMS Filtering and More

iOS 16 Beta 2 Tidbits: New Wallpaper Colors, Backup Over LTE, SMS Filtering and More

Apple today seeded the second betas of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 to developers for testing purposes, and the new betas introduce new features and refine some of the changes that Apple made with the first ‌iOS 16‌ release. Lock Screen Photo Wallpaper Customization When customizing a photo on the Lock Screen, there are two … Read more

How to Share a Mouse and Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

How to Share a Mouse and Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

For a lot of us, day-to-day computing involves using more than one computer—and sometimes more than one computer operating system too. That can mean a lot of wires and a lot of swapping between keyboards, mice and trackpads, but there are now multiple hardware and software options for sharing one set of input devices between … Read more

What to Expect From Apple Through July: iOS 16 Public Beta, New MacBook Air, Back to School Promotion, and More

What to Expect From Apple Through July: iOS 16 Public Beta, New MacBook Air, Back to School Promotion, and More

While the summer months following WWDC are often a relatively quiet time of the year for Apple, there are still some notable items on the agenda through July. Below, we’ve rounded up six things to expect from Apple over the next six weeks or so. Public Betas of iOS 16 and More As part of … Read more

Everything new coming to Apple TV in tvOS 16

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Despite no stage time at WWDC, Apple TV’s tvOS 16 is still getting some new features this fall. We walk you through all of … Read more

Apple Shares Charging Details for New Dual USB-C Power Adapters

Apple Shares Charging Details for New Dual USB-C Power Adapters

Following yesterday’s launch of orders for the two new 35-watt dual USB-C power adapters introduced at WWDC, Apple has posted a new support document outlining how power is split when devices are connected to both ports. Under most scenarios, the 35 total watts will be split evenly between the two connected devices, with the exception … Read more

How to use Apple’s Contacts app hidden power to improve your iPhone

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s Contacts app doesn’t sound like the most vital part of iOS, but behind the scenes it powers a huge amount of what makes … Read more

Lightning versus USB-C: Pros and cons for the iPhone

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. The rumor mill is hard at work trying to convince people that a USB-C iPhone is coming. A recent decision from the European Union … Read more

Compared: M2 vs M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s new M2 is the start of a new Apple Silicon generation. Here’s how the M2 fares when compared against the already-released M1 family … Read more

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

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 isn’t eligible for iOS 16. The company might be generous with its software updates, but that doesn’t mean … Read more