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Monday April 15, 2019. 12:30 PM
If you're constantly misplacing your keys or wallet, one of these devices can save time (and headache) while locating your belongings.
Are the newer optical and ultrasonic fingerprint scanners actually better than the physical sensors? We put four of them to the test.
This trio of smart bulbs offer a little light for any type of user.
Apple is sitting on a mountain of cash, and often uses this money to expand its business by acquiring others. Sometimes, it’s a consumer-facing product or service. Texture morphed into Apple News+. Workflow led to the Shortcuts app. Beats still makes headphones under its...
WiSA is a wireless audio standard that promises hassle-free setup for up to 7.1-channel surround with latency as low as 2.6 millisecond, lag that's barely perceptible to humans.
Friday April 12, 2019. 10:36 PM
Disney has finally taken the wraps off its streaming service, Disney+. The service will launch on November 12, 2019 in the U.S. and follow overseas at a later date. Priced at $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year (a 20 percent discount), it appears to offer exceptional breath...
In a recent column, “How to cope with a Photos library too big to fit on an internal Mac drive,” I explained that there aren’t any methods supported by Apple that let you have a Photos library at full resolution on a Mac if the library can’t fit on your internal...
Update 4/15/19: Apple says the problem isn't with iCloud's two-factor system, but rather with the way browser is treated. A representative explained that browsers are treated as separate trusted devices, thus sending the code to all other devices, including the one...
For a company that maintains multiple major operating systems, has its own productivity suite, and even developed one of the most popular web browsers in use, there was a time that the piece of software most identified with Apple was also perhaps the one most viewed as a...
For movie lovers, a Blu-ray disc offers image quality, special features, and collectability that you can't get from streaming. Here are 10 new contenders for your BD / DVD collection.
How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.
Thursday April 11, 2019. 06:00 PM
March's best gamesImage by BethesdaWinter was a quiet season for iOS gaming, but the scene is flourishing once again with the arrival of spring. By far the biggest new title is The Elder Scrolls: Blades (although it actually dropped on April 1), which is Bethesda...
The phrase sui generis just means, roughly, “in a class by itself.” It’s often used in a positive way to describe a person. “Marie Curie was sui generis: a chemist of outstanding and unique ability.”For technical issues, it’s rarely desirable to be one of a kind. ...
You’re trying to download and install the latest iOS release, or take some photos, or download that cool app your friend told you about, and your iPhone says the storage is full.You’ve already deleted every app you don’t think you need, and there’s still not enough...
Got buffering or other streaming video issues? Here's a step-by-step troubleshooting guide.
It stumbled out of the gate, but Arlo's high-end, high-res indoor/outdoor security camera is another winner.
The HomePod is enjoying a bit of a resurgence now that Apple has slashed the price by $50, and I suspect a lot of you are wondering what you can do with Apple’s essentially buttonless smart speaker.Let’s get this out of the way: No, it still doesn’t do as many things...
Everything you need to know about two-factor authentication so you choose the right method for every account you own.
Wednesday April 10, 2019. 07:59 PM
With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.
In the latest episode of the Macworld Podcast, we’ll talk about some of the major recent Apple headlines, including the end of AirPower. We reviewed the new iPad Air and iPad mini, which we'll talk about in our feature discussion. Plus, Leif has a two-minute tip, and...
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