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Apple Watch Series 5 Review: Always-on makes all the difference

Apple Watch Series 5 Review: Always-on makes all the difference

When it comes to smartwatches, there's the Apple Watch and then there's everything else. Five generations of wearable have seen Cupertino's timepiece lose most of its rough edges; now, the Apple Watch Series 5 is taking one of the last big usability issues to task. With an always-on display, the new Apple Watch aims to keep out-shining the competition.

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iPhone 11 Pro Review: The “should I upgrade?” question

iPhone 11 Pro Review: The “should I upgrade?” question

Tell someone you write about tech, and the question you're almost guaranteed to get is "should I buy the new iPhone?" With the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max freshly on the scene, that's a question a whole lot of people - whether considering their first smartphone, weighing an upgrade, or even thinking about jumping ship from another platform like Android - are now mulling over.

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iOS 13.1 released now with bug fixes and iPadOS

iOS 13.1 released now with bug fixes and iPadOS

Today Apple released iOS 13.1 and iPadOS. These updates will bring a few new features to the iPhones on which they're available, and will bring a new user experience to the iPad. This update was originally scheduled to be released on September 30, 2019, then was changed to Tuesday, September 24, also known as today. This update should be release for your device right this minute.

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iPhone 11 Razer Arctech cases are actually pretty radical

iPhone 11 Razer Arctech cases are actually pretty radical

The Razer Phone is in the mix this time with the newest set of Razer Arctech smartphone cases for iPhone 11 Pro. Technically they're available for iPhone 11 Pro, Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone X, XS, XS Max, XR, and Razer Phone 2. But look at the way these things were constructed and you'll see why they were really made in the first place.

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iPhone 11 Pro Max may be the most durable iPhone yet

iPhone 11 Pro Max may be the most durable iPhone yet

JerryRigEverything's Zach Nelson wasn't a big fan of Apple's iPhones. The removal of the headphone jack, the claims of sapphire material, and the glass back raised red flags for the YouTuber whose business revolves around testing those claims. But with the market moving towards exactly those trends, there's almost no use but to accept the upcoming reality. And when you get over those disappointments, you might realize that the iPhone 11 Pro Max might be one of the most durable phones in the market, iPhone or otherwise.

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New Mac Pro to be Texas-made after Apple escapes Trump tariffs

New Mac Pro to be Texas-made after Apple escapes Trump tariffs

Apple announced today that it will be manufacturing its new Mac Pros at a production facility in Austin, Texas. This is the same Flex facility that has been making Mac Pros since 2013, making the computer something of a rarity among Apple's product lineup, as most of its other devices are made in China. Production is set to kick off soon, and it'll use components made by "more than a dozen American companies."

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These iPhone 11 Pro units include macabre bits

These iPhone 11 Pro units include macabre bits

The folks at Caviar Royal Gift created a set of new iPhones with pieces of two very different historical craft. Count this amongst the strange stories for which you've probably not come prepared today. One of the two new "limited edition" iPhone 11 Pro editions comes embedded with a piece of the Titanic. The other comes with a piece of the spacecraft in which Yuri Gagarin orbited our planet Earth.

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iFixit iPhone 11 teardown reveals a mystery among the familiar

iFixit iPhone 11 teardown reveals a mystery among the familiar

The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max might be getting a lot of attention, but today, iFixit turned its focus to the standard iPhone 11. As it does with every flagship, iFixit cracked the iPhone 11 open to take a look inside, while at the same time figuring out how easy it is for end-users to repair the device. While we've come to expect a certain level of difficulty when it comes to repairing iPhones and iPads, the verdict on this iPhone 11 teardown might surprise you.

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How Apple has reacted to the trade war

How Apple has reacted to the trade war

Apple may be the pride of America, but there’s no avoiding the ironic fact that a “Assembled in China” stamp sits at the bottom of most Apple products. As much as the Trump Administration would like to eject American corporations from manufacturing in China, U.S. companies have their knees deep in Chinese partnerships. The iPhone has many parts sourced from China. Its screen, processor, glass and cameras all have sources in China.

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iFixit iPhone 11 Pro teardown developing: Battery answers and new questions

iFixit iPhone 11 Pro teardown developing: Battery answers and new questions

Today the folks at iFixit picked up an iPhone 11 Pro in Midnight Green and took it took the teardown bench. Inside this piece of hardware we'll be interested to see how Apple's decided to handle the various new technologies - and re-arrangements of technologies - for the next generation of iPhone hardware. We're particularly keen on figuring out if there are any bits of tech that lie dormant in this smartphone, since we've heard a couple rumors about not-yet-activated pieces of tech already.

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Pair your Xbox One and PS4 controller to iPhone with iOS 13: Here’s how

Pair your Xbox One and PS4 controller to iPhone with iOS 13: Here’s how

There's been so much news about Apple lately that one new feature in iOS 13 may have been overlooked by the larger Apple user base. With the new operating system comes new functionality for a wider range of Bluetooth controllers. This is Apple making good on a promise it made earlier in the year to expand Bluetooth functionality within iOS 13, and it's good news for anyone who plays games on console.

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Apple Watch Series 5 battery life is the real deal

Apple Watch Series 5 battery life is the real deal

I've spent the past week with the Apple Watch Series 5 on my wrist, and while it's still a little too early for a full review, I've definitely come to appreciate some of the headline features. The always-on display addresses one of the lingering criticisms of the smartwatch, both from owners and would-be wearers, that you couldn't see the time or other information without waking the Apple Watch first. Apple fixes that, and it does it in a clever way.

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