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iOS 16 Messages Guide: Undo Send, Edit, and Other New Features

Wednesday June 29, 2022 2:21 pm PDT by
With iOS 16, Apple is adding some major updates to the Messages app, introducing features that many people have been wanting for years. This guide highlights everything that's new with the Messages app in ‌iOS 16‌, iPadOS 16, and also, macOS Ventura as many Messages features are cross-platform. iMessage Editing When you send an iMessage in ‌iOS 16‌, you can edit for up to 15 minutes after it is ...
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iOS 16 Lock Screen Guide: Widgets, Customization Options and More

Monday June 27, 2022 4:42 pm PDT by
Apple overhauled the Lock Screen in iOS 16, introducing all kinds of customization options that let you make your Lock Screen unique. You can choose widgets, customize the colors, and use emojis, photos, or built-in wallpapers. This guide walks through all of the changes that Apple made to the iPhone's Lock Screen, and how to use the new Lock Screen features. Editing Your Lock Screen If...
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M2 MacBook Pro vs. 14- and 16-Inch MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide

Friday June 24, 2022 12:09 pm PDT by
Apple announced a major update for its high-end MacBook Pro models last year, with the new machines featuring a complete redesign, the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, larger mini-LED displays with ProMotion, an HDMI port and SD card slot, full-sized function keys, and more. This month, Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, so how do the machines compare? Despite both being MacBook ...
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M2 vs. M1 Pro Chip Buyer's Guide: Why M1 Pro Is Still Better

Friday June 24, 2022 10:32 am PDT by
This month, Apple introduced the M2 chip – the second-generation custom silicon chip for the Mac. The ‌M2‌ now sits below the M1 Pro chip in Apple's custom silicon lineup, but why is the ‌M1 Pro‌, based on chip technology from 2020, still better than the latest ‌M2‌? Apple says that the ‌M2‌ chip takes the performance per watt of the M1 even further with an 18 percent faster CPU, a 35 percent more ...
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Apple's Upcoming 15-Inch MacBook Air: What We Know

Thursday June 23, 2022 1:05 pm PDT by
Rumors suggest that Apple is working on a larger version of the MacBook Air, which is expected to measure in at 15 inches, putting it on par with the MacBook Pro. This guide covers everything that we know about the 15-inch ‌MacBook Air‌ so far. Sizing The 2022 version of the ‌MacBook Air‌ measures in at 13.6 inches, so a 15-inch version would be considerably larger. It would be sized between...
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M1 vs. M2 Chip Buyer's Guide: How Much Better Really Is M2?

Thursday June 23, 2022 7:10 am PDT by
This month, Apple introduced the M2 chip – the second-generation custom silicon chip for the Mac. After the M1 chip revolutionized the Mac starting in November 2020, how much better really is the ‌M2‌? Apple says that the ‌M2‌ chip takes the performance per watt of the ‌M1‌ even further with an 18 percent faster CPU, a 35 percent more powerful GPU, and a 40 percent faster Neural Engine. There...
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Apple's Rumored 12-Inch MacBook: What We Know

Monday June 27, 2022 3:58 pm PDT by
Apple used to sell a 12-inch Retina MacBook with a low-power Core M chip, but it was discontinued back in 2019. Apple's smallest notebooks have since been the 13-inch MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models, but current rumors indicate that Apple might be bringing back a smaller 12-inch form factor. This guide covers everything that we know so far about the 12-inch MacBook. Sizing We don't...
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M1 vs. M2 MacBook Pro: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

Friday June 17, 2022 8:57 am PDT by
Apple's M2 MacBook Pro comes over a year and a half after its M1-based predecessor. The new device features the exact same design, but there are several important under-the-hood differences between the two machines that could make it an upgrade worth considering for some users, even though it may not be worthwhile for many customers. The 13-inch MacBook Pro is often chosen by those who...
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What to Expect at WWDC 2022: iOS 16, macOS 13, watchOS 9 and Possibly New Macs

Friday June 3, 2022 5:17 pm PDT by
Apple's 33rd annual Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. Like the 2020 and 2021 events, it will be held in a digital-only capacity, so it is free for all developers worldwide to attend. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The keynote event will give us our first look at new operating system updates, including iOS 16, iPadOS ...
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Apple's USB-C iPhone: When is it Coming?

Friday May 20, 2022 10:15 am PDT by
Apple is testing an iPhone that uses a USB-C port instead of a Lightning port, and if Apple decides to swap ports, the first USB-C ‌iPhone‌ could see a 2023 launch. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This guide covers everything we know about the switch to USB-C. The Rumors Both Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman have said that Apple is testing a ...
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iOS 15.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.5

Tuesday May 17, 2022 1:25 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 to the public after a few weeks of testing. The new updates aren't as feature rich as the prior updates and focus primarily on under-the-hood changes, but there are still a few minor tweaks, which we've outlined below. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Podcasts Update The Apple Podcasts app includes a setting that allows ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Apple's Self Service Repair Program for iPhones

Friday May 6, 2022 3:36 pm PDT by
Apple in late April launched a Self Service Repair program for the iPhone, which is designed to allow Apple device owners to do their own repairs in their homes using Apple parts, repair manuals, and tools. In this guide, we walk through everything you need to know about the Self Repair program, including whether it's worth it to use over alternative repair options. Devices That Can Be...
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Apple's All-Screen Foldable MacBook: What We Know So Far

Tuesday May 17, 2022 2:42 pm PDT by
Apple is experimenting with various devices with foldable displays, including a MacBook. You might immediately want to point out that the MacBook is already foldable, but what we're talking about is an all-display MacBook form factor that has no standard keyboard. Concept by Astropad This guide covers everything we know about Apple's work on an all-display foldable Mac in the MacBook family. ...
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Apple's Work on a Foldable iPad: What We Know

Tuesday May 17, 2022 2:41 pm PDT by
We've been hearing rumors about Apple's exploration of a foldable iPhone for years now, but the Cupertino company is also experimenting with other foldable form factors, including a larger-screened foldable iPad. This guide covers everything that we've heard about the possibility of a future foldable tablet from Apple. Rumors According to Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) analyst...
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Apple's M1 Ultra Chip: Everything You Need to Know

Monday May 9, 2022 4:17 pm PDT by
Apple in March 2022 introduced its most powerful Apple silicon chip to date, the M1 Ultra, which is designed for and used in the Mac Studio. This guide covers everything that you need to know about the ‌M1‌ Ultra. ‌M1‌ Ultra Detailed The ‌M1‌ Ultra is Apple's fourth System on a Chip (SoC) developed for use in Macs, and it puts Apple one step closer to entirely transitioning away from the Intel ...
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Mac Studio vs. Mac Pro Buyer's Guide

Friday March 18, 2022 11:26 am PDT by
The all-new Mac Studio is now Apple's most powerful desktop computer, surpassing even the high-end Mac Pro. The ‌Mac Studio‌ also starts at $1,999, substantially less than the $5,999 starting price of the ‌Mac Pro‌. So why is the more expensive ‌Mac Pro‌ still in the lineup and should you buy it over the new ‌Mac Studio‌? Our guide helps to answer the question of how to decide which of these two...
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iOS 15.4 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.4

Monday March 14, 2022 1:45 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4, the fourth major updates to the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 operating systems that first came out in September. iOS and iPadOS 15.4 are huge updates that bring quite a few useful new features to the iPhone and the iPad. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Face ID With a Mask With iOS 15.4, there is now an option to unlock your...
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Mac Studio vs. Mac Mini Buyer's Guide

Thursday March 17, 2022 3:58 am PDT by
The all-new Mac Studio is Apple's most powerful custom silicon standalone desktop computer, overtaking the entry-level M1-based Mac mini that Apple launched in November 2020. The ‌Mac Studio‌ starts at $1,999, dwarfing the $699 starting price of the Apple silicon-based ‌Mac mini‌, so do you need the latest high-end Mac, or is the humble ‌Mac mini‌ sufficient for your needs? Our guide helps to...
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iPad Air 5 vs. iPad Mini 6 Buyer's Guide

Wednesday March 16, 2022 8:17 am PDT by
Apple recently introduced the fifth-generation iPad Air, featuring the M1 chip, 5G connectivity, and an upgraded front-facing camera system. Last year, Apple introduced the sixth-generation iPad mini, offering an iPad Air-style redesign with a larger display, the A15 Bionic chip, and more. The ‌iPad mini‌ now effectively shares the design of the ‌iPad Air‌, with both devices possessing many of...
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iPad Air 2022 vs. iPad Pro 2021 Buyer's Guide

Tuesday March 15, 2022 8:23 am PDT by
In March 2022, Apple introduced the fifth-generation iPad Air, featuring the M1 chip, 5G connectivity, and a new front-facing camera system. The updated ‌iPad Air‌ comes almost a year after in Apple introduced its current iPad Pro lineup, which also features the ‌M1‌ chip and 5G connectivity, but sports a number of high-end features like ProMotion and a Thunderbolt port. The introduction of the...