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Apple Watch Ultra has exposed screws, but still a difficult repair

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. The repair mavens at iFixit have torn down an Apple Watch Ultra, and despite access screws, the screen alone makes it a tough repair. The repair company has...

Apple Watch Series 8 vs 7 and earlier

Apple Watch Series 8 vs 7 and earlier

The 2022 Apple Watch lineup is here with three new wearables. While much remains the same between Series 8 and previous models, there are some differences worth considering. Read on for Apple Watch Series 8 vs 7 and earlier plus what Apple Watch Ultra brings to the table. For Apple Watch Ultra vs Series 8 and more, check out our full comparison on...

9to5Mac Daily: March 23, 2022 – Digital IDs in Apple Wallet, 15-inch MacBook Air

September 26, 2022 – Apple foregoes an October product event, more

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by ALOGIC: Order the new ALOGIC Clarity Monitor and get the Iris 1080p webcam for free. New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded...

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How to build a tech emergency kit

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. An emergency kit is vital to keep around the home or vehicle, and it should also include tech accessories. These are the best tech essentials for your emergency...

Apple publishes Live Activities guidelines for developers

Apple publishes Live Activities guidelines for developers

iOS 16.1 is currently available in beta testing and includes support for the Live Activities API, which allows developers to add real-time notifications to the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island. As iOS 16.1 nears a public release sometime this fall, Apple has now published its full Human Interface Guidelines that outline best practices for developers implementing Live Activities in their...

WhatsApp adds FaceTime-like quick links for calls

WhatsApp adds FaceTime-like quick links for calls

WhatsApp for iOS is adding an important feature to all users – the ability to share a link to start a call with a single tap. This function is a lot like the ability to share a link to start a FaceTime call with your friends first introduced with iOS 15. This WhatsApp announcement comes from a Facebook post by...

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iFixit’s Apple Watch Ultra teardown video shows that it’s “almost repairable

The brand new Apple Watch Ultra is capturing a lot of attention right now because it’s big and beautiful. It’s also designed to be used in rugged situations, which begs the question of whether it’s easy to repair if those situations cause it harm. As always, iFixit has the answer. And as is often the disappointing case, the Apple Watch...

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Some Apple Watch Ultra and Apple Watch Series 8 are already having microphone problems

Some people are struggling with a number of iPhone 14 problems since its release earlier this month, but now we’re also hearing of a number of problems with Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra devices, too. According to reports, people are experiencing problems with the microphone on affected devices, with the result being that they can no longer...

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AirPods Pro 2 and iOS 16.1 let you disable their fancy new touch controls, avoiding accidental swipes

While the new AirPods Pro 2 have a few features worth noting, one of the biggest changes is the addition of a new swipe interface that lets people easily change the volume. But if you’re worried about accidentally changing the volume when you don’t want to, panic not — there’s a toggle for that. Or there will be when iOS...

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E3 to return in 2023, Nintendo’s presence unconfirmed

What you need to know: The Electronic Entertainment Expo, otherwise known as E3, is a video games trade fair held in Los Angeles. The event was cancelled in 2022 due to the ongoing global pandemic, but will make a return in 2023. It is still unknown whether Nintendo will attend, given their preference for Nintendo Directs. For gaming fans, June...