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Review: Linksys Velop dual-band routers are an affordable mesh networking solution

05/13/2018, 06:05 pm

Mesh routers are the new hot trend in wireless networking, though they tend to be expensive. We took the new budget-friendly Linksys Velop dual-band whole home Wi-Fi system for a test to see how it performed, and compared it to the popular tri-band version.

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Video: How to password protect your data using disk images in macOS

05/10/2018, 02:05 pm

Practically everyone has files or a folder that they keep on their Mac that they don't want anyone else to access. Today, AppleInsider walks you through the steps to keep your files secure by turning a folder into an encrypted, password-protected disk image.

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Review: Rating RAVPower's wireless iPhone charger lineup

05/09/2018, 05:05 pm

When the iPhone X and iPhone 8 gained faster 7.5W charging with iOS 11.2, RAVpower was one of three brands to offer compatible high-power solutions. With a slew of third-party accessory makers now marketing compelling options, we examine whether RAVPower's latest chargers deserve a spot on your desk or nightstand.

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Review: Nomad's leather Apple Watch straps make a bold statement

05/07/2018, 03:05 pm

Nomad, using their standard blend of high-quality materials and expert craftsmanship, has released several Apple Watch bands. Of them, their leather straps are the most lust-worthy and notable, and AppleInsider has been wearing them for a while now.

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Dell XPS 13 9370 vs. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, the ultimate comparison

05/05/2018, 03:05 pm

Dell has just updated its 13-inch XPS notebook for 2018 with a number of changes, including a thinner and lighter design, more ports, and the latest Intel processors that up the ante from a dual-core to a quad-core design, while sticking with the same 15-watt power rating. As one of Apple's the biggest competitors in the notebook space, AppleInsider decided to pit the XPS against the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro to see how the two stack up.

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What's new in iOS 11.4 beta 3: auto-updating volume icon and 3D Touch fixes

05/01/2018, 03:05 pm

As iOS 11.4 gets closer to its eventual release, fewer and fewer new features make an appearance in each iterative beta. The third incarnation of iOS 11.4 beta contains only two real user-facing differences worth exploring, relating to volume control and 3D Touch.

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Roundup: Headphone mounts and stands from Twelve South, ElevationLab and Satechi help organize your desk

04/30/2018, 03:04 pm

AppleInsider takes a look at a trio of vastly different headphone stands/mounts to help keep your desk more organized.

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Review: Native Union Eclipse provides USB-A and USB-C charging with stylish cable storage

04/29/2018, 07:04 pm

Native Union aims to solve your cable clutter with a futuristic motorized charging station. AppleInsider took it for a spin to see if it really was the answer to all our charging problems.

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Review: The Button by Fibaro makes a HomeKit setup more accessible to all

04/27/2018, 01:04 pm

The Button from Fibaro has finally gained much needed HomeKit support. While not as powerful as its Z-Wave brethren, it is still an awesome way to control your smart home.

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Review: Blue Raspberry gives good recording quality to Mac and iPhone users on the go

04/26/2018, 02:04 pm

Blue's Raspberry microphone is the ultimate portable mic that works not just with your Mac or PC, but your iPhone and iPad as well -- but isn't the best choice for an arm-mount or for the less mobile.

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Libratone TRACK+ wireless headphones pair svelte design and adaptive noise canceling with premium audio

04/25/2018, 07:04 pm

Libratone TRACK+ wireless headphones make a bold statement with a smooth, modern design and an audio profile to match, with an adaptive noise cancellation feature so good, that makes it hard to live without.

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Watch: 2018 iPad vs. 2017 iPad vs 2017 10.5-inch iPad Pro battery tests

04/24/2018, 01:04 pm

Knowing how long a mobile device can be used before the battery runs out is an important thing to find out before buying new hardware. AppleInsider pits the new 2018 iPad against the 2017 model and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro to see which battery lasts the longest.

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Review: ONE Smart Keyboard Pro uses a Lightning cable and iPad integration to unlock its full potential

04/23/2018, 03:04 pm

The ONE Smart Keyboard Pro unlocks incredible possibilities by integrating with the iPad you already own, and AppleInsider has been using one for a while.

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Watch: Top 10 features of the new iPad you should learn to use

04/21/2018, 05:04 pm

The 2018 iPad is a massive leap forward for the tablet line, making it an attractive purchase for new users who may not know all the things that can be done with it. AppleInsider compiles a list of must-learn functions for the new iPad everyone should try out.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery charging times compared

04/20/2018, 01:04 pm

The comparison of the Apple's iPhone X's features against main rival Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus continue with more battery tests, this time examining how long each of the premium smartphones take to recharge.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery life compared

04/17/2018, 02:04 pm

Continuing the comparison between Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus, AppleInsider pitted the flagship smartphones against each other in a number of battery life tests, to see which can last the longest. Can the battery in Apple's premium device out-last its main rival?

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Review: ElevationLab CordDock is unlike any other iPhone dock

04/15/2018, 05:04 pm

Smartphone docks have been around since well before the original iPhone launched in 2007, but Apple's handset helped turn the accessory category into one of the largest for third-party manufacturers. AppleInsider has been using the CordDock for a few weeks now, and it stands out from most we've tested before.

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Our biggest gripes with Apple's 2018 iPad

04/12/2018, 07:04 pm

Apple's new 2018 iPad is undoubtedly the budget iPad of choice, thanks to it's powerful A10 Fusion processor and Apple Pencil support, which until now, hasn't been available on any iPad other than the Pro line. However, the low-cost build creates some pretty big issues that might make you reconsider.

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Video: iPhone X vs S9 Plus - Which should you buy?

04/06/2018, 03:04 pm

Last year we compared the iPhone X to Samsung's Note 8, and the iPhone was hands-down the flagship phone of choice. With the new Galaxy S9 Plus, Samsung appears to have improved on nearly every aspect of its smartphone hardware, at least on paper, but has it caught up to Apple's flagship mobile device?

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WeMo Bridge adds HomeKit & Siri support to your Belkin smart home accessories

04/05/2018, 05:04 pm

Belkin's popular line of WeMo smart home products was recently brought into the HomeKit fold with the release of the new Smart Bridge, a simple device that lets you control your existing WeMo devices via the Home app and Siri.

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