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Topic: hands on

How to play 'Halo' on your iPhone or iPad with Microsoft's Project xCloud

02/13/2020, 12:02 pm

Project xCloud is the codename for Microsoft's new game streaming service, and it is now available in beta for users to test out, bringing massively popular titles like "Halo - The Master Chief Collection" to the iPhone and iPad. We've spent a few hours playing to test it out.

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Review: Woolnut leather sleeves for iPad and Mac offer attractive, minimalist protection

02/12/2020, 10:02 am

Taking all of that aluminum and glass in Apple's portables on the road can be daunting. Woolnut hopes to reduce those concerns, by covering your gear in a slim, leather sleeve.

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GeForce Now lets you play new Windows games on your new or old Mac

02/06/2020, 11:02 am

Nvidia's GeForce Now gaming service opens a huge library of previously Windows-only titles to the Mac. Here's how you can, for free, play popular games like "Destiny 2" and "Witcher III", on a recent Mac.

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This dongle can upgrade you to wireless CarPlay for cheap

01/28/2020, 03:01 pm

Wireless CarPlay is still scarce out in the real world, but there is now a new way for existing CarPlay users to break free of wires. We were curious how it worked, so we tested it for ourself.

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CES post show: The best gear coming this year for Apple fans

01/14/2020, 03:01 pm

CES 2020 is now in the rearview mirror so we are quickly taking a moment to reflect back at our favorite devices that we tried out during the show that are sure to appeal to Apple fans.

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Going hands on with Nomad's Base Station Pro -- The first real free-placement Qi charger

01/11/2020, 03:01 pm

Nomad gave AppleInsider an early look at its upcoming Base Station Pro, a beefed-up version of its popular wireless charger that purports to offer free placement for up to three devices on its large charging surface.

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Hands on: Brydge Pro+ brings a keyboard & trackpad to your iPad Pro

01/10/2020, 10:01 am

AppleInsider goes hands on with the new Brydge Pro+ keyboard that adds a trackpad to your iPad Pro, as preorders begin.

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CES Showstoppers: All the best product announcements

01/08/2020, 11:01 am

ShowStoppers is yet another CES staple, and for 2020, AppleInsider was in attendance checking out more of the latest accessories that spanned impressive Mac peripherals, innovative iPhone companion screens, to new smart home accessories. Here were our favorites.

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The best gear for Apple fans at Pepcom 2020

01/07/2020, 06:01 am

Pepcom brings new and exciting products across the spectrum, and there is a lot featured. We've pushed through the noise to find the best and most exciting products for Apple users being shown off. Here is the best of Pepcom at CES 2020.

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All of the best gear and gadgets from CES Unveiled 2020

01/06/2020, 12:01 pm

CES 2020 is upon us and Unveiled is the first event leading into the massive trade show. AppleInsider is on the ground to seek out the most interesting gadgets debuted during the showing.

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Hands on: Apple Pro Display XDR

12/20/2019, 05:12 pm

We finally have our hands on Apple's new Pro Display XDR, the company's first branded monitor since the cancellation of Thunderbolt Display in 2016. Follow along as we run through the pro-level display's design and features.

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Review: Linksys Velop Wi-Fi 6 mesh router provides the best speeds for your iPhone 11

12/04/2019, 02:12 pm

Linksys Velop mesh routers have been a fan-favorite, and now they've been updated with a new version that supports the latest Wi-Fi 6. We check out the new Linksys MX10 Velop AX routers to see if jumping on the Wi-Fi 6 bandwagon makes sense.

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Hands on: Linksys Aware is a useful software feature for the Velop router

11/11/2019, 03:11 pm

The Linksys Velop line has been a go-to mesh router recommendation, but recently it has become even more useful with the addition of Linksys Aware, an add-on security service that allows your routers to monitor for motion in your home.

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Samsung T5 Review: Two years after release, it's still a great portable SSD for Mac or iPad

10/25/2019, 07:10 am

The Samsung T5 portable SSD isn't a new release, but is still a great compact drive that pairs very well not only with a Mac, but with an iPad Pro as well.

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Review: X-Doria Defense dual wireless charger for iPhone & AirPods

10/15/2019, 02:10 pm

We've been using the Defense dual wireless charger from X-Doria for a while to top up our iPhones and AirPods Wireless Charging case, and we like what we see.

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Review: Mophie's suede 3-in-1 Qi wireless charging stand powers all your Apple gear

10/12/2019, 05:10 pm

Mophie elevates its wireless charger with a new suede top material for a more premium experience on its 3-in-1 Qi charging dock for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods.

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Hands on: New Tile Sticker, Tile Mate, Tile Pro, and Tile Slim are the best Bluetooth trackers yet

10/08/2019, 06:10 am

Announced on Tuesday, Tile has an entirely new line of Bluetooth trackers -- and AppleInsider goes hands on to check them out.

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Compared: Nike Apple Watch versus the standard Apple Watch Series 5

10/07/2019, 01:10 pm

The Nike version of the Apple Watch Series 5 is not all that different than the regular Apple Watch, so which one should you buy? Let's a take a look at what separates them.

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Here's how the Nike Apple Watch Series 5 stands out

10/05/2019, 03:10 pm

The Apple Watch Nike Series 5 is now available and it has a few exclusive and unique features that set it apart from the other Apple Watch models. Here is a hands on look at the best features of the fifth-generation Nike Apple Watch.

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Hands on with the ceramic Apple Watch Edition Series 5

09/28/2019, 12:09 pm

Ceramic has returned as a case material in the Apple Watch Series 5. AppleInsider checks out the new model, and sees what has changed since we last saw the material two years ago.

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