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How to Use Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Mac Problems

One of the definitive ways for an average user to determine if their Mac has a hardware problem is to run Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, which is what we’re going to show you how to do in this tutorial. Yes, most Mac users will experience plenty of years of trouble-free computing, but sometimes … Read More

Verizon will test free “sponsored” data soon

Verizon is planning to bring free sponsored data to the masses according to a scoop from Re/code which found out the testimg phase is just days away. In an interview with the site, Verizon VP Marni Walden revealed the network is working with a few partners during the testing phase and intends to make the […]

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Speed test puts every iPad ever made under the gun

The iPad lineup has seen a ton of changes since Apple introduced its first tablet in 2010. Not only have the form factors evolved ever so slightly, but the internal components have pushed the product line from a cool reading/gaming device into a powerhouse machine that can replace your laptop. To see just how much […]

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Stress test shows how tough it is to snap an Apple Pencil while it’s charging

One of the neatest features of the new Apple Pencil is its ability to easily charge it by plugging it into the Lightning port of your iPad Pro — with 15 seconds of charge giving you an impressive 30 minutes of use. But how easy is it to break Apple’s high-tech stylus while it’s in this vulnerable position? […]

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iPhone 6s undergoes crazy stress test under motorcycle wheel

What happens when a rose gold iPhone 6s undergoes a bizarre “burnout” stress test beneath the wheels of an Italian Ducati pocket bike? A completely implausible scenario that would never in a million years happen to a handset in the real world, that’s what! But, hey, if seeing brand new iPhones destroyed in bizarre ways is […]

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iPhone 6s Plus somehow batters Galaxy Note 5 in real-world speed test

When it comes to specifications, Apple’s latest iPhones look like they’re lagging far behind their Android-powered rivals. But thanks to super-efficient software, they’re not as slow and as outdated as they might look on paper. This is demonstrated in the real-world speed test below, in which the iPhone 6s Plus somehow batters a Galaxy Note 5. […]

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iPad Pro meets the mouse during Disney test drive

Apple gave Disney’s animators an early look at the iPad Pro with its accompanying pressure-sensitive Apple Pencil, and based on to the teams initial reactions, they’re in love. “Let’s order a bunch,” said Disney Product Manager Paul Hildebrandt at the end of his brief hands-on with the iPad Pro. Disney’s artists got a preview of the […]

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iPhone 6s enters ultimate stress test against UFC fighter

We can all remember the first time an errant roundhouse kick shattered our brand new iPhone. But how well does Apple’s cutting-edge iPhone 6s fare when put through the wringer by real-life UFC middleweight fighter Luke Rockhold? The result of that wacky premise is one of the stranger iPhone stress-test videos I’ve seen this year — […]

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Pixar animators rave about iPad Pro test drive

Apple’s gigantic new tablet just got a huge endorsement from some of the best animators and graphic artists in the world. Pixar’s animation team got an early hands-on look with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil yesterday, and according to Pixar’s R&D pre-production architect, Michael Johnson, the palm rejection on the iPad Pro is so […]

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Drop test shows iPhone 6s is tough, but not unbreakable

“Stronger glass on a molecular level,” blah, blah, blah. Drop your Apple iPhone 6s and the screen can still crack. David Rahimi, host of the PhoneBuff channel on YouTube, flew to Australia to get his hands on an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus before the rest of the world to put both phones through a […]

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