Tag Archive: Test


How to Test That AirPods Pro Fit Your Ears Properly

Apple’s AirPods Pro are the first AirPods that fit into your ear canal, rather than just sitting in the outside of your ear. That means that they can create a much better seal, resulting in better sound quality, and a better overall experience. But for all that to work properly you need to make sure … Read More

How to Test Internet Connection Speed on Mac

Wondering how fast your current internet connection speed is? It’s super easy to find out how fast your internet connection is, all you need is a web browser to find how fast or slow your internet service is. We’ll be covering how to check internet connection speed using a Mac with any web browser, but … Read More

How to Test ParrotSec Linux on a Mac with Parallels Desktop Lite

Advanced Mac users who are interested in the world of Information Security (InfoSec) can easily test out ParrotSec Linux in live boot mode by using a virtual machine. In this particular walkthrough, we’ll show you how to quickly get ParrotSec running in live mode within the free Parallels Desktop Lite app, but if you want … Read More

Apple Runs “Test the Impossible” Mac Commercial [Video]

Apple is running a new television commercial for the Mac, featuring various people using Mac laptops in a variety of settings for music, programming, art, design, and more. The video is airing on television and online now, and has also been embedded below for easy viewing. The advertisement is called “Test the Impossible” and is … Read More

How to Use Field Test Mode in iOS 11 and iPhone X

Field Test Mode on iPhone allows users to get detailed information on their cellular signal and cellular connection, and has long been a popular alternate method of displaying the cell signal on iPhones as a number instead of the signal bars or dots. Field Test Mode is undeniably for more advanced purposes, but some casual … Read More

Test the New Touch Bar on Any Mac with TouchBarDemo

The all new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has been announced though it is not shipping quite yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t test out the new TouchBar functionality on an existing Mac, even without the official hardware Touch Bar across the top of the keyboard. Thanks to a third party app, you can … Read More

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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