Apple Fall Event 2022

How to activate eSIM on iPhone

Apple has had support for eSIM since the iPhone Xs/XR, but it has gone all in by ditching the physical SIM card slot for iPhones from version 14 and later sold in the U.S. While models sold in other c

Apple Watch Ultra first impressions

We posted a pair of Apple Watch reviews this time last week. Both the Series 8 and second-gen SE received high marks for their categories — flagship and budget, respectively. Were Apple to stick

Apple Watch Series 8 review: Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

Let’s pretend, for a minute, that you’re Apple. You didn’t create the smartwatch market, but you currently control more than one-third of it. You’re caught up in a yearly refresh cycle (of you

As a scuba diver, I would gladly trust my life to the Apple Watch. Here’s why.

Earlier today I wrote a piece about Apple Watch Ultra’s new scuba-diving feature, and a lot of folks came out of the woodwork to tell me they wouldn’t trust a “dive toy” to kee

What, no Mini? Apple’s big event leaves small-phone fans empty-handed

I bear bad news if you’d rather not walk around feeling like you have a brick in your pocket: Apple seems to be bailing on its smallest smartphone … again. That’s right: The $2.5 trillio

Apple leans into the void with the iPhone 14 Pro

Do you have a second to talk about negative space? It will be quick, I promise. It’s effectively that blank area between objects in a work of art. As the name implies, it’s defined by an absence,

Apple sneaks in a ‘Severance’ Season 2 teaser during its iPhone 14 event

So you’re sitting there watching all of the new gadget news from Apple this afternoon — a new Apple Watch Series 8, SE, Ultra, new AirPods Pro…and then, wait — is that Helly R.

Let’s check out the new AirPods Pro

The first AirPods Pro were a revelation. It felt like Apple was finally all in on doing a pair of earbuds right — a big change from the days of those questionable headphones that came in the iPh

Here are the best tweets about Apple’s ‘Far Out’ event

Pre-recorded Apple presentations are always a bit strange. These heavily produced performances feature Apple executives telling us about their newest products as they dash across scenic deserts or boa

Up close with the Apple Watch Ultra

Yes, the new Apple Watch Series 8 looks nice. New features like a temperature sensor and crash detection are clever, but let’s be honest, we’re all going to walk away from today’s big event talk

iOS 16 will be available on September 12

At the very end of the iPhone 14 press release, Apple shared the last missing details about iOS 16. We now know that the company plans to release the final version of iOS 16 on September 12 — iOS 16

Go plug yourself, Apple — Can we please just have USB-C on the iPhone already?

As part of the Hardware team here at TechCrunch, I love me a good Apple event, and this one was, er, eventful. I’m an active human who loves scuba diving, so the Apple Watch Ultra seems like an

Here’s everything Apple announced at its ‘Far Out’ iPhone event

It’s Apple event day, which means new hardware galore. New iPhones! New Apple Watches! New AirPods! Didn’t have time to tune in live? Don’t sweat it — we’ve summed up the mos

The iPhone 14 Pro turns the infamous notch into a ‘Dynamic Island’

Whether you love it or hate it, you probably have a very strong feeling about the notch (or, that awkward little black cutout that sits at the top of your iPhone or MacBook). The notch is a necessary

Apple’s Fitness+ subscription is coming to iPhone with iOS 16

As promised earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), the company today confirmed it’s broadening access to its Apple Fitness+ service to users beyond Apple Watc

iPhone 14 and 14 Pro gain satellite SOS for off-grid emergencies

Apple is adding a limited form of satellite connectivity to new iPhones that lets users send an SOS even when they’re off the grid, no dish required. While it won’t allow ordinary data, vo

With iPhone 14 Pro, your screen can always be on

You know what sucks? Having to turn your phone’s screen on just to check whether you have notifications or to check the time. With the new Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iOS 16, Apple introduces its &#

Apple unveils the A16 Bionic, its most powerful mobile chip yet

At a jam-packed event in Cupertino this morning, Apple revealed details of the chip powering the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max: the A16 Bionic. The successor to the A15 Bionic (which can be foun

This is the iPhone 14 Pro

In addition to the regular iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, Apple is updating its pro lineup today. The biggest change in iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max design is at the top of the screen. The compa

Apple iPhone 14 gets new camera hardware and computational photography powers

People use their phones for all sorts of things, but “photography” is top of the list for many. Apple knows this, and points out that iPhone users took more than 3 trillion photos in the p
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