iPhone 11 Pro teardown reveals new board under battery, possibly for bilateral wireless charging

iFixit did a livestream this year of its iPhone 11 Pro teardown. Now it is diving in and analyzing all of its findings. Notably, iFixit has noticed a new board in the iPhone 11 Pro Max that was may have been included for the bilateral wireless charging feature that was expected but didn’t end up […]

Apple’s wireless Tile-like tracking technology exposed in iOS 13 build

More details relating to the rumored Tile-style ‘tag’ tracker accessory Apple is developing, with an allegedly leaked image from an internal build of iOS 13 suggesting the device will be circular, while its usage via the "Find My" app could include limiting notifications of misplacement to occasions where the user isn’t at home. AppleInsider – […]

Review: Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless noise-canceling earbuds are the new champs

Over the past month, I’ve used the Sony’s poorly-named but pretty incredible WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds for gym workouts (recommended) and bike rides (at your own risk). These $ 228 earbuds fall between Apple’s $ 159 AirPods and $ 259 PowerBeats Pro but offer something both don’t: active noise cancellation. In fact, I reviewed the PowerBeats […]

New Mophie wireless charging pad, car chargers, and more at select Apple Stores

Mophie has announced a new wireless charging pad compatible with iPhones and other Qi-compatible devices. The product is currently exclusive to Apple online and retail stores. The compact pad has a smooth, glossy finish in a choice of black or white, and delivers up to 7.5W of power. Mophie says that it will charge through […]

Hands-on with Beats Powerbeats Pro totally wireless earphones [Video]

I went into this review of the $ 249 Powerbeats Pro with high expectations. Even prior to reading Zac’s review, I was pretty much convinced that these would be the best wireless earbuds ever made, and, despite not beating the AirPods in every area, I wasn’t disappointed. To be clear, the Powerbeats Pro aren’t perfect, […]

AirPods Wireless Charging Case from Gaze Lab 10% off for a limited time

Thanks to our sponsor Gaze Lab, you can get 10% off the company’s new GAZEON AirPods Wireless Charging Case for a limited time: Get 10% off the Gazeon AirPods Wireless charging case w/ code 10GAZE9to5Mc The GAZEON case allows you to upgrade your old AirPods by adding a protective case with built-in Qi wireless charging […]

Deal of the Month: Get 50% off HyperDrive wireless charger + USB hub, car charger & more

This month, Hyper is back to give our readers the 9to5Mac Deal of the Month. For the entire month of March, you can get 50% off Hyper’s combo wireless charger/USB-C hub and its other wireless chargers for your home and vehicle: Head below to get 50% off wireless charging from Hyper w/ exclusive promo code Hit […]

AirPods the ‘most preferred’ brand for true wireless headphones – but not for sound quality

A large-scale consumer study found that AirPods were the most preferred brand in the US true wireless headphone market – but are not being chosen on the basis of sound quality. The study also shows that Sony and Samsung are not lagging far behind Apple in consumer preferences … more… The post AirPods the ‘most […]