Lewis Painter

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Lewis Painter is a 24-year-old technology journalist and staff writer at IDG UK Tech Media, writing articles on a variety of tech-related topics for Macworld and its sister websites PC Advisor and Tech Advisor.

Lewis has always had an interest in technology, and started writing about his favourite gadgets and phone accessories three years ago. He has a particular interest in the Internet of Things.

Articles by Lewis Painter

Mac OS X & macOS version code-names

Mac OS X & macOS version code-names

Here's a brief history on Mac OS X and macOS code names, from Kodiak to High Sierra.

Here's a brief history on Mac OS X and macOS code names, from Kodiak to High Sierra.

17 Aug 17

How to play Overwatch on Mac

How to play Overwatch on Mac

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

While there's no official Overwatch client for Mac, where there's a will, there's a way...

16 Aug 17

How to make an animated GIF on Mac

How to make an animated GIF on Mac

Learn how to make animated GIFs from video clips on your Mac. It's easy and free!

Learn how to make animated GIFs from video clips on your Mac. It's easy and free!

15 Aug 17

Apple AirPods review

Apple AirPods review

Apple's AirPods may look sleek, but can they offer decent audio quality? We find out in our AirPods review

Apple's AirPods may look sleek, but can they offer decent audio quality? We find out in our AirPods review

14 Aug 17

How to turn off an iPhone or iPad

How to turn off an iPhone or iPad

Here's how to turn off your iPhone or iPad, including when your iOS device is completely unresponsive.

Here's how to turn off your iPhone or iPad, including when your iOS device is completely unresponsive.

10 Aug 17

 
iCar release date rumours, features and images

iCar release date rumours, features and images

Is Apple developing an iCar or an Apple Car? Apple's CEO confirms the company is working on an autonomous driving system

Is Apple developing an iCar or an Apple Car? Apple's CEO confirms the company is working on an autonomous driving system

09 Aug 17

The best Mac mouse

The best Mac mouse

Picking a mouse or trackpad isn't easy: here are the best choices if you're looking for the best Mac mouse

Picking a mouse or trackpad isn't easy: here are the best choices if you're looking for the best Mac mouse

08 Aug 17

How to use the App Store in iOS 11

How to use the App Store in iOS 11

Here's how to get the most out of the redesigned App Store in iOS 11

Here's how to get the most out of the redesigned App Store in iOS 11

02 Aug 17

How to manage iPhone notifications

How to manage iPhone notifications

The iOS notification system is great, but not perfect. Here's how you can regain control of notifications on your iPhone or iPad

The iOS notification system is great, but not perfect. Here's how you can regain control of notifications on your iPhone or iPad

31 Jul 17

iPhone SE review

iPhone SE review

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review

31 Jul 17

 
iMac vs Microsoft Surface Studio

iMac vs Microsoft Surface Studio

Two of the best all-in-ones on the market go head to head in a clash of titans - which is best? Find out here.

Two of the best all-in-ones on the market go head to head in a clash of titans - which is best? Find out here.

28 Jul 17

How to turn off Siri

How to turn off Siri

We all love our personal assistant Siri, but sometimes it can get a little annoying. Read on to find out how to disable Siri.

We all love our personal assistant Siri, but sometimes it can get a little annoying. Read on to find out how to disable Siri.

27 Jul 17

Why you shouldn’t buy cheap iPhone cables

Why you shouldn’t buy cheap iPhone cables

You should never buy a cheap iPhone cable - it could be riskier than you first thought.

You should never buy a cheap iPhone cable - it could be riskier than you first thought.

26 Jul 17

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