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

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

It turns out there are a couple of ways to access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac

24 Apr 17

How to install an iOS beta on iPhone or iPad

How to install an iOS beta on iPhone or iPad

Here's how to install the latest iOS beta on your iPhone or iPad right now - ahead of the official public launch

Here's how to install the latest iOS beta on your iPhone or iPad right now - ahead of the official public launch

13 Apr 17

How to use Apple Clips

How to use Apple Clips

Apple's new video editing app should make it easy to create videos to share on social media - here's how

Apple's new video editing app should make it easy to create videos to share on social media - here's how

11 Apr 17

How to install Kodi on Apple TV

How to install Kodi on Apple TV

Kodi is a hugely customisable open source media player, and here's how you can install it on your Apple TV

Kodi is a hugely customisable open source media player, and here's how you can install it on your Apple TV

10 Apr 17

How to transfer from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

How to transfer from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

We show how to transfer your personal data (Photos, Contacts, Safari logins and so on) from one iPhone to another

We show how to transfer your personal data (Photos, Contacts, Safari logins and so on) from one iPhone to another

10 Apr 17

 
How to use Instagram on a Mac

How to use Instagram on a Mac

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac in our complete guide

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac in our complete guide

07 Apr 17

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

07 Apr 17

The best Apple Watch straps for first-gen, Series 1 & Series 2

The best Apple Watch straps for first-gen, Series 1 & Series 2

We've rounded up a collection of official Apple and third-party straps for Apple Watch and Apple Watch Series 2, and show you how to attach them

We've rounded up a collection of official Apple and third-party straps for Apple Watch and Apple Watch Series 2, and show you how to attach them

31 Mar 17

Best USB C adapters and cables for MacBook

Best USB C adapters and cables for MacBook

With USB-C becoming the new USB standard, there's a serious need for USB-C to USB adapters and cables. Here are the best.

With USB-C becoming the new USB standard, there's a serious need for USB-C to USB adapters and cables. Here are the best.

30 Mar 17

iPhone 7 review

iPhone 7 review

Our iPhone 7 review tests and rates the iPhone 7's design and build quality, features, tech specs, speed, camera capabilities and value for money

Our iPhone 7 review tests and rates the iPhone 7's design and build quality, features, tech specs, speed, camera capabilities and value for money

27 Mar 17

 
13 best Apple Watch games 2017

13 best Apple Watch games 2017

Which are the best Apple Watch games? Here are 13 games you can download right now

Which are the best Apple Watch games? Here are 13 games you can download right now

22 Mar 17

iPhone SE review: A winning (but hardly exciting) smartphone

iPhone SE review: A winning (but hardly exciting) smartphone

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review, updated after eight months of regular use

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review, updated after eight months of regular use

21 Mar 17

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