Lewis Painter

Senior Staff Writer

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Having covered Apple for five years, Senior Staff Writer Lewis reviews the latest hardware and provides helpful buying advice. His focus is on iPhone, but he also dabbles with Apple Watch, Apple TV, iPad and AirPods.

Articles by Lewis Painter

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Best Apple Watch deals: Great Black Friday offers

Save money on a brilliant smartwatch with our round-up of the best Black Friday Apple Watch deals right now

Save money on a brilliant smartwatch with our round-up of the best Black Friday Apple Watch deals right now

10 hours ago

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The enduring appeal of Apple's AirPower project

MagSafe seems limited compared to Apple's dazzling (but failed) vision for AirPower wireless charging

MagSafe seems limited compared to Apple's dazzling (but failed) vision for AirPower wireless charging

28 Oct 20

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Is the Apple Store down? What's Apple launching?

Can't access the Apple Store? Apple may be updating it! In fact, given today's date, it most likely is!

Can't access the Apple Store? Apple may be updating it! In fact, given today's date, it most likely is!

13 Oct 20

 
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Best Apple Watch straps

Here are the best Apple Watch straps around, including those for the new Series 6 and SE

Here are the best Apple Watch straps around, including those for the new Series 6 and SE

28 Sep 20

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How to downgrade iOS 14 on iPhone

It's possible to remove the latest version of iOS 14 and downgrade your iPhone or iPad - but beware that iOS 13 is no longer available.

It's possible to remove the latest version of iOS 14 and downgrade your iPhone or iPad - but beware that iOS 13 is no longer available.

25 Sep 20

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See season 2 release date, trailer, cast and story news

Here's everything you need to know about the second series of See, including a possible release window, cast and storyline news

Here's everything you need to know about the second series of See, including a possible release window, cast and storyline news

21 Sep 20

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How to get WhatsApp on iPad

We explain a simple workaround that allows you to access and send WhatsApp messages on an iPad

We explain a simple workaround that allows you to access and send WhatsApp messages on an iPad

17 Jul 20

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Best waterproof iPhone cases & pouches 2020

Get some great shots from the pool or beach with our guide to the best iPhone waterproof cases

Get some great shots from the pool or beach with our guide to the best iPhone waterproof cases

16 Jul 20

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The best keyboards for Mac 2020

If you spend hours typing each day, it's important to find the keyboard that suits you best. We look at the best keyboards for Mac

If you spend hours typing each day, it's important to find the keyboard that suits you best. We look at the best keyboards for Mac

13 Jul 20

 
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The best Mac mouse of 2020

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

13 Jul 20

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How to install the watchOS 7 beta on Apple Watch

Want to get all the latest watchOS features on your Apple Watch before everyone else? Here's how to install the watchOS 7 beta

Want to get all the latest watchOS features on your Apple Watch before everyone else? Here's how to install the watchOS 7 beta

10 Jul 20

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How to install the iOS 14 beta on iPhone

How to install the iOS 14 beta on your iPhone, and try out new features ahead of the update's public release

How to install the iOS 14 beta on your iPhone, and try out new features ahead of the update's public release

10 Jul 20

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