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

Watch vs Watch Sport

Which Apple Watch to buy: Apple Watch vs Watch Sport

What's the difference between the Apple Watch and Watch Sport? Can you customise your Watch? Read on and find out.

What's the difference between the Apple Watch and Watch Sport? Can you customise your Watch? Read on and find out.

08 May 15

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How to use Digital Touch on Apple Watch

Digital Touch is one of the unique features that the Apple Watch offers, and we'll show you how to use it.

Digital Touch is one of the unique features that the Apple Watch offers, and we'll show you how to use it.

28 Apr 15

reasons NOT to buy a MacBook

Four reasons not to buy a MacBook

We take a look at Apple's new Retina MacBook and discover why it's not worth your money.

We take a look at Apple's new Retina MacBook and discover why it's not worth your money.

21 Apr 15

New MacBooks

Five reasons to buy the new Retina MacBook

Do you need a reason to buy the new 12-inch Retina MacBook? We've got five for you.

Do you need a reason to buy the new 12-inch Retina MacBook? We've got five for you.

21 Apr 15

 
Apple Watch Time

The Apple Watch launch is Apple's worst ever

Apple Watch pre-orders sold out worldwide on its first day - but I think it was Apple's worst product release ever.

Apple Watch pre-orders sold out worldwide on its first day - but I think it was Apple's worst product release ever.

16 Apr 15

EE WiFi Calling

EE's WiFi calling service has launched for iPhone

EE has launched its WiFi calling service for iPhone and Android, letting you make calls and send texts over WiFi!

EE has launched its WiFi calling service for iPhone and Android, letting you make calls and send texts over WiFi!

14 Apr 15

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GTA 5 for PC released. Where's the Mac version?

With GTA 5 being released on PC, we ask ourselves why big games releases always come to Mac last - if they come at all?

With GTA 5 being released on PC, we ask ourselves why big games releases always come to Mac last - if they come at all?

14 Apr 15

Apple Watch Time

Five reasons not to buy the Apple Watch

Early Apple Watch reviews are suggesting that it isn't as great as originally believed. We've found 5 reasons to save your money.

Early Apple Watch reviews are suggesting that it isn't as great as originally believed. We've found 5 reasons to save your money.

09 Apr 15

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Five reasons to buy the Apple Watch

Should you? Shouldn't you? We've got five reasons why you should buy the Apple Watch.

Should you? Shouldn't you? We've got five reasons why you should buy the Apple Watch.

09 Apr 15

How do I pronounce...

How do I pronounce..?

How do I pronounce Xiamoi? We've found 18 hard to pronounce tech terms, and found the correct way to pronounce each.

How do I pronounce Xiamoi? We've found 18 hard to pronounce tech terms, and found the correct way to pronounce each.

03 Apr 15

 
Macbook vs Surface

MacBook vs Surface 3 Pro comparison

Microsoft coined the Surface 3 Pro as a laptop killer - but how does it compare to the new MacBook? Read on and find out.

Microsoft coined the Surface 3 Pro as a laptop killer - but how does it compare to the new MacBook? Read on and find out.

26 Mar 15

Gold MacBook Alternate

8 laptops that rival Apple's new MacBook

Not interested in Apple's new MacBook? We've found eight alternatives that might interest you!

Not interested in Apple's new MacBook? We've found eight alternatives that might interest you!

20 Mar 15

Pebble Time vs Apple Watch

Pebble Time vs Apple Watch comparison

With the Apple Watch due for release in April and Pebble Time on Kickstarter, which is the better smartwatch? We examine the evidence.

With the Apple Watch due for release in April and Pebble Time on Kickstarter, which is the better smartwatch? We examine the evidence.

11 Mar 15

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