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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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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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 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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Best iPhone Screen Protectors

Here are the best iPhone screen protectors available for the iPhone in the UK

Here are the best iPhone screen protectors available for the iPhone in the UK

15 Jun 20

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How to post to Instagram from a Mac

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac

Discover how to upload photos and videos to Instagram via your Mac

01 Jun 20

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The best iPad Pro keyboards 2020

Kit out your iPad Pro with these excellent keyboards and keyboard cases

Kit out your iPad Pro with these excellent keyboards and keyboard cases

06 May 20

 
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How to secretly read WhatsApp messages on iPhone

You can sneakily peek at unopened WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing you've seen them. Here's how to get a preview

You can sneakily peek at unopened WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing you've seen them. Here's how to get a preview

22 Apr 20

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How to get WhatsApp on Mac

You can access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac, but what about video calls?

You can access your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone, on your Mac, but what about video calls?

18 Mar 20

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How to play PC games on a Mac

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

You have the right to remain a gamer. Here's how to run your favourite Windows games on a Mac.

07 Feb 20

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