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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How to find lost AirPods with Find My AirPods

Apple's wireless earbuds might be small, but thanks to Find my AirPods, they are easy to locate

Apple's wireless earbuds might be small, but thanks to Find my AirPods, they are easy to locate

05 Feb 19

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How to connect AirPods to a MacBook

Struggling to connect Apple's wireless AirPods to your MacBook? We've got you covered with instructions and troubleshooting tips

Struggling to connect Apple's wireless AirPods to your MacBook? We've got you covered with instructions and troubleshooting tips

23 Jan 19

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How to use Apple Maps on iPhone

Apple Maps has been vastly improved since the early days, but it's still a little complicated to use

Apple Maps has been vastly improved since the early days, but it's still a little complicated to use

21 Jan 19

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Apple Maps vs Google Maps

Six and a half years after its release, we look at how well Apple Maps compares to the rival Google Maps service

Six and a half years after its release, we look at how well Apple Maps compares to the rival Google Maps service

11 Jan 19

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Best iPhone headphones 2019

Great headphones for iPhone that are better than Apple's EarPods

Great headphones for iPhone that are better than Apple's EarPods

03 Jan 19

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How to re-watch Apple's October 2018 iPad launch

We explain how to re-watch Apple unveil new iPad Pros and new Macs from the comfort of your own home

We explain how to re-watch Apple unveil new iPad Pros and new Macs from the comfort of your own home

31 Oct 18

 
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Which iPhones & iPads can get iOS 12?

Can your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch update to iOS 12? Here's the full list of compatible devices

Can your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch update to iOS 12? Here's the full list of compatible devices

26 Oct 18

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How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

14 Sep 18

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Best iPhone and iPad games for adults

We at Macworld UK have been tapping away like crazy to bring you our selection of the best iPhone and iPad games for adults.

We at Macworld UK have been tapping away like crazy to bring you our selection of the best iPhone and iPad games for adults.

22 Aug 18

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BeatsX review

Despite the size, the BeatsX earphones pack a punch and boast impressive battery life. Find out more in our review.

Despite the size, the BeatsX earphones pack a punch and boast impressive battery life. Find out more in our review.

16 Aug 18

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How to play Fortnite on Mac

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

Here's how to install Fortnite on your Mac, along with tips on how to get the best performance from your Mac.

13 Aug 18

 
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Best AR apps for iPhone and iPad

Following the release of iOS 11, AR apps are all the rage. Here, we list a few of our favourite AR apps and games.

Following the release of iOS 11, AR apps are all the rage. Here, we list a few of our favourite AR apps and games.

09 Jul 18

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How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

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

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

21 Jun 18

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How much does iCloud cost

There are five to choose from, so which tier of iCloud storage is best for you? Find out in our guide to iCloud storage pricing

There are five to choose from, so which tier of iCloud storage is best for you? Find out in our guide to iCloud storage pricing

19 Jun 18

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