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 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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How to get an App Store refund

Sometimes iPhone & iPad apps don't work the way they should. Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

Sometimes iPhone & iPad apps don't work the way they should. Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

24 May 18

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How to upgrade (or cancel) your iCloud storage subscription

Want to upgrade from the free tier of iCloud storage? Paying for more storage than you need? Here's how to upgrade or cancel

Want to upgrade from the free tier of iCloud storage? Paying for more storage than you need? Here's how to upgrade or cancel

21 May 18

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How to use AirPlay

AirPlay allows iPhone users to wirelessly broadcast photos, videos and more to their TV without the need for wires

AirPlay allows iPhone users to wirelessly broadcast photos, videos and more to their TV without the need for wires

23 Apr 18

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How to get Fortnite on iPhone

While the game isn't officially out just yet, there is a way for iPhone users to get early access to Fortnite Mobile - here's how

While the game isn't officially out just yet, there is a way for iPhone users to get early access to Fortnite Mobile - here's how

09 Mar 18

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How to play Xbox One games on Mac

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

Here's how you can stream the latest Xbox One games to your Mac, completely cable-free.

08 Mar 18

 
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How to use Face ID on iPhone & what to do when it doesn't work

Here's how to set up and use Face ID on iPhone - plus what to do if it stops working, isn't available, or is just too slow

Here's how to set up and use Face ID on iPhone - plus what to do if it stops working, isn't available, or is just too slow

07 Mar 18

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Best Twitter apps for Mac

Use Twitter more effectively with a Twitter app for Mac - here are the best on the market.

Use Twitter more effectively with a Twitter app for Mac - here are the best on the market.

21 Feb 18

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MarioKart Tour for iOS release date, platforms and gameplay rumours

Here’s everything we know so far about MarioKart Tour, from the latest release date rumours to what we’d like to see from gameplay

Here’s everything we know so far about MarioKart Tour, from the latest release date rumours to what we’d like to see from gameplay

01 Feb 18

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How to use GeForce Now on Mac

Hold on to your Magic Mouse, because high-end PC gaming is now a possibility on Mac

Hold on to your Magic Mouse, because high-end PC gaming is now a possibility on Mac

23 Jan 18

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iPhone SE review

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review

Is the 4in iPhone SE a brilliant idea, or slightly unnecessary? Find out in our iPhone SE review

15 Jan 18

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How to create Apple Music Stations

Discovering new music has never been easier with Apple Stations, and we're going to show you how to get involved.

Discovering new music has never been easier with Apple Stations, and we're going to show you how to get involved.

15 Jan 18

 
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iPhone 6s review

Even though it's been out for two years, the iPhone 6s is still a good buy (and it has a headphone jack)

Even though it's been out for two years, the iPhone 6s is still a good buy (and it has a headphone jack)

08 Jan 18

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Apple Photos vs Google Photos

We compare Google Photos and Apple Photos on cost, privacy, security and ease of use. Which is the right service for you?

We compare Google Photos and Apple Photos on cost, privacy, security and ease of use. Which is the right service for you?

04 Jan 18

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Best VR apps and games for iOS 2018

Experience VR on your iPhone right now with these top virtual reality apps for iOS

Experience VR on your iPhone right now with these top virtual reality apps for iOS

02 Jan 18

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