Author: Melodie Karczewski

Melodie has a keen eye on all things tech related, offering advice through buying guides and opinion on the latest developments from Apple.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 classic ranked number 2 on our list of top 5 smartwatches under $400. It has similar features to the Pixel Watch 2 but with a better battery life and the added ability to measure blood pressure, at a cheaper price. It was a hit, so naturally, there’s a great deal of expectation for its next of kin: the soon-to-be-revealed Samsung Galaxy Watch 7.  With leaks hinting at a new Exynos chip, AI-powered features, increased storage capacity, and the possibility of a major redesign, the Galaxy Watch 7 could be a unique addition to the Samsung…

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There’s tons of competition when it comes to smartwatches, making it difficult to know which one is right for you. Especially when you’re on a budget. You’ve got luxury watches like the Garmin Marq Commander Carbon Edition, designed for athletes…and those of us who have night vision goggles…at the ripe price of £2,799/$3,200. But then you also have the Ruiman watch which answers calls and serves as a basic pedometer at £23.99/ $39.99. If you’re looking for a smartwatch that serves as a balance between the two, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we take a look…

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We’ve covered iOS 17 for iPhone and it’s newer features such as keyboard stickers that you can make yourself, live voicemail transcripts, contact posters, contact sharing and more. Not to mention some annoying bugs which 17.5 is trying to fix… Apple’s latest update is compatible with a range of iPhones, including the iPhone 15, iPhone 14, iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and iPhone SE (2nd generation or later). If you have any of those devices and have updated to IOS 17, here’s how to use some of the more standout features. How to make Keyboard…

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The iPad Air 5 came out in March 2022, making it a veritable dinosaur in the fast-paced world of tech. Especially because of the rumours that Apple will release a new iPad Air and Pro model in April or May of this year. The new iPad Air 6 will supposedly feature a larger 12.9-inch screen display option, an M2 processor, as well as more storage and improved battery life. But for those who want an iPad Air now, you may be wondering if the iPad Air 5, is a worthy investment. In this article, we will explore the pros and…

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Losing your Apple AirPods is super annoying. Especially if you only realise it once you’ve left the house. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to find your AirPods, even when they are offline… So whether you’ve misplaced your AirPods Pro 2nd generation, AirPods 2nd generation, AirPods 3rd generation, or AirPods Max, here’s how to retrieve them! How do you know if your AirPods are offline? From deciphering “No location found” to making the most of Lost Mode, here’s a rundown of key points that will help you decide the best way to find your lost Apple AirPods. Understanding Offline Status:…

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We’ve covered the Apple Watch before as well as the more recent watchOS update. We’ve even given advice on which one to buy, comparing them to outsiders like the Garmin MARQ Commander. But there are so many more ways to squeeze every inch of usefulness out of your Apple Watch. One of those is utilising their Near-Field Communication capabilities to enable Apple Pay. So without any further ado, here is how you can pay with Apple Pay on an Apple Watch.  Starting with the set-up… Setting up Apple Pay on your Apple Watch You can set up Apple Pay from…

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In September 2023 Apple released the biggest update for its smartwatches yet, alongside a fresh new model: the Apple Watch Series 9.  WatchOS 10 is available to anyone with an Apple Watch Series 4 or later, but with new updates come new challenges… If you’re wondering how to ping your iPhone from a newly updated Apple Watch, you’ve come to the right place. And whilst you’re here you might as well learn how to expand notifications, update software, turn on the flashlight faster, and more with the 10.4 version update. How to use the ‘Ping iPhone’ Feature We’ve all been…

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We’ve covered Apple’s new M3 MacBook Air and why we think it’s worth the upgrade, (or not in some cases!). But there’s certainly one thing that makes it hard to justify the $1,099 price tag…the M3 MacBook Air’s 8GB unified memory. Yep, it has the exact same base level Apple’s given us since 2016. As we discussed in our previous posts, Apple states that 8GB of unified memory on the M3 chip is roughly equal to 16GB on other systems. Whether that’s true or not, for a tech company that prides itself on keeping up to date, 8 years of…

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Apple has recently released the M3 MacBook Air, and for those of us still using the M1 model, you might be wondering if it’s time for an upgrade.  After all, two new models and chips have come and gone, so some users might be worrying that their M1 MacBook Air is becoming somewhat of an antique. Apple seems to be pushing this narrative, claiming the M3 Macbook Air is up to 60% faster than its M1 predecessor, specifically when it comes to gaming and video editing. But as we’ve previously discovered, chip upgrades aren’t all that noticeable unless you have…

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