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What was your first iPhone?

If Apple sticks to the same pattern as the last few years, we're only a couple of weeks away from the unveiling of the next-generation iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and only a few weeks away from launch. So, before we leap forward we thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back.

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Apple Watch convenience is a 'superpower'

Those who use the Apple Watch every day and can't imagine going back to a time without it typically fall into one of three camps: those who value the convenience, those that value the health motivation, and both. Benedict Evans sums up the convenience angle well.

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How to make your podcasts sound better with GarageBand

Jason Snell produces roughly 300 podcasts a week, feels like, and they all sound great, even with really larges panels. So, whether you're just starting out or want to take your own podcast project to a newer, more compressed, more equalized, and more gated level, check out his editing tips.

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[Closed] Take our Apple Watch survey and be entered to win $500!

The Apple Watch has been out for 3 months now. During that time we've reviewed it, produced dozens of articles designed to help you get the most out of it, and even re-reviewed it a couple of times. Now, with all of that behind us and watchOS 2 still to come, we're going to pause of a moment to hear what you think about your Apple Watch. And to say thank you, we want to give you a chance to enter to win a $500 gift certificate to put towards new bands, or even your next iPhone or Apple Watch!

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Apple Watch and HealthKit have changed Jim Dalrymple's life

I only get to see Jim in person every couple of months or so, but the transformation from a year ago to now is nothing short of amazing. Today was a major milestone for him.

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If you care about battery life, use Safari instead of Chrome

There have been numerous reports, including our own anecdotal ones, about how much better Safari is than Chrome when it comes to battery life on MacBooks. Here's another.

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Making a podcast about making a band, all made on the Mac

Something new and interesting: A podcast from iOS designers about an album they're making, all produced on the Mac.

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How would you change iTunes?

iTunes has an impossible job. What started as a music player has grown into stores for entertainment and apps, into a sync solution for iPods, iPhones, and iPads, and now into full blown subscription streaming service as well. That means iTunes has to handle everything media and device management not only on the Mac but ported to Windows as well. Given all of that, what could Apple do to make it better for you?

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Using the Apple system font in your web content

Coming with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan is the new Apple system font, San Francisco (technically the SF branch). If you make web apps or use web views and want to make sure they match, there's some good news coming your way.

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Security writer says 'Goodbye Android', switches to iPhone

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai is a longtime Android aficionado, security journalist, and historically not a fan of Apple. And yet he's switching to iPhone. Find out why!

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