All Articles by Rene Ritchie

Apple's not late to the Home Assistant market. Because there isn't one. Yet.

HomePod is going to miss the holidays. But how can Apple be late to a market that doesn't really exist yet? With Jan Dawson.

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How to download tvOS 11.2 beta 5 to your Apple TV

Installing the tvOS 11 beta is more complex than an iOS or macOS beta, but it's also for developers only.

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Ho-Oh: How to beat and catch the Legendary fire bird in Pokémon Go

Ho-Oh, the Legendary Gen 2 guardian of the skies, is available for a limited time in Pokémon Go Raids. Here's how to beat 'em and catch 'em!

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Pokémon Go Events: Here's what's next!

Legendary Ho-Oh Raids are on until December 12 and Holiday and New Year Events are just around the corner!

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How to make Animoji Karaoke with iPhone X

How do you make awesome Animoji Karaoke to share with your friends and all your socials? With these simple steps!

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The most divisive MacBook Pro ever

The new MacBooks Pro are selling like hot cakes, but over a year later, still generating numerous negative hot takes. So what's going on?

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How to find and catch Farfetch'd in Pokémon Go — worldwide for 48 hrs!

Last chance to catch Farfetch'd, the Asian regional Pokémon that's been unlocked worldwide until the end of today!

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Rene Ritchie's 2017 Holiday Gift List

These are a few of my favorite holiday gift things.

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I'd love persistent, ambient authentication in iPhone XI

People don't want Touch ID or Face ID — they just want locked-down security without having to type a passcode.

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How much do ƒ2.4 and OIS improve 'telephoto' on iPhone X? Watch and see!

When there's not enough light, iPhone X will switch from optical zoom to digital. But thanks to an all-new lens and stabilization, that switch takes longer than ever before.

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Pokémon Go, Ex-Raids, and Mewtwo: What you need to know!

Ex-Raids and a shot at Mewtwo should have been pure win for Pokémon Go. But after a fall of disappointment, could players finally see things set right?

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Portrait Mode: iPhone X vs. Pixel 2 XL vs. DSLR

Both iPhone X and Pixel 2 XL use computational photography to try and simulate depth of field — but how do they compare to a Canon with a fast 50 lens?

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Wow, Pixel 2 XL can't actually shoot in Portrait Mode — it does it all in post

It turns out, Pixel 2 XL can't actually shoot in Portrait Mode. By that I mean it can't render the depth effect in real time and show it to you in the preview before you capture the photo. It can only apply the effect in post.

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Apple Glasses: What are they and when are they being released?

Be interesting to see how, if at all directly, any of Vrvana's tech makes it into shipping Apple products.

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How to delete your Uber account

How do you not only remove the Uber app from your iPhone but delete your Uber account completely? Like this!

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Uber covered up a hack that compromised 57 million accounts

Uber was hacked. 50 million rider accounts were accessed. 7 million drive accounts as well. And Uber paid $100,000 to cover it all up.

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Animoji: The ultimate guide

How do you get started with Animoji, Animoji Karaoke, Animoji Theater, and solve any problems you might run into along the way? With this guide!

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No, iPhone 7 Plus can't take Portrait Lighting photos, but...

iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X can take Portrait Lighting photos. iPhone 7 Plus can't... but it could add and edit the effect in post.

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AirPods review: One year later

Apple cut the cords on EarPods and made them into AirPods. But, a year later, can they still be considered the future of wireless audio?

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