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How to fix the 'untrusted_cert_title' error when reinstalling macOS

14:19
Some Mac owners see untrusted_cert_title as an error when attempting to reinstall macOS. This problem arises when the Mac’s system clock is set incorrectly, and you can wind up in a chicken-and-egg problem: without macOS installed, there’s no straightforward way to set the clock, which would let you install macOS. To create a secure connection, many encryption algorithms require an up-to-date c...

iPhone 12 vs Android’s best: It’s time to consider switching phones

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Along with the rest of 2020, it’s been a wild and unpredictable year for smartphones. Samsung started the year by shipping its most expensive phone ever and finished with one of its best bargains. Google dropped its flagship Pixel to the mid-range and delivered its best design ever, while a OnePlus phone topped a grand for the first time. Apple shipped its smallest phone since the iPhone 5. And...

Roborock S4 Max review: Roborock's latest robot vacuum is another winner

12:29
Multi-level mapping, LiDAR navigation, and superior cleaning performance are among this new model's highlights.

Best Cyber Monday tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

30.November
Our editors have been hard at work sifting through the Cyber Monday deals at all the major online retailers in order to curate a list of those that offer the best value. We'll be updating our recommendations as new deals surface, so bookmark this page and check back regularly. Best Black Friday / Cyber Monday shopping tips Deals can expire before their slated end time if quantities run out, so ...

How to erase an encrypted Mac volume if you don’t need its contents

27.November
macOS offers a number of drive encryption options. With a Mac with a T2 chip built in, the startup volume is always encrypted. On other Macs, enabling FileVault encrypts that volume. (On all Macs, FileVault provides additional protection for a powered-down Mac, too.) You can also select a drive in the Finder, Control-click it, and choose Encrypt “drive name”, setting a password of your choosing...

IPVanish review: Come for the VPN, stay for the cloud storage

27.November
A VPN service can often be distinct or unique in its app design, approach to privacy, extra services and tools, and general branding. Despite this, you might be surprised to learn that a number of VPNs are under a single corporate umbrella. IPVanish is one such example—it’s owned by J2 Global , under its Netprotect division, which also houses VPN brands Encrypt.Me, SaferVPN, StrongVPN, and Vipr...

The best wireless chargers for iPhone

27.November
Over the last few years wireless charging has gone from novelty concept to being a conventional function of any modern iPhone. We won’t pretend that wireless charging is always an ideal substitute for plugging in, but it’s a very hassle-free way to keep your phone topped off throughout the day. Freed from the bother of plugging and unplugging, a wireless charger on your desk is as good a place ...

Report: Apple’s 2021 roadmap might be its most ambitious yet

25.November
After a whirlwind fall release schedule that brought two new Apple Watches, four new iPhones, a new HomePod, and a speedy new processor for the Mac, Apple analysts Ming-Chi Kuo is already looking ahead to 2020. And it could be another huge year. In a report to investors and obtained by Macrumors , Kuo laid out his predictions for several of Apple’s products spreading across all of next year. Am...

Apple ID adds recovery key option, but it’s not yet ready for you to use

25.November
In a little-noticed change that arrived with iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, Apple re-enabled the option to have a recovery key associated with an Apple ID. The Apple ecosystem-spanning account system offers two-factor authentication, which requires both a password and a device or phone number associated with the account to login. The recovery key layers on top of that. A warning, first! Apple has update...

How to fix the M1 Mac’s most disappointing feature: iOS apps on the Mac

25.November
If there’s a single disappointment in the release of Apple’s first wave of M1 Macs, it’s the lackluster launch of iOS apps running inside of macOS. What should be an amazing unification of Apple’s platforms and a massive expansion of the Mac software base is, instead… kind of a non-event. Running iOS apps on the Mac can be a little weird, it’s true. But it can sometimes be good. Unfortunately, ...

10 must-have apps for your new Apple Watch

25.November
The Apple Watch is great right out of the box, but you’ll want to add a few apps to really make it sing. Apple’s wearable is a true marvel, and the Series 6 is the best yet, but you’ll never know just how useful it can be if you don’t expand your horizons a bit. When we think about the Apple Watch apps we just can’t live without, these are at the top of the list. Some are free, some are not, bu...

Ring Mailbox Sensor Review: With this gadget, the postman needn’t ring at all

25.November
Ring’s new sensor gives you a heads-up when the mail arrives, but its limited range won’t work for everyone.

The best Black Friday deals for streaming and cord-cutting

24.November
If you're cutting cable, these Black Friday streaming and cord-cutting deals will save you even more money.
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