Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider

Andrew O'Hara


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Recent articles by Andrew:

Hands on: Brydge Pro+ firmware updated improves iPadOS user experience

Brydge on Wednesday launched a new update to improve its Brydge Pro+ keyboard with trackpad that recently starting shipping for iPad Pro. AppleInsider goes hands-on with the latest firmware to see how Brydge's improvements have strengthened the user experience of its flagship product. → Read More

Compared: Pixel Buds versus AirPods and AirPods Pro

Google has released its latest set of wireless earbuds, the second-generation Pixel Buds. We've taken them for a spin to compare against Apple's AirPods and AirPods Pro. → Read More

Despite an unassuming nature, iPhone SE is the best deal in tech

Apple finally answered the call many users had asked for with the 2020 iPhone SE. While the device doesn't come with a flashy new design, or a four-inch form factor, Apple's budget-friendly offering is an absolute steal. → Read More

Tips and tricks for mastering the iPad Pro Magic Keyboard

The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is a great accessory, but has more capability than it appears on the surface. Here are a few tips and tricks to ensure you are getting the most out of Apple's new high-end keyboard and trackpad. → Read More

Compared: Magic Keyboard versus Smart Keyboard Folio

Apple now sells two choices for iPad Pro keyboards. AppleInsider compares the Smart Keyboard Folio to the new Magic Keyboard to see how they stack up and which one is worth it for the price. → Read More

Best alternatives to Apple TV's Siri Remote

There is a certain level of disdain for Apple TV's Siri Remote. Between its glass design, unintuitive orientation, and high replacement cost, it has left many Apple TV users looking for alternatives. Here are our picks for better Apple TV remotes. → Read More

Review: Peak Design's Travel Tripod is unmatched in quality for traditional & mobile photogs

The attention to detail, thoughtful features, and consideration of mobile photogs needs made clear in the Peak Design Travel Tripod make it essential for any photographer, regardless of skillset or camera choice. → Read More

Compared: 2020 MacBook Air i3 versus MacBook Air i7

The MacBook Air is again available with an i7 processor. We've benchmarked the base 2020 MacBook Air with i3 processor, and the high-end quad-core i7 MacBook Air to see how much of a performance difference there -- and to see if the i7 is worth the higher price tag. → Read More

Compared: 2017 iPad Pro versus 2020 iPad Pro

Apple's 2020 iPad Pro lineup may not be that big a difference from the 2018 revision -- but there is a much wider gap if you go back to the 2017 model. We compare Apple's newest pro tablet to the popular 2017 line to see how much difference three years can make. → Read More

iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Pro

Apple's iPad lineup is more varied than ever with options at every size and price point. To help make the task of deciding easier, AppleInsider breaks down all of Apple's iPad offerings to see which model fits best for any given user. → Read More

Review: 2020 iPad Pro is more about future software than the hardware gains today

The new 2020 iPad Pro is slightly more powerful than ever, and that minor spec upgrade that it got this time around, it is now more about what can happen with software down the road than hardware improvements today. → Read More

Review: Louis Vuitton Horizon earbuds are the luxury headphones you can't afford

Luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton has partnered with premium audio company Master & Dynamic for the second time in creating the epic Horizon true wireless earbuds. While the high price tag keeps them out of reach for the masses, they are no doubt a stunning piece of tech. → Read More

Everything new in iPadOS & iOS 13.4

Apple has officially released iOS 13.4 which brings a huge array of new features to uses as well as a few enhancements for developers. Now that it is available to download, let's take a look at what you can expect with the newest update for iPhone and iPad. → Read More

Hands on: 2020 MacBook Air worth it for new keyboard, lower price

We've got our hands on the updated 2020 MacBook Air and have spent a bit of time testing out its best new features. Let's take a closer look at what separates this new machine apart, and how impactful its changes really are to users. → Read More

Powerbeats 4: Hands on and first look with Beats' newest headphones

Apple's Powerbeats 4 wireless headphones have finally been released, but AppleInsider got our hands on a set early to take them for a spin. → Read More

Mac Pro still poorly supported by Apple Store Genius Bar months after launch

The limited production and penetration of the Mac Pro has an unfortunate side-effect -- much of Apple's service network is unable to support the machine properly if something goes wrong. → Read More

Galaxy Buds+ versus AirPods Pro & Powerbeats Pro

Samsung updated its true wireless earbuds, unveiling the Galaxy Buds+. We compare the new headphones to Apple's own AirPods Pro and Powerbeats Pro to see how they stack up. → Read More

Camera comparison: iPhone 11 Pro versus Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung's new Galaxy S20 Ultra makes some big claims about its new impressive camera system including a mind-blowing number of megapixels and incredible zoom. So how does that play out against Apple's months-old iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max in the real world? We pitted them against one another to find out. → Read More

Nomad unveils updated Base Station alongside Power Combo sale

Nomad has launched a more powerful Base Station Apple Watch Edition with additional outputs and faster charging. And to celebrate the release, shoppers can save 50% on any Nomad Kevlar-reinforced cable with the purchase of a Base Station during its Power Combo Sale. → Read More

iPhone 11 Pro Max versus Nikon 7 Z

Apple's latest iPhones are equipped with some great cameras, but when it comes to blogging, YouTube video creation, and other video shooting, how do they compare with a dedicated camera such as the Nikon Z 7? That's what we are here to find out as well shoot with each of them side by side. → Read More