All posts by Adam Beltrami

Mr. Beltrami lives and works in the Bay Area, with which he has a love-hate relationship. Besides annoyingly winning every single foosball match against his teammates, Adam is covering gadgets, science and future tech.

iOS 13: How to use a mouse with your iPad or iPhone

Mouse support has finally arrived on the iPad and iPhone with iPadOS 13 and iOS 13! As you might expect, that support comes with a catch or four.

/ September 21, 2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review: the battery life is real

The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max did not arrive at the splashiest Apple event ever. Like their sibling the iPhone 11, they were mostly seen as iterative updates to Apple’s existing iPhone XS and XS Max: relatively...

/ September 18, 2019

Best Windows tablets 2019: the best portable Windows 10 devices

The best Windows 10 tablets are getting better by the minute. Not only are they great for watching Netflix or playing some casual games, but because of their lightweight designs and powerful components, they’re among the best 2-in-1 laptops you...

/ April 15, 2019

Huawei P30 Pro Review: The Camera Master

Huawei’s 2019 flagship device, the Huawei P30 Pro, is finally here. It’s another impressive, feature-packed device from the Chinese brand, including one of the finest cameras I’ve ever used. Releasing a phone at a similar time as an Android behemoth...

/ April 14, 2019

World’s biggest airplane takes flight for the first time ever

The world’s largest airplane took flight for the first time ever on Saturday morning. Built by rocket launch company Stratolaunch, the 500,000-pound plane with a 385-foot wingspan lifted off shortly after 10AM ET from Mojave Air and Space Port in...

/ April 13, 2019

Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to provide internet around the world

Amazon plans to launch a constellation of 3,236 satellites into low Earth orbit in order to provide internet to “unserved and underserved communities around the world.” The so-called Project Kuiper initiative first came to light after GeekWire spotted that Kuiper...

/ April 11, 2019

iPhone battery draining fast after installing iOS 12.2? Here how to diagnose the problem and get more battery life

If you just installed iOS 12.2, the best thing to do is wait a couple of days for the install to settle down. Following the installation of a major iOS update there are all sorts of things going on in...

/ April 11, 2019

The First Machine-Generated Book by a Scholarly Publisher Is a Boring Read

Amazon’s online book store is plagued with thousands of auto-generated ebooks crudely hacked together from other texts by shady authors” looking to make a quick buck. Most are unreadable, but it’s not always going to be that way. Springer Nature,...

/ April 10, 2019

Declassified U2 Spy Plane Photos Expose Hidden Archaeological Sites

Declassified U2 spy plane images showing desert kites in Jordan—stone structures used to trap animals between 5,000 and 8,000 years ago. Image: Emily Hammer and Jason Ur/Advances in Archaeological PracticeDuring the Cold War, the United States flew U2 spy planes...

/ April 10, 2019

Next-generation iPhone XS could get an even bigger display

Think that the current iPhone XS aren't big enough? A report suggests that Apple could be preparing to super-size the iPhone's display even more.

/ April 10, 2019