Dan MorenContributor, Macworld

Follow me on Google+

Dan has been writing about all things Apple since 2006, when he first started contributing to the MacUser blog. Since then he's covered most of the company's major product releases and reviewed every major revision of iOS. In his "copious" free time, he's usually grinding away on a novel or two.

universe 2 line sample

How Apple could make international travel easier

The iPhone and Apple Watch are already capable travel companions, but improvements to Maps, Apple Pay, and SIM-switching would go a long way.

google home chromecast

What if the AirPort Extreme becomes the Siri Speaker?

Apple may be discontinuing its AirPort line of routers—or maybe just reinventing them as something new.

pokemon go ios augmented reality

Heads up: Apple is smart to pursue augmented reality

Whether it's for a smartphone application like Camera, or even part of Project Titan, there are plenty of reasons for Apple to pursue AR.

macbook pro touch bar emoji

Will the Touch Bar learn from the Apple Watch's mistakes?

Apple thought we needed apps on our wrists, but we didn't. Will a touchscreen on the MacBook Pro's keyboard prove more useful?

appletv tvapp ios

Apple's TV plan has got to be more than the TV app

The company has announced a smattering of original content and an app to help you find stuff to watch. What's next?

macbook mac keyboard

What the new MacBook Pro might have learned from iPhones and iPads

It's been a while since Apple overhauled the MacBook Pro, and the way we interact with our technology has subtly shifted in the meantime.

siri haiku ios10

Siri's problem: Not quite human enough, yet

Siri and most of the other voice-based assistants on the markets are still far from that "uncanny valley" moment.

Apple Thunderbolt Display

3 neglected Apple products that could use some love

When are we going to get a new Apple display, new networking gear, or even a new iPod touch?

amazon echo dot slate

It’s time for Apple to make a Siri Speaker—next year

Apple probably has a beautifully designed Echo competitor in a lab somewhere, but Siri needs to improve before it sees the light of day.

siri macos icon

How Apple’s hardline privacy policy limits key features in Photos and Siri

Apple should be able to find a middle ground that maintains users' privacy and provides the features that people want.

13 apple tv shots remote menu

tvOS 10 is missing its best feature, but this show ain't over yet

We were promised single sign-in with tvOS 10 for the Apple TV, but something—perhaps the cable companies—is holding it back.

iphone7plus silver

Two cameras, four cores: How the iPhone 7 gives you more

Apple is giving "parallel processing" a whole new meaning, doubling up on components to maximize performance and extend battery life.

icloud icon 2015

Hey, Apple: It’s time to rethink iCloud

For something that's supposed to give customers a little peace of mind, iCloud seems to cause an undue amount of stress instead.

apple watch fitness

Why Apple Watch 2 doesn't need cellular anyway

Adding a cellular radio should be a low priority for Apple, at least in the next version of Apple Watch.

apple watch charger

The next big thing in tech ought to be better batteries

One of the trickiest problems with our Apple devices these days is keeping them all charged.