Dan MorenContributor, Macworld

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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.

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Home is where the HomeKit wants to be

HomeKit has improved since its introduction three years ago, but it's struggling to find a place in most homes. What can Apple do to make HomeKit a part of your home?

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The computer as an appliance: Moving beyond the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Siri

Can digital assistants evolve so that we don’t need so many disparate devices?

Why Apple’s next killer app is health

The Apple Watch will someday track your sleep, glucose levels, and more, just like it now counts steps and exercise minutes.

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Why Apple’s laptops could use a little less innovation at the moment

Apple should take a cue from Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop and focus on speed, not gimmicks.

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Why peer-to-peer Apple Pay is a great idea

Yes, Apple should absolutely expand Apple Pay to cover Venmo-like person-to-person payments. Someone's got to get this right!

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How making its iWork and iLife apps free could hurt Apple and its users

There’s no free lunch, even in the App Store.

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iTunes needs to go (well, the name, anyway)

Apple is on a rebranding kick lately (welcome, Apple Podcasts!), and iTunes should be next in line for a new name.

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In praise of the versatile Mac mini

Apple's cheapest Mac deserves a little love from Cupertino.

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To fix the Apple TV, why not free Siri from the Siri Remote?

If we could just talk to the Apple TV directly, it'd be easier to eschew the Siri Remote for a better, universal option.

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Apple's acquisition of Workflow could bring automation to iOS

Here's hoping Apple's doesn't plan to shut down the most powerful automation tool for the iPhone and iPad.

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The iPad Pro needs a refresh: Here's what to expect

From processor bumps to a new 10-inch model to a rebranded iPad mini, everything's about to change.

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Why the new Mac Pro might never come

“You will see us do more in the pro area,” said Tim Cook, but that’s open to interpretation.

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How different could the iPhone 8 be?

If every iPhone 8 rumor comes true, we're barely going to recognize this thing.

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Will Apple add facial recognition or iris scanning to the next iPhone?

Rumors abound how Apple could take the next step past Touch ID when it comes to securing our phones.

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4K and HDR may not be enough for Apple TV to win the living room

Apple's set-top box is rumored to be adding features that its competitors already offer for less.