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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The smart home isn't yet where Apple's heart is

HomeKit is a great start, but it isn't the connected home hub we've been looking for.

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A Mac for all seasons: Why the Mac has so much staying power

It's always iPhone this and iPad that, but as the sturdy workhorse of Apple's lineup, the Mac deserves some praise.

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It's interesting that Apple would mention virtual reality

In this week's Q1 2016 earnings conference call, Tim Cook said just a few words about VR, but the words he chose say a lot.

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What would make the Apple Watch 2 compelling?

The rumored new features just aren't that exciting.

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Does iOS 9.3 herald a new release strategy?

With the maturity of the smartphone market, Apple may be taking a different approach to upgrading iOS.

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Why the iPhone 7 could (and should!) be waterproof

Preventing water damage not only keeps customers happy, but benefits Apple itself.

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Why I'm willing to wait for an Apple TV streaming service

Apple makes products people want to buy, whether they also use the company's services or not.

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What the Apple TV needs to improve: It's personal

Apple Music and Apple News attempt to get to know you. Not so much with the new Apple TV.

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The Mac App Store: Not gone, but certainly forgotten

Mac developers have been frustrated with many limitations of the store for years, and it certainly doesn't seem to be getting a lot of attention from Apple.

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Six months with the Apple Watch

Dan Moren's Apple Watch isn't getting any younger, and it isn't getting any faster either, even with watchOS 2.

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Good iPhones can come in small packages

Is the rebirth of the 4-inch iPhone on the horizon? It's not as far-fetched as it may seem.

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Apple's services could use a little service

The services group made $5.1 billion in revenue last quarter. Time to invest in better performance.

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How Apple's positioned to offer cheap data at home and abroad

International roaming charges are too darn high. But Apple could shake up the status quo if it brings the Apple SIM from the iPad to the iPhone.

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Can the Apple TV bring everything under (remote) control?

Apple says its new remote can turn on your TV and adjust the volume. If only that were enough...

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All together now: Would Apple ever go for Microsoft-style convergence?

One device to rule them all, or a different tool for every job?