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James is the director of Macworld Lab.

Can your smartphone really replace your point-and-shoot camera?

We pitted four popular smartphones against a Canon Elph and lived to tell the story.

Review: Upgrades make Retina MacBook Pro a better bargain

The reduced cost for the 13-inch models and faster performance for the 15-inch models make these thin, light, and fast laptops a better deal than ever.

Review: CrystalPro Monitor has a hard-to-beat price

Monoprice, a company known for its affordable computer cables and adapters, hopes to shake up the display market by offering its 27" IPS LED CrystalPro Monitor WQHD for much less than other 27-inch displays.

Expo Notes: Notable music products from Macworld/iWorld

Hardware and software for musicians can always be found on the Macworld/iWorld show floor, and 2013 was no exception. Here's what caught James Galbraith's eye.

Expo Notes: Surveying the scanner scene at Macworld/iWorld

Scanner makers are putting an emphasis on mobile scanning in 2013, if the products on display at Macworld/iWorld are anything to go by.

Expo Notes: Fishman's TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat

The $395 TriplePlay Wireless Guitar controller plugs into your Mac or iPad and features a software bundle for recording, composing, and performing.

Expo Notes: Get a clean screen -- a hard cider -- from JuceMobile

To promote its AppleJuce cleaning product, JuceMobile is serving up glasses of hard cider on the Macworld/iWorld showfloor.

Buying Guide: Displays

What to look for when purchasing an LCD for your Mac.

Review: 27-inch iMac mixes advances, compromises

Apple's largest all-in-one desktop computer sports a eye-catching thin design and modest speed boosts.

Lab Tested: New 27-inch iMac speed results

Macworld Lab tested the two standard configurations of the new 27-inch iMac.

Review: Play rock star-created delays with the Flashback X4 Delay

The FlashBack X4 is a ton of fun. It sounds great whether using it as a looper or as a delay.

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Review: Thin is in with new 21.5-inch iMacs but user upgrades, SuperDrive are out

The two most significant changes to the new iMac are its thinner design—which introduces compromises you’ll need to make—and the option to upgrade to Apple’s Fusion Drive technology.

Lab Tested: 2012 Build-to-order iMacs equipped with Fusion Drives, CPU upgrades

Benchmark results of the new iMacs with build-to-order options, including the new Fusion Drive.

Lab Tests: Pushing a Fusion Drive to its limits

What happens when you push the limits of the Fusion Drive? Macworld Lab ran some tests to find out.

Review: Fender Squier Strat with USB connects directly to computer or iPad

With the Squier USB Strat guitar, Fender cuts out the middleman by incorporating a USB interface directly into their iconic guitar, alongside the standard 1/4-inch input you use to connect to an amp.