Michael GartenbergContributor, Macworld

Michael Gartenberg is an analyst and long-time Mac user who covers the world of the interconnected consumer for Gartner. The opinions expressed are his own.

Healthy changes, healthy apps

A year after resolving to adopt a healthier lifestyle, Michael Gartenberg looks back at the apps and devices that have helped him along the way.

Steve Jobs and the 1927 Yankees

It's futile to wonder what Apple would do in a given situation if Steve Jobs were still running the company. In fact, it's the worst thing the company could ever do.

Where does Apple go from here?

Apple has made its mark with computers, music players, smartphones, and tablets. Columnist Michael Gartenberg wonders what frontiers are left for the company to conquer.

Michael Gartenberg: With Mountain Lion, Macs, iPhones and iPads can all get along

Apple's new Mac operating system is all about the ecosystem.

Apple TV already stands out with the connected TV experience

While the world waits for an Apple-built television set, it's a device that's already here -- the Apple TV -- that's defining the role the TV set plays in the cloud experience for connected consumers. Michael Gartenberg explains.

Why the key to Apple's future is in the clouds

Analyst Michael Gartenberg argues that iCloud isn't just a feature for Apple devices and platforms, but the key that will determine the company's future success.

It’s not about the numbers, it’s about quality

Analyst Michael Gartenberg argues that quality, not sheer volume, is the most important factor when it comes to building a successful platform.

Five things I love and hate about Android

Michael Gartenberg details the things that make Android unique -- good and bad.

An Apple a day...

Michael Gartenberg uses Apple products and accessories to lose weight and get in shape. It's so much easier when you've got your iPod and iPhone there to help you out.

Apple's new task: To fight legends

Analyst Michael Gartenberg outlines Apple's challenges in the post-Steve Jobs era. The biggest challenge? Getting away from the Jobs mystique it helped to create. The avalanche may have started, but it's not too late for the pebbles to vote.

Up in the Air

Analyst Michael Gartenberg takes on the MacBook Air, and why it's just the beginning.

Why Apple dares to change your apps

Analyst Michael Gartenberg's got his own take on why Apple has no fear about changing or even breaking popular apps like Final Cut Pro.

Apple cuts cord, brings "post-PC world" closer

Is it a post-PC world or a sans-PC world? Michael Gartenberg says that Apple's recent announcements at WWDC bring the sans-PC world closer than ever before.

Apple keeps on giving lessons in retail

Now the student has become the master: Nordstrom, paragon of retail support, is adopting Apple's approaches in its stores. Michael Gartenberg explains just how Apple's approach has succeed.

Why "post PC" doesn't mean "sans PC"

Analyst Michael Gartenberg explains why we're all still using our Macs even though we've entered the "post-PC era."