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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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

5 apps and accessories for getting more done on the road

With a trusty iPad keyboard, writing apps, and ways to access any file on your Mac back home, you'll be able to travel light without missing a step.

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Apple's web of authentication

Apple uses three main authentication factors: something you know, something you have, and something you are.

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Three reasons to run your own Mac server

Running a server isn’t as scary as you’d think. Here are three reasons why you should consider it, too.

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Sorry, macOS: Messages’ best new features are iOS only

Apple is upping its messaging game in iOS 10, but many of its best features can’t be experienced on non-iOS devices—not even on the Mac. Dan Moren explains why that’s both good and bad.

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Who benefits from Apple's public betas? We all do

Apple's public beta program has its ups and downs, but in the end, everybody wins, even if you don't install macOS Sierra or iOS 10 for months.