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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Pencil it in: Apple should bring back handwriting recognition on the iPad

A few third-party apps let you search for words you wrote with the Apple Pencil, but real handwriting-to-text translation across iOS would be even better.

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Could Apple Pay clean up the in-app purchase mess?

Making Apple Pay available for digital purchases could be a game changer.

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As tech gets more complex, the best tech stays simple

Voice control and simplified interfaces are two key ways to keep technology from becoming so complicated it loses its convenience factor.

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The smaller iPhone SE could be a really big deal

Small, medium, large is the dominant paradigm for a reason, people.

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3 ways Apple could improve email

There's no better time to make the Mail apps more secure, proactive, and integrated with the other ways we communicate.

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On the Mac, Siri has room to grow

Siri is on nearly every Apple device but the Mac, but its debut on the desktop has the potential to change everything.

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How the FCC's moves could give Apple TV a new lease on life

Apple might get an assist from the government in the "battle for Input 1."

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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.