Dan MorenContributor, Macworld

Dan has been writing about all things Apple since 2006, when he first started contributing to the MacUser blog. He's a prolific podcaster and the author of sci-fi novels The Aleph Extraction, The Bayern Agenda, and The Caledonian Gambit.

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HomePod mini: What it means to Apple’s smart speaker lineup

Of Apple's announcements this week, Dan Moren finds the HomePod mini one of the most intriguing. Does it make Apple a better competitor against Google and Amazon?

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What to expect at Apple’s October 13 event

Apple's holding its second event of the autumn, and Dan Moren has some thoughts about what announcements we’re likely to see.

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How Apple can power up automation on its platforms

Automation has gotten more and more powerful on Apple's platforms, but it’s still got a ways to go.

Three ways Apple could improve its core Services experience

Apple’s Services have become more and more popular, but the underlying systems have some weaknesses that could really improve life for users.

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What to expect at Apple’s ‘Time Flies’ event

The first Apple event of the fall probably won’t be the last.

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Does the Apple TV have a future?

Apple's set-top box is stuck in between two worlds, so does it have a future in this one?

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What Apple’s latest acquisitions can tell us about its product pipeline

Apple’s snapped up several tech companies recently, which can give us an idea of what it might be working on.

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What’s in store (and in stores) for Apple this fall

Fall is just around the corner and you know what that means: Apple announcement season!

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What the iMac refresh can tell us about Apple’s future products

Improvements to a Apple’s popular desktop Mac might make their way elsewhere.

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Time for Apple to reevaluate how the App Store does business

The App Store is the most contentious business Apple runs, and it needs some fixes.

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The biggest question about the next iPhone: What’s in the box?

Your next iPhone box might come with considerably less inside.

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iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur showcase Apple’s latest shots at Google

Apple and Google may be frenemies, but in Cupertino’s latest software roadmap, the two are poised to go head-to-head more than ever.

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The Mac never left, but it’s about to have a comeback

There’s never been a more exciting time to be a Mac user.

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What WWDC20 tells us about where its device roadmap is going

There are always hints, if you look closely enough.

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WWDC20: What not to expect

There are any number of things that Apple might show off this week, but Dan Moren has picked a few that he thinks won’t make the cut.