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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3 unreliable iOS and macOS features that Apple needs to fix

Sometimes, it doesn’t “just work.”

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How Apple can build a better video streaming service

With its video push, Apple rows gently down the stream. Here’s how it can keep up with the competition.

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Apple HomePod: 3 lingering questions

With only a couple months left before the HomePod is out on the market, there are still more than a few questions about Apple's smart speaker play.

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Apple's relaxing its third-party standards—and that's a good thing

By opening up their platforms and products to third-party developers, Apple is investing in its future growth potential.

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Why Apple is probably working on a heads-up display

Since Apple is ramping up its augmented reality efforts, it seems like a heads-up display will be in the pipeline.

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The iPhone's Home button is gone: What's next to go?

Last year, it was the headphone jack. This year, it’s the Home button. Innovation requires sacrifices sometimes, and in Apple has sacrificed a lot.

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3 small announcements that hint at Apple's big future

The iPhone X may look like Apple's future, but looking to some of the phone's smaller features tell us what's coming after that.

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In Apple's next ecosystem, Siri is the glue

Every tech ecosystem needs one key feature to tie it all together, and it looks like Apple is making Siri its next priority.

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3 products I want to hear about at Apple's September 12 event

Sure, the event will be centered around the new iPhone (or iPhones!), but Apple always has more info stashed up its sleeve.

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Why the Mac needs iCloud Backup

Sure, Time Machine is great, but having a cloud-based backup system for the Mac would make Apple’s storage suite complete.

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The pros and cons of a cellular Apple Watch

Do we really need an Apple Watch with LTE? We address the rumors with a pros and cons list.

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The iPad's popularity is on the rise, and it's all thanks to cheaper prices

Apple's tablet saw sales growth last quarter for the first time in three years, and we have the fifth-generation iPad to thank.

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Why Apple should make a cheaper, streamlined Apple TV

As the fourth-generation Apple TV approaches the two-year mark, perhaps it's time for Apple to take another look at its set-top box.

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Waiting on Apple's podcast recording app—or for better GarageBand features

It wouldn’t take much for Apple to offer a stem-to-stern podcast solution, covering everything from recording to editing to publishing. So, why haven't they done it?

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3 features Apple’s HomePod needs in order to hit the smarthome sweet spot

The HomePod needs to shine in a few key areas if Apple wants it to make a splash.