Leif JohnsonAssociate Editor, Macworld

Leif covers iOS, iPhones, iPads, Macs, and more for Macworld. He's a big fan of fantasy RPGs, and you can find his previous work in IGN, Rolling Stone, VICE, PC Gamer, Playboy, Mac|Life, TechRadar, and numerous other publications.

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Love your Mac enough to hug it? You’ll dig this new Kickstarter from Throwboy

iMacs and Macintoshes don’t make such strange bedfellows when they’re plush.

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When budgeting calories, the Apple Watch’s weaknesses sometimes count as strengths

Looking up calories for the food you eat is a bit of a hassle, but that sometimes works out for the best.

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Costco and Amazon have great deals on AirPods, hinting at possible refresh

Regardless of which retailer you buy them from, you'll be saving around 9% off the retail price.

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Get this cool Polaroid-like Fujifilm camera for $15 off

Amazon is selling the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 for just $85, along with a case and a battery recharger.

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Holedown isn't free, but that's partly why it's fun

In a break from recent tradition, 'Holedown' is a simple, addictive iOS puzzle game that doesn't have ads or microtransactions.

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Get the 2017 21.5" iMac for $200 off at Best Buy today

If you're a student, you can take an additional $50 off.

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Is the iPhone overpriced? Does the MacBook Pro need more ports? Audience Hot Takes on the Macworld Podcast

This week we asked viewers/listeners on Twitter for their hot takes. We picked a few and we’ll talk about them on the show. Join us with your comments and questions.

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The best note-taking apps for the iPad and Apple Pencil

Whether you're on the new 9.7-inch iPad or the iPad Pro, apps like Notability and GoodNotes make it easy to take notes with Apple's stylus.

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Best Buy slashes prices for students with its Apple Back-to-School Event

The best deals are for MacBooks, but there's essentially something on sale for everyone.

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The Apple Watch is a bit of a nag—that's why it's helpful for losing weight

Activity app notifications can get annoying, but when worded positively, they help instill discipline.

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One of Amazon's most popular Bluetooth speakers is on sale for just $20

Grab the water-resistant Oontz Angle 3 for one of the lowest prices we've ever seen it listed for.

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macOS Mojave lets you use an eGPU with a MacBook Pro display. And the gaming boost can be fantastic

Custom acceleration and support for internal displays make eGPUs more satisfying for MacBook Pro and iMac gaming.

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Best Buy is selling Apple Watch Series 3 units for up to $250 off

Sale prices range from $299 to $1,099.

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Apple earnings, new features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, weight loss with the Apple Watch

Apple announced its Q3 2018 results. There are a bunch of new features to explore in the betas of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Leif talks about his weight-loss project using Apple Watch. Join us with your comments and questions.

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AirPods are now available on Amazon for the lowest price we've ever seen

Is it because inventory is sufficient now? It is because of the rumored update? Who knows? Let's save some cash.