Michael SimonStaff Writer, Macworld

If it has a screen, battery or a plug, Michael Simon wants to play with it. He has been obsessed with technology since he bought his first ThinkPad—the one with the lift-up keyboard that let you swap out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style.

Apple Card

Apple has rules for keeping your Apple Card clean, but they don’t go far enough

Apple has issued a series of tips for keeping your Apple Card clean, but we have a few idea of our own.

apple card

The Apple Card could be the riskiest piece of Apple’s walled garden

The Apple Card, the latest piece of Apple’s lock-in strategy, could end up costing you way more than an iPhone—or a Mac Pro.

apple card pay

Apple Card is now available—with even better rewards than we thought

If you’re eager for a Goldman Sachs MasterCard with daily cash back, privacy-minded features, and tight Apple Wallet integration, your day has finally arrived.

sonos move leak

Leaked images reportedly show off the Sonos Move, the company's first portable smart speaker

Ahead of a press event on Monday, August 28, images of the Sonos Move have leaked, showing off the company's new portable speaker.

on techhive.com

imessage green

iMessage is never coming to Android, so please stop asking

iMessage for Android might be on the wishlist of tech journalists and pundits, but it wouldn’t make much sense for Apple.

190208 assistant 5

Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don’t want to do

Google is rolling out a new Assistant feature called assignable reminders, which allows you to tell other people in your family to do things.

on pcworld.com

macworld podcast logo

Apple Card, iPhone and iPad rumors, your hot takes, and more

Got an Apple Card? Then don’t lose your iPhone. Will the iPhone go pro? Will the iPad Pro get a three-lens camera? And if it does, why? And your hot takes! That's all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

ipad pro 2018

6 upgrades Apple’s iPad Pro needs before an unnecessary triple-lens rear camera

Apple is rumored to be adding a triple-camera array to the iPad Pro and we have one question: Why?

kasa smart plug no siri

TP-Link cancels HomeKit plans for the most promising smart home device for Siri

TP-Link has announced that it has cancelled an update to the Kasa Smart Plug Mini that would have added support for HomeKit and Siri.

honor 7x bezels

Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

The war on smartphone bezels is going too far. As vendors shave off millimeters or even go edgeless, we're losing features and comfort along the way. But there's one phone that could save us.

on pcworld.com

Macbook Pro 2018

16-inch MacBook Pro: Report says it will have a 9th-gen Intel core processor

Apple is reportedly on the verge of releasing a brand new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but it could bring a whole lot more than a new size.

iphone 8 plus iphone xs max

How to take and edit a screenshot on any iPhone

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your iPhone no matter which model you have.

siri icon apple website

Apple halts Siri ‘grading’ program, promises opt-out in upcoming software update

Apple has announced that it will be suspending its Siri grading program following backlash around employees who were listening to customers' recordings.

macworld podcast logo

Apple’s Q3 2019 earnings, Apple Card coming soon, your hot takes, and more

Apple announced its third-quarter 2019 financial results. The Apple Card is coming to a wallet near you. And your hot takes! That’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

apple store

Apple’s Q3 2019 earnings show that sales for everything is growing—except the iPhone

Apple has announced its earnings for Q3 FY2019, and it’s another record for the company, with strong sales across everything that isn’t the iPhone.