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.

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Bent iPad Pros may develop logic board issues, but good luck getting the Apple Store to fix it

Two different Apple Store technicians concluded that a Macworld reader’s iPad Pro issues were caused by bending but refused to repair it under warranty.

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3 things cord-cutters should look for at Apple’s ‘show time’ event

Apple is ready to show off its video streaming service on Monday. Here’s what it could look like.

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iPad mini review roundup: Apple’s new tiny tablet is exactly what you think it is

The early reviews for Apple's new iPad mini are in, and there are no surprises: it's an iPad mini 4 with a better processor.

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Apple’s launch week continues as new AirPods arrive with wireless charging case, ‘Hey Siri’ support

Apple's string of product releases continues on Wednesday with the launch of the second-generation AirPods and a new wireless charging case.

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Four ways Apple could return the MacBook to glory

Apple has updated the iPad and iMac lines this week, so how about a turn for the MacBook?

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Apple resurrects the Air and updates the mini, but the iPad lineup has the same old problems

Apple has resurrected the iPad Air and updated the iPad mini in an attempt to streamline and simplify its family of tablets.

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Apple sounds off on Spotify's antitrust claims in surprisingly tone-deaf screed

Apple has published a statement in response to Spotify's claims that it is being anti-competitive with its App Store fees. But it hits a sour note.

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10 awesome (and not-so-awesome) things I learned while becoming a cord-cutter

I finally decided to take the plunge and cut the cable cord, and I learned a few things along the way.

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The success of Apple’s new video streaming service might come down to price, not content

With just two weeks to go until Apple takes the wraps off of its new video streaming service, a new report suggests that third-party content, not original programming, will be the focus.

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Fitbit Versa Lite and Inspire HR hands-on: Affordability will look great on your wrist

Fitbit slims its lineup, trims prices with new Versa, Inspire, and Ace 2 in an effort to attract first-time wearable buyers.

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This French company strips and repaints iPhones to sell them for less than Apple

French company Remade makes new iPhones out of busted ones—and adds its own unique stamp.

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Apple needs to get into the folding game and save us from years of bad phones

I spent some time with the Huawei Mate X, and I have one takeaway: Apple, please make a folding phone.

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Four ways Samsung’s Galaxy S10e blows away the iPhone XR (and four ways it doesn’t)

Samsung’s Galaxy S10e is clearly a response to the iPhone XR, Apple’s new lower-cost handset. But how does it stack up?

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Samsung’s new phones, the latest Apple rumors, and your comments and questions

We’re talking about the latest Apple rumors, plus your comments and questions. Join us!

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Apple’s best analyst just gave his 2019 predictions and suddenly I’m super hopeful for the future

Ming Chi-Kuo predicts that Apple will release new iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, Macs, AirPods, and a whole lot more this year.