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.

Powered by Apple silicon, what will future Macs look like?

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The Mac is getting a major update in Apple’s own processors. But, what about changes to future Macs that aren’t just about ditching Intel chips? From touch to speed to Thunderbolt, Macworld’s Michael Simon and Computerworld’s Ken Mingis join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss their predictions about the future of the Mac.

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Get a new pair of Apple's AirPods Pro for the lowest price ever: $215

Amazon's Woot is selling a brand new pair of Apple's AirPods for $215, a new all-time low.

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12 things I learned by switching from the 13-inch MacBook Pro to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro

Reasons why I just can’t switch from the Mac to the iPad Pro, Magic Keyboard and all.

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The first Apple silicon-based MacBooks are coming soon—and big changes may be in store

Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a new report on the first Apple silicon-based Macs, and there could be big changes on the horizon.

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iPadOS 14 FAQ: All the new features in the Public Beta

Apple has unveiled iPadOS 14, and it's filled with fantastic features that will make Apple's tablet even better.

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Harmony is offering a full refund to anyone who ever bought its $250 Alexa remote

Harmony is discontinuing its Alexa-powered Express remote this year, but it's offering a full refund or upgrader to anyone who ever bought one.

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Get a current-gen 5K iMac Pro for $1,400 off Apple’s price

Amazon's Woot is selling a refurbished 5K iMac Pro for $3,600, hundreds off Apple's own refurbished price.

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After the Mac's processors, Apple's next transition is apps

Apple might be focused on the Mac’s processor right now, but apps are next big transition—and the seeds are already planted.

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Apple wants everyone to have an Apple Card—even if you were declined the first time

A new program can help you get the Apple Card if you really want it and was declined.

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The New York Times dumps Apple News, says contained model isn’t ‘healthy’

The New York Times will no longer allow articles inside the Apple News app.

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The cheapest Apple Watch is cheaper than it’s ever been today

Amazon is selling the 38mm Series 3 Apple Watch for $169 today, the lowest price we've ever seen.

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Apple removing the iPhone 12 power adapter wouldn't be courageous. It’s just mean

A new rumor says that the iPhone 12 won't include a power adapter in the box and that's not cool.

IDG TechTalk: WWDC reaction, exciting iOS 14 updates

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From Apple Silicon to App Library, Car Key and sleep tracking, Juliet, Mike and Ken rehash the event and dive into the features they’re most looking forward to using. Also, we apologize for the quality of the video... working through some technical difficulties. We'll have it perfected next time.

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If you have to buy a MacBook, this 13-inch refurb for $500 off is the way to go

Woot is selling last year's 13-inch MacBook Pro for $1,000 nearly $500 off its original price.

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watchOS 7 FAQ: All the new features you can try out early this year

Apple has unveiled all the new features in watchOS 7 and it might be the biggest update yet.