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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HomePod mini review: Small sound and familiar frustrations

Apple’s new HomePod mini is smaller and cheaper than the original HomePod, but has many of the same issues.

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iPhone 12 versus Android’s best of 2020

It's been a big year for smartphones but one phone stands out above all. In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about the iPhone 12 and how it stacks up against the best Android phones of the year.

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iPhone 12 vs the best Android phones: It’s time to consider switching

It's time to pit the best Android phones of 2020 against the iPhone 12. But the fight is very one-sided this year.

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Apple’s App Store Best of 2020 includes old favorites, pandemic essentials

Apple has announced the 15 apps that received recognition as the App Store Best of 2020 winners.

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Best iPhone 12 Cases: Top picks for every Mini, Max, and Pro style

We’re testing all of the iPhone 12 cases we can get our hands on. Here are our top picks.

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Best Cyber Monday Apple deals: Time and stock is running out on this year's sales

All the best deals on Apple gear at Amazon right now.

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This M1 MacBook Pro at B&H Photo is the top Apple deal to get today

B&H Photo is selling the new M1 MacBook Pro with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for $1,549 today.

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Take $100 off a new M1 MacBook Air or M1 MacBook Pro right now

B&H Photo is selling he new M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro for $100 off today.

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If you’re buying anything at the Apple Store today, do this first to get 20% back

Target is giving away $20 in store gift cards with every $100 in Apple cards you buy.

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AirPods Pro are down to an insane $170 right now

Amazon is selling AirPods Pro for a ridiculously low $170 right now.

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Report: Apple’s 2021 roadmap might be its most ambitious yet

Redesigned MacBooks, AirPods, and Apple Watch could be on the way in 2021, according to a report by Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Get an Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for your iPad Pro and save 40%

Amazon is selling the newest Apple Smart Keyboard folio for the iPad Pro for 40% off today.

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Apple’s Black Friday sale starts Friday, but nothing new is discounted

Apple's annual four-day sale is on the way, but it's not very good. You're better off shopping for Apple gear on Amazon.

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Best USB-C power adapters for the iPhone 12: How to shop and what to buy

Apple isn’t supplying a power adapter with new iPhones anymore, so we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite ones.

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Apple just added an instant song identifier to the iPhone—here’s how to use it

Apple has added a Shazam button to the Control Center so you can quickly identify songs that you hear. Here's how to use it.