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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If you want a new MacBook, you should probably wait

Apple whisperer Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in about Apple's MacBook roadmap, and big changes could be in store over the next 12 months.

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A look at what we could see in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

We talk about what Apple has in the works for its next version of its iPhone and iPad operating systems in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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If your 2019 iPad Air suddenly goes dark, Apple will fix it for free

Apple has launched the iPad Air (3rd generation) Service Program for Blank Screen Issue for models made last year.

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Yes the Oppo Watch is a shameless Apple Watch ripoff—but it has 5 features I want

Oppo has basically made an Apple Watch for Android, but beyond the slavish copying, it has some cool features that I'd like to see in the Series 6.

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First-gen Philips Hue bridges will lose support next month

Signify has announced that the first-gen Hue Bridge will no longer receive updates after April.

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The coronavirus is everywhere, new Apple mini-LED products, the iPad trackpad, and more

What is the effect of the coronavirus on Apple? Will that stop Apple from making new mini-LED based products? And is an iPad with trackpad support a bad idea? All this and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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If you have an iPhone 6 or 7, Apple owes you some cash

Apple has settled a class-action lawsuit over iPhone throttling, agreeing to pay up to $500 million to consumers.

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An iPad with trackpad support is the worst idea since the puck mouse

Apple is rumored to be working on a Smart Keyboard with a trackpad for the iPad Pro. I’m hoping we never see it.

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New Apple Watch study aims to add stroke detection to the list of life-saving features

The Apple Watch continues its push into health care with a new joint study in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson.

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Firefox flips on default DNS over HTTPS to encrypt Internet traffic at the source

Mozilla has announced that it is enabling default DNS over HTTPS on its Firefox browser, likely setting up a lengthy battle with the U.S. government.

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Apple’s March 31 event might bring over-ear AirPods, Apple TV refresh… and an iPod touch?

A slew of new product names spotted in Target's internal database raises speculation for Apple's March event.

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Apple might finally let you pick Chrome over Safari in iOS 14

A new report from Bloomberg suggests that Apple may allow users to use third-party apps as defaults on iOS devices.

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Apple and the coronavirus, our iPadOS 14 wishlist, and more

The coronavirus hits Apple, but rumor has it that it won't stop the iPhone SE 2 from appearing. Plus, an iPadOS 14 wish list, your hot takes, and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X60 5G modem has an audience of one: Apple

Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of its 5G modem, the X60, and it's a thinly veiled bid to lock up the iPhone.

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Ring beefs up its security with mandatory 2FA, suspends third-party trackers in mobile app

Ring flips on mandatory two-factor authentication in an effort to clean up its image.

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