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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iPad Pro Hands-on: The first Apple tablet that actually feels new

Apple has unveiled the new iPad Pro, with slim bezels, no home button, Face ID, and a whole new philosophy.

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iPhone XR vs iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which one should you buy?

Apple has unveiled three new iPhone models this year, and figuring out which one to buy is harder than ever. We're here to help.

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I just bought another of these Belkin 10-outlet surge protectors for $20 and you should too

Belkin's awesome heavy-duty 10-outlet surge protector is just $20 at Amazon today.

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Early iPhone XR reviews, Beautygate fix, next week's Apple event

Early iPhone XR reviews, iOS 12.1 Beautygate fix, next week's Apple event, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 627.

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How to quickly manage and delete your Google search history

Google is rolling out new settings in Chrome and other browsers that make it easier to manage and delete your search history. Here's how to find them.

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Fitbit Charge 3 review: Smarter than the average fitness tracker

The Fitbit Charge 3 is technically a fitness band, but it just might become your go-to semi-smart watch.

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iPhone XR review roundup: Worth the wait

The first iPhone XR reviews are in, and people are surprisingly praising its design, screen, and camera.

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Nearly every iPhone XR is still in stock but don't be fooled: It'll still sell like crazy

Pre-orders went live for the iPhone XR at midnight PST Friday morning, and nearly every model is still in stock. But that doesn't mean it's a flop.

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Apple sends out colorful, creative invites to presumed Mac, iPad event

Apple has invited members of the press to an event in Brooklyn on October 30 where new Macs and iPads are expected.

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A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

Invitations have gone out for Apple's October Mac and iPad event, but Ming-Chi Kuo is already predicting something better: an A-Series-powered MacBook by 2020. And that's the one I want.

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Google Pixel 3 XL vs Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max: Which $1,000 phone is worth it?

The iPhone XS isn't so lonely anymore: The Google Pixel 3 XL has joined the Galaxy Note 9 in the four-figure realm. But how does it stack up?

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Google Home Hub hands on: Is there an Echo in here?

The Google Home Hub isn't just a competitor to the Amazon Echo, it's also one of best smart speakers I've ever seen.

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iPad 2018 rumors: Landscape Face ID, 4K HDR video output, new Magnetic Connector, and Apple Pencil 2

What can we expect in the new iPad? We round up the rumors here.

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Google is shutting down Google+ after it exposed user data and neglected to tell anyone

After The Wall Street Journal reported that Google hid a Google+ breach for more than six months, the company announced it was shutting down the service for consumers.

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Bait and fix: Apple is basically forcing you to get AppleCare for your new MacBook Pro

Apple has implemented a new policy that will render your MacBook Pro 'inoperative' if you try to fix it at home or through an unauthorized repair shop.