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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WWDC20 keynote: Our thoughts on iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, and the Mac switch to Apple silicon

We talk about iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, and Apple's switch to its own ARM processors in Macs, on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Get ready for iOS 14 with $500 off this brand-new unlocked iPhone XS Max

Amazon’s Woot is selling the 512GB iPhone XS Max for $850 today, cheaper than Apple’s refurb price and $500 off the original MSRP.

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iOS 14 vs iPadOS 14: Every iPhone feature you’re not getting on the iPad

Here's a list of every iOS features that won't be coming to the iPad in the fall.

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The iPad isn’t getting iOS 14’s best feature

Apple isn’t bringing App Library to iPadOS in the fall.

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Apple simplifies switching and beefs up sound quality in upcoming AirPods update

Apple is bringing two big features to the AirPods and AirPods Pro: automatic switching between devices and spatial surround sound.

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Apple, Basecamp reach a détente over Hey app but no in-app purchase offered

Hey update approved by Apple as Basecamp makes changes to the app's functionality but still doesn't offer an in-app purchase.

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Apple WWDC last minute rumors: Major iPhone and iPad UI changes, but no new hardware

With the keynote just hours away, here are the most recent rumors we're hearing.

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5 far-out WWDC20 predictions that might actually come true

We’ve already written about what we expect to see to see at WWDC. Now let’s talk about what we don’t expect—and why we might get it.

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Amazon kills its coolest Dash product after ignoring it for years

Amazon has informed users that the Dash Wand barcode scanner will no longer work as of July 20.

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WWDC 2020: Predictions and wishlist

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Apple’s annual developers’ conference, WWDC, will happen virtually next week. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss hardware and software predictions and their number 1 wishlist item for OS updates.

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Apple refuses to relent as fight with Basecamp over Hey app rages on

Apple is digging in ints heels in its battle with Basecamp as the Hey battle shows no signs of subsiding.

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The likely last Intel-based MacBook Air is on sale for $100 off today

Amazon is selling the latest MacBook Air in all colors and configurations for $100 off today.

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WWDC 2020 preview

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starts on Monday, June 22. On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about what could happen at the show.

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Apple picks a fight with popular app developer Basecamp on eve of WWDC

Apple has rejected new email app Hey on the grounds of its lack of in-app purchases, setting of a war of words and possibly worse.

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Annual Android and iOS releases are boring and they need to stop

It's time for Apple and Google to stop rolling out splashy annual upgrades for our phones while there's still some excitement left.

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