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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Apple is finally sending ‘genuine’ parts to independent repair shops to fix broken iPhones

Apple has announced a new independent repair provider program that will send genuine parts, tools, training, repair manuals and diagnostics to independent iPhone repair shops.

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Five features that would actually make the iPhone a ‘pro’ device

If the iPhone is finally turning pro, it’s going to need a whole lot more than a new processor.

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16-inch MacBook Pro: Bloomberg report says it will be revealed in September

Apple is reportedly on the verge of releasing a brand new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but it could bring a whole lot more than a new size.

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Apple Card, Apple Arcade, your hot takes, and more

Are you ready for the Apple Card? Apple Arcade pricing and availability revealed! And your hot takes! That and more are all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa just doesn't deliver as a co-pilot

The Amazon Echo Auto brings Alexa into your car, but it relies too much on your existing technology to be of much use.

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Apple has rules for keeping your Apple Card clean, but they don’t go far enough

Apple has issued a series of tips for keeping your Apple Card clean, but we have a few idea of our own.

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The Apple Card could be the riskiest piece of Apple’s walled garden

The Apple Card, the latest piece of Apple’s lock-in strategy, could end up costing you way more than an iPhone—or a Mac Pro.

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Apple Card is now available—with even better rewards than we thought

If you’re eager for a Goldman Sachs MasterCard with daily cash back, privacy-minded features, and tight Apple Wallet integration, your day has finally arrived.

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Leaked images reportedly show off the Sonos Move, the company's first portable smart speaker

Ahead of a press event on Monday, August 28, images of the Sonos Move have leaked, showing off the company's new portable speaker.

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iMessage is never coming to Android, so please stop asking

iMessage for Android might be on the wishlist of tech journalists and pundits, but it wouldn’t make much sense for Apple.

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Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don’t want to do

Google is rolling out a new Assistant feature called assignable reminders, which allows you to tell other people in your family to do things.

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Apple Card, iPhone and iPad rumors, your hot takes, and more

Got an Apple Card? Then don’t lose your iPhone. Will the iPhone go pro? Will the iPad Pro get a three-lens camera? And if it does, why? And your hot takes! That's all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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6 upgrades Apple’s iPad Pro needs before an unnecessary triple-lens rear camera

Apple is rumored to be adding a triple-camera array to the iPad Pro and we have one question: Why?

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TP-Link cancels HomeKit plans for the most promising smart home device for Siri

TP-Link has announced that it has cancelled an update to the Kasa Smart Plug Mini that would have added support for HomeKit and Siri.

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Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

The war on smartphone bezels is going too far. As vendors shave off millimeters or even go edgeless, we're losing features and comfort along the way. But there's one phone that could save us.

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