Michael SimonStaff Writer, PCWorld

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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Amazon and Google declare truce, allow YouTube and Prime video streaming on each other’s devices

Google is finally allowing a native YouTube client to be installed on Amazon devices, as well as Prime Video streaming to Chromecast dongles.

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Apple kills the MacBook and non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro as part of a major laptop shakeup

Apple has killed the MacBook and the non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro, and discounted the MacBook Air as part of a new notebook lineup for the back-to-school shopping season.

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How to automatically delete the web activity and location history data in your Google account

Google has launched a new privacy setting that lets you automatically delete your location and web activity data. Here's how to do it.

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Ember Ceramic Mug and Ember Travel Mug reviews: Smart at home, less so on the road

The Ember Ceramic Mug and Travel Mug are expensive, but they just might be worth the investment.

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15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program FAQ: Everything you need to know

Apple has issued a recall for the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how to find out if your model is affected and how to get it fixed.

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The crazy one: 10 wild, bold, and daring Apple designs only Jony Ive could dream up

Jony Ive may be departing Apple as an employee, but his legacy will live on for years to come. Here are 10 designs that only he could have thought of.

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The Cardiogram app can finally tap into Fitbit's heart rate sensors

Cardiogram now works with Fitbit devices so users can visualize how stress, diet, or exercise affect their heart beat.

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iPadOS changes everything and nothing about Apple’s vision for the tablet

There’s a lot of potential, but for the most part, the iPad under iPadOS doesn’t feel any different than it did before.

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The bigger MacBook Pro everyone’s waiting for might be priced more like a desktop than a laptop

Apple is tipped to be releasing a new 16-inch MacBook Pro later this year, but it might cost way more than the current model.

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WatchOS 6: Everything you need to know about the new features, faces, and functions

Apple has unveiled watchOS 6, and it makes the Apple Watch more independent than ever.

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Ring Floodlight, Battery review: Not enough light and not enough smarts

The Ring Floodlight, Battery is one of the company's new Smart Lighting devices, but it's a little too dim, and a little too simple.

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iPhone 2020 rumors, Aspyr game compatibility, OS betas, your hot takes, and more

That’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Why Apple should follow Google's lead and 'leak' the iPhone 11 design early

Google shocked the world this week by revealing the entire back of the Pixel 4, cameras and all. Maybe Apple should do the same thing.

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WWDC announcements with the widest impact, E3, iPhone USB-C rumor, and your hot takes

We discuss which WWDC features will affect most users, E3, Apple app updates, and your hot takes from the Macworld social media feeds.

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Fitbit Charge 3 vs Inspire HR: Which advanced fitness tracker is right for you?

The Fitbit Charge 3 and Inspire HR trackers both offer smartwatch features with fitness and tracking and small grayscale screens. But which one is right for your wrist?