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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The iPhone XR is a great phone but here are three ways Apple can make it even better right now

The iPhone XR is probably the best iPhone for most people, but it could benefit from three small tweaks to iOS.

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iPhone XR review: This iPhone might be the best Apple has ever made

The iPhone XR isn't as cutting-edge as the iPhone XS, but it strikes a perfect balance between luxury and affordability.

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12.9-inch iPad Pro review roundup: The most powerful iPad ever is still just an iPad

The first round of reviews are in for the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and impressions are pretty universal in their acclaim for the speed and design, and disdain for iOS.

Macworld Podcast 628

New iPad Pro, new MacBook Air, new Mac mini, other event announcements

The Macworld staff talks about the announcements Apple made at its Tuesday event. We also respond to your comments and questions.

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Why the new Mac mini makes me concerned about the upcoming Mac Pro

The Mac mini received its first update in more than four years, but it didn't deliver the kind of rethinking we thought it would. So what does that mean for the Mac Pro?

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Apple’s charging at least 20% more for every product this year and we’re all going to pay it

Apple has abandoned any pretense of affordability with 20 to 25 percent piece hikes across every one of its products this year.

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Apple adds iPhone 8 and iPhone X to the list of phones it might throttle one day

Apple has quietly added the "performance management feature" to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X with iOS 12.1, but there shouldn't be anything to worry about.

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MacBook Air Hands-on: All-new but still very familiar

Apple's new MacBook Air adds everything we want in Apple's ultra-portable laptop without messing with the classic formula.

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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.

Macworld Podcast 627

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.