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 working on its first cellular modem, which could bring 5G to the MacBook

A new Bloomberg report claims that Apple has begun work on its first cellular modem, which could be a game-changer for the Mac.

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Apple MagSafe Duo Charger review: Cheaply made, poorly executed, and way too expensive

Apple’s MagSafe Duo charger would be a tough sell at $49, but it’s impossible to recommend at $129.

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AirPods Max impressions roundup: A great fit with ‘really good sound’ and a terrible case

Those lucky enough to get their hands on a pair of AirPods Max headphones aren't sure they're worth the hefty price tag—but they're definitely nice.

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AirPods Max: Apple’s new headphones

Apple had one more thing for us this year: the AirPods Max. We’ll talk about Apple pricey new headphones on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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iPhone 12 mini review: A concentration not a reduction

The iPhone 12 mini is practically perfect for anyone who wants a phone that can easily be used with one hand.

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You can still get AirPods Max delivered by Christmas if you act fast

Target and Best Buy still have some stock remaining for the AirPods Max in silver or space gray.

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Apple’s AirPods Max are ridiculously overpriced, even if they deliver audiophile quality sound

Apple launched its new studio-style AirPods Max on Tuesday and they’re not just expensive, they’re overpriced.

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Apple launches AirPods Max with a ‘custom acoustic design’ and Digital Crown for $549

Apple’s holiday surprise is the AirPods Max, with active noise canceling, 20-hour battery life for a whopping $549.

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How to stream Apple Music through your Google Nest smart speaker or Android phone

You can now use your Apple Music subscription as the default service on Google Nest smart speakers and Android phones. Here's how to set it up.

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If you like the M1 MacBooks, you’ll love what’s reportedly coming next

A new report outlines Apple’s plans for future Apple silicon and it could top out at a staggering 32 high-performance cores.

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How to get your out-of-warranty iPhone 11 display fixed for free

Apple has launched a new repair program that covers issues with the iPhone 11 display.

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Wristcam brings two cameras to your Apple Watch band for $299

Wristcam is a $299 Apple Watch band that brings photo- and video-taking capabilities to your wrist.

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HomePod mini review: Small sound and familiar frustrations

Apple’s new HomePod mini is smaller and cheaper than the original HomePod, but has many of the same issues.

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iPhone 12 versus Android’s best of 2020

It's been a big year for smartphones but one phone stands out above all. In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about the iPhone 12 and how it stacks up against the best Android phones of the year.

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iPhone 12 vs the best Android phones: It’s time to consider switching

It's time to pit the best Android phones against the iPhone 12. But the fight is very one-sided this year.