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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Best Black Friday smartwatch and fitness band deals 2019: Fitbit, Samsung, Garmin, and more

There are tons of great deals to be had on Fitbit Versa 2, Samsung Galaxy Watch, Fossil smartwatches, and Garmin trackers for runners.

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Your hot takes on MacBooks, iPhones, and more

On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, it’s all about your hot takes. We respond to your thoughts on Apple’s MacBooks, the iPhone, and more.

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iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro vs iPhone 11 Pro Max: How to decide which one to buy

Here's everything that's different (and the same) among Apple's new phones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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Apple’s Black Friday sale is likely just as 'good' as last year’s sale

Apple has teased a "four-day shopping event" beginning Black Friday, but don't count on any great deals.

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Apple Watch Series 3 vs Fitbit Versa 2: Even a two-year-old Apple Watch is hard to beat

We pit the newest Fitbit smartwatch against a two-year-old Apple Watch, and the results are surprising.

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5 reasons to buy an Apple Watch Series 3 instead of Series 5 (and 3 reasons not to)

The new Apple Watch Series 5 is on sale, but before you plunk down $400 or more to own one, consider the Series 3 first.

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Upgrading to a 5G phone: When's the right time?

With 5G expanding to more cities and more phones, we'll help you decide when to upgrade your 4G handset.

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Google starts the countdown clock on Cloud Print, gives users a year to find an alternative

Google is killing yet another beloved service: Cloud Print.

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iPhone 11 vs Android’s best: An underdog does just enough to take down the champ

Apple pulled out all the stops with the iPhone 11, cutting the price and adding a second camera, but a small company that most people have never heard of is the 2019 champion.

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Apple may finally be getting serious about stopping iOS bugs before they reach our iPhones

Apple is reportedly changing the way it handles iOS beta builds, letting developers turn off specific features to get a better handle on bugs and issues.

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Those awful retail playlists might soon be powered by Apple Music

Apple has launched Apple Music for Business, which aims to bring the curated playlist experience to your favorite retails stores.

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Apple is finally building a TV app for Windows because it still doesn't care about PCs

A new LinkedIn job listing suggests that Apple is working on UWP versions of its Apple Music and Apple TV apps for Windows.

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You need this Echo Dot with Clock smart plug bundle deal in your life

Amazon is selling a new Echo Dot with Clock and a TP-Link Smart Plug Mini for $45 today, nearly half off what they usually cost separately.

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I would totally pay $50 a month to Apple for an iPhone+ bundle

A Bloomberg report suggests that Apple is getting ready to offer Apple News+ and Music bundles to boost sales. Why stop there?

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The new MacBook Pro is nice, but it’s missing a few things I still want

The 16-inch MacBook Pro has finally arrived and it fixes many of the flaws that plagued its 15-inch predecessor. But it’s missing features that I want in a laptop.