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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iPhone 12 Pro review roundup: Slightly more premium with a better camera

The iPhone 12 offers improvements over the iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 Pro, but it might not be significant enough to upgrade.

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iPhone 12 review roundup: Elegant, extraordinary, and future-proofed

The first reviews are in for Apple's new iPhone 12 and everyone likes it.

What the iPhone 12 means for 5G


Apple will almost certainly sell millions of iPhone 12s. With millions of new 5G users, will carriers accelerate the rate of 5G deployment? And when can consumers expect to get the most out of 5G speeds? Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss how the iPhone 12 may or may not change the 5G landscape and who exactly can take advantage of these new speeds.

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How to make sense of Apple's new iPhone pricing

Apple has an iPhone for literally every budget now, but you need to watch for pitfalls.

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Apple opens preorders for the new iPad Air

Apple has begun taking orders for the new iPad Air, with delivery beginning October 23.

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Apple may launch the first Apple silicon Mac in yet another fall event

A new rumor pegs November 17 as the date for the third and final Apple event of the fall.

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iPhone 12 and 12 mini vs iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max: Which should you buy?

The iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max are very similar, but they have some major differences inside and out.

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The only MacBook Pro worth buying is $350 off today

Amazon is selling the 16-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.3GHz Intel Core i9 processor, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage for $2,449, the best price we've ever seen.

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iPhone 12: Specs, features, prices and more

The iPhone 12 is finally here! We talk about Apple’s new smartphone and its features, specifications, prices, and more in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini: Six ways they're more 'Pro' than you think

Apple has announced the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini and they're packed with Pro-level features at a lower price.

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If these are the first real images of the iPhone 12 and HomePod mini, they look spectacular

Evan Blass has leaked seemingly official images of the new iPhones 12 and HomePod mini.

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iPhone 12 preview: New design, colors, and sizes, 5G, and no earbuds

Apple is set to unveil its latest iPhone on Tuesday. Here's what we're expecting to see.

Apple’s 'Hi, Speed' event preview: New 5G iPhone 12


Apple announced its second fall event for Tuesday, October 13. Expect to see the new additions to the iPhone lineup, including the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss features of the new iPhone 12, whether or not users will be able to access 5G speeds and what other products may be announced at the Hi, Speed event.


MagSafe may make a comeback as a wireless charger for iPhone 12

A noted leaker is predicting that Apple will announce two new wireless chargers at the iPhone 12 event using the MagSafe brand.

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Fresh leaks: Super-small HomePod mini, no AirTags at Apple's ‘Hi, Speed’ event

Apple is reportedly looking to launch a new HomePod alongside the iPhone 12 at next week's 'Hi, Speed' event.