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’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.

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Apple’s App Store Best of 2020 includes old favorites, pandemic essentials

Apple has announced the 15 apps that received recognition as the App Store Best of 2020 winners.

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This M1 MacBook Pro at B&H Photo is the top Apple deal to get today

B&H Photo is selling the new M1 MacBook Pro with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for $1,549 today.

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Take $100 off a new M1 MacBook Air or M1 MacBook Pro right now

B&H Photo is selling he new M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro for $100 off today.

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If you’re buying anything at the Apple Store today, do this first to get 20% back

Target is giving away $20 in store gift cards with every $100 in Apple cards you buy.

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AirPods Pro are down to an insane $170 right now

Amazon is selling AirPods Pro for a ridiculously low $170 right now.

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Report: Apple’s 2021 roadmap might be its most ambitious yet

Redesigned MacBooks, AirPods, and Apple Watch could be on the way in 2021, according to a report by Ming-Chi Kuo.