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 plays strong privacy card in battle with parental control apps, but offers few solutions

Apple defended tis decision to limit and remove some parental control and screen monitoring apps in a lengthy explanation, but it offers few solutions for developers.

Networking cables viewed through a magnifying lens reveal a data breach.

Mystery data breach reportedly exposes 80 million names, addresses, and income info in U.S.

A new data break has reportedly exposed personal data for up to 80 million U.S. households—and no one has any idea where it came from.

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How to tell which iPad model you have

From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.

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Ask Alexa and Google Assistant to open your garage door with these low-priced smart remotes

Make your garage door opener even smarter with these all-time-low deals on the Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener and the NEXX smart Wi-Fi remote.

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Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google has finally announced a standalone Google Fit app for iOS, but it lacks the ability to properly sync all of your exercise and workout data to Apple Health.

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Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

With both Mac and Windows keys, the Keychron K1 is one of the few mechanical keyboards that can live in both worlds—and it may save MacBook users from butterfly hell.

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Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to 'run further internal tests' following poor reviews

After several poor reviews and broken devices, Samsung has reportedly decided to delay the launch of the Galaxy Fold originally planned for Friday, April 26.

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Siri in macOS 10.15 might finally be able to set alarms and timers (plus Shortcuts and Screen Time)

A new 9to5Mac report says Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and iMessage effects may be on the way in macOS 10.15

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Samsung Galaxy Folds are already breaking, proving Apple is right to wait for a foldable iPhone

The Samsung Galaxy Fold isn't off to a great start, with reviewers complaining of display issues and several models needing to be returned.

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iOS 13 rumors, Apple and Qualcomm, how to disable Live Photos, and your hot takes

In the latest episode of the Macworld Podcast, we’ll talk about some of the major recent Apple headlines, and what companies should Apple buy? Plus: your hot takes.

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Anker's Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant to your car's 12V socket, even with an iPhone

Anker's new Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant and a pair of USB ports to your car for $50.

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Apple and Qualcomm surprisingly settle their legal differences, and it’s pretty clear who won

Apple and Qualcomm have surprisingly settled their legal case, with Apple agreeing to pay Qualcomm an undisclosed sum and royalties.

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How Apple’s iCloud authentication system fails to protect your account when using a browser

Apple’s 2FA iCloud system is generally very diligent about securing your account, especially when you have two devices, but it has one key flaw.

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iOS 13 rumored to be a massive overhaul with dark mode, new gestures, and multi-window apps for the iPad

A new report from 9to5Mac says that Apple is gearing up for a massive overhaul with iOS 13.

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Fingerprint scanner face-off: Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs OnePlus 6T vs Galaxy S9 vs Apple's iPhone

Are the newer optical and ultrasonic fingerprint scanners actually better than the physical sensors? We put four of them to the test.

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