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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15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program FAQ: Everything you need to know

Apple has issued a recall for the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how to find out if your model is affected and how to get it fixed.

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The crazy one: 10 wild, bold, and daring Apple designs only Jony Ive could dream up

Jony Ive may be departing Apple as an employee, but his legacy will live on for years to come. Here are 10 designs that only he could have thought of.

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The Cardiogram app can finally tap into Fitbit's heart rate sensors

Cardiogram now works with Fitbit devices so users can visualize how stress, diet, or exercise affect their heart beat.

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iPadOS changes everything and nothing about Apple’s vision for the tablet

There’s a lot of potential, but for the most part, the iPad under iPadOS doesn’t feel any different than it did before.

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The bigger MacBook Pro everyone’s waiting for might be priced more like a desktop than a laptop

Apple is tipped to be releasing a new 16-inch MacBook Pro later this year, but it might cost way more than the current model.

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WatchOS 6: Everything you need to know about the new features, faces, and functions

Apple has unveiled watchOS 6, and it makes the Apple Watch more independent than ever.

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Ring Floodlight, Battery review: Not enough light and not enough smarts

The Ring Floodlight, Battery is one of the company's new Smart Lighting devices, but it's a little too dim, and a little too simple.

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iPhone 2020 rumors, Aspyr game compatibility, OS betas, your hot takes, and more

That’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Why Apple should follow Google's lead and 'leak' the iPhone 11 design early

Google shocked the world this week by revealing the entire back of the Pixel 4, cameras and all. Maybe Apple should do the same thing.

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WWDC announcements with the widest impact, E3, iPhone USB-C rumor, and your hot takes

We discuss which WWDC features will affect most users, E3, Apple app updates, and your hot takes from the Macworld social media feeds.

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Fitbit Charge 3 vs Inspire HR: Which advanced fitness tracker is right for you?

The Fitbit Charge 3 and Inspire HR trackers both offer smartwatch features with fitness and tracking and small grayscale screens. But which one is right for your wrist?

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iOS chief Craig Federighi hints that someday Siri won't take over your whole screen—but not for a while

Apple VP Craig Federighi told an iPad fan that his dream of an unobtrusive Siri interface could happen, but not this year.

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iTunes changes on macOS 10.15 Catalina: Not quite dead, but a whole lot different

Apple is breaking up iTunes into smaller apps in macOS 10.15 Catalina. Here’s everything you need to know about what’ new.

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The star of WWDC wasn’t the Mac Pro or Dark Mode. It was privacy

Apple unveiled a lot of new features during WWDC, but none was bigger than its privacy push.

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WWDC19: New Mac Pro, iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina, tvOS 6, watchOS 6, and more

The Macworld Staff offers their thoughts and ideas on the recent announcements from Apple at WWDC19.