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: Our impressions on Apple’s new smartphone

Apple started shipping the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro. On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about our experience with the phones.

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Apple explores proprietary search tools as walls close in on Google

A new report from the Financial Times speculates that Apple is working behind the scenes on its own search engine to prepare for a world without Google.

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Apple reportedly plans to launch new AirPods models, possible third HomePod speaker

Two new AirPods models and a new HomePod speaker may be on the way,

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You can already get the new iPad Air in green or silver for $40 off

The just-released iPad Air is already $40 off on Amazon but only in the green color.

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What’s the deal with the HomePod mini?

Apple revealed the HomePod mini last week. Could it be the most important product Apple ships this year? We’ll talk about the smart speaker and more in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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First iPhone 12 teardown tibits: Smaller batter, thinner display, new logic board

A YouTuber has taken apart his iPhone 12 and we've learned a few things.

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iPad Air (2020) review roundup: The right price, design, and performance for most people

The first iPad Air (2020) reviews are in and it sounds like Apple's new tablet is a winner.

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Grab a 6th-gen iPod touch for up to 33% off in rare sale

Amazon's Woot is selling the previous-generation iPod touch for up to 33 percent off today.

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Will it stick? We tested Apple’s new MagSafe charger on everything but the iPhone 12

We don’t have the iPhone 12 yet but we do have the new MagSafe charger. So naturally, we tried to stick it to everything.

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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

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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.