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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iOS 11 first impressions, iPhone 8 coming soon, Apple Watch Series 3 early reviews: Macworld Podcast episode 574

iOS 11 is here. The iPhone 8 is now available for pre-order. And the early reviews on the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE are out.

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Apple Watch Series 3 reviews: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Early reviews of Apple Watch Series 3 are a mixed bag, with some having major issues with the cellular connectivity and the battery life, and others praising its freedom and versatility. But everyone hates the red dot on the Digital Crown.

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10 things that need to change about the iPhone X (and none of them are the notch)

The iPhone X might be the future of Apple's smartphone, but it's not perfect. Here are 10 things I'd change about it.

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Amazon's updated Fire HD 10 is a fast, powerful iPad competitor for $150

Amazon has upgraded its Fire HD 10 with a Full HD screen, faster processor, more storage, and hands-free Alexa for just $150.

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Apple Watch Series 3: How much data plans will cost on Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint

Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular will add a few dollars to your wireless bill. Here's how much data will cost on every carrier.

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watchOS 4 FAQ: Everything we know about the Siri face, fitness features, and Music app

Learn all about the upcoming watchOS 4, including its release date, top features, and biggest changes.

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How Apple can fix its awful pre-ordering system

Millions of people set their alarms to order the iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 this morning. It doesn't have to be that way.

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iPhone X Face ID fail: A feature, not a bug

When Face ID failed to unlock Craig Federighi's phone during the event Tuesday, it was working as intended, Apple says. Also, Face ID should work while wearing sunglasses.

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Apple Watch Series 3: The best product from Apple’s iPhone X event

The iPhone X is getting all the attention, but the only revolutionary product Apple announced this week is the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular.

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iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and other happenings from the iPhone X event: Macworld Podcast episode 573

The iPhone X was Tuesday's event headliner, but Apple had plenty of other news and announcements to share. We talk about iPhone 8 Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and more in the Macworld Podcast.

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone X vs Samsung Note 8: Phablet spec showdown

We pit Apple's new iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X against the Samsung Note 8 to see which phone has the best specs. Spoiler alert: It's complicated.

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Apple Watch Series 3: Six reasons why it's a must-upgrade

Apple has announced Apple Watch Series 3, and it brings a whole lot more than a cellular connection. Here's why you'll want one.

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Apple Watch Series 3 rumors: LTE and new workouts on tap for fall update

According to a new report, Apple will release an LTE and non-LTE version of the Apple Watch Series 3.

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8 things more exciting than Apple’s new iPhone

A new iPhone is nice and all, but these are the things I really want to see at the Sept. 12 Apple event.

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iPhone 8, iPhone Edition, and other products we’re expecting at Apple’s September 12 event: Macworld Podcast episode 572

The Macworld staff makes their predictions on what will happen at the iPhone event next week.