Roman LoyolaSenior Editor, Macworld

Roman has covered technology since the early 1990s. His career started at MacUser, and he's worked for MacAddict, Mac|Life, TechTV, PC/Computing, and Windows NT Systems.

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HomePod mini: 6 things to know about Apple’s new smart speaker

The HomePod mini is a smaller version of the HomePod speaker Apple released in 2018. The goal: To give Apple a bigger presence in the growing smart speaker market.

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How to watch Apple’s October 13 ‘Hi, Speed’ event

The event will broadcast online and is available for everyone to watch. It starts at 10 a.m. PT, and will probably go beyond an hour, so plan accordingly.

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watchOS 7.0.2 update is now available

Update includes a fix for an issue that causes battery drain.

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Preview of Apple’s Oct. 13 event: New iPhones

Apple is having an online event next week. So in this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we preview the event. We talk about we expect to see, what we won’t see, and more.

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How to turn on/off automatic hiding of the menu bar in macOS Big Sur 11

With macOS, Apple allows for the automatic hiding of the menu bar. Here's how to adjust this setting in macOS Big Sur.

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How to modify the Start Page in Safari 14 for macOS

Instructions on how to adjust the categories that appear and add a background image.

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macOS Big Sur: The startup chime is back

The chord the Mac plays when you boot a Mac has returned. If you don’t like it, you can turn it off in system preferences.

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How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Apple Watch SE up close and the state of wearables

The new Apple Watch SE is here. We talk about the new wearable and what it means for Apple’s watch lineup, Fitbit, and more.

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macOS 11 Big Sur Public Beta 9 now available: Here's how to install it

The next version of the Mac operating system, macOS 11 Big Sur, will be officially released this fall. But you can install and run Big Sur now by joining Apple’s Public Beta program.

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macOS Catalina 10.15.7 update is now available

Security updates and bug fixes for your Mac.

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iOS 14: A look at 5 major features of the new iPhone operating system

iOS 14 became available last week. We talk about our experiences with five of the major features of the new iPhone operating system. That’s in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Reaction to Apple’s Time Flies event

We talk about the new Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, the new iPads, Fitness+, Apple One, and a lot more.

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Apple Fitness+: What you need to know about Apple’s fitness service

Fitness+ combines Apple Watch, videos, and workout data to help you get into shape.

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How to watch Apple’s September 15 ‘Time Flies’ event

The event will broadcast online and is available for everyone to watch. It starts at 10 a.m. PT, and will probably last at least an hour, so plan accordingly.