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Copy cats: How the iPad got where it is

Did Apple copy the Surface? It depends on how you look at it, says The Macalope.

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Should MacBooks have USB-A ports?

Sometimes embracing future technologies comes at the expense of the present, and customers lose.

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Apple’s new MacBook Air addresses most of our complaints (but not all)

With a fixed keyboard, improved CPU, and better price, there’s a lot to like about the new Air.

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5 more features Apple should have added to the iPad Pro

The iPad Pro brings a mess of new features that users have been dying for, but there are still some that it leaves off.

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Apple Arcade is already straying from its original promise

Half a year in, Apple’s subscription-based gaming service is embracing its mobile heritage, for better or for worse.


Bad news roundup: Evaluating Apple’s current rough patch

Apple’s stock is down on bad news for the economy due to the coronavirus. But don't worry about Apple.

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With iOS 14, it’s time for Apple to improve its messaging

iMessage is one of Apple’s most used features, and Dan Moren thinks iOS 14 is a good time to give it a boost.

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Cursors on the iPad? Bring them on

The iPad's strength is in its adaptability. Adding true mouse support will only add to its power.


The bespoke virus effect: Apple and the coronavirus

It’s not only Apple that’s affected.

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Bigger may be better, but good things come in small packages

Apple has many opportunities to offer products that are smaller than their current offerings, while still providing a top-notch experience.

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The coronavirus is everywhere, new Apple mini-LED products, the iPad trackpad, and more

What is the effect of the coronavirus on Apple? Will that stop Apple from making new mini-LED based products? And is an iPad with trackpad support a bad idea? All this and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Why can’t Apple make a good mouse?

The company that makes the best trackpads in the world hasn’t made a passable mouse in over 20 years.

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What happens if (and when) Apple cancels WWDC 2020?

How does Apple communicate with its developers if it cancels its developer conference?


Watch watching: Apple’s smartwatch competition

You get what you pay for.

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An iPad with trackpad support is the worst idea since the puck mouse

Apple is rumored to be working on a Smart Keyboard with a trackpad for the iPad Pro. I’m hoping we never see it.