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What to expect from Apple in 2021

2020 was a year like no other. So now that we're rounding the corner into 2021, what might be up Apple's sleeves for the year ahead?


Privacy shmivacy: Apple will always be wrong

In the battle with Facebook, Apple is right.

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Apple products even the ultimate Apple fan should avoid

With the holidays in full swing—and time running out for shopping—there’s still time to be smart about what you buy. In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk what Apple products you should avoid buying.

Apple in 2021: New products and predictions (YouTube video)

It was a banner year for Apple, from the release of the first 5G iPhone, to the Apple Silicon announcement and subsequent rollout of the first M1 Macs. Apple isn’t showing any signs of slowing down as 2021 approaches. Macworld senior writer Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss Apple’s 2020 wins and what else they expect to see from Apple in 2021 and beyond.


If you have to ask: AirPods Max are not for everyone

"Expensive" is a relative term.

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Apple’s AirPods Max are ridiculously overpriced, even if they deliver audiophile quality sound

Apple launched its new studio-style AirPods Max on Tuesday and they’re not just expensive, they’re overpriced.


Yes but also no: Being right about the M1 and also wrong

The Macalope points out to pundits that.Apple's marketing is a little fast with the truth, but the M1 is faster.

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Apple’s App Store priorities for the year ahead

Apple has a lot to look forward to in 2021, but the App Store may get more attention than usual.

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iPhone 12 versus Android’s best of 2020

It's been a big year for smartphones but one phone stands out above all. In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about the iPhone 12 and how it stacks up against the best Android phones of the year.


Incomparable: Chromebooks versus the new MacBook Air

The Macalope: When shopping for Chromebooks, don't consider the MacBook Air.

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How to fix the M1 Mac’s most disappointing feature: iOS apps on the Mac

This should be an amazing unification of Apple’s platforms and a massive expansion of the Mac software base. It’s not, so far. Both Apple and app developers have work to do.


Unrole models: The loudest developers aren’t always the best

The App Store rules do need to be improved, but not all arguments against it are great.

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Imagining the possibilities with Apple silicon

Now that the M1 Macs are out in the wild, Dan Moren turns to what other features these could enable on Apple's computers.

M1 MacBook Pro: First impressions (YouTube video)

The new M1 MacBook Pro has arrived, and we have one in hand. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss how the M1 MacBook Pro’s performance compares to last year’s 16-inch model, how well applications run on the new machines and what to consider if you’re looking to upgrade.

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Apple’s M1 Macs: A deep dive into the new Mac revolution

Apple’s new M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini are here. We talk about our hands-on experiences and why we think these Macs are so freakin’ amazing in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.