Leif JohnsonContributing Writer, Macworld

Leif is a San Francisco-based tech journalist. He's a big fan of fantasy RPGs, and you can find his previous work on IGN, Rolling Stone, VICE, PC Gamer, Playboy, Mac|Life, TechRadar, and numerous other publications.

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Creative Outlier Gold review: Affordable true wireless earbuds bring the pain

The Creative Outlier Gold delivers balanced sound, long battery life, and decent water resistance for a great price. But ouch, watch out for those touch controls.

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Anker Soundcore Spirit Dot 2 review: Bass on a budget

Anker's new waterproof true wireless earbuds boast a great bass-heavy listening experience at an affordable price that makes up for their lack of more robust features.

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JBL Live 300TWS review: Feature-rich earbuds for the not-so-rich

With ambient modes, customizable gestures, an equalizer, and smart assistant support, these true wireless earbuds offer a lot more value and options than their price suggests.

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House of Marley Redemption ANC review: Environmentally conscious wireless earbuds with mediocre noise cancelling

House of Marley's Redemption ANC buds offer rich sound packaged in sustainable materials—but their active noise cancelling and finicky controls drag down the overall experience.

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How to pair AirPods or AirPods Pro with Windows 10

Pairing AirPods with a Windows PC is fast and easy—but be aware they don't deliver exactly the same experience as on iOS and macOS.

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iPad Pro (2020) review: A modest improvement on a great tablet

The 2020 iPad Pro is a fantastic tablet, although you'll find most of its improvements over the previous model in the camera array. This model now has a 10MP ultra-wide lens and a LiDAR sensor for augmented reality—both of which seem like they'd see little use on a tablet.

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Apple and Google partner for COVID-19 'contact tracing' tech

The upcoming service relies on users choosing to report if they have COVID-19.

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Apple to hold WWDC 2020 online due to coronavirus pandemic

The conference—which will likely introduce iOS and iPadOS 14—will still be held in June on unspecified dates.

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GeForce Now is probably as good as Mac gaming is going to get

Mac gaming has only gotten worse as of late. Good thing Nvidia has delivered a game streaming model that actually looks attractive.

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Elder Scrolls Online's Skyrim-themed ‘Greymoor’ expansion is a missed opportunity

With Skyrim, the sky should have been the limit. Yet ‘Greymoor’ looks like a strangely limiting expansion.

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Reminder: Today is the last day to get Hulu for $1.99 per month

Sure, you’ll have to deal with a ton of ads at this price—but hey, two bucks!

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Today only, grab BeatsX wireless headphones for just $70

These bass-heavy earphones for active users come with the same fast-pairing technology you find in AirPods.

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$5 Google Play Pass: How does it compare to Apple Arcade?

Google’s new service has some advantages over Apple’s, but there are notable differences.

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WoW Classic is a step back in time—and a step back for World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Classic splits the MMO into two different games, and so shatters its unique sense of history and community.

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Subscribe to all of Adobe's Creative Cloud suite for 40% off the normal price

It requires a year-long commitment, but Adobe's catch-all deal is only slightly more expensive than subscribing to one Adobe app per month.