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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Black Friday Apple deals: AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, M1 Macs, Beats

Black Friday is starting way early this year. Here are all the deals on Apple gear at Amazon right now.

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If you’re buying anything at the Apple Store today, do this first to get 20% back

Target is giving away $20 in store gift cards with every $100 in Apple cards you buy.

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Forget the pumpkin pie and get this Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) kit for $88

Amazon is selling a loaded Raspberry Pi bundle for an excellent price today.

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AirPods Pro are down to an insane $170 right now

Amazon is selling AirPods Pro for a ridiculously low $170 right now.

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Best Black Friday 2020 deals on Android phones, smartwatches, chargers and more

It's a good time to update your personal tech, with tempting Black Friday deals on Android phones, smartwatches, chargers, and more.

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Best USB-C power adapters for the iPhone 12: How to shop and what to buy

Apple isn’t supplying a power adapter with new iPhones anymore, so we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite ones.

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Apple cuts App Store rates in half for some but no, Fortnite isn’t coming back

Apple has reduced its App Store rates for developers making less than a million dollars a year, but the fight against Epic will continue.

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Sorry Android fans, Apple is right: 1080p is all we need for smartphone screens

If there's one this we can learn from Apple's iPhone 12 launch, it's that phone screens don't need to have a higher resolution than 1080p.

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I really want to buy a crazy-fast M1 MacBook Pro. Here’s why I’m not

Apple's new M1 MacBooks are closer than ever to the update I've wanted for years, but I'm still saving my money for a little longer.

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The Google Pixel 4a is finally available in a color other than black—at least for now

Google is finally selling the Pixel 4a in Barely Blue, the color that was rumored to arrive when it launched back in August.

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Apple’s new M1 MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air: Are the differences as small as they seem?

It's hard to tell the difference between the new M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, so we've broken them all down for you.

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Apple's 'One more thing' Mac event: What just happened?

Apple's "One more thing" event has wrapped up and as expected. we got new Macs. Here's how it all went down.

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Apple’s ‘One more thing’ event preview: New MacBooks with Apple silicon and more

Apple is holding its final event of 2020 this week and it’s going to be packed with new stuff. Here’s what we expect to see.

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This is how mind-blowingly fast 5G on the iPhone 12 can be

If you have the right plan and connect to the right network, 5G on the iPhone 12 can be insanely great. But for a lot of us, it’s not worth paying for right now.

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Costco is selling AirPods for $100 and you don’t need to be a member to get em

You can get a pair of AirPods with a wired charging case for $100 at Costco even if you don't have a membership.

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