Michael SimonExecutive Editor, Macworld

Michael Simon has been covering Apple since the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with technology goes back to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style tbh.

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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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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 '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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Take up to $70 off a new iPad or iPad Pro today

Amazon has slashed the price of the entry-level iPad and high-end iPad Pros to all-time lows.

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Apple may replace your AirPods Pro for free even if they’re out of warranty

Apple has launched a support program for AirPods Pro that experience cracking, static, or noise cancellation issues.

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Apple plans “One more thing” event for November 10 to show off its new Macs

Apple sent out invitations for a “One more thing” event to unveil its newest Macs with Apple silicon—rather than Intel—inside.

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The Raspberry Pi 400 is a ready-made $100 PC built into a keyboard

The Raspberry Pi 400 is a Raspberry Pi 4 that's fully contained inside a keyboard.

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Google Pixel 4a 5G review: Stuck in the middle

The Google Pixel 4a 5G is a fine phone placed in an awkward position—sandwiched between the budget Pixel 4a and the premium Pixel 5.

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Update: You can take $20 off the Apple Watch Series 6 as well as the SE

Amazon has slashed $20 off the price of the Apple Watch SE in all sizes and colors.

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