Michael deAgonia

Contributing writer

Michael deAgonia, a contributing writer for Computerworld, is a computer consultant and technology geek who has been working on computers since 1993, with an emphasis on Macs, OS X, and iOS.

Long-term review: The new MacBook is a great travel laptop

Hands-on: 48 hours with the Apple Watch

Hands-on: 48 hours with the Apple Watch

Enthusiasts rushed to be the first to pre-order the new Apple Watch. Now that it's arrived, was it worth the wait? Our reviewer offers his first impressions.

First look: Apple's new MacBook is small, yet completely capable

First look: Apple's new MacBook is small, yet completely capable

A first look at Apple's new MacBook reveals a beautifully designed, conveniently compact laptop with some interesting -- and potentially problematic -- features.

The 23 top Apple Watch apps you should get

The 23 top Apple Watch apps you should get

With more than 3,000 Apple Watch apps already available, finding the best ones for new Watch owners isn't easy. Columnist Michael deAgonia did it so you don't have to.

Finally, it's Apple Watch time

Finally, it's Apple Watch time

The Apple Watch is nearly upon us. Pre-orders begin on Friday and the Watch itself arrives on April 24. Here's a look at some of the ways it will change how people connect to technology.

Deep-dive review: New 13-in. MacBook Pro brings Force Touch to the trackpad

Deep-dive review: New 13-in. MacBook Pro brings Force Touch to the trackpad

Apple's 13-in. MacBook Pro offers the innovative Force Touch trackpad that brings new features and abilities, along with generally improved performance.

How does Apple Pay work on the Apple Watch?

How does Apple Pay work on the Apple Watch?

So, it's April 25, 2015, you've got your shiny, new Apple Watch and you want to spend some hard-earned cash using Apple Pay. Here's what you need to know.

Apple 'springs forward' with more than just the Watch

Apple 'springs forward' with more than just the Watch

While Apple Watch was the main reason Apple execs were on stage Monday, they had a lot more to offer than just rehashing the new wearable's features.

The Apple Watch conundrum revisited

The Apple Watch conundrum revisited

Nearly two years ago, columnist Michael deAgonia invited two Apple experts to discuss the conundrum of designing wearable technology for the masses. With the Apple Watch now due out in April, it's time for a fresh look at the issue.

Tech face-off: Apple's Mac Pro vs the 5K Retina iMac

Tech face-off: Apple's Mac Pro vs the 5K Retina iMac

As Apple's hardware line-up has expanded, and as technology has become faster and more efficient, it's gotten harder and harder for IT pros to settle on a computer. Nowhere is the overlap more obvious than with the Mac Pro and the...

Review: Apple's new 5K iMac -- powerful, pixel-ful and pricey

Review: Apple's new 5K iMac -- powerful, pixel-ful and pricey

Apple's latest 27-in. desktop comes with a remarkable Retina display, great performance, a sleek design -- and an impressive price tag.

iPad Air 2 review: A great tablet gets better

iPad Air 2 review: A great tablet gets better

Apple's new iPad Air 2 tablet is thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessors, and now includes the Touch ID sensor and a load of other new features.

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