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.


Reading the Apple tea leaves for what's coming this fall

Reading the Apple tea leaves for what's coming this fall

August represents the summer doldrums between the Worldwide Developer's Conference and September -- when new hardware and OSes arrive. Time to look at what Apple's up to.

Siri takes control as Apple's macOS Sierra beta arrives

Siri takes control as Apple's macOS Sierra beta arrives

The public beta of macOS Sierra arrived today for early-bird testers who want to try out the new desktop operating system. The biggest change? The arrival of Siri.

Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier (video)

Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier (video)

DJI’s new Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier with a variety of new features that will attract both experts and beginners.

5 things to consider before you buy a new MacBook

5 things to consider before you buy a new MacBook

Apple's newly updated MacBook line packs a lot punch in an ultra-thin case. But it may not be for every road warrior.

My year with the Apple Watch: Good-looking tech, still flawed

My year with the Apple Watch: Good-looking tech, still flawed

Columnist Michael deAgonia wears his Apple Watch every day. It reminds him of meetings, cuts down on digital clutter, delivers notifications to his wrist -- and drives him crazy when he's working out.

Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware

Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware

Apple's new iPhone SE offers the latest smartphone technologies in a smaller, 4-in. size that will appeal to users who don't big phones.

Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big

Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big

Apple's latest iPad Pro, the new 9.7-in. model, not only gets many of the architecture advances from the larger version, but also a better camera and what may be Apple's most advanced display yet.

Why I don't subscribe to Apple Music

Why I don't subscribe to Apple Music

Armed with a library of more than 30 million songs, a 24-hour radio station and a potential audience of hundreds of millions, Apple Music seemed like a sure thing for music fans. Not me.

Apple delivers a 'significant' update with iOS 9.3

Apple delivers a 'significant' update with iOS 9.3

After releasing seven developer betas and several public betas, Apple on Monday released a noteworthy update to iOS 9, pushing out iOS 9.3 to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users.

Hands on: Up in the air with two 'flying camera' drones

Hands on: Up in the air with two 'flying camera' drones

The Chroma 4K quadcopter and the Dragonfly from SimToo both do much the same thing: They're great at shooting high-def aerial video. But one basically flies itself and the other gives you more manual control. Here's a look at them...

In Depth: A month with the iPad Pro

In Depth: A month with the iPad Pro

The first version of Apple's tablets to go bigger rather than smaller is fast, responsive, lasts all day on battery, and lets you do more in ways an iPad has never before offered.

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