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.

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

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.

I thought the iPhone 6+ was too big; I was wrong

I thought the iPhone 6+ was too big; I was wrong

A month ago, columnist Michael deAgonia bought an iPhone 6 based on the assumption that the larger iPhone 6 Plus would be too big. Then he had a chance to use the larger phone.

Yosemite deep-dive review: OS X 10.10 gets ready for the big time

Yosemite deep-dive review: OS X 10.10 gets ready for the big time

For the first time since 2000, Apple this year offered a public beta of its new operating system. What does it promise for Mac users? Our reviewer tried it out and details his findings.

iPhone 6 deep-dive review: A major new step in design and performance

iPhone 6 deep-dive review: A major new step in design and performance

Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 6, marks a major new step in design and performance, although there have been some major problems with its new OS 8 along the way.

Review: First impressions of the new iPhone 6

Review: First impressions of the new iPhone 6

Apple's new iPhone 6 hits the mark for technological excellence and stylish design, with a bigger brighter display, upgraded hardware and millions of buyers clamoring to get one.

Deep-dive review: iOS 8 packs some snappy new features

Deep-dive review: iOS 8 packs some snappy new features

Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system is a snappy upgrade that includes interactive notifications, an updated Photo app and better integration between iOS and OS X devices.

How to decide which iPhone 6 is right for you

How to decide which iPhone 6 is right for you

iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 Plus? It's a conundrum, and with pre-orders starting on Friday, you have to decide soon. Columnist Michael deAgonia offers advice on what to consider before buying.

Hands on: OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta shows off a new look and features

The beta of Apple's latest operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, promises a sparkling new design and some very useful features.

Apple's Continuity tack brings ubiquitous computing to Yosemite and iOS 8

At this year's WWDC, Apple showcased a variety of new technologies under the Continuity umbrella that take device communication to a more sophisticated level. Users are the winners, says columnist Michael deAgonia.

Hands on with iOS 7.1: A few good improvements

Apple's latest upgrade to its mobile operating system, iOS 7.1, adds some useful touches and fixes some of the glitches that appeared in the previous version.

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