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.


The Apple Watch disrupts, but is that enough?

The Apple Watch disrupts, but is that enough?

Disruptive technology doesn't come along often, and is often easy to miss. The arrival of the Apple Watch this year could be one of those times, says columnist Michael deAgonia.

Finding your way around Apple's iOS 9

Finding your way around Apple's iOS 9

Apple is adding a variety of under-the-hood improvements and new tricks to iOS 9 that focus on proactivity, UI refinements, and best of all, stability and performance.

El Capitan's 5 biggest improvements

El Capitan's 5 biggest improvements

It may look a lot like Apple's current version of OS X, but El Capitan -- due out this fall -- offers a variety of tweaks and changes that should make using it a rewarding experience for Mac owners. Here's a look at what's most...

Deep-dive review: The Apple Watch after a month of use (video)

Deep-dive review: The Apple Watch after a month of use (video)

The Apple Watch can be fun and handy -- but it's not perfect. After a month of constant use, our reviewer reports that he really likes it, but it's not for everyone.

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

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

Apple's new MacBook doesn't have the best performance, but a brilliant display, light-weight design and long battery life make it the perfect 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.

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