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, macOS, and iOS.

Hands on: Apple's AirPods are indeed 'magical'

Hands on: 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed and design – for a price

Hands on: 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed and design – for a price

There's a lot to like in Apple's new MacBook Pro -- newer chips, faster SSD storage, and brighter, better display. But it's the Touch Bar that represents the biggest change.

First Look: The no-Touch Bar MacBook Pro still delivers speed, style

First Look: The no-Touch Bar MacBook Pro still delivers speed, style

Apple's svelte new MacBook Pro -- the one without the Touch Bar -- still offers a lot of cutting edge tech at a reasonable price. But buyers will have make some adjustments.

Apple’s new MacBook Pro delivers innovation -- at a price

Apple’s new MacBook Pro delivers innovation -- at a price

Aesthetically and technologically, Apple's newest laptops are stunning. Equally stunning: limits on RAM and overly-pricey storage.

Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year’s promise

Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year’s promise

This year’s Apple Watch Series 2 surpasses the previous model by addressing many first-generation flaws.

Deep-dive review: The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone yet

Deep-dive review: The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone yet

Apple has to out-execute itself (and its rivals) every year to coerce millions of users to upgrade and get Android users to switch. The latest iPhone offers enough advances to make the upgrade worth it.

Quick take: The iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black really shines

Quick take: The iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black really shines

While the iPhone 7 is essentially all new under the hood, aesthetically, the new kid on the block is the Jet Black model.

Hands on: ‘Siri, what’s new in macOS Sierra?’

Hands on: ‘Siri, what’s new in macOS Sierra?’

Sierra, the new version of Apple's macOS operating system, offers a number of new features, including its voice-activated assistant Siri.

Hands on: WatchOS 3 is the OS Apple always intended

Hands on: WatchOS 3 is the OS Apple always intended

Apple’s watchOS 3 marks the company’s third attempt to provide a satisfying user experience -- and this time, it works.

Deep-dive review: iOS 10 adds speed and smarts

Deep-dive review: iOS 10 adds speed and smarts

iOS 10, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, brings a variety of upgrades to Siri, 3D Touch, the Lock Screen, Maps and other features.

iOS 10 gives apps room to grow

iOS 10 gives apps room to grow

iOS 10 at its most basic level is a platform for mobile devices that will allow apps to evolve in ways that will delight users.

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.

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