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.

iPad Air 2 review: A great tablet gets better

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.

Hands on: Apple's Mac Pro is the fastest Mac ever

One thing is certain: You won't mistake Apple's powerful new Mac Pro for any other desktop computer. And it has the computing chops to match its high-style look.

Review: Apple's 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed, battery life

Apple's newest 15-in. MacBook Pro looks just like last year's model but delivers on faster performance and solid battery life, says columnist Michael deAgonia.

Load More
+