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.

iCloud security: How (and why) to enable two-factor authentication

How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

How to use the Files app in iOS 11

How to use the Files app in iOS 11

One of the biggest changes in Apple’s new mobile OS involves how documents are handled; for the first time, iOS 11 gets a Finder-like system.

Apple's iOS 11 adds macOS-like features for better productivity

Apple's iOS 11 adds macOS-like features for better productivity

iOS 11 brings new features, UI polish and refinements to Apple’s mobile OS. When it's released this fall, productivity should go up -- especially for iPad users in the office.

It’s not game over for Apple TV -- yet

It’s not game over for Apple TV -- yet

The Apple TV is an interesting product in the company's line-up, a potential trojan horse into millions of homes. But it's falling behind the times.

Why Apple won’t ditch Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone

Why Apple won’t ditch Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone

Apple no doubt has big plans for its upcoming iPhone, but eliminating the Lightning connector and replacing it with USB-C isn't among them.

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

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

The ads for Apple’s new wireless earphones say they're wireless, effortless, magical. As grandiose as that sounds, it's pretty much true.

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.

Review: The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone yet

Review: The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone yet

Even without an audio jack, the iPhone 7 Plus is packed with a host of new features, top-notch specs and welcome updates.

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