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.

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

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.

Siri takes control as Apple's macOS Sierra beta arrives

Siri takes control as Apple's macOS Sierra beta arrives

The public beta of macOS Sierra arrived today for early-bird testers who want to try out the new desktop operating system. The biggest change? The arrival of Siri.

Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier (video)

Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier (video)

DJI’s new Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier with a variety of new features that will attract both experts and beginners.

5 things to consider before you buy a new MacBook

5 things to consider before you buy a new MacBook

Apple's newly updated MacBook line packs a lot punch in an ultra-thin case. But it may not be for every road warrior.

My year with the Apple Watch: Good-looking tech, still flawed

My year with the Apple Watch: Good-looking tech, still flawed

Columnist Michael deAgonia wears his Apple Watch every day. It reminds him of meetings, cuts down on digital clutter, delivers notifications to his wrist -- and drives him crazy when he's working out.

Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware

Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware

Apple's new iPhone SE offers the latest smartphone technologies in a smaller, 4-in. size that will appeal to users who don't big phones.

Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big

Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big

Apple's latest iPad Pro, the new 9.7-in. model, not only gets many of the architecture advances from the larger version, but also a better camera and what may be Apple's most advanced display yet.

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