Your hot takes on macOS Catalina, iOS 13, AirPods, and more

On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, it’s all about your hot takes. We’ll respond to your thoughts on macOS Catalina, iOS 13, Apple’s AirPods, and more. This is episode 672 with Leif Johnson, Roman Loyola, and Michael Simon. Listen to episode 672 Giveaway: iPhone 11 Pro Max and a …

How the Pixel 4 epitomizes Google’s hardware gamble

Allow me to play Mr. Obvious for a moment: The Pixel 4 is a phone. That much is plainly apparent — right? Hang on, though, because there’s a twist: This week’s Google event, at which the Pixel 4 was officially launched, wasn’t really about phones. It wasn’t about laptops, either. …

Night Sight fight: The iPhone 11 kinda destroys the Pixel 4 with low light camera shots

We have a lot of testing to go before we can reach a verdict on Google’s new Pixel 4 smartphone, but the early results show it’s in for a big fight with the iPhone 11. We tested the improved Night Sight against the iPhone 11’s Night mode to see which …

The Pixel 4 has the same problem as the Pixel 3: It’s too expensive

In an alternative universe, Google is the Apple of Android. People are counting down the days until the Pixel 4 goes on sale, and forums are filled with debates over how much better the square camera bump looks in person. The question isn’t over whether the Pixel 4 is worth …

iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

During the first decade of the iPhone’s existence, the Home button was a reliable constant. Then, with the iPhone X, it suddenly disappeared, and since then, all the new iPhones (the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone 11, and iPhone 11 Pro) have featured edge-to-edge displays with no Home button.  What’s …

9 critical questions about Microsoft’s first Android phone

Well, gang, it’s finally happened: Hell has officially frozen over. Didja hear about this? Microsoft, the company announced last week, is making its own Android phone. Let me rephrase that: Microsoft, the once-mortal-nemesis of Google, is building a phone running Google’s operating system. Microsoft, the tech giant that tried and …

Giveaway: Win a brand-new iPhone 11 Pro Max and a copy of AnyTrans

Want an iPhone 11 Pro Max? Starting today, we’re teaming up with AnyTrans—the iPhone manager that helps users transfer, manage, and back up their iPhone content from one place—to give away a free 64GB space gray iPhone 11 Pro Max to one lucky Macworld reader, along with a lifetime license …