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Karen Haslam

Editor

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Macworld editor since 2008, Karen has worked on both sides of the Apple divide, clocking up a number of years at Apple's PR agency prior to joining Macworld well over a decade ago. 

Karen's career highlights include interviewing Apple's Steve Wozniak and discussing Steve Jobs’ legacy on the BBC. Her focus is Mac, but she lives and breathes Apple.

Articles by Karen Haslam

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MacBook Pro 14in 2021 with M1 Pro and M1 Max: Complete Guide

Find out about the 14in MacBook Pro, which is replacing the Intel 13in model and will come with Apple's M1 Pro or M1 Max chips.

Find out about the 14in MacBook Pro, which is replacing the Intel 13in model and will come with Apple's M1 Pro or M1 Max chips.

18 Oct 21

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Everything Apple announced at its 18 October event

Two MacBook Pros, two new M1 chipsets, third-gen AirPods and new colours for the HomePod mini launched at Apple's October event.

Two MacBook Pros, two new M1 chipsets, third-gen AirPods and new colours for the HomePod mini launched at Apple's October event.

18 Oct 21

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Everything we know about the upcoming AirPods Pro 2

When will Apple's new AirPods Pro come out? What will they look like and how much will they cost? We're tracking it all here.

When will Apple's new AirPods Pro come out? What will they look like and how much will they cost? We're tracking it all here.

18 Oct 21

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The Apple Store is down! What's Apple launching?

Can't access Apple Store? Apple's likely to be readying it for new products it will be launching later today (18 October).

Can't access Apple Store? Apple's likely to be readying it for new products it will be launching later today (18 October).

18 Oct 21

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How to watch Apple's October Event

Apple's launching new products on Monday 18 October at 6pm UK time (10am PDT). You'll be able to watch the Apple Event here live.

Apple's launching new products on Monday 18 October at 6pm UK time (10am PDT). You'll be able to watch the Apple Event here live.

18 Oct 21

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Apple events 2021: Next Apple Event is today - 18 October

Everything you should know about Apple's events in 2021, including keynote details and start times, plus the 2021 events calendar.

Everything you should know about Apple's events in 2021, including keynote details and start times, plus the 2021 events calendar.

18 Oct 21

 
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Should I buy 13in MacBook Pro now or wait?

Is now a good time to buy a new MacBook Pro? It depends. The M1 MacBook Pro is great, but something better is coming.

Is now a good time to buy a new MacBook Pro? It depends. The M1 MacBook Pro is great, but something better is coming.

15 Oct 21

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Tenth Beta of macOS Monterey arrives: final version soon?

There may not be long to wait for the final version of Monterey as the 10th beta lands. Beta 10 marks Universal Control as 'Beta'.

There may not be long to wait for the final version of Monterey as the 10th beta lands. Beta 10 marks Universal Control as 'Beta'.

14 Oct 21

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Should I buy an Apple Watch now or wait?

Get the best deal on an Apple Watch (and avoid buyer's remorse) by knowing exactly when to buy one.

Get the best deal on an Apple Watch (and avoid buyer's remorse) by knowing exactly when to buy one.

14 Oct 21

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How to save photos from Messages on iPhone

Want to save a photo sent in a text message? Looking for a fast way to save multiple photos from iMessage? We show you how.

Want to save a photo sent in a text message? Looking for a fast way to save multiple photos from iMessage? We show you how.

13 Oct 21

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What's in iOS 15.1: Find out what's coming in the next iOS update

Work has begun on fixing bugs in Apple's new operating systems for iPhone and iPad, the iOS 15.1 update will be available soon.

Work has begun on fixing bugs in Apple's new operating systems for iPhone and iPad, the iOS 15.1 update will be available soon.

12 Oct 21

 
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When to buy a Mac: Should you buy a Mac or MacBook now?

Find out if now is a good time to buy a new Mac, or if it's best to wait until Apple updates the MacBook or desktop Mac you want.

Find out if now is a good time to buy a new Mac, or if it's best to wait until Apple updates the MacBook or desktop Mac you want.

11 Oct 21

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Microsoft Office For Mac buying guide

Need Office for Mac? We compare Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 for Mac, discuss where to buy Office and the cheapest way to get it.

Need Office for Mac? We compare Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 for Mac, discuss where to buy Office and the cheapest way to get it.

08 Oct 21

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Best Apple Watch: Complete guide to buying an Apple Watch in 2021

Our in-depth Apple Watch buying guide compares the Series 7, Series 6, SE and 3 to help you choose the best Apple Watch for you.

Our in-depth Apple Watch buying guide compares the Series 7, Series 6, SE and 3 to help you choose the best Apple Watch for you.

08 Oct 21

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