Leah YamshonAssociate Managing Editor, Macworld

Leah Yamshon has been a part of the Macworld family since 2011. She started out covering iOS accessories (So. Many. Cases.) and Mac software, then moved on to all things iOS. She now works behind-the-scenes to keep Macworld's calendar full.

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Buzz Aldrin in hologram form, a zero-gravity VR chair, and other SXSW 2017 moments you may have missed

Tech's annual "ideas" show has come to an end. From captivating art installations to impressive headset-less VR, here are some of the best things that SXSW 2017 had to offer.

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A lesson on making the perfect meme with Jerry Media, Instagram’s viral masters

Want your posts to get more likes, shares, and tags? Follow these tips, straight from the pros.

Visa's payment-enabled sunglasses are ready for the beach

Visa's latest prototype shows off just how easy tap-to-pay can be—letting you buy stuff with a pair of sunglasses.

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Meet SwapBots, an augmented-reality toy that pairs with the iPad

These cute robot toys are unique on their own, but they pack a secret.

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How Bumble is becoming the connection queen of the App Store

What began as a dating app is now a place for women to make friends and meet possible business connections. Founder Whitney Wolfe outlined the app's next steps at SXSW.

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Mark Cuban on pitching, predictions, and the President: ‘Disrupters are everything’

From bailing on Uber to recognizing the power of Snapchat, the Shark Tank star and entrepreneur knows a thing or two about disruption. And he isn't afraid to tell SXSW.

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Playing the name game with Intel’s object recognition software

Object recognition tools are key for things like self-driving cars and surveillance systems, and Intel’s SXSW demo shows us how it works.

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SXSW's best new tech: NFC flash tattoos, VR drum kits, and more

The South by Southwest Interactive Innovation Awards show off some of the best projects the show has to offer.

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Take a ride on Positron’s Voyager, a full-motion chair for VR cinema

Could immersive VR be coming soon to a theater near you?

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Senator Cory Booker on tech regulations and social media slacktivism: ‘We cannot get left behind’

Tech innovation is moving fast, and Senator Booker wants us to keep up.

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Instagram brings Boomerangs, links, and mentions to its Stories

Version 9.7 has some new features that give your stories a little extra oomph.

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8 times Google savagely burned Apple during the Pixel announcement

Google wasn’t afraid to play a little dirty during its big fall hardware event on Tuesday.

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11 awesome back-to-school gadgets for students

Whether you’re just starting high school or about to graduate college, our list of essential gear for students will ensure that you have a productive—and fun—school year.

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SXSW's Online Harassment Summit tackled big ideas, but few solutions in sight

The event drew a low turnout despite months of controversy.

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Test flying the Phantom 4, DJI’s latest camera drone

Reviewers say this drone is a cinch to fly, no matter the skill level. Here’s our quick hands-on take.