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Jason is the former editorial director of Macworld, and has reviewed every major Apple product of the last few years, including the original iPhone and iPad as well as every major version of Mac OS X. Check out Sixcolors.com for his latest Apple coverage.

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Apple Music is so good that I'm totally trapped

Jason Snell doesn't want to quit Apple Music—he'd have to buy a couple dozen albums, for starters.

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The 5 stages of grief for a headphone-jack-free iPhone

It looks like the next iPhone really won't have a headphone jack, and Jason Snell has feelings.

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4 more places to find a list of all your Apple products

Besides your iCloud profile, Apple keeps lists of your associated devices in your Support Profile, Find My Friends, and even TestFlight.

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Apple brings a squirt gun to the emoji arms race

New emoji in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra include more gender-specific options, as well as a redesign of the pistol emoji. What's next?

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Apple remains optimistic after a tough Q3 2016

iPad revenue finally increases a little, and Apple is spending a lot on R&D, indicating new products in the pipeline.

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How to see every Mac, iPad, and iPhone associated with your Apple ID

Apple's device authorization and management tools are a little hidden—Jason Snell explains.

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How Apple could improve Family Sharing

Introduced in iOS 8, Family Sharing still feels very 1.0.

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7 things to try in the macOS Sierra public beta

Beta software isn't for everyone, but if you want to take the plunge, here's Jason Snell's quick and easy guide to testing the waters.

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A look back at Steve Jobs' most colorful keynote moments

During a handful of keynote presentations, Jobs... lost his cool a little bit on stage, solidifying them in Apple's keynote hall of fame. Here, Jason Snell remembers two such moments.

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8 hidden features of macOS Sierra

It's the little things that make the biggest difference, and not everything about Sierra was revealed at the WWDC keynote.

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Follow the users: Why Messages got the biggest upgrade in iOS 10

Why does Apple care so much about Messages? Just ask anybody.

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At WWDC 2016, Apple is finally embracing Not Apple

Apple introduced so many developer-friendly features and policies, it's clear the company knows it can't grow its platforms on its own.

Apple's App Store changes are good for developers but take consumers' power away

You used to be able to decide when and why to "pay again" for software you'd already purchased once. As apps move to subscription models, those days are numbered.

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How the fourth-generation Apple TV grew on me

The Siri Remote is much better now than it was at launch, for starters.

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Google is making the same mistake now that Microsoft did in the 90s

Apps made for an operating system shouldn't insist on aping the design elements of a totally different operating system.