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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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What to expect from Apple's Q2 2017 earnings call on May 2

It's almost time to hear from Tim Cook and Co. about iPhone sales, the Apple Watch, and what's up with China.

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After more than two years, Apple Pay still feels like the future

Sure, we don't have jetpacks, but we can buy things with a Jedi Mind Trick wave of the wrist, and that's pretty cool too.

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Which cutting edge technologies will become mainstream?

Early adopters are the beta testers for the rest of the world.

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The good news and bad news of Apple's Mac Pro announcement

By pre-announcing a Mac Pro, professional iMacs, and a new display, Apple finally threw pro users a bone—just not one with any meat on it.

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With the new iPad, Apple keeps simplifying its product lines

The iPad Air is gone. The MacBook Air is on its way out. Could the iPhone be the next device on the naming chopping block?

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The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market

Apple isn't selling its new low-cost iPad exclusively to schools, but it could help make up some ground lost to Chromebooks.

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How the AirPods show Apple’s frustrating and delightful quest for simplicity

Tap-tapping your earbud and asking your phone out loud to turn the volume up doesn't seem simple—but would a complex series of gestures really help?

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Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try

The Accessibility menus hold lots of little tweaks to make your Mac, iPhone, and iPad easier to use.

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Should Apple dump Lightning from the iPhone 8? The cases for and against

The latest rumor about Apple ditching Lightning for USB-C on the iPhone 8 makes a lot of sense if you think about it.

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For a bigger iPad to work, iOS needs some interface improvements

Improved Split View, drag and drop between apps, and dare we say windows? How Apple could make iOS a productivity powerhouse.

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Imagining the next 9 iOS devices

iOS isn't just for phones and tablets. Soon it'll be everywhere from your watch to your keyboard to AR glasses and a car.

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Reasons to be optimistic about the iPad’s future

Imagine the computing device of the year 2025. It’s probably closer to an iPad than a Mac.

Apple’s Q1 2017: Records for the iPhone and services, but the iPad still struggles

Apple’s earnings report had a lot of bright spots. None was iPad-shaped.

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What to expect from Apple’s Q4 2016 earnings call next week

Every three months, Apple reports on what just happened, and gives guidance for what's coming next.

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How Apple can bring the Touch Bar and Touch ID to desktop Macs

If the Touch Bar really can’t ever be used except on your laptop’s built-in keyboard, it's hard to see it becoming a Mac staple.