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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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A wish list for the iPad Pro in 2017

Apple's got some work to do, but 2017 could be huge for the iPad.

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The evolution of Apple's laptops, from the PowerBook to the MacBook Pro

Apple's PowerBooks, iBooks, and MacBooks have come a long way in 25 years.

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Why Apple (probably) won't make an ARM-powered Mac

Sure, Apple could transition to ARM chips in its Macs. Here's why it probably won't.

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Troubleshooting some nasty Safari malware

Jason Snell's sister ran into a persnickety pop-up asking her to call an 800 number. Instead she called family tech support!

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What the Touch Bar tells us about the Mac's future

Buttons and keys, your days are numbered.

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Why 2016 is such a terrible year for the Mac

Apple may still care about the Mac, but this year it's been pretty hard to tell.

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4 ways Tim Cook made lemonade out of Apple’s Q4 2016 earnings

Wall Street analysts want to talk about growth, and Apple didn’t grow much last quarter. But Tim Cook isn’t worried—he’s got the perfect plan.

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What's next for Project Titan and the Apple Car?

Reports that Apple is no longer focused on building its own car don't mean that Project Titan is over, or that Apple didn't learn anything from the process.

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When traveling, my iPad is essential and my Mac is the add-on

How did that happen, wonders Jason Snell.

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Apple’s war on buttons: What’s next on the chopping block?

With Apple, less is more—the company is known for slashing buttons and ports from their products left and right. We have some guesses on what could be the next to go.

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What's next for Siri?

Apple's assistant needs to branch out into the home—well, after it gets better at just understanding what we want.

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6 Photos features that are worth the upgrade to macOS Sierra

Version 2.0 of Photos includes some nifty new features that make Apple’s photo manager a serious powerhouse.

Embrace the stickers, but the iMessage App Store contains so much more

When you peel away thousands and thousands of stickers, the dozens of apps just added to iMessage in iOS 10 have some great potential.

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Hit the road, Jack: Apple's reasons for killing the headphone port

We knew the iPhone 7 wouldn't have a headphone jack. What remained to be seen was, could Apple sell it? Jason Snell thinks they did.

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How Apple could make its next social experiment a successful one

Apple has a terrible track record when it comes to creating its own social platforms, but focusing on sharing straight from the iPhone could break the cycle.