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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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Podcast 465: O El Capitan, my Capitan

Jason Snell joins Glenn and Susie to discuss the things we love in the OS X and iOS betas.

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First look at the OS X El Capitan public beta, out now

Apple is releasing the first public beta of OS X 10.11, El Capitan. Jason Snell takes us on a tour.


Why compatibility isn't just a computer problem anymore

When everything is connected with software and services, consumers can get boxed in by what works with what.

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6 reasons to get excited about OS X El Capitan

Bug fixes are too a feature!

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Podcast: Extra, extra, hear all about the News app

Glenn is joined by Jason Snell of Six Colors, and Tom Standage of the Economist to unpack what Apple's push into the news business means for publishers and readers alike.

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Apple Music will dominate with the power of the preinstalled app

Apple's current Notes and Maps apps aren't as good as their competitors, yet they're used far more. Why? Because they're there.

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WWDC isn't the only event in town, and Apple seems OK with that

Two concurrent conferences and a surprise appearance by a top Apple exec make WWDC week more of a community celebration than ever.

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Thunderbolt's future on the Mac could be saved by the USB-C port

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 3 will use the same connector Apple just put on the 12-inch MacBook.

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Maybe the Mac is a typewriter after all

What happens after the keyboard?

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Product reviews will never be perfect, but they're still better than ever

Jason Snell ponders if it's possible to evaluate a product's customer service, but admits the state of reviews has come a long way in the last 20 years.

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The end of OS X: A modest proposal

Time to turn it up to 11.

How a touchscreen Apple TV remote could hit all the right buttons

Rumors of a touchscreen Apple TV remote could be a sign of great things to come... if Apple gets it right.

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Apple's biggest March quarter ever sees China grow while iPads shrink

The quarterly conference calls Apple has with analysts should be boring, but there are always a few fascinating tidbits. Jason Snell unpacks what you need to know.

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In praise of the Utilities folder's unsung heroes

From staples like Disk Utility and Activity Monitor to once-in-a-while lifesavers like Grab and Migration Assistant, OS X's Utilities folder is a goldmine.

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Automator actions, geotags, and more advanced tricks for Photos for OS X

Photos for OS X is 1.0 software, but you can go from newbie to power user with these helpful tips from Jason Snell.