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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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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.

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Review: The new 12-inch MacBook is a laptop without an ecosystem

If you value portability over power, and you don't need to physically connect to much, the new MacBook might be for you.

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When it comes to Apple products, how thin is too thin?

Jason Snell ponders if Apple will ever have to give up its quest for thinner, lighter devices every time.

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The MacBook doesn't need more ports, just a good dock

We already have great Thunderbolt docks. Now we just need one for USB-C.

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The MacBook's new trackpad will change the way you click

To make the new MacBook so thin, Apple had to shrink the keyboard's height and remove the trackpad's up-and-down click. So far, Jason Snell prefers the trackpad and its new Force click gesture.

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I like my Pebble, but I'm not kickstarting Pebble Time

One reason, and it rhymes with Mapple Schmatch.

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OS X Yosemite: A new design built just for Retina Macs

An in-depth, hands-on look at the design changes in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite: Get to know the new, slimmed-down Safari

Safari in OS X Yosemite sports a sleeker look, along with several new features. But we're a little cranky about the new, cramped title bar.

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OS X Yosemite: New Notification Center finally gives widgets their due

Yosemite doesn’t completely do away with the Dashboard, but the new Today view and widgets in the Notification Center are far more useful.