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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.

Comic-Con embraces the iPad era

Jason Snell is back from Comic-Con with details about how the iPad is changing the way the comics industry does its business.

Lion: The Complete Macworld Review

Combine the influx of new Mac users with Apple's development of iOS, and you get Lion, the most significant upgrade to OS X since its debut more than ten years ago. Can one OS please both Mac vets and novices? Jason Snell has the review.

Apple discontinues the $999 MacBook

Apple discontinued the white polycarbonate MacBook Wednesday, leaving the 11-inch MacBook Air as the low-cost laptop in Apple's product line-up.

Apple adds Core i5, Thunderbolt to MacBook Air

Apple on Wednesday announced an update to the MacBook Air product line that adds Intel Core i5 processors, fast Thunderbolt connectivity, a backlit keyboard, and improved configuration options.


Live Update: Apple Q3 Earnings (2011)

Jason Snell and Dan Moren have live coverage of Apple's conference call with analysts following the company's quarterly earnings statement.

The shuttle and the stuff of dreams

Jason Snell went to the space shuttle launch last week. Here are his notes on the experience.

Final Space Shuttle launch carries modified iPhone 4s, experimental app

The final Space Shuttle launch will include two slightly modified iPhone 4s bound for the International Space Station.

Macworld releases Macworld Daily Reader 1.1 iPad app

Macworld has released Macworld Daily Reader 1.1, an updated iPad app that adds breaking-news alerts, improved readability performance, and more. It's available now for free on the App Store.

Macworld Podcasts

Talking mobile with Michael Gartenberg

Gartner analyst and Macworld columnist Michael Gartenberg looks at the state of the mobile world with Macworld editorial director Jason Snell.

Review: Nine iPad 2 folio-style cases

Jason Snell has been testing a few dozen folio-style cases for the iPad 2. Here's a brief look at nearly a dozen.

Hands on with the HP TouchPad

Jason Snell took HP's TouchPad out for a spin. Is it the first true iPad competitor? Maybe. But its promising software is hampered by bugs.

WWDC: Apple goes to the mattresses

Jason Snell says something about Apple's WWDC 2011 keynote reminded him of mobster movies. No, nobody got whacked. (Except MobileMe.) But Apple did settle old scores and move aggressively forward.

Live Update: WWDC keynote address

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday with a keynote delivered by CEO Steve Jobs.

Why Windows 8 fails to learn the iPad's lessons

The new Windows 8 for tablets is a failure, Jason Snell says, because Microsoft simply can't let go of the past and embrace its intriguing future.

D9: Google's Schmidt talks Apple partnerships, competition

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was the kick-off interview at this year's D9 conference, and Macworld's Jason Snell was there to take it in.