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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.

RiffTrax player brings movie commentary to the Mac

RiffTrax released its new RiffPlayer app, which combines DVDs with humorous Mystery Science Theatre 3000-style commentaries.

VMware backtracks on OS X Client virtualization

VMware posted an oblique blog post suggesting that it's going to close the loophole it opened in Fusion 4.1 that allowed OS X client editions to run in a virtual machine.

VMware Fusion update lets users virtualize Leopard, Snow Leopard

The VMware Fusion 4.1 released Thursday has an unheralded feature: the ability to run the non-server versions of Snow Leopard and Leopard in virtual machines.

Set up custom iPhone email alerts with Boxcar and Gmail

Jason Snell describes how you can use the Boxcar iPhone app to set up push notifications when you get important e-mail from especially important people.

In Praise of iTunes Match

Jason Snell thought he'd buy a year of iTunes Match and then cancel, but he's having second thoughts.

How to upgrade tracks to iTunes Match, fast

Jason Snell has a quick tutorial to help you upgrade your iTunes tracks to higher-quality iTunes Match versions in a hurry.

Check your music's iCloud Status

Jason Snell details the different kinds of iCloud Status available once you turn on iTunes Match and start uploading things into iCloud.

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Weekly Wrap: Updates in the air, Flash dies, and your questions answered

This week's Weekly Wrap covers the top Macworld stories for the week of November 7, 2011. If you've DVRed this week to watch some other work, SPOILER ALERT!

Sprint locks iPhone 4S for international roaming

Sprint confirmed that starting Friday, the iPhone 4S will ship locked to the carrier's own international roaming SIM, with an unlock available on request after 90 days.

Write a novel in 30 days with NaNoWriMo

Jason Snell encourages you to write 50,000 words in 30 days. It can be done.

Macworld Podcasts

Reading Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs"

Jason Snell, Serenity Caldwell, Dan Frakes, and Lex Friedman discuss Walter Isaacson's book "Steve Jobs."

From 2006: Five years of the iPod


Jason Snell as he remembered the iPod on its fifth anniversary, five years ago.

Up close with iOS 5: Photos and Camera changes

Given the iPhone's popularity as a camera, it's no surprise that Apple would look to boost the photography features contained in its mobile OS. But what's new in the Camera and Photo apps with iOS 5? Jason Snell has the answers.

Sprint clarifies iPhone 4S unlocking policy

Sprint issued a statement that clarifies its policy toward international unlocking of the iPhone 4S.

Up close with iOS 5: Newsstand

All devices running iOS 5 will feature a new permanent folder called Newsstand that will feature magazines and newspapers subscriptions. Jason Snell has more on this new iOS feature.