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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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Mac versus iPad: Why I'm on Team Both

Since the iPad Pro launched, the old debate about whether the iPad can replace the Mac as a work machine has been reignited. Jason Snell explains why he's firmly in the middle.

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How a streaming video service could solve Apple's biggest problem

When sales of hardware like the iPhone level off, selling loyal customers monthly subscriptions is a great way to keep growing.

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6 essential tips for working smarter with Slack

The chat app Slack can replace meetings, reduce email, and blend productivity with silly GIFs, all day long.

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How far can the iPad fall?

Sales continue to slide, and Jason Snell wonders when we'll hit the bottom.

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The 5 key moments in Apple's Q1 2016 earnings call

Apple set revenue records yet again, but next quarter's guidance still made this a strangely negative conference call with analysts.

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4 reasons why you should run your own Mac server, and 4 reasons why you shouldn't

Running a Mac server isn't for everyone, but it can be useful. Jason Snell breaks down the reasons why you should consider it, and why you should skip it.

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Cars, trucks, iPads, and laptops

Jason Snell assumed the touchscreen generation would prefer tablets to laptops. In at least one case, in his very own household, he was wrong.

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Why supply chain rumors don't necessarily mean bad news for the iPhone

The WSJ says Apple has reduced iPhone orders from its suppliers. Even if that's true, it doesn't automatically mean the iPhone is doomed.

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What the Mac needs in 2016

Jason Snell makes his predictions for Apple's Mac lineup in the new year.

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A smarter home: My second try at the Internet of things

Jason Snell's first experience with smart-home tech was not a successful one, but this time around, an IFTTT recipe helped make him a believer.

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An iPad Pro wish list

Apple's giant tablet has been out a few weeks, so where are the app updates and accessories?

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Tech to be thankful for

Jason Snell gives thanks for the tech that's improved his life this year.

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iPad buying guide: How to choose an iPad Pro, iPad Air, or iPad mini

These days, picking an iPad can be tricky, but Jason Snell has used them all and has great advice on which model is right for you.

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The iPad Pro's keyboard problems could use a little work

From software quirks to autocorrect woes, the iPad Pro can be tricky to type on whether you're tapping on glass or a real keyboard.

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I want my Apple TV app

The Apple TV's limit of one paired Siri Remote is holding it back...and preventing the iPhone from acting as that second Siri Remote.