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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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A tale of two Apples: How Apple follows Steve Jobs's lead by not following it

The acquisition of Beats is only the latest example of how Tim Cook has transformed Apple into more than the House that Steve Built, says Jason Snell.

WWDC, Surface Pro 3, stolen passwords and shared pictures

Getting ready for Apple's developer conference, Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3, eBay gives away all its passwords to hackers, and the proper role of photo-sharing apps. We've got it all covered, with guests Serenity Caldwell and Brad Chacos.

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Personal clouds, tablet skeptics, and cheap phones

We bash at tablet skepticism, puzzle out Apple's potential purchase of Beats, discuss LG's new heart-rate headphones, and wonder about the role super-cheap smartphones can play. With guests Jon Phillips and Blake Stimac.

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Why Newsstand needs to go away

It was supposed to be a one-stop shop for iOS publications. But Newsstand hasn't turned out to be much good for readers or publishers.

Supermarket tablets, Apple results, and cord cutting UK style

Apple's slowing iPad growth, how Apple TV is lagging behind in the UK, Tim Cook's product promises, and what a supermarket tablet tells us about technology markets. With special IDG UK guests Karen Haslam, Matt Egan, and David Price.

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Apple releases Heartbleed fix for AirPort Base Stations

Apple on Tuesday released a fix for a bug related to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, though it cautioned that only certain models were affected and no passwords were disclosed.

Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

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iWatch watch: Apple is not here to entertain you

Some pundits say Apple is doomed if it doesn't release a smartwatch. Why do they say such things? Jason Snell thinks there are a couple of reasons.

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Amazon embraces its inner geek by buying Comixology

The book giant is now a comic book giant, with its purchase of the leading digital-comic technology company.

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Heartbleed, gossip, TV shows and WWDC

What we'll see at WWDC, the troubling rise of tech-industry gossip, the Heartbleed security fiasco, and Yahoo and Microsoft become TV networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Serenity Caldwell.

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Bad AppleScript: Subroutines and file paths

Jason Snell's Bad AppleScripts deal with helpful subroutines and parsing nasty file paths.

Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

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Wearables, projectables, Office for iPad, and Oculus

Office comes to iPad, but does it matter? Also, the future of wearables and projectables, and Facebook buys a nice pair of VR glasses.

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Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

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Patterns review: Utility makes quick work of regular expressions

If you work with text, you owe it to yourself to learn regular expressions, and Patterns can help you do that--as well as figure out exactly what your search patterns are capturing.