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Jason writes about Apple at Six Colors and podcasts at Relay FM and The Incomparable. Before that, he was the lead editor at Macworld for more than a decade.

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What to expect from Apple’s Q4 2016 earnings call next week

Every three months, Apple reports on what just happened, and gives guidance for what's coming next.

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How Apple can bring the Touch Bar and Touch ID to desktop Macs

If the Touch Bar really can’t ever be used except on your laptop’s built-in keyboard, it's hard to see it becoming a Mac staple.

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Sonos needs voice control, and not just Alexa

Jason Snell's current favorite speaker needs to take steps to avoid becoming as obsolete as his last favorite speaker.

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What the Mac needs in 2017

Apple should stop neglecting its desktop Macs, give users more control over data usage, say goodbye to spinning drives, and more.

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A wish list for the iPhone in 2017

Every iPhone gets a better camera, but Apple needs to reconsider iCloud storage, improve Family Sharing, and come up with a VR plan too.

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The Mac in 2016: Grading our predictions

Last winter, Jason Snell predicted the Mac's course for the year. How much did he get right?

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How Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is connected to the Mac

One particular name in the credits of Rogue One should be familiar to longtime Mac fans.

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A wish list for the iPad Pro in 2017

Apple's got some work to do, but 2017 could be huge for the iPad.

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The evolution of Apple's laptops, from the PowerBook to the MacBook Pro

Apple's PowerBooks, iBooks, and MacBooks have come a long way in 25 years.

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Why Apple (probably) won't make an ARM-powered Mac

Sure, Apple could transition to ARM chips in its Macs. Here's why it probably won't.

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Troubleshooting some nasty Safari malware

Jason Snell's sister ran into a persnickety pop-up asking her to call an 800 number. Instead she called family tech support!

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What the Touch Bar tells us about the Mac's future

Buttons and keys, your days are numbered.

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Why 2016 is such a terrible year for the Mac

Apple may still care about the Mac, but this year it's been pretty hard to tell.

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4 ways Tim Cook made lemonade out of Apple’s Q4 2016 earnings

Wall Street analysts want to talk about growth, and Apple didn’t grow much last quarter. But Tim Cook isn’t worried—he’s got the perfect plan.

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What's next for Project Titan and the Apple Car?

Reports that Apple is no longer focused on building its own car don't mean that Project Titan is over, or that Apple didn't learn anything from the process.