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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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'Haunted Empire' Review: Book sticks to its Apple-is-doomed narrative

Yukari Iwatani Kane's 'Haunted Empire' is a book that is so committed to its doomsaying about Apple that it misses a chance to properly analyze the post-Jobs era at the company.

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Does Veronica Mars success show movie theaters aren't doomed?

Veronica Mars made $2 million at the box office despite being available on home video, with videos delivered to its most devoted Kickstarter backers. So maybe home video and movie theaters can coexist?

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Why my kids hate mice

In at least one household, younger generation definitely prefers trackpads and trackballs over the old-fashioned mouse.

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Bad AppleScript: Safari and curling URLs

AppleScripts don't have to be pretty, they just have to work. For example, here's how Jason Snell wrote a script to grab URLs, parse them, submit them via the curl Terminal command, and more.

Clockwise Podcast 28: Music, video, and point-one interfaces

Music subscription services, iOS 7's increasingly customizable user interface options, how movies and TV are faring in the war on piracy, and Microsoft relents with changes to Windows 8.1.

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Marvel offers 99-cent access to Unlimited comic archive

Marvel Comics is offering a 30-day trial of its Marvel Unlimited subscription service, with access to more than 15,000 comics, for 99 cents through March 14.

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Review: Pebble Steel classes up the smartwatch

The Pebble Steel takes Pebble's smartwatch and wraps it in stainless steel. But is it worth the price premium?

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Why Apple needs to fix its photo-sharing workflow

Let's face it: Sharing photos from your Mac or iPhone isn't as easy as it could be. Other services have figured it out. Why can't Apple?

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FileThis cloud filing service exits beta

FileThis, which logs into your various service accounts and downloads and organizes your statements automatically, has exited beta. It's a convenient service, though there's a leap of faith required in terms of security.

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Podcast: Loving words and flappy birds

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and guest Greg Knauss talk about Greg's romance-themed iPhone app, the shocking revelation that Apple will release new products, iPhone games Flappy Bird and Threes, tech words we hate, and staying organized.

Clockwise Podcast 23: Google Eyeball

We debate the innovative aspects of Google and Apple, question the reliability of our personal technology, ponder what cutting-edge technologies will soon be obsolete, and analyze Facebook's new Paper app. Plus, mystery sports!

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Clockwise Podcast: Mac at 30, iPod's dying days, Google's home invasion

The Mac turns 30 -- can it survive to 40? The iPod's sales figure suggest an iconic product that's about to pass into the great beyond. And Google's purchase of Nest brings up lots of questions about what Google's really up to.

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Apple executives on the Mac at 30: 'The Mac keeps going forever.'

Jason Snell interviews Apple’s Philip Schiller, Craig Federighi, and Bud Tribble on the 30th anniversary of the Mac. “There’s a role for the Mac as far as our eye can see,” Schiller says.

Clockwise Podcast: Live from CES

Live from Las Vegas! It's CES 2014. Wearables, televisions, Apple's biggest threat, and smart homes. With Jason Snell, Philip Michaels, Leah Yamshon, and Rene Ritchie.

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Podcast: The new Mac Pro

Jason Snell discusses the new Mac Pro and its upgrade potential with Lab Director James Galbraith, Senior Editor Dan Frakes, and Other World Computing's Larry O'Connor.