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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.

Clockwise Podcast: Facebook makes us sad

This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.

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App: The Human Story

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This documentary about the app revolution kicked off by the release of the iPhone App Store in 2008 looks to be a winner, and it's just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The trailer features people such as John Gruber, Craig Hockenberry, Adam Lisagor, Jessie Char, and our own Jason Snell.

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Apple retires Aperture and iPhoto, to be replaced with Photos for OS X

Apple said Friday that it will cease development of its professional image tool Aperture and transition users to the new Photos app in 2015.

TVs, watches, Glass, and the Smartphone Cold War

We discuss the aftermath of Google's IO developer conference, including smartwatches, Android TV, the absence of Google Glass, and the Google/Apple cold war. With guests Jason Cross and Susie Ochs.

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Too many apps, robot convoys, and E3 excitement

We discuss the aftermath of Apple's developer conference, debate whether there are just too many apps, talk about exciting gaming announcements from E3, and ponder the other uses for autonomous vehicles.

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Breaking down WWDC 2014

Live from San Francisco, we discuss Apple's announcements at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, including Extensions, Continuity, OS X interface changes, and photo backup. With guests Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.

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WWDC: Apple's third act will keep entertaining

What was most notable about Monday's WWDC announcements was that the developer tools, and not the main operating-system features, were the biggest news.

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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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.