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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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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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Which iPad should you get? iPad Pro vs. iPad mini 4 vs. just iPad 2017

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.

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Apple’s emoji are the best, but finding them is the worst

Emoji are adorable, but a better search tool on iOS would make them even more fun to use. (Insert emoji-unicorn here).