Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

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I have written professionally about technology for my entire adult professional life - about 20 years. I aim to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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Apple’s original TV shows and series: Ronald D. Moore sci-fi series picks up a trio of stars

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, August 15 at 10 a.m Pacific

We’ll talk about Apple Pencil support on the new iPhone, Group FaceTime, and your comments and questions.

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iPhone 2018 rumors: Pencil support and 512GB option on board for OLED models

Speculation about the iPhone to be released in 2018. We've collected all the rumors right here.

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AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it

This major update to Apple's wireless streaming protocol focuses on multi-room audio.

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Is the iPhone overpriced? Does the MacBook Pro need more ports? Audience Hot Takes on the Macworld Podcast

This week we asked viewers/listeners on Twitter for their hot takes. We picked a few and we’ll talk about them on the show. Join us with your comments and questions.

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Apple Music adds new Friends Mix weekly personalized playlist

The For You section gets a boost with another weekly custom playlist.

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Apple removes Alex Jones and Infowars podcasts from iTunes and Podcast apps

Apple says: 'We have clear guidelines that creators and developers must follow to ensure we provide a safe environment for all of our users.'

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iPad 2018 rumors: iOS 12 beta 5 hints at rounded display corners for iPad Pro

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

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Apple earnings, new features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, weight loss with the Apple Watch

Apple announced its Q3 2018 results. There are a bunch of new features to explore in the betas of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Leif talks about his weight-loss project using Apple Watch. Join us with your comments and questions.

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Mophie Powerstation XXL review: High capacity, multi-port, Lightning-based power

Though it's a little bigger than the Powerstation Plus XL, the non-Plus XXL version offers more bang for the buck.

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HomePod update reported to add multiple timers, phone calls, and more this fall

A report from iGeneration says that several "missing" features will come to HomePod when it gets an iOS 12 update this fall.

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Mophie Powerstation Plus XL review: Leave your micro-USB cable at home

This battery pack means you only ever have to carry around a single Lightning cable, but you pay a lot for the convenience.

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The 2018 iPhones may drop Qualcomm's modems and go Intel-only, and that could be a good thing

Intel's modem quality is improving rapidly, and it benefits us all to have one global hardware variant.

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MacBook Pro throttling: What we know, how it was fixed, and what it means for Apple

The 2018 MacBook Pro has had an eventful week. We'll talk about the new laptop and its performance issues. Join us with your comments and questions.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity achievements

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.