Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

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

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Apple TV+ originals: Apple's Billie Eilish documentary film is now available

Here's what you can watch now and what's on the way.

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Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 to protect newer Macs from bad USB-C hubs

USB-C compliance is tricky, and some powered hubs or docks have caused damage to certain Macs.

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Apple Watch Activity badges: Get ready for International Women's Day on March 8

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

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The trouble with M1 Macs: Silver Sparrow and SSD woes

Is all not well in the Apple-silicon paradise? In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we take a look at some of the intel inside a couple of reports that rain on the M1’s parade and how they might affect you.

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Five great iPhone weather apps you should try

Apple’s built-in Weather app gets the job done, but third-party apps offer a lot more.

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The best HomeKit-compatible smart light bulbs

Control your lights with Siri and the Home app with these smart lighting solutions.

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Apple TV Channels FAQ: BBC Select is now available for $4.99 per month

You can buy and watch third-party streaming services right within Apple's TV app, but support is limited.

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What will Apple release in March? Here are our predictions

Hot Apple rumors about what we could see next month. Are there new iPads in the air? And speaking of air, what about AirTags? It’s all on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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The best HomeKit-compatible smart plugs

A smart plug is an easy and inexpensive way to control the lamps and small appliances in your smart home.

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iOS 14.5: Apple releases beta 2 with new emojis and updates to the Music app

Several welcome features are coming soon to your iPhone.

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Apple Cash guide: What it is, how it works, and what it costs

Apple Cash lets you send money to other iOS users right in an iMessage or buy things like a debit card.

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Apple Car: Mapping out the latest rumors and reports

After puttering along and then sitting in neutral, rumors and reports of the mysterious Apple Car have kicked into high gear. Get your motor running: we talk Apple Car in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Getting started with 2FA: Secure your accounts now or regret it later!

Unique passwords are essential, but they’re not enough. You should secure all important accounts with two-factor authentication.

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon X65 modem, likely headed to iPhone 14

You won’t find Qualcomm’s blazing-fast new 5G modem in this year’s iPhone, but it’s likely to end up in the 2022 models.

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iOS 14.5: You may soon get to choose your default music and podcast apps

Users of the iOS 14.5 beta have found the new feature, which is buggy and still in development.