Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

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 releases iOS 12.1.4, fixing Group FaceTime privacy bug

The serious bug that let FaceTime callers listen in on others before they picked up has now been fixed.

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These are the 230 new emojis coming to your iPhone and Mac in 2019

The Emoji 12.0 list for 2019 has been finalized. Now all that is left is for Apple to add them in a software update.

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The best cloud storage services for Apple users

Access all your stuff, anywhere, anytime.

Macworld Podcast 638

FaceTime bug, Apple’s Q1 2019 financial results, iOS and macOS Public Betas, Apple’s gaming service

We talk about the latest in Apple-related news, and we feature your comments and questions

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Apple’s gaming subscription service has tough challenges ahead of it

Can Apple create a game subscription service that will attract game developers with a steady revenue stream?

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Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3

Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 637.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.3 with fixes for a handful of minor bugs

There are no new features in the latest iOS update, but you should still install it for the bug fixes.

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10 must-have apps for your new Apple Watch

Take your little wrist computer to the next level with these great apps.

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What Intel’s 2019 roadmap can tell us about the future of the Mac

Intel has charted its course for 2019. Heres how that might impact Apple’s computers.

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iPhone batteries, Apple should switch to AMD, and your comments and questions

Apple replaced a lot of iPhone batteries last year. Should Apple switch to AMD processors? We also respond to your comments and questions.

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DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps

Apple’s new MapKit JS library will power maps in search results, with the same focus on privacy that both DuckDuckGo and Apple are known for.

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Apple should drop Intel for AMD

A transition to ARM for macOS will take years. In the meantime, AMD should supply Apple’s x86 hardware.

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AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support is coming to smart TVs, including those from Vizio, Sony, and LG

Samsung isn't the only one working with Apple.

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New Year’s resolutions for iPhone users

Now is the time to break some bad iPhone habits and start some good ones.