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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Report: Apple is working on a wireless AR/VR headset to release in 2020

Recent rumors shed a little bit more light on Apple's AR/VR plans.

Macworld Podcast episode 602

Spotify ups its game, pruning Apple's product tree, Apple-related odds and ends

Plus your comments and questions in Macworld Podcast episode 602.

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Five products Apple needs to put to rest

It's time for Apple to do a little pruning of the product tree.

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The best calculator apps for the iPhone and iPad

You can do better than Apple's default calculator app.

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The best iPhone camera apps

Take your photos and videos to the next level.

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Mac Pro in 2019, iPhone news and rumors, learning to code with Swift Playgrounds

The Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Rumors of a three-lens camera system and other iPhone news. What's it like for an adult to use Swift Playground to learn how to code? We also feature your comments and questions.

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WatchOS 4.3.1 beta warns that watchOS 1 apps won't work on future versions

If you have an app made for watchOS 1, you better hope it gets updated.

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Snapchat finally delivers those TrueDepth-enhanced AR Lenses

First demoed at the September iPhone event in 2017, the souped-up selfie lenses are finally ready for your close-up.

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Learning to code with Swift Playgrounds as an adult

Apple’s Everyone Can Code initiative is laudable but has a big gap to fill.

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Apple’s new Mac Pro is expected to launch in 2019

A new report gives us an updated timeframe for Apple's all-new desktop Mac.

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Report: Apple to use its own chips in Macs starting in 2020

Bloomberg reports that Apple is going to oust Intel from Macs in the next few years.

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iOS 11.3 released with new Animoji, ARKit improvements, battery heath beta, and more

Notably absent from this release are Messages in iCloud and AirPlay 2.

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Apple adds thousands of music videos to Apple Music in advance of iOS 11.3 release

There's something for everyone, from A Tribe Called Quest to Kelly Clarkson.

Macworld Podcast 598

Hands-on with the new 9.7-inch iPad and Apple's education event

We also take your comments and questions in episode 598.

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Tim Cook discusses privacy, regulation, U.S. manufacturing, and education

In an interview recorded for an MSNBC special airing on April 6, the Apple CEO shared his opinion on a variety of hot topics.