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 cuts Q1 2019 earnings estimates, blames everyone but itself

It's all China's fault, and exchange rates, and supply constraints. It has nothing to do with skyrocketing prices, naturally.

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10 must-have apps for your new iPhone

What should you download after you install YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat?

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Predictions for 2019

What will happen next year? Let’s talk about predictions for Apple and technology in 2019. Plus, we discuss your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 634.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.2, addressing eSIM activation bugs

Now that more carriers are supporting eSIM in iPhone XS and XR, it's time to squash the last remaining bugs.

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Apple Music Connect was doomed from the start

Apple is killing its second attempt at a music-focused social network because nobody wants it.

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Report: Apple could relaunch Texture magazine subscription service in spring 2019

Bloomberg says the premium News app expansion is almost ready to go, but some publishers aren't on board.

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Year in review 2018: Apple’s year of predictable updates and high prices

In both hardware and software, Apple spent most of 2018 delivering much-needed updates that play it safe.

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Epic Games removes 'Infinity Blade,' location tracking in apps, and best Apple holiday gifts

Epic cuts 'Infinity Blade' games from the App Store, the NY Times tackles location tracking in apps, and you tell us the Apple gifts you're wishing for.

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How to use the ECG feature on Apple Watch Series 4

With watchOS 5.1.2, Apple has enabled ECG and irregular heart rate notifications. Here's everything you need to know.

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Apple after Tim Cook, the last good MacBook, and more audience hot takes

We listen to your hot takes on Apple and respond to them on the show.

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iPhone power adapters tested: Is fast charging worth the price?

We tested charging speeds on the iPhone X, 8 Plus, and 7 Plus with five different power adapters. The results may surprise you.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 with updated eSIM support, Live Photos in FaceTime, and more

This minor update fixes a number of small bugs and adds little tweaks, like an improved interface for switching between front and rear cameras in FaceTime calls.

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Should Apple have its own search engine?

The company's stance on privacy is at odds with the way the biggest search engines operate. Maybe there's a better way.

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Report: Apple Watch Series 4 ECG coming in watchOS 5.1.2

The watchOS update that finally adds the ECG feature should be here soon.