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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Yet another macOS High Sierra bug: Unlock App Store system preferences with any password

Oops! Another major bug that Apple should have caught.

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Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 and macOS 10.13.2 updates with Spectre fix for Safari and WebKit

This small supplemental update helps mitigate the Spectre vulnerability through Javascript.

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Apple in 2018: What we expect, what we want

Apple had a big year, but 2018 can be even bigger. Here's what we expect from the most valuable company in the world.

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Year in review 2017: Apple's triumphant, terrible year

Apple had one of its best years ever in 2017. And one of its worst.

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How to set up Medical ID on your iPhone

Many iPhone features are convenient or even important, but this one can literally save your life.

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How to take a screenshot on the iPhone X

The home button may be gone, but taking a screenshot is just as easy as it used to be.

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How to close apps on the iPhone X

Closing apps without a home button is just a little different.

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How to turn off and restart your iPhone X

Have you tried turning it off and then on again?

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How to quickly and discreetly disable Face ID on the iPhone X

If you think you might be in trouble and don't want your phone to be unlockable without your passcode, this is what you do.

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Got an iPhone X? Do these 10 things first!

Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone X, read this setup guide.

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iPhone X: Learn all the new touch gestures and commands

Now that there’s no Home button, how do I take a screenshot? Use Apple Pay? Call on Siri? Our guide will show you.

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14 essential tips and tricks to master the iPhone X

With no home button and a status bar split on either side of The Notch, using the iPhone X is a little different than you're used to.

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Animoji FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's adorable animated emoji

Apple's animated, lip-syncing, face-following emoji are a big hit. This is everything you need to know about them.

Macworld Podcast Episode 586

iMac Pro, Apple and Shazam, holiday wish lists, 2018 predictions, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 586

Apple's most power and most expensive Mac is the iMac Pro. Why would Apple want Shazam? Plus, thought about the end of the year and the one coming up.