Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

Follow me on Google+

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.

tim cook wwdc 2018

Tim Cook says companies are weaponizing our personal data, and he’s right

Apple's hardline stance on privacy doesn't seem so silly when you read about a smart thermometer selling data on who's sick and who's not.

ios 12 hero 01

Scoring our iOS 12 wishlist

Now that iOS 12 has been with us for a while, it's time to go over our earlier wishlist and see if Apple delivered.

apple planet of the apps

Apple’s original TV shows and series: Steve Carell joins Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon morning show drama

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

iphone xs x camera bump

Apple describes 'beautygate' iPhone XS bug, says it will be fixed in iOS 12.1

A bug in the Smart HDR system caused photos taken with the front camera to have a smoother appearance than intended.

macbook cropped

New MacBooks: What we want vs. what we'll (probably) get

Apple may be a week away from announcing new MacBook laptops. They’ll probably have some of what we want, and some of what we don’t.

Apple iPhone XR > Three finishes [Blue/Black/White]

Where to buy the iPhone XR

We break down the best deals from the big carriers and retailers.

bloomberg big hack

Apple strongly denies Bloomberg’s Chinese hacking report, call for retraction

Bloomberg says Apple was one of many companies subject to an unprecedented state-sponsored hack, but Apple says its reporting is inaccurate.

apple events

Apple's event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule for 2018.

apple watch series 4 modular infograph

Where the Apple Watch could go from here

The Series 4 is a generational leap, but the Apple Watch still has plenty of room to grow.

Macworld Podcast 626

Adobe’s iPad software announcements, audience hot takes, and your comments and questions

Adobe announced that Photoshop CC is coming to the iPad. Podcast listeners send us their hot takes and we respond. We also take your comments and questions.

photoshop ipad adobe

Adobe introduces real Photoshop on iPad, coming in 2019

It's not a separate, watered-down product. It's real, full Photoshop running on your iPad.

wireless chargers roundup hero

The best wireless chargers for iPhone

Apple finally got on board the wireless charging train. Here's what to look for when picking out a charger for your iPhone 8, X, XS, or XR.

genius apple

Genius lyrics database announces partnership with Apple

Apple Music will get lyrics provided by Genius, and Genius will get an built-in Apple Music player on its websites and app.

apple tv 4k

Report: Apple to give away its original TV programs, offer third-party subscription 'channels'

Apple is spending over a billion dollars on original shows and series, and anyone with an Apple product will be able to watch them free, according to CNBC.

Macworld Podcast 625

Apple denies Chinese hacking, iPad Pro rumors, Google’s new Pixel 3

Apple denies Chinese hacking, iPad Pro rumors, Google's new Pixel 3, and your comments and questions.