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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iOS and iPadOS 13.4 is now available with iPad trackpad and mouse support, iCloud folder sharing, and more

iOS and iPadOS 13.4 add big new features like trackpad and mouse support for iPads, iCloud folder sharing, and Universal Purchase support.

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Should MacBooks have USB-A ports?

Sometimes embracing future technologies comes at the expense of the present, and customers lose.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity badges

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Apple’s new MacBook Air addresses most of our complaints (but not all)

With a fixed keyboard, improved CPU, and better price, there’s a lot to like about the new Air.

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Apple may or may not switch Macs over from Intel to AMD, but it should

AMD’s latest processors are superior to Intel’s, top to bottom.

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How to get your iPhone, iPad, and Mac repaired if your Apple Store is closed

You usually take your device to your local Apple Store to get it fixed, but COVID-19 has them all closed. What now?

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A look at what we could see in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

We talk about what Apple has in the works for its next version of its iPhone and iPad operating systems in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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iPhone SE 2 rumors: Early iOS 14 code corroborates the existence of Apple's low-cost iPhone

A vocal group has been begging for a new iPhone SE for years. They may not get quite what they want.

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Apple Watch series 6 and watchOS 7 rumors: Blood oxygen levels, sleep tracking, and more

What’s in store for Apple’s wrist-wearable health computer this year?

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Why can’t Apple make a good mouse?

The company that makes the best trackpads in the world hasn’t made a passable mouse in over 20 years.

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Report: Apple to feature six products with mini-LEDs, including a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro

The new backlight technology will improve display quality, but it’s that 14.1-inch MacBook Pro that most intrigues us.

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The best HomeKit-compatible smart light bulbs

Control your lights with Siri and the Home app with these smart lighting solutions.

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iPhones and bad guys, Mac rumors, iPod touch rumors, and more

Some big changes are coming to the Mac hardware. And let’s admit it: You know you’re excited about the rumors of a new iPod touch. All this and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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What is 802.11ay and what could it mean for the iPhone

This ultra-fast, short-range wireless technology is good for very specific uses.

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The best HomeKit-compatible smart plugs

A smart plug is an easy and inexpensive way to control the lamps and small appliances in your smart home.