Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

I have written professionally about technology for my entire adult professional life - over 20 years. I like to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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The new Apple Maps expands to the West and parts of the Midwest

More than half of the U.S. is now covered, but Apple has a long way to go to meet its goal of updating the entire U.S. by the end of 2019.

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Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 with fixes for system search, Messages, and background apps

The rocky release of iOS 13 has started to settle down, but there are still bugs to fix.

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Apple to remove vaping apps from the App Store

After a spate of recent illnesses and deaths, Apple is going to remove apps related to vaping products.

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Apple issues a firmware update for the AirPods Pro

There’s no telling exactly what the firmware does, though it probably includes some minor bug fixes or reliability tweaks.

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AirPods vs. AirPods Pro vs. Powerbeats Pro: Which wireless earbuds are best for you?

If you want wireless earbuds with the H1 chip, you have three models to choose from. Which one reigns supreme?

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AirPods Pro review: Apple at its best

Not the best-sounding wireless earbuds you can buy, just the most effortless and delightful.

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Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2.2 with fix for background apps problem

Grab this update to stop background apps from aggressively quitting, forcing you to reload them too often.

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Apple TV+: Why it’s worth tuning in

Apple TV+ is here! Let’s talk about our experience with the video streaming service, share our thoughts on the shows, and more. That’s the focus of this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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AirPods Pro first impressions: Off in my own little world

If I had to sum up my first day with the new AirPods Pro in one word, it would be 'effortless.'

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AirPods Pro: Everything you need to know

Active noise cancelling, better audio performance, and silicone eartips. Wireless charging case included.

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Beats Solo Pro review: Noise cancelling makes all the difference

Fantastic noise cancelling, the H1 chip, and very good sound quality make these the on-ear wireless headphones to beat—for iPhone users.

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HomePod update adds multi-user support, ambient sounds, Handoff, and sleep timers

The iOS 13.2 update to HomePod adds features we’ve long been waiting for.

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iOS 13.2 has been released with Deep Fusion, Siri privacy controls, new Emoji, and more

iOS 13.2 is a significant update that improves the camera on iPhone 11 and adds several new features for all iPhones.

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iPhone rumors, Mac rumors, your hot takes, and more

Find out what we could see in the next iPhone and Mac—and could Apple come out with its own AR headset? It’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Pixel envy: Apple needs to rethink the entire Siri experience

Apple’s catching up with Google on computational photography, but its smart assistant still feels stuck in 2014.