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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What you need to know about Thunderbolt 4

Intel has a new version of Thunderbolt that aims to reduce connection confusion, and it may come to future Macs.

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Report: HomePod beta adds the option to select default music, podcast, audiobook service

The latest beta for this fall's HomePod update will let you break free from Apple Music.

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Five ways Apple is opening up its products with iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur

The walled garden is getting a few more gates.

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Apple finally launches a website for Apple Card management

View your balance, pay your bill, and download statements from the web.

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watchOS 7, tvOS 14, benchmarks on the first Apple silicon Mac, and more

Wrapping up our conversation about Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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All the ways Siri is changing in iOS 14

Siri finally has a new look, and it’s a big step forward for Apple’s digital assistant.

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Report: Apple shifts Apple Arcade strategy, cancels some games

Some types of games aren’t proving as engaging as Apple had hoped, according to a Bloomberg report.

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How to downgrade from the iOS or iPadOS 14 beta

Having trouble with the beta on your iPhone or iPad? You can go back, but it's not quick and easy.

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Geekbench results for the Apple Silicon Developer Transition Kit surface online

The first ‘Mac with Apple silicon’ benchmarks are out, giving us some idea of how well non-native apps may perform with Rosetta translation.

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You shouldn’t buy a new Mac right now

After what Apple showed at WWDC, you’d be crazy to buy a new Mac right now.

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WWDC20 keynote: Our thoughts on iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, and the Mac switch to Apple silicon

We talk about iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, and Apple's switch to its own ARM processors in Macs, on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Apple details its aggressive transition to Macs with its Apple Silicon in place of Intel and AMD

Macs that use Apple's own processors are coming this year. Here's how the transition will work.

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Apple closing some stores in AZ, FL, NC, and SC as COVID-19 cases increase

The pandemic is surging in some states, and Apple is taking employee and customer safety seriously.

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Apple is reportedly still working on AirPower, for some reason

The expensive multi-device charger that nobody really needs is still in the works in Apple labs, according to new leaks by Jon Prosser.

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WWDC 2020 preview

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starts on Monday, June 22. On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about what could happen at the show.