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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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.

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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.

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Google’s new products look great, but they’re still no threat to Apple

The Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub seem like nice products, but they’re not going to put a dent in Apple’s sales.

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iPad 2018 rumors: Landscape Face ID, 4K HDR video output, new Magnetic Connector, and Apple Pencil 2

What can we expect in the new iPad? We round up the rumors here.

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Wi-Fi 6 FAQ: What it is, why you should care, and when it might come to Apple products

Wi-Fi has numbers now, and the sixth-generation version is coming in 2019.

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Apple releases iOS 12.0.1, fixing iPhone XS charging and Wi-Fi bugs

The infamous iPhone XS charging bug and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection problem should be gone now.

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AirPods knockoffs tested: Sometimes you get what you pay for

Apple’s sensational wireless earbuds have plenty of cheap imitators, but they’re typically not worth it.

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iPhone XS problems, iOS 12.1 preview, and your comments and questions

We'll talk about the various reports of different iPhone XS problems. iOS 12.1 is coming soon; what should we expect? We also respond to your comments and questions.

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iOS 12.1 will add more than 70 new emoji

The Emoji version 11.0 list didn't quite make it into the initial iOS 12 release, but it's coming soon.

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iPhone XS launch problems: 'Beautygate,' charging irregularities, and wireless issues annoy early adopters

Every new iPhone experiences a few limited problems at launch, and the iPhone XS is no exception.

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Apple Watch Series 4 review: The biggest upgrade yet

Series 4 takes Apple Watch from good to great, and feels like the Watch we’ve been waiting for all along.

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iPhone XS benchmarks: The fastest gets faster (and lasts longer, too)

The iPhone XS and XS Max are the fastest phones on the market, and show improved battery life as well.

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Waze now supports Apple CarPlay

iPhone users have been pleading for Waze support since CarPlay launched in 2014. The day is finally here.

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Apple completes Shazam acquisition, removes ads from Shazam app

It's unclear how Apple will integrate Shazam's technology into its own products or whether it will keep the Shazam app around in the future.

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iPhone XS networking performance gets a big boost

The A12 chip is lightning fast, but you'll really feel the speeds in uploads and downloads.