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 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.

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CarPlay FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple’s automotive dashboard software

Learn about what CarPay is, which cars support it, and what apps you can use.

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Apple releases watchOS 6.1.3 with important bug fix

If you live in Iceland, this is a must-get update.

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Five great iPhone weather apps you should try

Apple’s built-in Weather app gets the job done, but third-party apps offer a lot more.

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Samsung's Unpacked event, 'iPhone SE 2' rumors, iOS 13.4, and more

Samsung announces a new foldable phone, along with updated Galaxy Buds and new phones. Does it mean anything for Apple? Also, we chat about iOS 13.4, the iPhone SE 2, and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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How to stop receiving subscription renewal emails from Apple

Tired of getting emails every month about your app and service subscriptions billed through Apple? Here’s how to opt out.

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Getting started with 2FA: Secure your accounts now or regret it later!

Unique passwords are essential, but they’re not enough. You should secure all important accounts with two-factor authentication.

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New Apple TV hardware tipped in tvOS 13.4 beta code

Clever code sleuths have found references to new Apple TV hardware, though its features are mostly unknown.

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Safari alternatives: Five Mac web browsers worth trying

Safari’s a great browser, but it’s not the only option for your Mac and may not be the best browser for your needs.

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Apple TV app now available on select 2019 LG TVs

Soon, even more TV owners will be able to play Apple content without Apple TV hardware.

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Apple’s new maps are finally available across the U.S.

A little behind the 2019 deadline, Apple’s new map data now covers the entire United States. The Europe rollout begins this year.

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Ninjas! Bubble Tea! Piñatas! These are the 117 new emojis coming in 2020

The final list for Emoji 13.0 has been released, and will probably land on our iPhones, iPads, and Macs this fall.