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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For Apple Pay to really improve our lives, Apple needs to improve loyalty card support

You’re not saving any time paying with your phone if you have to pull a loyalty card out of your wallet.

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How Apple TV Channels prices compare to native apps like HBO Now, Showtime, and CBS All Access

Don't expect to save any money by restricting yourself to Apple's TV app. In fact, you can save money buying yearly subscriptions in separate apps.

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Apple TV Channels FAQ: Services, pricing, availability, and everything else you need to know

You can buy and watch third-party streaming services right within Apple's TV app, but support is limited.

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iPhone and iPad rumors, Intel’s new CPUs and Thunderbolt 4, your hot takes, and more

Will the iPad Pro get a three-lens camera? We'll talk about it, plus iPhone rumors, Apple TV+ and the Golden Globes, and your hot takes.

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How to set up Family Sharing on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Share purchases and subscriptions with up to five other family members.

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16-inch MacBook Pro upgrade on the way: Intel teases 5GHz, 8-core 16-thread Comet Lake mobile processors

At CES, Intel teased its upcoming high-power mobile 10th-generation CPU, which is suitable for the 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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2020 New Year’s resolutions for iPhone users

The self-improvement promises we make to ourselves at the start of the year should absolutely include how we use our iPhones.

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10 must-have apps for your new iPhone

What should you download after you install YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat?

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10 must-have apps for your new Apple Watch

Take your little wrist computer to the next level with these great apps.

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AppleCare+: Everything you need to know about Apple’s extended warranty program

Apple sells extended warranties for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, iPod touch, and Apple TV. Here’s what they cost, what they cover, and answers to all your other questions too.

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iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

Now that there’s no Home button, how do I take a screenshot? Use Apple Pay? Call on Siri? Our guide will show you.

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Did you just get your iPhone 11? Do these 10 things first!

Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, read this setup guide.

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Five products we’d love to see from Apple in 2020

We know we can expect new iPhones, Apple Watches, and Mac updates. What about everything else?

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How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

There are an extra couple of steps if you are transferring to a device that’s not fresh from the box.

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Apple 2019 year in review: A breakout year for services

Apple's products delivered more of what users want, but it's the brand new services that stole the show.