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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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.

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Where to buy the iPhone XS and XS Max

We break down the best deals from the big carriers and retailers.

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

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

Macworld Podcast Ep. 622

Our favorite iOS 12 features, iPhone XS ordering and reviews, and your comments and questions

Our favorite iOS 12 features, iPhone XS ordering and reviews, and your comments and questions.

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How to use the augmented reality Measure app in iOS 12

Some of the first iPhone AR apps were made to measure stuff around your home and office. With iOS 12, Apple gives you a great built-in option.

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Apple Watch Series 4 FAQ: All your questions about the new Apple Watch, answered

The new Series 4 represents the biggest update to the Apple Watch since the original.

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Google Maps is finally compatible with Apple CarPlay

The day we've all been waiting for is here. With iOS 12 and the latest Google Maps update, CarPlay support has arrived.