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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Apple’s gaming subscription service has tough challenges ahead of it

Can Apple create a game subscription service that will attract game developers with a steady revenue stream?

Macworld Podcast 637

Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3

Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 637.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.3 with fixes for a handful of minor bugs

There are no new features in the latest iOS update, but you should still install it for the bug fixes.

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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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What Intel’s 2019 roadmap can tell us about the future of the Mac

Intel has charted its course for 2019. Heres how that might impact Apple’s computers.

Macworld Podcast 636

iPhone batteries, Apple should switch to AMD, and your comments and questions

Apple replaced a lot of iPhone batteries last year. Should Apple switch to AMD processors? We also respond to your comments and questions.

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DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps

Apple’s new MapKit JS library will power maps in search results, with the same focus on privacy that both DuckDuckGo and Apple are known for.

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Apple should drop Intel for AMD

A transition to ARM for macOS will take years. In the meantime, AMD should supply Apple’s x86 hardware.

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AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support is coming to smart TVs, including those from Vizio, Sony, and LG

Samsung isn't the only one working with Apple.

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New Year’s resolutions for iPhone users

Now is the time to break some bad iPhone habits and start some good ones.

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Apple cuts Q1 2019 earnings estimates, blames everyone but itself

It's all China's fault, and exchange rates, and supply constraints. It has nothing to do with skyrocketing prices, naturally.

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10 must-have apps for your new iPhone

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

Macworld Podcast 634

Predictions for 2019

What will happen next year? Let’s talk about predictions for Apple and technology in 2019. Plus, we discuss your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 634.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.2, addressing eSIM activation bugs

Now that more carriers are supporting eSIM in iPhone XS and XR, it's time to squash the last remaining bugs.

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Apple Music Connect was doomed from the start

Apple is killing its second attempt at a music-focused social network because nobody wants it.