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.

thumbnail apple card features new

How to opt out of forced arbitration on the Apple Card

We hope you never have to sue Apple or Goldman Sachs, but you shouldn’t give up your ability to do so.

apple card pay

Apple Card is now available—with even better rewards than we thought

If you’re eager for a Goldman Sachs MasterCard with daily cash back, privacy-minded features, and tight Apple Wallet integration, your day has finally arrived.

Apple Card

Five questions to ask yourself before you apply for an Apple Card

Apple Card is getting a lot of buzz, but it’s not necessarily a great fit for you, even if you’re an Apple fan.

apple arcade coming soon

Report: Apple Arcade could cost $4.99 per month

It’s a shockingly reasonable price that could easily entice tens of millions of subscribers.

look around ios 13

iOS 13: How to set and use Favorites and Collections in Maps

In iOS 13, Maps lets you designate favorite locations and build sharable collections, so you can find places more quickly.

apple maps new

New Apple Maps are rolling out to the northeast U.S.

Apple promises to complete its U.S. rollout of new map data by the end of the year, with other countries to follow in 2020.

apple card physical

The Apple Card is not magic

Apple’s foray into personal finance is newsworthy, but the card itself isn’t revolutionary and shouldn’t change our expectations of the credit industry.

watch os 6

Our 6 favorite new features of watchOS 6

Apple breathes new life into your existing Apple Watch with this year's big watchOS update.

fix apple music primary

How to use synchronized lyrics in Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

Get ready for Karaoke night with Apple Music in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or tvOS 13.

macworld podcast logo

Apple Card, the Siri controversy, iPhone and MacBook rumors, your hot takes, and more

Does Touch ID have a future in the iPhone? Does 5G have a future in the MacBook? And your hot takes! That's all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

siri icon apple website

So Apple’s going to stop listening in on your Siri requests. Now what?

It’s time to face a hard truth about machine learning and AI: to get better, people have to be involved.

10th gen mobile processor rwd

What Intel’s new Ice Lake chips could mean for future MacBooks

Intel just launched its 10th-generation mobile CPUs. Here’s what you can expect if and when Apple puts them in its laptops.

activity trends primary

iOS 13 and Apple Watch: Activity Trends give you the big picture

A new iOS 13 feature will help you make sense of all that activity data coming from your Apple Watch.

vizo homekit primary

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support starts rolling out to LG and Vizio TVs

Select models are receiving firmware updates to enable these features now, with more coming this fall.

apple card

Apple Card on track to launch in the first half of August

Apple’s own credit card, a MasterCard backed by Goldman Sachs, is expected to go live within the next few weeks.