Jason SnellMacworld

Jason was lead editor at Macworld for more than a decade and now writes about Apple at Six Colors and podcasts at Relay FM and The Incomparable.

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How to fix the M1 Mac’s most disappointing feature: iOS apps on the Mac

This should be an amazing unification of Apple’s platforms and a massive expansion of the Mac software base. It’s not, so far. Both Apple and app developers have work to do.

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With M1 Macs, memory just isn't what it used to be

Apple has changed the way RAM is used in a computer. And it's time to change our thinking.

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First things first: Why the M1 starts at Apple’s low end

Apple revealed the first step in a two-year transition to its own processors. And it starts with the more affordable end of the Mac lineup.

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The Mac has its best quarter ever, and Tim Cook teases the future

Apple announced its financial results for the fourth quarter. Jason Snell takes a closer look at the numbers and Tim Cook's hint at a new venture.

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The A14 processor brings big improvements to the iPhone and beyond

Apple’s biggest new product this week might be the chip inside the iPhone and iPad.

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Size matters: Choosing between the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro

For people who heavily consider a phone’s size before buying, Apple has made things interesting with the iPhone 12 lineup.

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How Apple can take advantage of iPhone makeover mania

People upgrade for emojis. Why not for more customization features?

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Where does the Apple Watch go from here?

The Series 6 feels like an incremental move. It’s time for Apple to take the Watch to new places.

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Why the new iPad Air is great news for the iPad Pro

Apple’s iPad upgrades show the company is moving with extreme confidence.

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What Apple silicon Mac will we see first? It might be a familiar face

Two recent reports about the first Apple silicon Macs contradict each other. Jason Snell has thoughts on what Apple could do with a new MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac.

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Epic versus Apple? I’m rooting for the users

Two tech behemoths are battling it out, but the most important party in this case is the user. Jason Snell explains.

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AirDrop is great for the iPhone, iPad and Mac, but it can be even better. Here’s how

AirDrop is one of the most useful features of the the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. But it could stand some some major upgrades.

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Where does the iMac go from here?

Apple recent announcement makes the iMac faster, but what’s in store in the near future? Jason Snell considers what could happen in a future based on Apple silicon.

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For once, the Mac and iPad lead Apple's record financial results

Apple announced its third quarter 2020 results. Jason Snell provides some insight about where Apple is and where it might be going next.

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The most invisible and influential eras in Apple history

Jason Snell breaks down the company’s history by era and how Apple’s business approach and position in the market has varied over the years.