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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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.

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The switch to Apple silicon: Will the Touch Bar survive?

Transitions are opportunities for changes and endings. Could we see the Touch Bar disappear from the MacBook Pro?

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Why the Mac is (once again) central to Apple’s future

Macs with Apple silicon will bring the best of iPhone, iPad, and Mac together.

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The Mac’s future is on a collision course with the iPad

What’s a Mac, anyway? Apple’s WWDC announcements make us wonder.

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WWDC Wish List: Apple Watch and watchOS 7

Watch Wishes Do Come (True). But will Apple make the ultimate Apple Watch power move?

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WWDC Wish List: macOS 10.16

After a stormy year with macOS Catalina, it's time for stability. Bring on macOS Avalon.

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iPadOS 14 wish list: Plenty of room for improvement

The iPad is Apple’s platform with the most room to grow. Jason Snell hopes that at WWDC, the iPad continues to move forward.

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Three ways the iPad beats the Mac

The Mac is still capable, but sometimes the iPad is better at solving certain problems. Jason Snell explains.

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What will the ARM Mac line-up look like?

Chip transitions give Apple an opportunity to make major changes, like a redesigned iMac and more consumer laptops.

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Apple’s pandemic stars: Mac, iPad, and its big pile of cash

Jason Snell explains how Apple's Q1 2020 financial results show that the company could emerge into a post-COVID-19 world as an even bigger player on the scene.

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Apple’s iPad Pro Magic Keyboard: The heavy truth

It weighs as much as a laptop—and works like one. And it’s just one option among many.

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Apple’s most important role: Keeping privacy at the forefront

Apple is in a unique position to steer our world away from the most negative possible uses of technology and toward a more private and transparent future.

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iPad vs. Surface: Apple and Microsoft get closer to convergence

The two tech giants are racing to a new kind of device--from opposite sides.