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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File lessons the iPad needs to learn from the Mac

So we can see files now. Great! Time for smarter AirDrop and default apps.

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Why is Apple rolling out new OS features in February?

Mid-cycle feature updates benefit users and developers. Let’s make it a habit.

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Surprise! Cheaper Apple products are hits

Apple’s changing focus on services and accessories may mean more low-end buying options

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Apple’s record quarter: Don’t try to trick Tim Cook

A lot can be gleaned from Apple’s financial results announcement, but you won’t get much from the Apple CEO about future products.

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iPad at 10: Why apps made the iPad a success

The App Store and iWork saved the iPad from being “just a big iPhone.”

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It’s time for new hardware at the center of Apple’s home strategy

Jason Snell says it’s time for Apple to build a product that makes your home smarter and more secure.

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Why the iPad needs to embrace mice and trackpads

Support for external pointing devices in iOS 13 is very much a first draft. In doing so, the platform could reap some surprising rewards.

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2020 iOS Predictions: iPad Pro and so many iPhones

2019 was a relatively quiet year for the iPhone and iPad. Jason Snell thinks that things could get more interesting in 2020.

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The Mac in 2020: New keyboards, ARM Macs, and an iMac reboot?

2019 was a transitional year for the Mac. Will 2020 be truly revolutionary? Jason Snell has some thoughts.

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2019 predictions in review: iPhone price drops, Catalyst letdown

Every year, Jason Snell makes a combination of predictions and wishes for the next 12 months. How did his 2019 list turn out?

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How and why would Apple kill the iPhone’s Lightning port

Rumor as it that the 2021 iPhone will not have any ports. Sounds crazy, but it’s not as far-fetched as it seems. But why would Apple do such and thing, and how would the problems it creates be solved?

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The Mac Pro is an important symbol, but you probably shouldn’t buy it

The Mac Pro is important and it’s platform defining. And unless you’re someone in the extreme high end of the Mac market, you will never use one.

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Tech accessories to be thankful for

Jason Snell shines a spotlight on some of the accessories that he relies on daily.

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AirPods Pro is just the start of Apple’s audio-processing revolution

In some ways, the AirPods Pro are Apple’s first dedicated AR product. Jason Snell explains.

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Why the 16-inch MacBook Pro is a repudiation of the ‘Ive Doctrine’

Apple’s latest laptop design shows it’s listening to its customers in a way it hasn’t in recent years.