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 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.

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Tech lessons from 72 hours without electricity

Backup batteries, solar charges, and UPS boxes kept me afloat during three days mostly cut off from the world.

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Tim Cook and Apple: Bullish on China and on Apple’s holiday prospects

The iPad is killing it, and the Mac had a record quarter in the U.S.

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What’s next for the MacBook Pro?

Apple may be introducing a new laptop generation soon. What should be at the top of its priority list?

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Would Apple make its own Surface Neo?

If Apple made its own dual-screen device, would it run macOS or iOS?

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8 hidden features of macOS Catalina

Sidecar, Screen Time, and Voice Control get all the attention in Apple's new Mac operating system. But there are a lot of other new features that'll improve your Mac experience.

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Apple’s watch faces are slowly improving. Is it time for third-party faces?

The new the always-on display makes watch faces a priority, and it’s the right time to let third parties create watch faces.

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With iOS 13.1, Shortcuts gets a lot more powerful

Timed automations, Home automations that can run without anyone present, and even NFC stickers are now enabled.

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Hands on with iPhone 11 Night Mode

iPhone users have been waiting anxiously for better photos in dark settings. iOS 13’s Night Mode seems to have been worth the wait.

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Hands on with the iPhone 11 cameras

Apple introduces a tons of new features with the new iPhone camera and the updated Camera app. Here’s a first look.

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A 2019 iPhone wish list

A mostly reality-based look at what Jason Snell is hoping to see from Apple next week.