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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Apple prepares for its biggest holiday season ever

The IPhone will fuel Apple's first quarter of 2018. But don't count out the Mac and iPad.

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Why Face ID makes security on the iPhone X invisible

Face ID is the most drastic change to how we use our iPhones that Apple has ever done. And it’s for the better.

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Three MacBook mistakes: Will Apple correct course?

Every so often Apple makes a decision that it thinks is right and is ultimately proven to be completely wrong. Will Apple reconsider some of the decisions it has made with the MacBook?

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How to set up your iPhone for disaster alerts

Here’s how to set up your iPhone so you can filter out unwanted texts and call, but still get important alerts.

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Spielberg’s ‘Amazing Stories’ is just the first of Apple’s major TV deals

The Steven Spielberg deal is huge for Apple's original TV content. But can the company use the momentum to compete with Netflix, Hulu, HBO and others TV services?

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Apple won’t reveal Apple Watch sales figures, but it’s not alone

Apple gets criticized for not revealing actual sales numbers, but companies like Amazon and Netflix do the same thing.

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How Apple is managing the iPhone buying dilemma

Some people really, really want the iPhone X, but a lot of people will buy the iPhone 8. Either way, Apple wins.

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iOS 11 review: Apple’s most ambitious and impressive upgrade in years

iOS 11 is a must-have for any iPad user—it'll increase your productivity. It's great for iPhone users, too.

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iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

Notes might be the most versatile app on your iPhone and iPad, and now it gets document scanning, handwriting recognition, and more.

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iOS 11 and the App Store: Your guide to the redesign

iOS wouldn't be where it's at if it weren't for third-party apps. Now the App Store does more to help you find the app you need.

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iOS 11: HEVC, HEIF, and what you need to know about these new video and photo formats

iOS 11 uses new video and photo formats that will help save storage space. And Apple has figured out how to make sure you can use those files on non-iOS 11 devices.

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iOS 11: How the one-handed and QuickType keyboards work

New touch keyboards in iOS 11 make it easier than even to type your text messages, tweets, documents, and more.

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iOS 11: How the new Maps app and Do Not Disturb While Driving work

Apple Maps has new features that help it catch up to Google Maps and Waze. And a new feature will help keep iPhone users safe while driving.

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iOS 11: How Control Center works

iOS 11's Control Center will require a little bit of adjustment for frequent users of iOS 10's Control Center. But the changes are for the better.

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iOS 11: How drag and drop works

Drag and drop in IOS 11 will make you more productive, as long as you use your iPad. On the iPhone, it's another story.