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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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.

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Betas forever? Why Apple’s move to iOS 13.1 makes sense

It may seem like odd timing, but it makes sense for Apple to bring the iOS 13.1 beta to developers now, before iOS 13 actually ships.

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Why Apple doesn’t need to release a new Apple Watch this fall

There’s enough going on with watchOS and potential new materials to keep Apple’s champion wearable on top.

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Why Disney’s video bundle will force Apple to bundle Apple TV+

Disney’s move caused dramatic shifts in the streaming services market. How will Apple respond?

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How Apple reinvents its core business to keep growing

Apple’s business rarely stands still. Jason Snell takes a look at how it has evolved over the years.