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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macOS: Apple WWDC19 wish list

Apple’s focus on the Mac could be a big part of WWDC19. Jason Snell has his ideas on what he’d like to see.

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iOS 13: 5 features at the top of the WWDC19 wish list

Jason Snell has high hopes for Apple’s next-generation operating system for the iPhone and iPad.

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6 powerful utilities that make the Mac feel like home

The Mac is good without all of these software. utilities. But with them, it’s great

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Why the Mac won’t end up locked down like iOS

As macOS becomes more like iOS, there’s a fear that Apple will take away some freedoms that Mac users are used to. But that’s unlikely, explains Jason Snell.

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Why Apple believes iPhone sales are finally turning around

iPhone sales are down, but there’s plenty to be optimistic about. Jason Snell explains.

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The Mac is becoming more like iOS—and I think I like it

Jason Snell noticed something strange creeping into his thoughts occasionally while working on his iMac Pro: iOS does many things better.

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Why iOS apps will make the Mac a better place... eventually

The next couple of years could be hard for Mac users, because things are going to be strange and different. We’re going to have to learn new ways of doing things

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Spotlight: Don’t take your Mac’s powerful search engine for granted

Tips and tricks to help you find what you need on your Mac.

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Pro or no? How the high-end 2019 iMac measures up

In many instances, a built-to-order iMac with a ninth-generation Core i9 processor is a better performer than the entry-level iMac Pro—and it’s much more affordable. But it all depends on the software you use.

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Can Apple's product expertise make Apple TV+ a success?

Apple's plans to compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon hinge on a lot of trust in production executives Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht.

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Why today’s iPad lineup is the strongest in years

With the introduction of the new iPad mini and the new iPad Air, the iPad is now Apple’s most coherent and complete product line

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The web at 30: Apple’s place in history

The World Wide Web is 30 years old. Here’s a look at Apple’s role in its development.

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Apple’s management of its video service isn’t a plot twist, it’s business as usual

Jason Snell has a few thoughts on recent reports about Apple’s new video streaming service and the content it will provide.

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Apple dominates the podcast market. But for how long?

Competitors such as Spotify are making investments to creep closer to Apple. In the meantime, Apple seems to be doing not much at all.

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It’s time for Apple to get back into the smart home in a big way

There is no end to the opportunities for Apple in the home. The company just has to decide if it wants to compete in that market.