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’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.

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Now is the time for Apple to re-think its retail priorities

An executive change is a chance for Apple to adjust what the company wants to accomplish with its stores.

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How will Apple redesign the iPad home screen?

The iPad has essentially used the same home screen for nine years. Jason Snell has a few ideas on how it can be updated.

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5 things we learned from Apple’s latest quarterly results

Apple’s latest financial results was a mixture of good and not-so-good news. Jason Snell points out several interesting points that were made during the company’s results announcement.

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How will Apple’s 2019 iPhone counter the Google Pixel camera?

Jason Snell thinks that Apple may need to re-think its classic approach to iPhone upgrades if the company wants to keep up in the battle of smartphone cameras.

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How the iPad might influence the future of the Mac interface

Jason Snell thinks it’s hard not to believe that there are some big iOS inspired changes on the horizon.

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Apple’s 4K TV deals show how the company’s business strategy is evolving

Apple is no longer the company you thought it was. Its recent deals show that the company is serious about relying on other revenue streams besides hardware sales.

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2019 iOS wishlist: Better iPhone prices, smaller phones, and iPad software updates

What can Apple do to improve the iPhone, iPad, and iOS in 2019? Jason Snell has a few ideas.

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Why 2019 could be an enormous year of change for the Mac

2019 could be a year where everything changes for the Macintosh. Jason Snell explains.

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What came true and what didn’t for Apple in 2018

Jason Snell ended last year with hopes and dreams for 2018. Here's a look at what became reality and what didn't.

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The new Apple Pencil made me a believer

The Apple Pencil isn't just for artists and hand-note-takers. It just needed better software and hardware to broaden its appeal.

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Is Apple’s TV streaming service bound for Apple TV competitors?

The Apple Music-Amazon Echo deal could be a sign of things to come for Apple TV. Jason Snell explains.

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How an Apple TV stick could make Apple’s video streaming service an instant hit

Expanding the Apple TV ecosystem could turn out to be key to the success of Apple’s upcoming video service.