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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The big unanswered questions from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

After the dust settled from Apple’s WWDC announcements, there are several question about the company’s plans for the future.

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HomePod first impressions: Lots of unknowns, but its sound is impressive

With six months to go before its release, Apple's HomePod is a bit of a mystery. Jason Snell breaks down the cold, hard facts—and all the questions we'll be asking until it ships.

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WWDC 2017 keynote: Taking it all in

Apple kicked off its annual developers conference with a software and hardware showcase that we’ll be thinking about for a long time to come.

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Apple’s WWDC Announcements: What are the chances?

Everyone has a wish list for what they want to see at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next week, but what are the odd of the predictions coming true? Jason Snell has some sure bets, as well as long shots.

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How iCloud Photo Library matches up to Google Photos

Google announced major additions to Google Photos at I/O 2017. Where do Photos and iCloud Photo Library have to catch up, and should we be looking for from Apple at WWDC?

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Apple Park: The last great product by Steve Jobs

Apple’s new Cupertino campus is a reflection of the company’s co-founder.

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How does the Surface Laptop stack up to Apple’s notebooks?

Comparing specs and prices of Microsoft’s Surface Laptop versus Apple’s MacBook Air, MacBook, and MacBook Pro.

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6 key takeaways from Apple’s Q2 2017 earnings call

This year’s extra-long iPhone rumor cycle is affecting demand, and five other things we learned from Tim Cook and Co.

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What to expect from Apple's Q2 2017 earnings call on May 2

It's almost time to hear from Tim Cook and Co. about iPhone sales, the Apple Watch, and what's up with China.

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After more than two years, Apple Pay still feels like the future

Sure, we don't have jetpacks, but we can buy things with a Jedi Mind Trick wave of the wrist, and that's pretty cool too.

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Which cutting edge technologies will become mainstream?

Early adopters are the beta testers for the rest of the world.

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The good news and bad news of Apple's Mac Pro announcement

By pre-announcing a Mac Pro, professional iMacs, and a new display, Apple finally threw pro users a bone—just not one with any meat on it.

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With the new iPad, Apple keeps simplifying its product lines

The iPad Air is gone. The MacBook Air is on its way out. Could the iPhone be the next device on the naming chopping block?

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The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market

Apple isn't selling its new low-cost iPad exclusively to schools, but it could help make up some ground lost to Chromebooks.

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How the AirPods show Apple’s frustrating and delightful quest for simplicity

Tap-tapping your earbud and asking your phone out loud to turn the volume up doesn't seem simple—but would a complex series of gestures really help?