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The switch to Apple silicon: Will the Touch Bar survive?

The switch to Apple silicon: Will the Touch Bar survive?

Transitions are opportunities for changes and endings. Could we see the Touch Bar disappear from the MacBook Pro?

07/08/2020

Why the Mac is (once again) central to Apple’s future

Why the Mac is (once again) central to Apple’s future

Macs with Apple silicon will bring the best of iPhone, iPad, and Mac together.

07/01/2020

The Mac’s future is on a collision course with the iPad

The Mac’s future is on a collision course with the iPad

What’s a Mac, anyway? Apple’s WWDC announcements make us wonder.

06/24/2020

WWDC Wish List: Apple Watch and watchOS 7

WWDC Wish List: Apple Watch and watchOS 7

Watch Wishes Do Come (True). But will Apple make the ultimate Apple Watch power move?

06/18/2020

WWDC Wish List: macOS 10.16

WWDC Wish List: macOS 10.16

After a stormy year with macOS Catalina, it's time for stability. Bring on macOS Avalon.

06/10/2020

iPadOS 14 wish list: Plenty of room for improvement

iPadOS 14 wish list: Plenty of room for improvement

The iPad is Apple’s platform with the most room to grow. Jason Snell hopes that at WWDC, the iPad continues to move forward.

05/27/2020

Three ways the iPad beats the Mac

Three ways the iPad beats the Mac

The Mac is still capable, but sometimes the iPad is better at solving certain problems. Jason Snell explains.

05/20/2020

What will the ARM Mac line-up look like?

What will the ARM Mac line-up look like?

Chip transitions give Apple an opportunity to make major changes, like a redesigned iMac and more consumer laptops.

05/13/2020

Apple’s pandemic stars: Mac, iPad, and its big pile of cash

Apple’s pandemic stars: Mac, iPad, and its big pile of cash

Jason Snell explains how Apple's Q1 2020 financial results show that the company could emerge into a post-COVID-19 world as an even bigger player on the scene.

04/30/2020

Apple’s iPad Pro Magic Keyboard: The heavy truth

Apple’s iPad Pro Magic Keyboard: The heavy truth

It weighs as much as a laptop—and works like one. And it’s just one option among many.

04/22/2020

Apple’s most important role: Keeping privacy at the forefront

Apple’s most important role: Keeping privacy at the forefront

Apple is in a unique position to steer our world away from the most negative possible uses of technology and toward a more private and transparent future.

04/15/2020

iPad vs. Surface: Apple and Microsoft get closer to convergence

iPad vs. Surface: Apple and Microsoft get closer to convergence

The two tech giants are racing to a new kind of device--from opposite sides.

04/08/2020

Ten years of the iPad: Some things never change

Ten years of the iPad: Some things never change

A decade later the original iPad is retro, but the iPad platform still feels like the future.

04/01/2020

Why is the 2020 iPad Pro such a minor upgrade?

Why is the 2020 iPad Pro such a minor upgrade?

The new iPad Pro has a few notable updates, but it’s not really any faster than the previous model. So why bother with an upgrade? Jason Snell has some theories.

03/25/2020

Tips for the Mac user new to working from home

Tips for the Mac user new to working from home

Learn about the tools, techniques, and behaviors that can help you work more efficiently on your Mac or iPad from home.

03/17/2020

Cursors on the iPad? Bring them on

Cursors on the iPad? Bring them on

The iPad's strength is in its adaptability. Adding true mouse support will only add to its power.

03/11/2020

What happens if (and when) Apple cancels WWDC 2020?

What happens if (and when) Apple cancels WWDC 2020?

How does Apple communicate with its developers if it cancels its developer conference?

03/03/2020

ARM Macs are coming, three years after Apple’s attitude change

ARM Macs are coming, three years after Apple’s attitude change

It was easier to stay on Intel, but the Mac’s future requires a chip transition. Jason Snell explains.

02/26/2020

File lessons the iPad needs to learn from the Mac

File lessons the iPad needs to learn from the Mac

So we can see files now. Great! Time for smarter AirDrop and default apps.

02/19/2020

Why is Apple rolling out new OS features in February?

Why is Apple rolling out new OS features in February?

Mid-cycle feature updates benefit users and developers. Let’s make it a habit.

02/12/2020

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