Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

I have written professionally about technology for my entire adult professional life - over 20 years. I like to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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Apple details an impressive, aggressive transition to Macs with its own processors

Macs that use Apple's own processors are coming this year. Here's how the transition will work.

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Apple’s COVID-19 exposure notification API: What it is and how it works in iOS 13.5

Apple and Google have new technology to help you know when you might have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. It's not as scary as it sounds.

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Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app

Apple now has its own weather service. And Android users will have to find a new weather app.

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Five products we’d love to see from Apple in 2020

We know we can expect new iPhones, Apple Watches, and Mac updates. What about everything else?

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Apple 2019 year in review: A breakout year for services

Apple's products delivered more of what users want, but it's the brand new services that stole the show.

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Amazon Echo Buds review: An excellent value plagued by small annoyances

Amazon's true wireless earbuds get many things right, but lacks the refinement of its best competitors.

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The versatile Anker PowerHouse 200 is a steal at over $100 off for Black Friday

With a 12V DC port, multiple USB ports, and even 100V AC power, this hefty battery can power your devices through a multi-day blackout.

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Anker's affordable PowerWave Fast Wireless Charger Stand is at the lowest price we've seen for Black Friday

Even though you have to supply your own USB power adapter, this is a great deal.

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iPhone 11 Pro review: Nothing ‘Pro’ about it, just the best iPhone ever

Nothing about this phone justifies its ‘Pro’ designation, but it nails the fundamentals better than any iPhone ever.

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launches in Australia and New Zealand

Can Niantic recreate the success of Pokémon Go?

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Facebook Messenger coming to Mac and Windows later this year

Zuckerberg unveiled the coming desktop app during its F8 developer conference keynote.

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iPad Air (2019) review: Apple finds the sweet spot

The sweet spot for most users is here, sandwiched between the basic budget iPad and the pricey iPad Pro.

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The new Apple TV app and Apple TV Channels: 9 things you need to know

Apple hopes to be a new destination for cord cutters, but Netflix remains a no-show.

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MacBook Air review: Out with the old and in with the new, for better or worse

The new MacBook Air is essentially the 12-inch MacBook, made larger.

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The new MacBook Air: Everything you need to know

Apple has finally replaced the MacBook Air with a truly modern machine.

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