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 report card: How we grade everything released in 2020

Apple launched a lot of new products in 2020. Here's what we think of all of them.

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MacBook Air M1 review: An absolutely stunning debut for Apple silicon in a Mac

It may be nothing more a processor change, but what a processor!

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Did you just get your iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro Max? Do these things first!

Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro Max (or maybe even a new iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro), read this setup guide.

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iPhone 12: MagSafe enables a whole new charging and accessory ecosystem

With new magnets and coils, Apple is making all sorts of new things possible.

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Apple’s new 2020 iPad upgrades the processor and nothing else

The good news is that the price is the same. The bad news is that so is nearly everything else.

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iPad Air (2020): Seven things you need to know about Apple’s redesigned tablet

The new Air takes design cues from the iPad Pro and gets a huge speed boost from the A14 processor.

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Elgato Wave 3 review: A killer mic for aspiring podcasters and YouTubers

If you’re a content creator that needs a great USB microphone for voice recording, look no further.

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Apple details its aggressive transition to Macs with its Apple Silicon in place of Intel and AMD

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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