Jason Cross

Staff Writer

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

Apple’s original TV shows and series: Ronald D. Moore sci-fi series picks up a trio of stars

AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it
Updated

AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it

This major update to Apple's wireless streaming protocol focuses on multi-room audio.

Apple Music adds new Friends Mix weekly personalized playlist

Apple Music adds new Friends Mix weekly personalized playlist

The For You section gets a boost with another weekly custom playlist.

Apple removes Alex Jones and Infowars podcasts from iTunes and Podcast apps

Apple removes Alex Jones and Infowars podcasts from iTunes and Podcast apps

Apple says: 'We have clear guidelines that creators and developers must follow to ensure we provide a safe environment for all of our users.'

iPad 2018 rumors: iOS 12 beta 5 hints at rounded display corners for iPad Pro
Updated

iPad 2018 rumors: iOS 12 beta 5 hints at rounded display corners for iPad Pro

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

Mophie Powerstation XXL review: High capacity, multi-port, Lightning-based power

Mophie Powerstation XXL review: High capacity, multi-port, Lightning-based power

Though it's a little bigger than the Powerstation Plus XL, the non-Plus XXL version offers more bang for the buck.

Mophie Powerstation Plus XL review: Leave your micro-USB cable at home

Mophie Powerstation Plus XL review: Leave your micro-USB cable at home

This battery pack means you only ever have to carry around a single Lightning cable, but you pay a lot for the convenience.

The 2018 iPhones may drop Qualcomm's modems and go Intel-only, and that could be a good thing

The 2018 iPhones may drop Qualcomm's modems and go Intel-only, and that could be a good thing

Intel's modem quality is improving rapidly, and it benefits us all to have one global hardware variant.

How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity achievements

How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity achievements

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

Apple highlights new emojis coming with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave to celebrate World Emoji Day

Apple highlights new emojis coming with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave to celebrate World Emoji Day

Over 70 new emoji based on the Unicode 11 standard are coming in iOS 12 this fall.

The new 2018 MacBook Pro has a silicone membrane under each key

The new 2018 MacBook Pro has a silicone membrane under each key

In an apparent effort to improve reliability, Apple has put a little dust cover over the butterfly switches on its new MacBook Pro keyboards.

Adobe is bringing full Photoshop to iPad

Adobe is bringing full Photoshop to iPad

A new cross-platform version of Photoshop may be demonstrated this fall, with a release in 2019.

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