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.

Six things we’d like to see in the next Apple TV

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: Apple releases Public Beta 3
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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: Apple releases Public Beta 3

With over a billion users, iOS is one of the biggest consumer operating systems in the world. Here's how it's going to change your iPhone and iPad this fall.

Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: 'Snoopy in Space' launches this fall
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Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: 'Snoopy in Space' launches this fall

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

Apple highlights new emojis coming this fall to iOS and macOS in celebration of World Emoji Day

Apple highlights new emojis coming this fall to iOS and macOS in celebration of World Emoji Day

There are 230 new emojis coming to your iPhone and Mac in 2019. Apple’s giving a sneak peek at some of them.

Apple releases iOS 12.4 beta 7

Apple releases iOS 12.4 beta 7

This point-release probably gets iOS 12 ready for the Apple Card launch this summer.

Messages and Maps: Two apps we wish Apple would port from iOS to Mac

Messages and Maps: Two apps we wish Apple would port from iOS to Mac

The Mac versions of these apps are way behind their iOS counterparts. Catalyst could help fix that.

Apple Arcade won’t save us from the scourge of freemium gaming, but it’s a start

Apple Arcade won’t save us from the scourge of freemium gaming, but it’s a start

Apple’s subscription gaming service won’t make free-to-play games obsolete, but it will give us lots of high-quality alternatives.

iOS 13:  How to automatically close Safari tabs

iOS 13: How to automatically close Safari tabs

Get that huge list of open tabs under control with iOS 13’s helpful new feature.

iOS 13's new Optimized Battery Charging feature explained

iOS 13's new Optimized Battery Charging feature explained

If you want your iPhone’s battery to hold its charge over time, you’ll enable this feature.

iOS 13: How to quickly connect to Bluetooth devices

iOS 13: How to quickly connect to Bluetooth devices

No more jumping between your app and Settings just to connect to your favorite Bluetooth headphones.

Apple slashes prices on Mac storage upgrades

Apple slashes prices on Mac storage upgrades

That big SSD still costs a lot, but it's not the ridiculous upsell it was before.

How to quickly join Wi-Fi networks in iOS 13

How to quickly join Wi-Fi networks in iOS 13

No more digging into the Settings menu—you can join Wi-Fi networks right from the Control Center!

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