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Six Colors Writing about Apple and other stuff by Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and others.

  • Why Photoshop on iOS is a huge win for the iPad...
    by Jason Snell on October 17, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    So it’s official. Photoshop — real Photoshop — is coming to the iPad next year. If you’re someone who uses Photoshop, uses the iPad to get work done, or both, this is big news. It’s a huge shot in the arm for the iPad Pro and another sign of where Apple’s […]

  • (Podcast) Clockwise #263: Down With the System,...
    by Dan Moren on October 17, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    This week, on the 30-minute tech show that tells you what time it is, Dan is joined by host emeritus Jason Snell and special guests Lex Friedman and Megan Morrone to discuss third-party voice assistants on smartphones, brain-downloading software, our first programming experiences, and Palm’s […]

  • Vinpok Taptek review: Colors, clicks, and too...
    by Jason Snell on October 16, 2018 at 5:20 pm

    It’s hard to find Bluetooth keyboards with mechanical switches. As someone who enjoys mechanical keyboards and frequently writes on an iPad, that’s extra frustrating. The new Vinpok Taptek is a compact Bluetooth mechanical keyboard with Apple-like styling. It’s a promising […]

  • Apple fixes bagel emoji ↦
    by Jason Snell on October 16, 2018 at 12:11 am

    Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia has the scoop, er, the schmear: Apple has released a new version of its forthcoming bagel emoji. Now including cream cheese, this aims to address concerns raised about the previous design. [image courtesy Emojipedia] I wonder what people will choose to complain […]

  • iPhone XS review: The future, as promised, is now
    by Jason Snell on October 15, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a month since I took possession of an iPhone XS and XS Max. In the intervening four weeks I’ve taken photos and video, traveled on a business trip, gotten stuck in hideous commute traffic. That’s life. And throughout, the iPhone XS […]