He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging. He has been a frequent speaker at the Macworld Expo conference and a member of the conference faculty. He also co-founded the first dedicated PowerBook User Group (PPUG) in the United States.
After winning a major legal battle with Apple in 2006, he set the precedent that independent journalists are entitled to the same protections under the First Amendment as members of the mainstream media.
O'Grady is the author of The Nexus One Pocket Guide, The Droid Pocket Guide, The Google Phone Pocket Guide, and The Garmin nuvi Pocket Guide (Peachpit Press), the author of Corporations That Changed the World: Apple Inc. (Greenwood Press), and a contributor to The Mac Bible (Peachpit Press).
In addition, he has contributed to numerous Mac publications over the years, including MacWEEK, Macworld, and MacPower (Japan).When he's not writing about Apple for ZDNet at The Apple Core, he enjoys spending time with his family in New Jersey.
Latest articles from Jason D. O'Grady
Google snubbed iOS users with its All Access music subscription service, but developer James Clancey has submitted an app to the App Store that will bring Google music subscriptions to the iPhone.
Google could lose half (or more) of its ad revenue and Samsung could lose its biggest client if Apple decides to cut them out of its products at its Worldwide Developers Conference.
While Adobe moves to a subscription model for its defacto-standard Photoshop application, a scrappy, Mac-only image editor stands to gain market share from users put off by the idea of subscription software.
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