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Ben Boychuk is associate editor of City Journal, a public-policy magazine, where he oversees the magazine's coverage of California. He's also a columnist for ScrippsHoward News Service and the Sacramento Bee. He lives in Southern California with his wife, two children, their cat, and an albino corn snake named Bart Karateman.

IDiary for IPhone

Diaries are typically for keeping secrets or intimate thoughts safe. That's why they have locks. When I was a kid, I had a...

Ambient Noise Apps for IPhone

Cubicle dwellers and business travelers know well the hazards of noise pollution. Poor office acoustics and boisterous airport...

Pennies for IPhone

There's this guy I know--we'll call him Neb Chukboy--who scoffed at budgeting. "I've got it all up here," he'd say, tapping...

Internet Radio Apps for IPhone

iPhone and iPod touch users have excellent options in Internet radio applications.

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NYTimes for IPhone

News junkies have good reason to rejoice over the NYTimes app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Say what you will about the New...

Cocktail Recipe Apps for the IPhone

New cocktail database applications have arrived at the Apple iPhone App Store.

Unit Conversion Apps for the IPhone

Converting pounds to kilograms or Pounds Sterling to dollars isn't exactly guesswork. It requires precision. Happily, Apple's...

Google Mobile App for IPhone

Searching is Google's bread-and-butter, and the Google Mobile App for the iPhone (and the iPod touch) searches the Web and...