Dan FrakesSenior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Dan writes about OS X, iOS, utilities, cool apps, and troubleshooting. He also covers hardware; mobile, audio, and AV gear; input devices; and accessories. He's been writing about tech since 1994, and he's also published software, worked in IT, and worked as a policy analyst.

JBL Duet II

We've recently reviewed a number of 2.0 computer speaker systems--compact, left and right powered speakers that sit on your desk. We continue this string of...

Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II

We've recently been reviewing 2.0 speaker systems--which comprise compact, powered left and right speakers--for your Mac. Compared to 2.1 speaker systems, which...

Readability Makes Web Pages More Readable

As Web sites have gotten more and more complex, many Web pages have become more and more difficult to read. Type is smaller, page layouts are getting more...

Logitech Speaker System Z520

Just a few years ago, 2.1 speaker systems--those that use small, left and right satellites for higher frequencies plus a larger subwoofer/amplifier component...

TwoUp and SizeUp Organize Multiple Windows

In my day-to-day Mac work, I frequently find myself positioning windows next to each other on the screen. For example, I often drag files between two or three...

Concentrate Helps You Focus on Tasks

With all the distractions your Mac and its network connection can provide, it can be tough to get anything accomplished. A while back, I reviewed Think, a free...

Boston Acoustic Updates Duo-i IPod/iPhone Clock Radio

Boston Acoustics has announced the Duo-i Plus AM/FM Stereo Radio with iPhone/iPod Dock, an updated version of the company's Duo-i iPod clock radio.

Bose SoundDock Goes to 11 (not Really, Just to 10)

Bose has announced the fourth product in the company's iPod speaker line, the SoundDock 10 digital music system.

Griffin Intros Kid-friendly MyPhones Headphones

Accessory vendor Griffin Technology has announced MyPhones, a set of over-the-ear headphones for kids. Designed for children age three to 12, MyPhones are...

B&W Slims Down the Zeppelin

British audio company Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) has announced the Zeppelin Mini, a smaller version of the company's flagship iPod audio system, the...

SneakPeek Photo Enhances Quick Look Previews

I'm a huge fan of Mac OS X's Quick Look feature, which lets you preview most types of documents by simply selecting a file and pressing the spacebar. I...

Logitech Intros Portable Lapdesk N315

Logitech on Tuesday announced the Portable Lapdesk N315, a lightweight, compact laptop desk designed to keep both your lap and your notebook cool over extended...

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Speed Test: Third-generation IPod Touch

When Apple announced the new third-generation (3G) iPod touch models at last week's Rock & Roll music event, the company's touchscreen iPod received two...

ITunes 9

Last September, Apple debuted iTunes 8, which brought some major new features (Genius playlists, a new visualizer), a number of refinements for browsing and...

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Snow Leopard's (partial) Gem Substitutes

One of the goals of Mac Gems is to find inexpensive software that makes Mac OS X even better--system tweaks and add-ons, productivity tools, and anything else...

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