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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. You can find him on the web at danfrakes.com.

Harman Kardon Announces SoundSticks III

Audio manufacturer Harman Kardan on Tuesday announced an updated version of the company's venerable SoundSticks 2.1 (subwoofer/satellite) computer-speaker...

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PowerTunes 1.1.3

A few years back, I covered iPhoto Library Manager, a great utility that lets you easily manage--and even transfer photos and albums between--multiple iPhoto...

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QuoteFix for Mail

When it comes to e-mail etiquette, I'm old-school. For example, I always use plain text instead of styled text or HTML when composing messages. But perhaps my...

iPod Nano Gains Multi-Touch Display, But Loses Video Capability

In it's biggest makeover yet, the nano gains Multi-Touch but loses features and screen size.

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The Summer of Mac Gems

The Mac universe is filled with lots of free and low-cost software--what we like to call Mac Gems. Macworld Senior Editor Dan Frakes covers a couple of programs...

Some PCs Gain Faster iPad Charging

Over the past couple weeks, several PC and component vendors have announced software utilities that allow their computers to charge Apple's iPad, even when the iPad is in use.

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Hands on With Roku's New Netflix Channel

Media-player vendor Roku on Thursday began rolling out a new version of the Netflix channel for the company's standalone streaming-media players. Taking...

IPad Apps We'd Like to See

Macworld's editors recently celebrated some of our favorite iPad apps: 11 paid essentials, nine free ones, and 10 great games. But as anyone who's used an iPad...

Gallery: iPad Cases and Bags Galore

Curious about the options out there for protecting your new iPad? Here's a look at some of the bags and cases on the way.

Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 Wireless

Klipsch’s venerable ProMedia 2.1 speaker system has been around for nearly a decade, and has a deserved reputation for being one of the better...

MaxMenus and LiteSwitch X Back From the Dead?

We've covered hundreds of inexpensive Mac programs over in the Mac Gems department, but two that continue to generate reader interest, despite long ago being...

Essential Utilities: Clipboard Managers

Most of us take Mac OS X's clipboard for granted. We assume that when we select something, press Command-C or Command-X, and then go somewhere else and press...

Avoid IPad Lockouts When Using Bluetooth Keyboards

As we previously covered, the iPad lets you use a Bluetooth keyboard for extended typing sessions. I’ve been taking advantage of this functionality by frequently...

Harman Kardon Announces Go+Play Micro

Audio vendor Harman Kardon on Wednesday announced a new version of the company's Go+Play docking speaker system. The new Go+Play Micro, which has an official...

IPad Camera Connection Kit Connects Other Things, Too

Last week, anyone who pre-ordered Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit began receiving the iPad accessory. The kit--which features one dock-connector adapter with...

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