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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.

Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass (FX3022)

I previously reviewed Altec Lansing's Expressionist Classic (FX2020) speaker system, finding it to be a stylish system that improves on a Mac's built-in...

IHome Ships IP1 Audio System

Electronics vendor iHome today announced the official release of the Studio Series iP1 audio system. First announced in May, the iP1 features a transparent body...

Xmenu Lets You Access Files From the Menu Bar

One of my favorite OS X add-ons is FinderPop, in part because of its menu-bar menu that provides quick access to my favorite files and folders. But if this is...

IFlash Touch for IPhone

A few years back, I reviewed the Mac version of iFlash, an outstanding study aid that lets you create onscreen flash cards and provides a number of effective...

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Developers Hack out New Apps at IPhoneDevCamp

For iPhone app developers, the year's biggest event is undoubtedly Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, but it's not the only one focusing on creating apps...

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Power Manager: More Control Over Mac Schedules

The Energy Saver pane of System Preferences offers a number of features for conserving energy; for example, sleep mode and scheduled startups and shutdowns. Mac...

Sonos Unveils New Music System Controller, Software

Sonos announced Monday the Sonos Controller 200, a complete overhaul of the company's wireless controller for its Multi-Room Music System. Whereas the original...

ScreenSharingMenulet Makes Quick Work of Screen Sharing

Leopard's Screen Sharing feature, which lets you view and control the screen of another Mac, can be quite handy, especially for performing remote tech support...

HeartMath Intros Mac Version of Stress-relief Bundle

HeartMath on Wednesday announced the emWave Mac Stress Relief System, the first Mac version of the company's hardware/software package designed to help users...

WhatsOpen Helps You Eject Stubborn Volumes

Last October, I reviewed What's Keeping Me, a utility that helps you figure out what, exactly, is keeping a drive or disk image from being ejected. In the...

Shure Announces First Over-the-ear Headphones

Headphone vendor Shure, known for its in-ear-canal headphones, in-ear monitors, and headphones, announced today the company's first foray into traditional...

LSI Offers Mac-compatible Drivers for 3ware RAID Cards

LSI has released a Mac OS X-compatible driver for its 3ware 9690SA and 9650SE series RAID controller cards for Intel-based Macs.

Google OS Means Actual Netbooks, Not Apple Trouble

In the week or so since Google announced it's going to release its own operating system, the Web has been littered with commentary and analysis about "what this...

Inside IPhone 3.0's Remote Wipe Feature

One of the big security-related features in the iPhone 3.0 software update--at least for those with a MobileMe account--is Find My iPhone's Remote Wipe command...

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IDeskCal Puts Events, Tasks on Your Desktop

Many Mac users track their events and tasks using iCal, but I don't know many who like having to keep iCal running all the time just to see upcoming events and...