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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.

Google Email Uploader Gets Old E-mail to Gmail

Google's Gmail service offers vast amounts of storage, a unique approach to organization, one of the best e-mail-searching features around, and access to all...

Imagining the IPad: It’s Easy If You Try

Over the past few days, I've watched Apple's iPad announcement and read impression after impression of the device from people who've actually used it. (Alas, I...

Bagmakers Tout IPad Carrying Options

In the 24 hours since Apple announced the iPad, a number of veteran vendors of laptop bags and sleeves have announced new products specifically for protecting...

The iPad's Five Best Surprises

The "Apple tablet" is finally official, and it has a name: iPad. Though this super-sized iPod touch is largely what we expected, Apple's announcement included a...

Naming the Apple Tablet

I'm generally not a fan of wildly speculating about products that don't officially exist. So for the most part, I've tried to refrain from pontificating about...

More Gems I’m Thankful for

CableJive Provides a Cable for Two

Cable vendor CableJive has introduced the DuaLink, a USB dock-connector cable for iPods and iPhones that lets you charge and sync two devices simultaneously.

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The 240GB IPod

While the iPod touch and iPod nano get all the attention, the iPod classic is still chugging along as Apple's "hold everything" media player--even if it's just...

Password Assistant Exposes Built-in OS X Password Generator

If you regularly read Macworld's articles about computer security, you know the importance of a good password--meaning one that's difficult to guess or crack. My...

SpaceControl Keeps an Eye on Disk Space

Earlier this week, I covered MiniUsage, a menu-bar utility for monitoring your Mac's performance. As part of that review, I noted that MiniUsage doesn't track...

SpaceControl Keeps Eye on Available Disk Space

Earlier this week, I covered MiniUsage, a menu-bar utility for monitoring your Mac's performance. As part of that review, I noted that MiniUsage doesn't track...

Sanho HyperMac External MacBook Batteries

Many years ago, I owned a Lind battery pack for my Apple laptop. Though bulky and heavy, it provided a couple hours of additional use at a time when the best...

MiniUsage Lets You Monitor Your Mac's Activity

We've covered a number of Gems for keeping an eye on your Mac's performance and activity, including MenuMeters, iPulse, and MemoryStick. I recently came across...

Show Briefs: IPhone Accessories, Laptop Screen Films

Over the past few days, Macworld editors have walked the vast expanse of the show floor at the International Consumer Electronics Show. We've already profiled...

Macworld at CES: Products Catching Our Eye

The International Consumer Electronics Show is a massive event--showcasing tens of thousands of products--making it difficult for the press to cover. Thankfully...

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