Dan MorenContributor, TechHive

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Dan has been writing about all things Apple since 2006, when he first started contributing to the MacUser blog. Since then he's covered most of the company's major product releases and reviewed every major revision of iOS. In his "copious" free time, he's usually grinding away on a novel or two.

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Clockwise Podcast: Facebook makes us sad

This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.

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TVs, watches, Glass, and the Smartphone Cold War

We discuss the aftermath of Google's IO developer conference, including smartwatches, Android TV, the absence of Google Glass, and the Google/Apple cold war. With guests Jason Cross and Susie Ochs.

Apple introduces new, entry-level iMac

The 21.5-inch model comes with a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, and starts at just $1099.

on macworld.com

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Too many apps, robot convoys, and E3 excitement

We discuss the aftermath of Apple's developer conference, debate whether there are just too many apps, talk about exciting gaming announcements from E3, and ponder the other uses for autonomous vehicles.

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Breaking down WWDC 2014

Live from San Francisco, we discuss Apple's announcements at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, including Extensions, Continuity, OS X interface changes, and photo backup. With guests Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.


Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

on macworld.com


New York Times Crossword app gets its appeal across (and down)

If you're a dedicated cruciverbalist, the latest update to the esteemed puzzle app makes it easier than ever to get your fix.

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Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

on macworld.com

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Staff Picks: FlightTrack 5 is a first-class flight tracking app

If you need to keep tabs on flights of your own or others, you can't do much better than FlightTrack 5. It looks great, is packed with features, and doesn't even charge you for extra bags.

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WWDC, Surface Pro 3, stolen passwords and shared pictures

Getting ready for Apple's developer conference, Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3, eBay gives away all its passwords to hackers, and the proper role of photo-sharing apps. We've got it all covered, with guests Serenity Caldwell and Brad Chacos.

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Prompt melds yesterday's command line with today's iOS

You may not need to use SSH very often from your iOS device, but when you do, it's Prompt you should turn to.

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Personal clouds, tablet skeptics, and cheap phones

We bash at tablet skepticism, puzzle out Apple's potential purchase of Beats, discuss LG's new heart-rate headphones, and wonder about the role super-cheap smartphones can play. With guests Jon Phillips and Blake Stimac.

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Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

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Apple vs. Samsung, Google+, iTunes, and location apps

Apple vs. Samsung: What is it good for? The same goes for Google+, iTunes, and location-based applications. Apparently we're all grumpy. With guests Philip Michaels, Dan Miller, and Leah Yamshon.