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.

You Should Play: Carcassonne

Enjoy building walled cities, pastures, and roads? Well, that might make you a bit strange in this day and age, but Carcassonne's clearly got what you're looking for.

Kindle Fire sold out ahead of next week's Amazon event

Amazon on Thursday announced that it had sold out of Kindle Fires, just as the company plans to hold a press event next week.

How Regulation Can Help Bank Technology Outages

The recent system outages in banking systems point to an underlying and growing issue within banks.

You Should Play: W.E.L.D.E.R.

You think you know words? Then maybe W.E.L.D.E.R., a game that combines elements of Boggle and Tetris, might be right up your A-L-L-E-Y.

Get This App: GateGuru

Frequent air travelers, your salvation is at hand: GateGuru can tell you what eating, shopping, and services are most popular airport terminals.

Get This App: Seamless

Ever lingered at your desk just to finish listening to a song before you had to step out the door? Then Seamless is for you.

You Should Play: Crosswords

Crossword enthusiasts should pick up the aptly-named Crosswords to bring the favored pastime to their mobile devices.

Here be dragons: A look at virtual game tables

Used to be you needed geographically proximate friends to make a tabletop session happen, but thanks to the magic of the Internet, it's now possible from anywhere.

You Should Play: Dynamite Jack

Stuck underground, with nothing but a flashlight and an endless supply of bombs? Just another day for the top-down stealth game Dynamite Jack.

It's time for a revolution in car audio and electronics

After years of poor car media interfaces, Dan Moren thinks it's time auto makers start getting serious about building their own software and hardware.

Checkmark for iPhone

Snowman's Checkmark is a simple and attractive reminders app that does location-based reminders better than Apple's own Reminders app.

You Should Play: Ticket to Ride

There's a lot to love about Days of Wonder's Ticket to Ride; for Dan Moren, it's the intersection between board games, trains, and many, many platforms.

Get This App: Dark Sky

It's hard to know what to think when your weather app tells you there's a 27 percent chance of rain next week, when all you want to know is if it's going to rain on you now. That's where Dark Sky comes in.

You Should Play: The Incident

Platformers have been around almost as long as video games, but The Incident is a fresh spin on a tried-and-true classic.

Microsoft Surface

Nerd Fight: Is Microsoft Surface worth waiting for?

The Microsoft Surface is one of the most contentious tech products in recent months, so Loyd Case and Dan Moren throw down about whether Redmond's tablet is a winner or a player to be named later.