Dan MorenContributor, Macworld

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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.

Apple earnings preview: More questions than answers

Apple is due to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday. Expect lots of questions, but not necessarily a lot of answers.

on macworld.com

Apple finds its way to HopStop acquisition

Why pick up one mapping-related company when you can pick up two? In addition to its recent purchase of Locationary, Apple has also picked up public-transit app makers HopStop.

Apple acquires local business data startup Locationary

Apple has picked up Locationary, a Toronto-based startup that focuses on providing up-to-date information about local businesses.

Apple rolls out Back to School promotion, adds iPhone to the mix

Apple on Tuesday kicked off its annual Back to School promotion, offering $100 gift cards with the purchase of a Mac, and $50 gift cards with the purchase of an iPad or, for the first time, an iPhone.

Chrome for iOS adds Google apps integration, experimental data compression

Google's revamped its Chrome browser on iOS, adding the ability to open links in other installed Google apps, and will soon roll out data compression for faster page loading and bandwidth reduction.

iPad support, new Explore features highlight Google Maps for iOS update

If you've been waiting to use the Google Maps app on your iPad, that wait is now over. The update also brings improved discoverability and navigation features, like indoor maps, an Explore feature, and bicycling directions.

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Clockwise 2: Drink my Ovaltine

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Melissa Riofrio, and Susie Ochs discuss secret betas that aren't secret, QR codes, terrible in-car entertainment systems, and Microsoft's big re-org.

Hulu owners change the channel on sales talk

In what sounds like good news for Hulu aficionados, the streaming service's owners have canceled the sale of the site, and dumped in a bunch of capital.

on techhive.com

Hands-on: IFTTT for iOS automates your online life

iOS has often paled in comparison with OS X in terms of its automation power, but the new IFTTT app from the eponymous Web service allows you to easily set up workflows on your iPhone.

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Clockwise Podcast 1: Siri wins the lottery

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Jason Cross, and Lex Friedman launch a new podcast and discuss smartwatches, Windows Phone, voice control, and the App Store at 5.

Judge rules Apple colluded with publishers to fix ebook prices

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote threw the ebook at Apple on Wednesday, ruling that the company did in fact collude unfairly with publishers to fix prices in the ebook market.

Picture this: Poster for Ashton Kutcher Jobs biopic debuts

Jobs, the forthcoming biopic about the late Apple co-founder starring Ashton Kutcher, has unveiled its new poster, six weeks ahead of the film's release.

Apple will roll out iPads to Los Angeles public school students this fall

Apple has been approved by the Los Angeles school board to roll out iPads to students across the public school district beginning this fall.

Live Blog: Apple's 2013 WWDC keynote

All eyes will be on Moscone West in San Francisco, as Apple executives take the stage to kick off this year's Worldwide Developers Conference. Join us for live coverage.

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Clockwise Podcast 0.1: Tamagotchi Plays You

In this second "pre-episode" of Clockwise, we discuss Prism, the ebook trial, home audio, and wearables.