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David has been covering Apple and how to get the most out of its products since 2005. Now a freelance tech writer, he runs Finer Things in Tech, jots down thoughts at DavidChartier.com, occasionally starts outlining the great American tech novel, and might still get to snowboard Breckenridge one more time.

Consolidate Your Social Networks With Socialite

Being social is a lot of work these days: you gotta stay on top of Twitter, entertain your Facebook friends with games, Digg your favorite articles, explore your...

Loopt 2.0 for IPhone Brings More Context to Your Location

Location-based social networking got a bit more interesting with the recent release of Loopt 2.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. This major new upgrade puts...

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ITunes Store Adds a Ton of HD Films

An explosion of HD movies rocked the iTunes Store this morning without much apparent fanfare from Apple. There are now hundreds of new and classic films...

Mac Developers Band Together for One Finger Discount

MacHeist threw a curveball this year by offering six Mac apps for free (well, in exchange for your name and email), so other developers got motivated to launch a...

Squarespace's Site Management IPhone App Now Available

Squarespace is a hosted blog and Website service that, like Apple, prefers to think different. It offers a lot of drag-and-drop freedom for laying out a site...

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Squarespace's Site Management IPhone App Now Available

Squarespace is a hosted blog and Website service that, like Apple, prefers to think different. It offers a lot of drag-and-drop freedom for laying out a site...

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Delibar Makes Delicious Bookmarking Easy

Delicious is a popular social-bookmarking service--so popular that Yahoo bought it--that lets you save bookmarks "to the cloud" (in other words, online). You can...

Apple TV Software 3.0 on Its Way With ITunes LP

It's been some time since the Apple TV has received much attention from Apple, and no, dropping the 40GB model and the price on the 160GB model doesn't count...

Brightkite 2.0 Brings More Privacy, Social Control

Location-based social networking service Brightkite recently gave its website a 2.0 makeover. Users now have per-post control over privacy and social...

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Apple: Boot Camp Will Be Late to the Windows 7 Party

While most of the world is united today, rejoicing over Microsoft's release of Windows 7, Mac users will need to hang on to their party hats and streamers for...

Missing VisualHub? Stomp Your Videos Instead

A year ago, indie developer shop Techspansion shut down, and the Mac lost VisualHub and iSquint, two mighty heroes of video conversion. Though they have both...

Acorn 2.1 Gains AppleScript, More

It seems like only last month that Flying Meat released Acorn 2, its exceptional "image editor for humans," with a massive array of new features like mutli-layer...

NPR's IPhone App Adds Live Coverage

Staying up-to-date and in-the-know with an iPhone or iPod touch is getting real, people. CNN's iPhone app raised the bar at the end of September, and now...

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Evernote 1.5 Gains More Languages, Fixes, Beta Option

Evernote, the ubiquitous tool for storing notes, audio, and just about any kind of file for business and pleasure, has graduated to version 1.5. It isn't a major...

Realmac Software Acquires Social App EventBox

EventBox, the one-stop shop for many of your social media needs, is taking a big step up in the world of Mac software. Realmac Software, makers of RapidWeaver...