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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.

Quicksilver Lives Again on Snow Leopard

Upgrading to Snow Leopard was a step forward for making Macs leaner, meaner, and snow-ier. But for many users who rely on productivity Swiss Army knife...

Chill Pill Brings RSS Fever to Your Desktop

Today's RSS-client market is dominated by NetNewsWire and Google Reader, in no small part because both are good and free. But folks on the lookout for a...

Pixelmator 1.5 Adds Save for Web, Snow Leopard Support

Pixelmator is a powerful photo editor with a gorgeous, HUD-is-the-new-black interface, and it's no secret that we're big fans. A major update released Tuesday...

AT&T: IPhone MMS Coming on Sept. 25

iPhone owners have been clamoring not-so-quietly to use the MMS features that are still lying dormant in their devices since Apple's iPhone 3.0 update in June...

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The $300 Student Challenge

Being a student these days means you're neck-deep in some of the coolest technology you can't afford. As a recent graduate, I remember all too well what it's...

Opera 10 Adds New Interface, Improved Compression

Web browser fans and anyone jonesing for a faster Internet experience have a big reason to get out their downloading mice today, for Opera 10 is out of beta and...

Bring Google Reader to Your Desktop With Gruml

Google Reader, the search giant's news reading software, works quite well as a Web app, but sometimes a native app can provide features and integration that the...

Twitterrific 2.1 Arrives in App Store With New Features

We gave you a sneak peek at Twitterrific 2.1 for iPhone earlier this week, but you should be able to grab a copy for yourself today. The Iconfactory's Craig...

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Twitterrific 2.1 for IPhone to Bring Video, More

When it comes to the candidacy for King of iPhone Twitter Clients, Twitterrific 2.0 stands among a select few atop a steep hill of pretenders to the throne...

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Things Roadmap Hints at Wireless Sync, Web Access

Cultured Code has been relatively quiet since making a splash with Things at Macworld Expo '09. Its Mac and iPhone clients have received a few minor updates...

Pukka 1.8 Brings Delicious Search, AppleScript

Delicious is a mighty fine Web-based social bookmarking service. But like many of these shiny web 2.0 outfits, it's desktop clients like Pukka that give...

NetNewsWire 3.2 Beta Arrives With Google Reader Syncing

If the news junkie down the hall just burst into rapturous applause, relax; Apple has in fact not released the rumored iTablet yet. A significant new beta...

IPhoto, Aperture Plug-ins Let You Tweet Photos

Twitter may some day get baked into the very fabric of Mac OS X, allowing you to tweet from Safari, Mail, or even the Finder. If you want to easily tweet photos...

Google Latitude for iPhone Arrives -- as Web App

Google released Latitude earlier this year as a location-based service (LBS) that competes with Brightkite and Loopt. After bringing Latitude to Android phones...

Safari Tip: Open New Windows With a Tab Folder

To the disappointment of many users, Safari hasn't traditionally offered much when it comes to saving your sessions. Re-opening your tabs from your last browsing...