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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.

AT&T Raises Some Early Termination Fees

AT&T on Friday made some significant changes to its early termination fee (ETF) policies that affect all of its contractual customers. The new prices--raised...

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Booq Offers Apple-exclusive Bag With IPad, MacBook Storage

Booq, maker of premium bags for Apple notebooks and other gadgets, announced on Thursday an Apple-exclusive bag for commuters who want MacBook and iPad...

Apple Updates MobileMe With Sync, Security Improvements

A much-improved Webmail beta isn't the only MobileMe trick up Apple's sleeve lately. The company updated MobileMe across the board this week, with a sync nip, a...

Gallery: iPad Cases and Bags Galore

Curious about the options out there for protecting your new iPad? Here's a look at some of the bags and cases on the way.

Relationship 2 Makes Contact, Project Management Easier

Jumsoft, makers of Money 3 and themes for Pages, iWeb, and other apps, has released Relationship 2, a major upgrade to its CRM (customer relationship management)...

Divvy Helps You Organize, Compartmentalize Your Windows

Being productive these days often means that you have windows scattered across your desktop--just like you have headphones, papers, gadgets, and Cheetos crumbs...

Keyboard Upgrade App Offers IPad Keyboard Options

The iPad poses a typing conundrum for some users. It's wider than a smartphone so thumb-typing is mostly out (even in portrait mode). In most circumstances, you...

Ten Mac Business Apps Worth Checking out

Congratulations, Mac-based freelancer or business owner! Maybe you're just starting out on your entrepreneurial journey or perhaps you're gearing up to take...

TextFlow Brings Collaboration, Versioning to Google Apps

In March, Google introduced a Marketplace for Google Apps, opening its doors to a world of apps for its Web-based Office competitor. A slew of apps and services...

Skype to Focus on IPad, IPhone, Android, Not Windows Phone 7

Skype, one of the go-to apps for any mobile platform these days, is taking a wait-and-see approach to Microsoft's latest mobile platform while it focuses on...

Pages 1.1 for IPad Brings Landscape Toolbars, Localizations

Portable purveyors of prose rejoice--Apple has released Pages 1.1 for iPad with a handful of new features and fixes, as well as over half a dozen localizations.

Apple Updates Keynote, Numbers for IPad

Pages for iPad isn't the only iWork app to get a major update today. Apple also released Numbers 1.1 and Keynote 1.1 for iPad, both with support for new...

New IPad Ad Evokes the Spirit of the Newton

Last night Apple began airing its first iPad ad since launching the device a month ago, and it might as well have been using an Ouija board app to channel the...

HTC Files Complaint to Ban U.S. Import of IPhone, IPad, IPod

They say all is fair in love and war, and the increasingly bitter rivalry between Apple and other smartphone manufacturers is most certainly descending into a...

Apple Approves Previously Rejected App Unprompted

Remember that analog clock iPad app Apple rejected for “having limited functionality,” despite plenty of apps like it already in the App Store? Apple doubled...