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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.

IPad Case Roundup 3: The Revenge of the Protected

Now that the iPad is shipping, it's time for another journey down the virtual isles of iPad cases. Manufacturers have continued a steady stream of case...

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Bjango Goes Commercial With IStat Menus 3 Upgrade

For years, Bjango, previously known as iSlayer, has made a handful of wildly popular Mac widgets and apps, and bizarrely released them all this time as...

MiLi Unveils 'world's Thinnest' IPhone Battery, USB Charger

Accessory-maker MiLi has released a couple of new add-ons for the iPhone. The first, MiLi boasts, is "the thinnest external battery for iPhone in the world,"...

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First Look: Incase Convertible Book Jacket for IPad

The iPad is a product that cries out for a case, especially if you want to prop it up at the right angle for reading or typing.

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Camera for IPad Gets Wi-Fi, Pseudo-flash Support

If you're dying for a camera on the iPad, we covered a few clever iPhone-based iPad camera options earlier this month. One of them, Camera for iPad, has recently...

App Maker Estimates IPad to Be $1 Billion Market in 2 Years

As society debates the iPad's place as a laptop replacement, giant iPod touch, or super-sized media tablet, one app maker has taken a look at its own sales...

SugarSync Brings Your Cloud Documents Closer to IPad

If you're already on cloud nine with SugarSync's document syncing and collaboration services, prepare to see if you can float any higher. The company just...

Lonely Planet Has Free IPhone Guides for Stranded Travelers

If Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano dumped liquid hot magma on your travel plans, Lonely Planet has some good news for you. For a short time, the popular...

Spice up Scenery From an IPhone With Winscape 'faux Windows'

Who wants to look outside at the same backyard or the same adjacent apartment alleyway all the time? The folks at Rational Craft sure don't, so they're building...

Obsessively Track Your Online Presence With Ego for IPad

For some time, Ego has been the undisputed king of "personal analytics" on the iPhone. It lets you add small widgets for watching your follower count or Website...

Portable, Social Document Scanner Doxie Begins Shipping

You probably never thought that your scanner could be "social," able to automatically upload documents to the likes of Flickr, Google Docs, Twitter, Evernote...

Marketcircle Announces Billings Pro, Invites Beta Testers

Marketcircle, makers of Billings and Daylight for the Mac, has announced Billings Pro. As its name suggests, this upcoming version of Marketcircle's time...

Opera Mini Downloaded More Than a Million Times in First Day

It's been three days since Apple approved Opera Mini for the App Store, so you may be wondering how the little browser that could has fared. In a nut: incredibly...

Opera Mini Downloaded More Than a Million Times in First Day

It’s been three days since Apple approved Opera Mini for the App Store, so you may be wondering how the little browser that could has fared. In a nut: incredibly...

Apple Releases New Leopard, Snow Leopard Security Update

Apple on Wednesday released a security update for users of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard.