Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Lex uses a MacBook Pro, an iPhone 5, an iPad mini, a Kindle 3, a TiVo HD, and a treadmill desk, and loves them all. His latest book, a children's book parody for adults, is called "The Kid in the Crib." Lex lives in New Jersey with his wife and three young kids.

Apple Watch Sport

Why Apple changed my mind about smartwatches

Lex Friedman owns two smartwatches already. He doesn't wear either one. Here's why he thinks he'll wear the Apple Watch when it's released.

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, or neither: Which new iPhone should you buy?

Apple unveiled two new iPhones, so now you have a couple of decisions: Should you upgrade your iPhone, and if so, to which model?

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Hands-on with the iPhone 5c

After Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday, senior editor Dan Moren and senior writer Lex Friedman got a chance to play around with the company's most colorful smartphone ever.

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iPhone 5S

Apple unveils powerful iPhone 5s and entry-level 5c

The iPhone 5s gets beefed up with faster guts and fingerprint scanning, while the 5c is fantastic with plastic and rainbow colors.

iWork for iCloud beta now available to the public

Apple has made the Web versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote publicly available to all at iCloud.com, though the apps remain in beta.

Find My iPhone bug requires developer account and iOS 7 beta

Apple on Thursday seemingly unintentionally released an update to the Find My iPhone app that requires a developer account.

What to expect from Apple's next iPhone event

Reports have Apple holding a launch event for the next iPhone on September 10. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman consider past iPhone launches as well as the current rumor mill to see what might be in store.

Review: Withings Pulse shows heart

Another contender has entered the fit tech arena....

Lodsys dismisses lawsuit against app maker TMSoft

Patent-holding company Lodsys dismissed its lawsuit against app maker TMSoft. The developer agreed to drop his own motions, and to join Lodsys in making a charitable donation.

Legal ruling

Apple: DOJ's proposed ebook price fixing remedy 'draconian' and 'unprecedented'

Apple responded on Friday with vigorous opposition to the Depart of Justice's suggested remedies in the ebook price fixing case.

Legal ruling

DOJ proposes contract terminations, App Store rule changes, in Apple ebook case

The Department of Justice on Friday issued its suggestion for remedies in light of its guilty verdict against Apple in the ebook price-fixing case.

The next iPad mini: You want Retina with that?

Analysts predict that the next iPad mini will have a Retina display. And also that it won't. Lex Friedman thinks at least one of them is probably right.

Review: Best battery cases for the iPhone 5

If you want to work your iPhone hard, particularly when you're traveling or otherwise away from places to recharge the device, you need a battery case. Here are 11 options to consider.

Hands-on: BillGuard for iPhone watches your credit card so you don't have to

BillGuard for iPhone tracks your credit card purchases, and looks for rogue grey charges. Then it warns you about them.