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.

EBuddy and EBuddy Pro for IPhone

eBuddy Pro aims to be Adium for the iPhone and iPod touch. It's a push-enabled chat application that lets you instant message with your buddies on AIM, Facebook...

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CapSee Helps Avoid Caps Lock Mishaps

There are two awesome things about CapSee, a small utility for OS X from developer Threemagination, who previously helped build iPhone app Numbrix.

YouTube Offers HTML5 Video Player as Flash Alternative

YouTube on Wednesday announced that the popular video-sharing Website will now support HTML5 for video playback. HTML5, for the uninitiated, is an in-development...

Open-source Project Aims to Build New Mac E-mail Client

It all started, innocently enough, on Saturday, January 16th. Brent Simmons, the Mac software developer and creator of NetNewsWire, wrote a blog post wherein he...

First Look: BumpTop Mac

I'll admit it. When BumpTop first launched as a Windows-only application, I was jealous. The software turned your desktop into a 3D room, where you could easily...

TextTwist 2 for IPhone

TextTwist 2, a $1 game from RealArcade, is a welcome change of pace from its awful predecessor. It's more faithful to the original Web-based game and thankfully...

Projects for IPhone

Projects is a $7 project management app for iPhone from developer Thomas Blackburn. But this isn't a to-do list app by any stretch. Rather, you'll need to know...

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TextWrangler 3.1 Adds New Search Tool

If you're a fan of keeping your text fully wrangled, you will surely be delighted to learn that Bare Bones Software on Tuesday released TextWrangler 3.1.

Surviving High School for IPhone

Surviving High School, a US$3 app from EA Games, draws inspiration from perhaps the greatest literary works of our time: The Choose-Your-Own-Adventure series. In...

Bluetooth Speakers

Bluetooth isn't just for hands-free cell phone calls. The technology can also support the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), which allows for wireless...

Daily Mugshot for IPhone

Daily Mugshot is a cute, functional, but rather unnecessary app from Pixelated Software. The idea of the free app is simple: You use it to take a photo of your...

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Sync Documents to Google Docs With MemeoConnect

Memeo and Google today announced MemeoConnect for Google Docs. The cross-platform app allows Google Apps Premier Edition customers to sync documents of any type...

L.A. Apple Store Shoppers Targeted by Thieves

The L.A. Times Blog reports about an ongoing series of thefts targeting more than 100 Los Angeles-area Apple Store customers.

Swap It for IPhone

Swap It, a $1 iPhone app from Robert Hodgen, is a clever way to share data between multiple iPhones and second-generation iPod touch models. It absolutely works...

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Facebook App Adds Push Notifications, Contact Syncing

The Facebook app for iPhone sports a shiny new upgrade today, and even if you pretend to enjoy Facebook purely ironically--like me--you'll probably like the new...

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