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.

SimplyTweet 2.0 for IPhone

When I first reviewed SimplyTweet, it fared poorly in comparison to other Twitter app behemoths like Twitterrific ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice )and Tweetie (...

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Marble Blast Mobile for IPhone

Marble Blast Mobile, a $5 game from GarageGames, seems like a perfect fit for the iPhone. Like Super Monkey Ball ( Macworld rated 3.5 out of 5 mice ), any game...

Simple Songwriter for IPhone

Simple Songwriter--a $2 app from Hopefully Useful Software--aims to help musicians--beginners and advanced alike--assemble pop song ideas from the assortment of...

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Numbrix for IPhone

Numbrix is a cool $3 puzzle game from Parade. The game was created by Marilyn vos Savant, Parade magazine's resident genius and advice columnist. But for a few...

Ragdoll Blaster for IPhone

Ragdoll Blaster, a $2 game from Backflip Studios with a free lite counterpart, is hilarious--but don't let that fool you. As funny as it is to fire jelly-limbed...

Birdfeed and Reportage for IPhone

Scientists are attempting to prove that every minute, seven new Twitter apps for iPhone are launched. That may not be accurate, but the onslaught of Twitter apps...

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Freefall'n for IPhone

Freefall'n, a $2 game from BunsenTech, is a fun but repetitive skydiving game for the iPhone or iPod touch.

Type Drawing for IPhone

Type Drawing is a cute app that lets you create cool drawings using text. This is ASCII art taken to fun extremes.

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TweetDeck for IPhone

TweetDeck already offers a popular, cross-platform desktop Twitter app. How does its new, free iPhone app compare--both to their desktop client and the numerous...

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Real Tennis 2009 for IPhone

Real Tennis 2009 looks awesome. That's no surprise, since the $5 game comes from Gameloft, the company behind the beautiful Let's Golf ( Macworld rated 4 out of...

Saucelifter for IPhone

Saucelifter, a $2 arcade game from Madgarden with a free lite counterpart, is delightfully anachronistic. It combines deliciously retro vector graphics and...

Twitter Clients for the IPhone

"It is obvious to me that within 6 months there will only be two kinds of apps for the iPhone: Twitter clients and novelty fart apps." So wrote Scott McNulty on...

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Magnetic Joe 2 for IPhone

In Magnetic Joe 2--the $2 sequel to HD Publishing's Magnetic Joe--you control the titular Grover-esque character. Joe lacks a body; he's only a head, and one...

Wheel of Fortune for IPhone

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Read It Later for IPhone

Sometimes, you would rather read a lengthy article on your computer screen than your iPhone. Just as often, you might find that you'd like to load up your iPhone...

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