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.

'Too Salty': New Yorker IDs Least Common IPad Complaints

Billy Kimball wrote up some of the "Least Common Complains about the new iPad" for The New Yorker. Unlike complaints about Wi-Fi woes false advertising, or the...

New Malware Can Take Control of Macs, Intego Warns

Batten down the hatches! Better yet, unplug your Mac and run for the hills! Intego, purveyor of internet security and privacy software for the Mac, reports that...

Smule Unveils Glee for IPhone and IPad

Smule on Thursday unveiled Glee for iPad and iPhone, an app created in partnership with the hit Fox television series of the same name. Glee follows in the proud...

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Resident Evil 4 IPad Edition

Resident Evil 4 iPad Edition brings the celebrated horror title—already available for the GameCube, Play Station 2, Wii, and iPhone—to Apple’s coveted tablet...

TypeIt4Me 5.0 Now Faster With 64-bit Compatibility

TypeIt4Me can now legally drink in the United States. And to celebrate, the 21-year-old text expanding software is available in a brand new version.

Google Announces Simultaneous Editing, More for Google Docs

Google on Monday unveiled its latest set of upgrades to Google Docs. The new improvements clearly aim to make the free online service a more robust competitor to...

Sam & Max Episode 1: The Penal Zone for IPad

The epic comedy video game heroes Sam & Max can now continue their freelance police work on your iPad. Developer Telltale Games kicked off the latest season...

Apple Reveals WebKit2 is in the Works

Another less flashy but also important upgdate announcement came from Apple this week.

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TSA Says You Can Probably Leave Your IPad in Your Bag

The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that travelers can generally leave their iPads snugly in their carry-on baggage when going through...

Shazam for IPad Offers Unlimited Tagging, for Now

Shazam, the seemingly magical app that can figure out what song is pumping out of the restaurant’s PA system by just listening to it for a few seconds, is now...

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Four Puzzle Games for IPhone

As the App Store grows, it's becoming tougher to find the true gems, particularly in the overloaded games genre. I took a look at four iPhone puzzle games with...

Smule Unveils Magic Piano for IPad

Smule, the developer of iPhone musical mainstays like Ocarina, Leaf Trombone, and I Am T-Pain, has announced its first iPad-only app: Magic Piano.

Digital Power Station (DPS) for ITunes

Digital Power Station (DPS) for iTunes from Bongiovi Acoustics is a plug-in that aims to optimize the sound you get from your Mac as you listen to music or watch...

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Has AT&T's Network Improvement Plan Helped Enough?

The Wall Street Journal reports that senior executives at AT&T established a 100-day plan last December, with a singular goal: to improve its cellular...

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Star Rangers for IPhone

Star Rangers--a $3 game from ANALOGretro--is a visually pleasing, space-based first person intergalactic war game. You're seated in the cockpit of your spaceship...