Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, TechHive

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.

Dropbox unveils new Sync API

Dropbox on Wednesday introduced its new Sync API, which the company says will let developers focus on their apps' core functionality, while Dropbox handles the intricacies of file syncing.

Live Blog: Kutcher and Gad on playing Jobs and Woz

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad take the Macworld/iWorld Main stage to share their experiences playing the technology industry’s two most celebrated and influential personalities, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, in the upcoming feature film, JOBS.

Going for gridiron glory: Seven mobile football games reviewed

Sunday's big game heralds the end of football season. But that doesn't you have to stop enjoying the game. Lex Friedman looks at a slew of football apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Apple announces 128GB iPad

Apple on Tuesday announced a new version of the fourth-generation iPad with 128GB of storage.

Review: PowerBag Business Class Pack is a bookbag with a battery

The PowerBag Business Class Pack would otherwise be merely an average backpack, but its built-in battery and cables for charging your devices impress us.

Twitter launches Vine for sharing quick, looping videos

Twitter's new app, Vine, lets you record and share six-second videos.

Reservations open for upcoming Mailbox for iPhone app

The developers behind the soon-to-be-released app Mailbox for iPhone is expecting a lot of interest, so it's accepting reservations for early access now.

Hands on with Facebook Graph Search: Interesting, but disappointing

Lex Friedman got access to Facebook's new Graph Search feature. The data there is interesting -- but perhaps only for a few minutes.

Review: The Movband is a $30 fitness tracker that feels like a $30 fitness tracker

The $30 Movband counts steps and "moves." And the price is extremely impressive. Unfortunately, not much else about the band is.

Review: SwitchEasy CoverBuddy for iPad mini makes a great Smart Cover companion

The Smart Cover for the iPad mini protects its screen, but not much else. The CoverBuddy takes care of the rest.

Facebook Graph Search: What it means for you (video)

Facebook on Tuesday unveiled Graph Search, which will let you search across your friends and the rest of the network for all sorts of data. Lex Friedman explains some of the implications for social networking fans.

App Store surpasses 40 billion downloads, with 20 billion in 2012

Apple on Monday announced that the App Store has eclipsed 40 billion downloads, with nearly half of those coming in 2012.

Review: This Is Not An App is one, and it's rather cloying

This Is Not An App comes from author and illustrator Keri Smith. And if you don't find it too precious, you may well enjoy it.

Google Maps arrives in App Store

Google late Wednesday arrived in the App Store, as a fully viable alternative to Apple's Maps app.

The six apps of Hannukah

Hannukah may last for eight nights, but only these six apps are really worth your time if you want to celebrate the Festival of Lights.