Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor

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.

Chrome for iOS nearly worthy of default browser status

Chrome for iOS is good—really good. But it's significantly hampered by a handful of flaws, some of which are out of developer Google's control.

Incipio OffGrid Pro offers a unique take on iPhone battery cases

Incipio's OffGrid Pro Backup Battery Case is slim and packs a lot of power, but it's not perfect.

Video: Hands on with the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

TechHive's Dan Moren and Lex Friedman attempt to master flying the AR.Drone 2.0. Turns out it's not as easy as it looks.

Launch Center Pro deserves a space in your iPhone's dock

Launch Center Pro is an app for iPhone power users. If you like keyboard utilities like LaunchBar on your Mac, you want Launch Center Pro on your iPhone.

Robber Rabbits for iPhone and iPad

Robber Rabbits is a fun game for iPad and iPhone, but can start to feel like a bit of a chore if you don't pony up for in-app purchases.

Discover hidden features in iOS's built-in apps

You've probably mastered your favorite built-in iOS apps, like Camera, Mail, and Safari. But there are other stock apps too, and they include some features you just might not know about yet.

You Should Play: Tiny Wings

Tiny Wings stars a bird who isn't angry, with a game that you lose once the sun sets and the bird falls asleep. It doesn't sound like much, but you should play it.

Extreme Grid case for iPhone 4 and 4S offers serious protection

The Extreme Grid case for the iPhone 4 and 4S combines ease of use with serious protection.

TransFire XP for iPhone

TransFire XP is meant to simplify chatting between you and your friends who speak other languages. Unfortunately, however, the app is uniformly awful.

PowerShadow i4 Battery Case & Charge/Sync Dock for iPhone 4/4S

The i4 case is fairly typical, save for one clever innovation: an included base for charging your phone (and the case) without plugging an another cable.

Review: BungeeAir iPhone security tether cases

BungeeAir cases from Kensington can warn you when you get too far away from your iPhone.

Get This App: Flow

Maybe you've heard of Flow for iOS. But if you aren't using it, and you're an Amazon devotee, you're missing out.

Review: Maca 2200 and Maca Air battery cases for iPhone 4 and 4S

The Maca 2200 and Maca Air are slim, shiny iPhone 4 and 4S battery cases worth your consideration.

Miniot's MK2 cover for iPad offers elegant simplicity

Miniot's first iPad cover was okay, but suffered from a few serious flaws. By adding a hinge, the MK2 resolves all those issues, and makes for a near-perfect iPad cover.