Chuck La TournousMacworld

Chuck founded RandomMaccess.com in the mid-90s and hasn't shut up since. In addition to writing for Macworld, he speaks about technology, camping and marketing issues and at the slightest provocation dusts off his bass guitar to play in the Macworld All-Star Band. His new camping/technology site, TrailCamper.com is currently in open beta.

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How my Apple Watch's heart rate monitoring saved my life

Chuck La Tournous has a scary story with a happy ending. Whew.

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How to set restrictions on the new Apple TV

Apple provides granular controls for keeping unwanted content off your TV, but inconsistent reach across all media makes it a poor substitute for real time parental control.

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On the road again: Five free iOS apps to make your next trip less bumpy

Heading out of town over the holiday weekend? Get these apps first.

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It's about time: Why watchOS 2 convinced me to buy an Apple Watch

Chuck La Tournous thought he'd wait for version 2. And he assumed that meant version 2 of the hardware.

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Essential apps and gear for taking your iPhone camping

Even if you're venturing outdoors to disconnect from your digital life, your iPhone can be a handy sidekick, or even a lifesaver.

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Garmin Vivosmart review: Fitness tracking and notifications for less

Garmin's latest band is no Apple Watch, but it counts steps, delivers iPhone notifications, and nudges you to move. Not to mention lasting a week per charge.

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20 keyboard shortcuts that can make you a more powerful Mac user

Handy as a mouse or trackpad can be, you often work faster with the press of a key or two. Chuck La Tournous presents the keyboard shortcuts you should know.

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How to speed up your network without replacing your AirPort Extreme Base Station

With the addition of a faster (and less expensive) wireless router, you can speed up your existing network.

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3 key things to know about Yosemite and security

Yosemite introduces some useful features that allows your Mac greater access to the Web. But how safe are they? Chuck La Tournous explains.

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Review: NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad perfectly matches Apple's keyboard

If you admire the sleek design of Apple's Wireless Keyboard but miss having a dedicated number pad, this is the accessory for you.