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Dan writes about OS X, iOS, utilities, cool apps, and troubleshooting. He also covers hardware; mobile, audio, and AV gear; input devices; and accessories. He's been writing about tech since 1994, and he's also published software, worked in IT, and worked as a policy analyst.

Mac Gems: Vimari brings more keyboard control to Safari

With the Vimari Safari extension installed, you don't have to take your fingers off the keyboard to navigate websites and links.

Review: InCharge X5 charges 5 iPads, iPhones, and iPods

The appeal of the InCharge X5 is plain: It's a compact, no-cable-clutter place to stash up to 5 devices for charging and storage. The debut of Apple's Lightning connector takes a bit away from the X5's self-contained appeal, and bulky cases won't fit, but it otherwise does its job well.

Mac Gems: ForgetMeNot keeps you from forgetting email attachments

ForgetMeNot is an add-on for Mail that spares you embarrassment by making sure you really have attached the files you've referenced in your email.

Mac Gems: Beamer streams video from older Macs to Apple TV

Beamer lets you stream videos from almost any Mac to an Apple TV, even if your Mac doesn't support Mountain Lion's AirPlay mirroring feature, or if the video isn't supported by iTunes.

iOS Do Not Disturb feature oversleeps on New Year’s Day

The Do Not Disturb feature of iOS 6 goes the extra mile on New Year's Day to make sure you get all the sleep you need.

Favorite Mac Gems of 2012

Now that you've seen the Eddy Awards and the App Gems Awards, it's time for recognizing our favorite Mac Gems of 2012.

Review: Drafts for iPhone and iPad

Drafts takes much of the pain out of iOS's textual limitations, letting you focus on your text, rather than what you'll eventually do with it.

Great accessories that match your Mac

We’ve rounded up an impressive assortment of accessories that will blend right in with the aluminum-and-black motif of an Apple-centric home or office.

Mac Gems: CustomMenu provides quick access to your favorite apps, files, and folders

CustomMenu lets you create a custom systemwide menu for accessing favorite apps, files, and folders.

Logitech announces new Bluetooth keyboard, trackpad for Mac

Accessory vendor Logitech on Wednesday announced two new Bluetooth input devices for the Mac: the Easy-Switch Keyboard, which offers backlit keys and pairs with up to three devices simultaneously, and the Rechargeable Trackpad, which offers a rechargeable alternative to Apple's Magic Trackpad

Mac Gems: Holiday-bundle bargains

It’s the time of year for the an avalanche of pre-holiday sales. Though most offer bargains on physical goods, there are currently a couple Mac-software bundles that each offers a bunch of good apps at a bargain price. Each also includes a number of Mac Gems.

Review: iPad mini gives you most of an iPad at half the size

The iPad mini gives you nearly everything of its non-mini namesakes in a smaller package. It really is an iPad. It’s just a smaller one.

Mac Gems: Display Menu brings back OS X's Displays menu

Mountain Lion eliminated the useful Displays menu extra, but Display Menu brings it back.

Mac-accessory Roundup: Wi-Fi webcams, aluminum stands, USB 3 updates, and more

There are plenty of great Mac accessories that we don’t cover in standalone articles. Our Mac-accessory roundup gives them a home, and gives you the latest info on stuff to make your Mac more useful.

Apple updates Mac mini with faster processors and storage

Alongside major upgrades to its iMac and MacBook Pro lines, Apple also bumped the specs on its Mac mini Tuesday, offering faster processors and hybrid storage options.