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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.

Expo Notes: Smile introduces PDFpen for iPad, iCloud storage

Smile Software has introduced an iPad version of its PDF-editing app, along with iCloud syncing of PDFpen documents for both the iPad and Mac versions.

Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content

Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content, making it easier to move your stuff between documents, folders, and drives.

Flexibits releases Fantastical 1.2

Flexibits has released version 1.2 of its standout calendar app, Fantastical, adding multiple language localizations and improved event parsing.

Full-size headphones for Macs and iOS devices

Get comfort and big sound without giving up the conveniences of an inline remote and mic

Promising Prospect: Clipboard Cleaner automatically strips formatting from the clipboard

Clipboard Cleaner is a simple utility that strips all formatting from the contents of the clipboard, either automatically or on command.

Marked excels at previewing Markdown and HTML documents

If you write in Markdown, Marked is a stellar add-on for previewing and analyzing your documents.

PopClip brings iOS-like text-editing options to Mac OS X

PopClip will appeal to both iOS fans and Mac traditionalists by making text-editing and -processing commands more accessible.

Text-analysis tools highlight Phraseology iOS text editor

Phraseology is a new text editor for iPad that provides unique text-analysis and paragraph-arranging features.

Favorite Mac Gems of 2011

We've given you the Eddy Awards and App Gems Awards. It's time for recognizing our favorite Mac Gems of 2011.

Kid-friendly iOS Accessories

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch accessories that will make your favorite iOS device more kid-friendly

Piezo records other apps' audio easily

Piezo is an attractive and easy-to-use app for recording audio from other Mac programs.

Twenty-one overlooked iOS accessories

We can't review every iOS accessory we receive, but we don't want to let the good ones go unappreciated. Senior editor Dan Frakes takes a look at some of the year's best under-the-radar add-ons for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch.

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Buying Guide: iPad keyboards (2011)

For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's onscreen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for each.

Buying guide: Headphones

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Earbuds or full-size? Open or closed? Wired or Bluetooth? No matter what kind of headphones you like to plug into your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod, we have some advice and recommendations for finding the perfect set.

Buying guide: Speakers

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Looking for a new set of speakers for your Mac, iPod, iPhone, or iPad? The options can be overwhelming. Here's our guide for picking the right speaker system.