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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.

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.

Mac OS X screenshot secrets

Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes takes a look at the lesser-known screenshot features of Mac OS X.

Gems for a Steal, Redux

A new Mac software bundle offers a number of Mac Gems favorites, as well as other titles, for a bargain of a price.

Inpaint makes it easy to remove objects from your photos

For those without the Photoshop chops to remove unwanted objects and blemishes from photos, Inpaint offers a simple alternative.

AirPlay speakers you can actually buy

AirPlay-enabled speaker systems are finally widely available.

Gem Update: Printopia 2.1.5 offers major improvements to a Gems favorite

Ecamm Network took one of our favorite utilities, Printopia, and made it even better. Printopia still lets you print to any Mac-shared printer from your iOS devices, but it now lets you "print" to Mac applications and PDF Workflows, password-protect your virtual printers, and even print from other Macs.

Headphones buying guide

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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.

PandaBar is a nifty Pandora client for Mac

PandaBar is a nifty menu-bar player for the Pandora streaming-music service.

Speakers buying guide

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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.

Buying guide: Headphones

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.

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac

Logitech’s latest Mac keyboard deserves kudos for its Mac-centric design and functionality, easy setup, and very good keys. In a well-lit office, the K750’s battery takes advantage of that ambient light to maintain a full charge.

Tunesque lets you search all of Apple's media stores at once

Tunesque makes it easier to find Apple-hawked media by consolidating searches of all Apple's media stores in a single interface.

Jettison automatically unmounts volumes when your Mac sleeps

Jettison lets you unmount external volumes by just closing your MacBook's lid (or putting your desktop Mac to sleep). When you hear Jettison's confirmation sound, it's safe to unplug and go.

Texas Instruments and Brookstone debut iPhone Pocket Projector case

Electronics giant Texas Instruments (TI) and specialty retailer Brookstone have announced the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4, a case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S that incorporates TI's Pico projector technology to offer on-the-go video projection.

iCloud vs. Wi-Fi Sync: Which does what?

Thanks to iTunes 10.5, iOS 5, and iCloud you can wirelessly sync data with your iOS device in two ways: iCloud lets you send specific information to and from Apple’s iCloud servers over an Internet connection, and Wi-Fi Sync syncs your device with iTunes on your Mac via your local wireless network. But there are notable differences between what gets synced using each method, and the two aren't mutually exclusive, so it's not surprising that many people are confused about the differences and similarities between the two. We've summarized the types of data handled by each.