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Dan has been writing about all things Apple since 2006, when he first started contributing to the MacUser blog. Since then he's covered most of the company's major product releases and reviewed every major revision of iOS. In his "copious" free time, he's usually grinding away on a novel or two.

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Apple fires back at China state media allegations of location tracking

After China state TV called the iPhone 'national security concern,' Apple's responded to the allegations in strong language.

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Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon 4.4 review: Get the best price when shopping on Amazon

This free Mac app tracks up to 20 products and tells you when an item has lowered its price.

Clockwise Podcast: Big watches, Aereo, mullets and extras

On our first birthday we celebrate by talking about wearables being too big, pondering the technology mullets of tomorrow, measuring the worth of video extras, and pouring one out for Aereo. With Chris Breen and Flo Ion.

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iTunes Extras for HD movies arrive on Mac, Apple TV; this fall on iOS

Apple released an iTunes update that allow access to online iTunes Extras; a recent Apple TV software update also enables them on the big screen.

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Apple updates environmental progress for 2014

The company released its annual Environmental Responsibility Report, detailing some of the improvements it's made in the past year, as well as the challenges it faces.

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Apple's new Mac Pro Security Adapter keeps your desktop safe and sound

Apple quietly started selling an adapter for the new Mac Pro that lets you use standard Kensington locks to secure your desktop.

Clockwise Podcast: Facebook makes us sad

This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.

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Increased Messages security leaves iChat, third-party IM clients by the wayside

Third-party IM apps and older versions of iChat will no longer be able to log in with Mac.com or Me.com screennames.

Reading List: Do it yourself

Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

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Apple launches Back to School promo, offers gift cards with purchase

As in past years, Apple is offering a gift card to the Apple Store alongside the qualifying purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone for the upcoming school year.

OS X 10.9.4 update fixes Wi-Fi network issue, includes Safari 7.0.5

The latest revision of Mavericks patches a number of bugs, including one that could prevent Macs from not joining a known Wi-Fi network.

iOS 7.1.2 arrives with fixes for iBeacons, mail attachment encryption, more

A relatively small update for Apple's mobile devices patches bugs with a handful of features, and brings some security fixes as well.

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iTunes U update will bring course creation, management to iPad

Beginning in July, the iTunes U app for iPad will let teachers create courses right on the device, among other improvements.

How to work around the current Podcast app crashing bug

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Is Apple's Podcasts app crashing on your iOS device? Rene Ritchie has a suggestion for how to work around the bug until Apple fixes it.

TVs, watches, Glass, and the Smartphone Cold War

We discuss the aftermath of Google's IO developer conference, including smartwatches, Android TV, the absence of Google Glass, and the Google/Apple cold war. With guests Jason Cross and Susie Ochs.

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