Dan MorenSenior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

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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Reading List: iCloud story has a silver security lining

Apple says iCloud wasn't hacked; meanwhile, the iPad comes to Japan's largest cellular network and gets a break for school.

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Staff Picks: FlightTrack 5 is a first-class flight tracking app

If you need to keep tabs on flights of your own or others, you can't do much better than FlightTrack 5. It looks great, is packed with features, and doesn't even charge you for extra bags.

WWDC, Surface Pro 3, stolen passwords and shared pictures

Getting ready for Apple's developer conference, Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3, eBay gives away all its passwords to hackers, and the proper role of photo-sharing apps. We've got it all covered, with guests Serenity Caldwell and Brad Chacos.

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Apple refreshes WWDC iOS app for 2014

With WWDC right around the corner, Apple has released the annual update to the conference's companion iOS app.

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Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with ePub, CSV exports and more

Apple continues to roll out improvements to the Web-based version of its iWork productivity suite.

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iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: Calendar and Reminders

If Apple's pattern holds, iOS 8 will be unveiled in just a couple weeks, at this year's WWDC. Here are some changes we'd like to see to the Calendar and Reminders apps.

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Prompt melds yesterday's command line with today's iOS

You may not need to use SSH very often from your iOS device, but when you do, it's Prompt you should turn to.

OS X 10.9.3, iTunes 11.2 arrive with bug fixes, feature enhancements

Apple on Thursday released updates for OS X Mavericks and iTunes, bringing assorted bug fixes as well as a few feature enhancements.

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Troubleshoot Mac network issues with Network Utility

Apple provides a useful suite of tools for troubleshooting and investigating network issues on OS X. Dan Moren gives you a quick overview of the Network Utility app.

Personal clouds, tablet skeptics, and cheap phones

We bash at tablet skepticism, puzzle out Apple's potential purchase of Beats, discuss LG's new heart-rate headphones, and wonder about the role super-cheap smartphones can play. With guests Jon Phillips and Blake Stimac.

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Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

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Reading List: The iPad can get some (satisfaction)

Siri lets potential hackers view your contact list, the iPad rebounds in Tim Cook's favorite metric, and Apple's retail presence is not to be denied.

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Offline mapping, navigation improvements highlight Google Maps update

Google Maps's latest update on iOS offers a powerful new offline mapping feature, as well as smaller enhancements to navigation, places, and more.

Reading List: Buying and selling

Apple has made another acquisition, may be planning a new push to get iPhone users to upgrade, and isn't really making headphones with health sensors (probably).

Apple vs. Samsung, Google+, iTunes, and location apps

Apple vs. Samsung: What is it good for? The same goes for Google+, iTunes, and location-based applications. Apparently we're all grumpy. With guests Philip Michaels, Dan Miller, and Leah Yamshon.

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