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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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Podcast: Green Day

Chris Breen and Dan Moren contemplate a refined Apple TV interface, tech we're uncomfortable with, and just how green Apple grows.

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Apple launches Beta Seed for OS X program for end users

Access to pre-release versions of OS X no longer requires a developer account. On Tuesday, Apple announced a public beta program available to interested users.

iOS 7.1.1 aims for Touch ID, keyboard fixes

Arriving on Tuesday, the latest update to Apple's mobile operating system brings a few smaller bug fixes.

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Apple updates environmental progress, focuses on climate change, finite resources

Ahead of Earth Day, Apple has revamped the environmental section of its website, featuring an update on its progress and a video narrated by Tim Cook.

Apple TV now showing A&E, History channel, Lifetime network

Three new content partners have appeared on the Apple TV this week, bringing the total number of available channels to well over 40.

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Earnings preview: No news is good news?

On Wednesday, Apple will dish on its second-quarter earnings. Dan Moren runs down what you can expect from the company's conference call.

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Reading List: What's that song?

Apple may bundle song-identification features into iOS 8, Steve Jobs's death was an 'opportunity' for Samsung, and more on CarPlay.

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33 great tips and tricks for iOS 7

Whether you're an iOS master or just starting out, here are 33 tips that can help you get the most of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

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Podcast: Comic relief

This week, Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren are here once again to discuss the latest news: Amazon buying Comixology, Dropbox's announcements, the future of iTunes, and more.

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10 ways Apple could make iOS's Notification Center great

Notification Center in iOS has loads of promise, but it also has quite a few annoyances. Here are the changes we'd like to see as we anticipate iOS 8

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New Office 365 Personal plan targets individual iPad, PC users

Microsoft now has a cheaper Office 365 subscription plan for those who only want to use the office suite on a single computer and tablet.

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Gear We Love: New Stump Stand sits pretty, holds your iPad or iPhone

Gear We Love: When it comes to stands for your iOS devices, they don't get much simpler than the Stump. But it's one of the best we've used.

Heartbleed, gossip, TV shows and WWDC

What we'll see at WWDC, the troubling rise of tech-industry gossip, the Heartbleed security fiasco, and Yahoo and Microsoft become TV networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Serenity Caldwell.

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Bring a smile to your Macs and iOS devices by enabling emoji

Looking to spice up your social networking posts and emails with a few colorful icons? Emoji can help, and best of all, they're easy to enable on both OS X and iOS.