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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Amazon's Fire TV skates to where the Apple TV puck is

Amazon's new Fire TV is a direct shot across Apple's bow, and a clear indication that the battle for users' living rooms is now underway.

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Podcast: Apple's past, present and future

Dan Moren chats with Rogue Amoeba's Paul Kafasis and pundit/humorist John Moltz about Apple's past, present, and future. (Hello, wearables?)

Wearables, projectables, Office for iPad, and Oculus

Office comes to iPad, but does it matter? Also, the future of wearables and projectables, and Facebook buys a nice pair of VR glasses.

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Reading List: This is NPR, iTunes refunds, App Store searches

You can now stream NPR 24 hours a day on iTunes Radio. Elsewhere, Apple is offering refunds for unauthorized in-app purchases, and trying out new App Store search tools.

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Healthbook rumors could herald first product of Tim Cook's Apple

Much has been made of Apple after Steve Jobs, but Dan Moren thinks recent rumors about a health-focused app could provide insight into Tim Cook's Apple.

Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

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Checkmark 2 reminds you to do that thing at the place

Reminder apps are everywhere, but Snowman's Checkmark 2 one ups Apple's own reminder system with powerful location-based reminders and more. It's Senior Editor Dan Moren's staff pick of the week.

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8GB iPhone 5c sees the light of day in UK, Germany, France, elsewhere

Apple quietly released an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c in several European countries as well as Australia and China.

iPad 2 bids us farewell, is replaced by fourth-generation Retina model

Apple's venerable iPad 2, first introduced in 2011, has finally ridden off into the sunset. The fourth-generation iPad with Retina display replaces it at the $399 price point.

Jony Ive dishes on design

Time has a lengthy interview with Apple's design chief, a report claims to have a look at Apple's forthcoming software entry into the health arena, and more college sports content arrives on the Apple TV.

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Staff Picks: GV Mobile + classes up Google Voice on iOS

While Google has its own stagnant Google Voice client for iOS, GV Mobile + is a far superior offering, and it's Macworld senior editor Dan Moren's Staff Pick this week.

Clockwise Podcast 28: Music, video, and point-one interfaces

Music subscription services, iOS 7's increasingly customizable user interface options, how movies and TV are faring in the war on piracy, and Microsoft relents with changes to Windows 8.1.

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

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CloudyTabs review: Liberate iCloud Tabs from Safari on your Mac

If you like the idea behind iCloud Tabs, but you don't use Safari on your Mac, CloudyTabs is just what you're looking for.

iOS 7.1: The changes we love (and the ones we don’t)

Macworld's Dan Moren, Serenity Caldwell, and Dan Frakes go hands on with the iOS 7.1 update. Here's what we like (and the changes we're not too fond of).