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David has been covering Apple and how to get the most out of its products since 2005. Now a freelance tech writer, he runs Finer Things in Tech, jots down thoughts at DavidChartier.com, occasionally starts outlining the great American tech novel, and might still get to snowboard Breckenridge one more time.

SyncSpace is a collaborative whiteboard for iPad

SyncSpace is a collaborative whiteboard from Infinite Kind that stands out from the pack by allowing collaboration over the Internet, not just a local Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection. You can also share your creations in a variety of ways, including 37singals's Campfire business chat service.

Developers weigh in on the Mac App Store

The Mac App Store may be the biggest thing to happen to finding, installing, and updating software since the Internet. It's an equally big deal to the developers who stock the store's shelves, so Macworld spoke with some to find out the good, the bad, and the new Mac App Store world.

Comcast to bring live TV, on-demand content to iPad

The TV, Internet, and phone provider announced that in a few weeks, the iPad will be able to stream live broadcasts and nearly 3000 hours of its pool of on-demand content.

Apple releases iWork Update 5, Keynote Remote 1.2

New additions to iWork '09 on the Mac, iWork.com, and Apple's official Keynote Remote app allow you to play Keynote presentations at iWork.com or embed them in other sites. A few other features and fixes for Pages and Keynote round out a worthwhile update.

Vue networked cameras get motion detection, more

The second generation of Avaak's wireless streaming camera system gets two new models that offer motion-detection and a ruggedized design for outdoor monitoring. The company also overhauled its Web monitoring service and iPhone app, offering something new for everyone.

Apple releases iMovie, GarageBand '11 updates

Two small updates to iMovie '11 and GarageBand '11 tackle a variety of bugs and odd behavior, including video stabilization, Facebook authentication, and various performance improvements.

Eye-Fi update will share photos from camera to phone

An Eye-Fi SD card lets your digital camera upload photos to social networking sites while on-the-go. Soon, a free update will offer the option of first sending those photos to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad for backing up or editing before you share them online.

Layar 4.0 brings interactive features, new interface

A major 4.0 upgrade to this clever location-based augmented reality app brings a more polished information display, camera stabilization, and interactive games.

MotionX-GPS Drive 8.0 gets a new voice

A major new version of this turn-by-turn directions app for iPhone and iPad gets "HD Speech Synthesis," which the developer claims will deliver more realistic spoken street names from a synthesized voice.

Mac and iPhone-friendly alternatives to Delicious

Yahoo has shaken its users's faith in the future of Delicious, the popular social bookmarking service it bought in 2005 and largely allowed to languish. If you're thinking about jumping ship, there are plenty of alternative services and apps that should fit just about anyone's workflow.

Apple updates Remote app with AirPlay support

Apple has updated its Remote app for iPhone and iPad with a handful of features just before the App Store review team takes a holiday break. New perks include support for AirPlay and better integration with various iTunes features.

Camera+ 2.0 brings better effects, speed, design

After a brief hiatus from the App Store, Camera+ is back with a major upgrade that brings new features, editing tools, metadata handling, and faster performance across the board.

Localscope puts local services at your fingertips

A stylish new "what's around me?" utility lets you chose between services like Google, Bing, Twitter, and others for searching around your area.

TripAdvisor apps gets iPad interface, photo uploading

This travel app is now universal for iPad and iPhone. It also gains faster navigation for iPhone and iPod touch users, as well as the ability to upload photos.

Send non-iTunes files from Mac to Apple TV with AirFlick

A new utility from developer and blogger Erica Sadun lets you send videos from the Web and other non-iTunes sources to an Apple TV.