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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.

Realmac Software releases RapidWeaver 5

A major upgrade to this Website creation and blogging tool brings a new way to manage site resources and downloads for visitors, new sitemap tools, an FTP bookmark manager, and a redesigned site for RapidWeaver's vast array of third-party add-ons.

Pages Templates 6.0 give your documents a facelift

New templates that span the topical gamut offer multiple layouts for everything from business planning, to family trees, and even wine labels.

Headquarters for Basecamp gets redesigned, offline data

A major upgrade to this iPhone client for Basecamp brings a beautiful new interface that is easier to use, as well as offline data and other perks.

Apple updates Game Center terms of service

Apple's first social network, which is focused on iOS gaming, now uses the full name associated with your Apple ID when you send a friend request.

Apple posts 'Merry Monday' shopping deals

Just in time for your triumphant post-holiday return to the office, Apple is ready with some Cyber Monday deals on accessories that should make great holiday gifts.

Sparks app brings Campfire to iPad in style

Sparks is a new app that brings 37signals's business-centric chat service to the iPad. A thorough coat of polish and style, along with some unique features customized for the iPad's interface, make this app stand out.

Readers Sound Off: Best new iOS 4.2 features

Macworld wants to hear what you, dear readers, think about current Apple news, so we've started a new series of polls on Facebook. This time around, we asked on Tuesday what your favorite new iOS 4.2 features are for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and the results are in!

SlingPlayer Mobile app arrives on iPad

Sling Media brought its media placeshifting services to the iPhone in 2009, and now it's ready for the iPad. The new app lets owners of certain Slingboxes view and control their home media services while out and about, and unlike its sibling's debut, it isn't limited to just Wi-Fi.

FileWave to offer iOS remote device management

A purveyor of cross-platform device management solutions, FileWave announced that it will begin supporting Apple's iOS devices in the first quarter of 2011.

Kiwi Twitter client gets more flexible, powerful

A major 2.0 upgrade to this powerful Twitter client brings a flexible new tabbed interface, much tighter Twitter profile integration, and more.

2Do task manager gets MobileMe, background sync

A new version of the 2Do task manager allows the app to sync directly with MobileMe, no helper Mac app required. Improvements to other areas of sync and multitasking make this a handy update.

Apple teases Black Friday shopping event

The Black Friday frenzy is almost upon us, and like any good retailer, Apple will be ready with deals and other perks for your holiday shopping needs.

Ambrosia releases WireTap Anywhere 2.0

A major upgrade to this powerful audio routing utility offers more fine-grained control to route audio, create virtual channels, adjust levels, and preview mixes before recording.

World of Goo is coming to the iPad

This popular, independent physics puzzler is just about ready for Apple's tablet, complete with multiplayer support for up to 11 fingers on-screen simultaneously.

HootSuite social business tools come to iPad

This "social media dashboard" designed for businesses leaps from the iPhone to the iPad with a major upgrade. You can now manage your accounts, schedule posts, get link analytics, and view follower influence on the iPad's more expansive display.