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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.

QuickTumblr for iPad takes Tumblr blogging on the go

As popular and mobile as the iPad may be, there is a notable shortage of blogging apps designed for Apple's tablet. QuickTumblr, built specifically for the popular Tumblr service, wants to help change that.

Tweetbot enters the iOS Twitter client fray

You can't be blamed if you thought the Twitter client conversation was over. But with the release of Tweetbot, Tapbots has proved there's still something to say.

New Mac bundles celebrate spring, cheap apps, charity

The Spring Bundle and The Humble Bundle are offering new collections of handy Mac applications, games, and a chance to do some good for ridiculously low prices.

The Magic Bar will charge Apple's keyboard, trackpad

Tossing out piles of AA batteries and juggling rechargeables is so last century. The Magic Bar brings inductive charging to Apple's Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad, allowing you to simply dock your input devices in order to top them off.

Bloomberg Businessweek offering iPad subscriptions

The weekly publication focused on all things business is now available as a multimedia iPad magazine, complete with exclusive video interviews, a customizable back-issue archive, and a subscription plan that's cheaper than the print edition.

Apple updates Boot Camp for new MacBook Pros

A small Boot Camp update is waiting for owners of early 2011 MacBook Pros. It should solve a handful of issues with shutting down and international keyboards.

Selling your old iPad to an electronics reseller

Want to sell your old iPad to make (financial) room for its successor? David Chartier gave electronics "recommerce" service Gazelle a try to see if using a middleman was worth the convenience fee.

Microsoft releases Bing for iPad app

Microsoft has brought its "decision engine" and its many integrated features to the iPad. You can now search the Web, movie listings, and your local area using Microsoft's services, as well as view the latest news and trending topics in magazine-inspired layouts.

AT&T raises upgrade prices on all phones, including iPhone

If you've been thinking about taking advantage of your "early upgrade" eligibility to get an iPhone or other AT&T smartphone, you may want to double-check your quote. As of April 3, AT&T has raised its fees by $50.

Band releases album recorded in GarageBand for iPad

A pop punk band has used Apple's new GarageBand for iPad to record a 12-track album now available in the iTunes Store.

Boxcar notification service debuts on Mac

If you need to be in-the-know about work e-mail, Twitter messages, or new stories at your favorite site, regardless of what device you have in front of you, the popular Boxcar iPhone and iPad notification service has just debuted on the Mac.

Mozy releases iPhone app for browsing, sharing backups

Online storage and backup service Mozy has released its iPhone app, which allows customers to remotely browse, search, download, or even share files from all of their backed up computers.

Share, discover music between iPhones with MyStream

A new iPhone app takes the pain out of discovering and buying new music with friends. You can pick songs from your iPod library, let others stream them over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, then buy them from Apple's store.

GetGlue for iPhone gets Foursquare, sports check-ins

GetGlue is a social network for letting your friends know what you're watching or reading. Now its iPhone app lets you also tell your friends where you are partaking in the fun, thanks to integrating Foursquare, a popular location-based service and social network.

Use AirPlay between iOS devices with AirFrame

You can use AirPlay to stream media from an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to an Apple TV, or even back to a Mac with some add-on software. Now with AirFrame, you can stream between iOS devices.