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Josh Althuser has over 12 years of experience in the tech industry. His interests include data visualization, big data, and analysis as well as the intersection of journalism and technology.

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A closer look at iOS 7.1's accessibility changes

Accessibility expert, Josh de Lioncourt, guides you through the accessibility changes wrought by iOS 7.1

Mac Gems: Multimon makes for better multiple monitor support in OS X

Multimon saves you from Apple’s multiple monitor insanity.

Mac Gems: OptiPNG makes PNG files smaller without losing image quality

Though you'll need to use the Terminal to use OptiPNG, you'll find this tool very valuable for posting or sharing images on the Internet.

Mac Gems: Scapple combines a text editor with a mind-mapping app

Scapple is a promising free-form, nonlinear, mind-mapping text editor that works well on its own or with Scrivener.

Mac Gems: Delineato Pro is a clean, inexpensive diagram and mind-mapping app

Fapptory's Delineato Pro is a new diagramming and mind-mapping Mac app with a clean design and lack of visual clutter

Review: Splashtop 2 a free, innovative remote desktop Mac/iOS app with issues

If you need only occasional remote access while around the house, Splashtop isn’t a bad app to keep around.

PentaEye gives your iPhone camera more lenses, won't fit in your pocket

While is off trying to make the ultimate iPhone-camera case, you can jump to the head of your class with the new TurtleJacket PentaEye case that just hit the market


Where did I come from? The origin(s) of my MacBook Pro

I remember when I bought my first new Mac. The label on the box read something like "Assembled for Apple in California." But the parts within were rarely from the U.S. Where do they now originate?