Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Lex uses a MacBook Pro, an iPhone 5, an iPad mini, a Kindle 3, a TiVo HD, and a treadmill desk, and loves them all. His latest book, a children's book parody for adults, is called "The Kid in the Crib." Lex lives in New Jersey with his wife and three young kids.

Hands-on with the iPhone 5c

After Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday, senior editor Dan Moren and senior writer Lex Friedman got a chance to play around with the company's most colorful smartphone ever.

iPhone 5S

Hands-on with the iPhone 5s

We got a quick first-look at the iPhone 5s in Cupertino after Apple's big iPhone event. Here are our first impressions of Apple's newest high-end smartphone.

Apple unveils new docks for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

Not content merely to unveil a pair of new iPhones, Apple on Tuesday also took the wraps off a pair of new Lightning docks for those devices.

iPhone 5S

Apple unveils powerful iPhone 5s and entry-level 5c

The iPhone 5s gets beefed up with faster guts and fingerprint scanning, while the 5c is fantastic with plastic and rainbow colors.

Live Blog: Apple's September 10 phone event

All signs point to Apple rolling out new smartphones on September 10 at its event in Cupertino. But to find out exactly what Apple has up its sleeve, you'll have to read our live account of the event.

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100 and Minx Air 200 review: Standout AirPlay/Bluetooth speakers

Cambridge Audio's Minx Air 100 and Minx Air 200 speaker systems both include AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity. One's more portable and a little more affordable, but the other's a sonic beast.

Hands-on: Intermission lets you pause and rewind live audio on your Mac

Rogue Amoeba on Friday released a new $15 Mac app called Intermission. Like TiVo for sound, the app buffers streaming audio so you can pause something you're listening to live.

iPads, iTunes, and more: What Apple will and won't unveil at its 9/10 event

Apple has invited Macworld and other press outlets to a special event on September 10. That gives us less than one week to guess what the company will and won't reveal on that day.

Status Magic review: Perform nifty hocus-pocus on iOS screenshots

Customize the iOS status bar in your iOS screenshots.

Jawbone unveils Jambox Mini, an even more portable Bluetooth speaker

Jawbone on Wednesday unveiled the Jambox Mini, a smaller version of its flagship Jambox speaker, that doesn't sacrifice volume despite its smaller size.

iWork for iCloud beta now available to the public

Apple has made the Web versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote publicly available to all at iCloud.com, though the apps remain in beta.

Find My iPhone bug requires developer account and iOS 7 beta

Apple on Thursday seemingly unintentionally released an update to the Find My iPhone app that requires a developer account.

Gold iPhone? It wouldn't be Apple's first brush with color

Rumor has it that Apple could ship a gold iPhone this fall. That wouldn't be out of character for the company, which has long experimented with colorful hardware.

Yojimbo 4 gains sync, but eschews iCloud

Bare Bones on Wednesday released Yojimbo 4, which introduces a third-party-powered syncing option. The company spent more than a year attempting to work with iCloud, and eventually gave up.

Apple briefly sells entire Harry Potter collection for $10 in iTunes

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a sale on movie bundles in the iTunes Store. But at least one sale price was too good to be true.