The just-released Napkin app for Mac makes it easy to assemble images and then add all sorts of annotations: callouts, text, shapes, and more. Lex Friedman goes hands on.
Black Pixel on Thursday released Kaleidoscope 2, with new features including Perforce support, folder diffs, and an overhauled design.
The Smart Cover for the iPad mini protects its screen, but not much else. The CoverBuddy takes care of the rest.
Facebook on Tuesday unveiled Graph Search, which will let you search across your friends and the rest of the network for all sorts of data. Lex Friedman explains some of the implications for social networking fans.
When friends and family call you with Mac tech support needs, and you don't live close enough to pop on over to help, you need to know a few tricks for providing help without making you or them crazy. Lex Friedman can help.
Notifications are a way of life on iOS. But sometimes, you want to silence all those alerts while you keep using your iPhone or iPad, and Do Not Disturb doesn't help in that situation. Lex Friedman says that the missing mute switch presents more than just an annoyance.
The Reminders app built into Mountain Lion includes a hidden method for more quickly scheduling new to-do list entries. Lex Friedman explains.
There's a class of tech pundit that loves to paint Apple as doomed. Familiar as that old saw is, does it ever have a chance of being right again? Lex Friedman argues that it's exceedingly unlikely.
Westinghouse's $100 Unplug Bluetooth speaker is portable and rechargeable, and it offers sound quality that rivals that of the popular Jawbone Jambox.
Tumult on Monday unveiled Hype 1.6, with new actions, new timeline features, Retina display support, and more.
Apple on Monday announced that the App Store has eclipsed 40 billion downloads, with nearly half of those coming in 2012.
Kensington's Proximo uses Bluetooth-enabled fobs and tags that enable you to use your iPhone to find your keys or other valuables.
Scheduled Do Not Disturb windows for iOS devices broke in 2013. Apple says they'll be fixed by January 7.
A slew of products exist to help you track the steps you take, the miles you walk, the flights you climb, and even the sleep you… sleep. Which are the best devices out there, and why you should you want them?
Mac and iOS may have dominated Apple news this year, but they weren't the only developments. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman recount the rest of what happened in 2012.