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.

Send a Mother's Day greeting with iOS's Cards app

You can use Apple's Cards app on your iOS device to send a greeting to Mom for Mother's Day.

iOS app contains potential malware

Macworld has confirmed the presence of potentially malicious code embedded in an approved App Store app. But it's probably harmless.

Review: Acorn 4 adds impressive features and a smart new look

Acorn 4 can't do everything that Photoshop can do. But Lex Friedman says that the image editor offers an impressive slew of new features and surprising ease of use, and it may well boot Photoshop from your Dock.

Vine update adds front camera, Twitter-style mentions

Vine, the Twitter app focused on creating tiny videos, scored an update on Tuesday.

Jawbone's Up Platform attempts to unify health services

Jawbone on Tuesday announced its Up Platform, a new system through which users can connect the fitness tracked by their wristbands with ten third-party services.

Review: Skype remains a fine VoIP, video chatting option on iOS

The Skype app on iOS offers a polished VoIP experience, with video chat to boot.

Review: Triage for iPhone makes quick work of clearing out your inbox

Triage isn't a full-featured email app: It's focused solely on helping you plow through the unread messages in your inbox. Lex Friedman is impressed.

Numbers game: Why analyst says iPhone market share will exceed Android

The Yankee Group recently put out a study concluding that iPhone market share will dominate Android within two years. How can it be so sure? Lex Friedman looks at the numbers.

AltWWDC offers free alternative to Apple's developer conference

Shut out of WWDC? There's a free alternative conference down the block, running at the same time.

WWDC 2013 sells out in three minutes

Tickets to Apple's annual conference for developers sold out in less time than it took to write this article.

Review: B&W's Z2 is an impressive AirPlay speaker and iPhone dock

Bowers & Wilkins's Z2 is both an AirPlay speaker and a Lightning-connector speaker dock. And it's very, very good.

Hands on with Drafts 3.0 and its impressive new organization tools

Drafts 3.0 adds a lot of organization to the popular iOS app for creating and repurposing text notes. Lex Friedman has a first look.

Apple announces WWDC 2013, tickets on sale April 25

Apple has unveiled the dates for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference. Tickets to the event in 2012 sold out in two hours.

iPad sales up, Macs flat, as Apple reports on Q2 earnings

As some investors feared, by some metrics, Apple's Q2 was worse this year than it was a year ago.

Hands on with the new Yahoo app for iPhone

Yahoo has a newly-updated iPhone app, and it's focused entirely on news. Lex Friedman goes hands on.