Marco TabiniMacworld

Marco Tabini is based in Toronto, Canada, where he focuses on software development for mobile devices and for the Web.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: The livin' is easy

Summertime’s not quite here, but we’re already seeing cases for the beach, along with vintage nostalgia, exercise accessories, and even a case for taking better photos.

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Review: Seven off-the-grid chargers for your portable devices

When you're off the grid, by choice or circumstance, you'll need power. We've rounded up a number of gadgets for keeping your phones and tablets going indefinitely.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Billions and billions

Time, from microseconds to millennia, is no problem for one of the apps in this week's roundup. We've also got some great graphics software, a virtual music maestro, and an app that will keep you fit everywhere you go.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Just dandy

This week: Keyboard options for writers of all stripes, plus protective goodness made (the manufacturers claim) from the finest materials.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Goldfinger

There may be solid gold at the end of the rainbow in this week's iPhone-case roundup (provided you have deep enough pockets). There's a nice selection of protection for the rest of us, too.

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Five things you should know about iOS security

Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At the Lapin Agile

We've got art in many shapes and forms in this week's Mac app roundup: From vector to wall, these apps could help unleash your inner Picasso.

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The Week in iPad Cases: The merry-go-round broke down

This week's iPad case roundup includes accessories that provide protection and convenience from every angle, plus some leather gear and a few cases that are all business.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Power up

There's something for every taste in this week's iPhone-case roundup, with accessories that give you a little extra juice, some handcrafted goodness, and a sparkling butterfly to top everything off.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Nota bene

This week's Mac app roundup brings you a number of apps that take notes--some with text, some with media, and some with a way to map that jumble of ideas that keeps swirling around your head.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Material witness

This week's iPad case roundup features keyboards, leather (both of the real and environmentally-friendly variety), and plastics, all coming together as a great selection of cases that will keep your tablets looking great, feeling safe, and in top shape.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Hands and ears

One of the items in this week's roundup of new iPhone cases is a little handsy, and another has big ears for you. We also have some butterflies, some sparkling gems, and a dash of extra power to keep your handset juiced up during a weekend trip.

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Separated at birth: Why Apple won't merge OS X and iOS

Should Apple merge its two flagship operating systems into a single product? Not so fast, says contributor Marco Tabini.

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The Week in Mac apps: Green and fuzzy

There's a bit of retro goodness in this week's app roundup, with a text editor that will bring you back to a time when monitors were curved and text was both green and fuzzy.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Diamonds are forever

This week's roundup of newly released iPad cases includes the perfect gift for that recently minted Internet billionaire in your life, as well as some choices that are more moderately priced if your startup hasn't quite made it big yet.