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

The Week in iPhone Cases: Anticipation

A new iPhone is reportedly less than a week away, which means we'll be seeing an avalanche of new cases Very Soon Now. In the meantime, however, we’re not sitting idle; this week’s iPhone-case roundup has plenty of fashion, function, and protection to keep you occupied.

Opinion: Apple needs a handle on App Store paid-upgrade problem

Despite Apple's insistence on not allowing upgrade pricing for App Store apps, developers keep clamouring for more flexibility in the way they sell their apps, and are starting to look for ways around the company's walled garden. It's time for Cupertino to get a handle on the situation before it gets out of hand.

Scenario review: Get more out of AppleScript

Scenario allows for scripts to run when system events occur.

How Apple is improving mobile app security

Security, always one of iOS's strong selling points, has come under a lot of scrutiny lately. But Apple has a multitude of ways to prevent malicious code from ever reaching our devices.

The Week in iPad Cases: It's raining sunshine

What do suede, leather, and high-tech plastics have in common? All these materials are featured in this week’s iPad-case roundup. This edition of new-case news includes a case that harnesses the power of the sun.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Bricks

Everyone’s favorite construction toy makes an appearance in this week’s iPhone-case roundup, alongside a selection of new cases ranging from minimalist to ultra-tough...with a few grains of fashion sense thrown in for good measure.

LogDiver review: Get the data you need from complex log files

LogDiver is a utility for software development or system administration.

TicToc review: A tracker for when time is money

TicToc is a time-tracking Mac app with the ability to export its results.

Mac Gems: Control sound volume on an individual app basis with SoundBunny

SoundBunny is a helpful app for controlling your Mac's audio.

The Week in iPad Cases: Child play

In this week’s iPad case roundup, you’ll find plenty of accessories that keep your tablet safe while looking fabulous. But if you’re more the practical type, we also have a couple cases designed to withstand the two most demanding physical environments known to humankind: military life and toddler play.

Mac Gems: Google Earth a fun way to see the world through your Mac

Google Earth is a valuable tool for researching the world's wonders.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Hogtown

This week’s iPhone-case roundup includes a great mix of protective accessories, including some TV-inspired fashion, and one model in which our neighbors to the north show off all their...studs.

Mac Gems: Look ma, no mouse—thanks to Keymo

Keymo assigned keyboard combinations to your cursor so you don't have to use a mouse.

Hands-on: YouTube update brings picture-in-picture to iOS

YouTube 2.0 makes searching and watching at the same time easier, and comes with a few welcome user-interface changes.

Why would Apple add a fingerprint sensor to the iPhone?

Incorporating a fingerprint sensor on the iPhone could change the way we access everything from Twitter to our bank accounts. And it could make our devices a lot less interesting to would-be thieves.