Marco TabiniMacworld

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

The Week in iPad Cases: The transporter

This week's iPad-case roundup plays host to a couple tough-as-nails cases for taking your tablet on the road. You'll also find some accessories that protect without adding much bulk when you're safe at home.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Cellular pendant

In this week’s iPhone case roundup, you’ll find a way to keep your phone on your neck, a case that combines modern technology with the world’s most ancient construction material, and the usual mishmash of protective coverings.

The Week in Mac Apps: Smile, you're on camera

One of the apps in this week's roundup helps you build the ultimate Kodak moment, while others help you stay more focused, more organized, and even more informed.

The Week in iPad Cases: Slick, thin, and beautiful

In this week’s iPad-case roundup, you’ll find everything from thin and inconspicuous to flashy and luxurious, with protection all around.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Ritzy glitzy

There's glitter on our radar in this week’s iPhone-case roundup, with accessories that bring a little sparkle to your handset, a dash of haute-couture for your enjoyment, and an assortment of the toughest protection available.

Sprite Kit, GLKit, and Scene Kit: How Apple is shaping game development

Despite a seemingly endless stream of great games hitting iOS and OS X, the folks from Cupertino keep pushing new technologies into their operating systems to make game development even easier.

The Week in Mac Apps: Everything, organized

In this week's Mac app roundup, we'll help you organize your time, read your news, manage your every thought, and even … learn your ABCs.

The Week in iPhone Cases: We're game

There’s plenty of fashion in this week’s iPhone-case roundup, with accessories that range from the realm of science fiction to teenage pop culture...with some old-school gaming in between.

Vox technica: How Siri gets its voice

Thanks to some journalistic sleuthing, we now know the name of the actor whose voice was used as the basis for the speech of Apple's digital assistant. Marco Tabini consults with industry experts to find out how a person's voice becomes Siri's persona.

iWork '13: Dumbed down or smart move?

Power users complain that Apple stripped out important functionality from the new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. The interesting question is why Apple would do such a thing.

Apple CEO Cook urges congressional support for antidiscrimination bill

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Tim Cook presses congress to pass measures protecting against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

The Week in Mac Apps: Perspective is everything

In this week's Mac app roundup, we have apps that help you find some perspective (and correct it), organize your life (and your business), and even discover your family's ancestry.

The Week in iPad Cases: Furtastic

This week's iPad-case roundup comes with a little something for everyone, from the “hautest” of haute coutures, to the practical and rugged, with everything in between.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Arena master

In this week’s iPhone-case roundup, you’ll find a number of accessories that bring beautiful design together with tough protection to keep your handset safe and looking fabulous.

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Power loss: Reactions to the new iWork for OS X

Reactions to Apple's first major update to its office suite in nearly four years are not necessarily kind, but there might be some good thinking behind the company's actions.