Marco TabiniMacworld

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

Are environmental sensors coming to the iPhone 6?

The rumor mill is buzzing with claims that the soon-to-be-released iPhone could be much more aware of the world around it than its predecessors.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Barely there

In this week’s roundup of new iPhone cases, you’ll find an accessory that sticks to your bike, one that's safe under water, and one that's so thin you’ll hardly notice it.

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Why old iPhones become sluggish over time

Do iPhones really become more sluggish as they age? Why, they do--and that's normal, writes contributor Marco Tabini.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find apps that turn your Mac into a surveillance camera, batch image editor, backup system, video player, and worldwide postal code directory.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Om nom nom nom

The world’s most gluttonous monster makes an appearance in this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, alongside a little piggy, some denim, and a whole lot of protection.

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Details that count: Apple's obsession with reversible cable connectors

Apple's fixation with custom connectors is legendary, and the company's reported quest for a reversible USB plug is but the latest episode in a long chain of steps towards friendlier cables.

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Hold the phone: iMessage spam not all it's cracked up to be

Claims that iMessage is being overrun by spam are, at best, premature--and, at worst, inaccurate.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: A troll in your phone

In this week’s roundup of new iPhone cases, you’ll find Studio Ghibli’s most famous character, a screen protector that won’t shatter in your hand, and a case with a bright idea or two.

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ColorSnapper review: Get color values from any pixel on your screen

ColorSnapper can convert color values to 14 different formats.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Done and done

This week’s Mac app roundup brings you sports tricks, photos you didn’t know you could make, and the ability to get things done.

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The Week in iPad Cases: What the fox says

Animals play an important role in this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, decorating your tablet with sweet cuteness—and a bit of hipster cunning.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Paging Mr. Six

Apple may not have released its next iPhone yet, but that’s not stopping case manufacturers from announcing cases to fit the rumored new models. We've got a few of those accessories in this week’s roundup, alongside our usual array of products that work with current models.

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Recipes review: A digital cookbook for your Mac

Recipes gives chefs of all skill levels a digital box in which they can save, consult, and find their recipes.

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Watermarker review: Easily protect the publishing rights of your photographic work

Watermarker offers an excellent balance between features and ease of use that easily fits the needs of photographers and designers, regardless of the amount of images they need to process.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At the desk

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find a few apps designed to help you ease back into your school days, whether being a student is your full-time job or just a part of it.