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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: 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.

The Week in Mac Apps: Clean like a whistle

A number of titles in this week's Mac app roundup want to keep your system clean and running smoothly like the finely tuned precision machine that it's meant to be. If maintenance is not on your mind, though, we've got your artistic side covered, with a bit of organization to keep you focused.

The Week in iPad Cases: Arms akimbo

New iPad releases always mean a flood of new cases. Which means we've got a second iPad-case roundup this week, full of models to cover all kinds of environments, fashion tastes, and sizes.

The Week in iPad Cases: In the air tonight

The new iPad models are here, and we have a generous helping of new cases to help celebrate the arrival.

The Cave review: Old-school adventure brings wit and charm to iOS

If you look back fondly to a time when games like Monkey Island and The Dig were popular, The Cave is for you.

The Week in iPad Cases: High street blues

Haute couture makes an appearance in this week’s iPad-case roundup, with a few accessories that are definitely not priced for the faint of heart. If you’re on a budget, though, don’t worry. There are plenty of options for all tastes and needs.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Through the looking glass

We have a bit of everything on tap for this week’s iPhone-case roundup, from the sporty to the elegant, from the functional to the beautiful.

Launch Center Pro 2 review: iOS utility automates everyday app actions

Contrast's app launcher gets iOS 7 facelift, lets you initiate everyday smartphone tasks with just one tap.