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David has been covering Apple and how to get the most out of its products since 2005. Now a freelance tech writer, he runs Finer Things in Tech, jots down thoughts at DavidChartier.com, occasionally starts outlining the great American tech novel, and might still get to snowboard Breckenridge one more time.

16 secrets of Google Drive

8 months ago |

Google Drive is a souped-up productivity machine with lots of features you may not have even noticed. Here are 16 you shouldn't miss.

Keep track of trick-or-treating kids with Find My Phone

9 months ago |

Halloween's a time for frights, but one of those shouldn't be losing track of your kids. With Find My iPhone, you can keep an eye on those trick-or-treaters.

Transmit 4 review: One of the best FTP clients for the Mac

10 months ago |

Transmit makes is super easy to transfer files over the Internet.

SwitchUp review: Easily set up separate usage profiles for your apps

11 months ago |

When you have different reasons for using the same apps, it helps if each app can have a unique usage profile. SwitchUp can help.

Review: ECBC Zeus could use some improvements

12 months ago |

This messenger is a solid bag with plenty of pockets, but it disappoints in a few areas.

Mac Gems: ReadKit could make you forget about Google Reader

1 year ago |

Miss Google Reader? ReadKit could be a great new way to keep up with the news.

Mac Gems: Can't wait for Mavericks? TotalFinder offers Finder tabs and more

1 year ago |

TotalFinder is a plug-in for the Finder that goes way beyond tabbed browsing.

Mac Gems: Pixa is an image organizer made for creative work

1 year ago |

Pixa is an image organizer that combines a slick interface with smart tools.

Review: Face2Face makes Apple Mail more personable

1 year ago |

Face2Face is an Apple Mail plug-in that helps add contact profile pictures to the app.

Review: Ogio Newt 15 is durable, well-organized

1 year ago |

The Newt is a solidly-built bag with plenty of pockets for gadgets and gear.

Manage multiple social media accounts with your Mac

1 year ago |

Don't get bogged down by multiple social media accounts. Take control with these Mac apps.

Make Mail and Gmail play nice

1 year ago |

Apple's Mail is better than ever at helping you manage your email. Google's Web-based Gmail is pretty good in its own right, but how do you combine the two? David Chartier shares his method.

Review: Mission Workshop R6 Arkiv Field Backpack is a versatile, component-based bag

1 year ago |

Mission Workshop's R6 Arkiv Field Backpack offers top-notch construction and outstanding versatility, but at a price.

Work it: LinkedIn endorsements explained

1 year ago |

Wondering why your LinkedIn connections are suddenly "endorsing" you or why the social networking site keeps asking you to do the same for others? David Chartier explains what Linkedin endorsements are all about.

Stay on top of the Web with read-later services

1 year ago |

Read-later services let you save online articles for reading whenever it suits you, on your commute or just about anywhere else, even if you don’t have an Internet connection. David Chartier explores the options.