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iPad styluses in action

See a dozen iPad-compatible styluses in action, as Serenity Caldwell puts these tablet accessories through their paces.

Intel to open up Thunderbolt development this quarter

Intel says developer kits for Thunderbolt will be available this quarter, which could lead to the quick availability of a wider range of products based on the interconnect technology.

Mac essentials: keyboard, mouse, drives

You might not give your keyboard, mouse, or hard drive much thought. But using them intelligently is the key to working efficiently on your Mac. Here are thirty things we think every smart Mac user should know how to do with these core peripherals.

Which accessories work with the iPad 2?

If you're wondering whether or not buying a new iPad will render your stash of existing accessories for iPad, iPhone, or even iPod obsolete, we've put the iPad 2 through the accessory ringer to see what works and what doesn't.

MacBook Pro updates, Thunderbolt, and Lion

Thursday's product announcements from Apple prompt this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, in which Roman Loyola reports the latest MacBook Pro updates and Mac OS X Lion.

What you need to know about Thunderbolt

The arrival of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean “just announced this morning,” which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company’s newest notebooks. Here’s what you need to know about the industry’s latest connection standard.

Twelve South unites your Apple Keyboard, Magic Trackpad

Tired of your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad roaming free on your desk? Twelve South has released a simple accessory that can unite them for use at your desk or on your lap.

Dvorak keyboard now available for PC and the Mac

Matias has released a hardware Dvorak keyboard that can be used on a Mac or a PC.

iCapsule offers low-power keyboard for iPad

The $100 iCapsule is an integrated Bluetooth keyboard that snaps shut into a 2.2-pound clamshell carrying case for the iPad.

IntelliScanner unveils tiny SOHO Black barcode scanner

This new ultra-portable handheld barcode scanner from IntelliScanner can hold 6000 scans and download into a variety of popular apps including Excel and FileMaker Pro.

Expo Notes: Keyboard offers larger print for easy typing

Logickeyboard demos its large print Apple keyboard.

Expo Notes: SMK-Link shows off compact keyboard prototype

Mac users with a Mac mini-based home entertainment system may appreciate the upcoming Ultra Mini Keyboard for Mac. It's a compact input device that connects to your Mac via RF.

Macworld at CES: More standout gear

After a couple more days wandering CES, we stop to take another look at a few products that were especially interesting or useful.

Gear Guide: For Mac users

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If you're shopping for anyone who owns a Mac this season, we've got 10 suggestions for great gear you should check out.

Remains of the Day: For shame

There's no need to be embarrassed about a venerable product reaching the end of its natural life. Then again, if your brand new product is maybe a little too strong for its own good, that might make you think twice. Plus, a pro tip: when it's the kind of problem that happens to everybody, don't deny that it ever happens to you.