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Starfish smartwatch saga illustrates entrepreneurial stumbling blocks

Starfish's ad materials had Lex Friedman excited to try out the company's smartwatch at Macworld/iWorld. But it turned out the company had little to show.

Mac Gems: Beamer streams video from older Macs to Apple TV

Beamer lets you stream videos from almost any Mac to an Apple TV, even if your Mac doesn't support Mountain Lion's AirPlay mirroring feature, or if the video isn't supported by iTunes.

Review: Bose SoundLink Air offers good sound, but few features

Bose's SoundLink Air is an AirPlay speaker that lacks some basics and requires a separate purchase for portability. But it's easy to use and it sounds good.

Macworld's 2012 Editors' Choice awards

In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, host Chris Breen is joined by Dan Miller and Roman Loyola to discuss 2012's Editors Choice awards.

Fill your home with holiday music

It's the time of year when the sound emanating from our speakers contains more sleigh bells than usual. Learn how to configure your home for holiday music as well as find sources for it.

9 great wireless speakers

These days, there are more wireless speakers on the market, using Bluetooth and AirPlay, than you can shake a cable at. Lex Friedman tests many of them; here are a few of his favorites.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Lightning!

At long last, third-party Lightning-connector accessories, for the latest generations of iPhone, iPad, and iPod, are starting to hit the market, and those add-ons form the bulk of this week’s accessory roundup.

Mac Gems: Holiday-bundle bargains

It’s the time of year for the an avalanche of pre-holiday sales. Though most offer bargains on physical goods, there are currently a couple Mac-software bundles that each offers a bunch of good apps at a bargain price. Each also includes a number of Mac Gems.

Review: Pioneer's A3 XW-SMA3-K is a solid AirPlay speaker system

The Pioneer A3 XW-SMA3-K is a rechargeable, portable AirPlay speaker with several powerful features, hampered somewhat by a clunky interface.

Review: Libratone Zipp is the portable AirPlay speaker to beat

The Libratone Zipp is stylish, offers excellent sound, and allows you to configure ad-hoc AirPlay networks when no other Wi-Fi is available. The only real catch is that such great features come at a price.