Chuck La TournousMacworld

Chuck founded RandomMaccess.com in the mid-90s and hasn't shut up since. In addition to writing for Macworld, he speaks about technology, camping and marketing issues and at the slightest provocation dusts off his bass guitar to play in the Macworld All-Star Band. His new camping/technology site, TrailCamper.com is currently in open beta.

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How Apple’s push to subscriptions could save the App Store and cost you money

App developers need to earn a living, but customers don’t want to overpay for apps that don’t live up to their expectations. Are software subscriptions the answer or just a costly pipedream?

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How my Apple Watch helped me through another health crisis

Chuck La Tournous had a new health problem and found ways to use his Apple Watch to address it.

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How my Apple Watch's heart rate monitoring saved my life

Chuck La Tournous has a scary story with a happy ending. Whew.

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How to set restrictions on the new Apple TV

Apple provides granular controls for keeping unwanted content off your TV, but inconsistent reach across all media makes it a poor substitute for real time parental control.