David Chartier

David Chartier

Contributor

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.

Sparrow e-mail client lands in Mac App Store

After Sparrow's lengthy beta period, this unique new e-mail client built in the name of simplicity is now available in the Mac App Store. The initial version is built exclusively for Gmail, but its developers promise that a future update will bring support for general IMAP as well as MobileMe, Yahoo, and even AOL's services.
12 years ago

How To: Prepare to switch from AT&T to Verizon

So you've suffered on AT&T for long enough, and now that Verizon will officially get the iPhone, you can't wait to make the leap. But slow down there, Action Jackson, because you probably need to do a little research into your current contract, early termination fees, and whether your existing phone number can be ported. Macworld can help.
12 years ago

HTML5: What does it mean for you?

We've all heard a lot about HTML5, and it seems to mean different things for different people. David Chartier navigates these confusing concepts and emerges with a clear picture of HTML5 and what it means to you.
12 years ago
Ten Mac business apps worth checking out

Ten Mac business apps worth checking out

Whether you're a freelancer or growing your small startup into an empire, these must-see programs and plug-ins can help with everything from organizing projects, to securing your files, and getting social with your customers.
12 years ago

First Look: Steam for Mac

Valve Software has brought Steam, its combination gaming service and online store, to the Mac. David Chartier takes a first look at what Mac gamers can expect.
12 years ago

iPad 3G: How much does 250MB get you?

Apple surprisingly convinced AT&T to offer a cheaper, smaller data plan on the iPad for people who may not need unlimited surfing. We took an iPad Wi-Fi + 3G out for a spin on this 3G plan to see just how much Web browsing, video watching, and app updating we could wring out of it.
12 years ago

aTV Flash 4.0.5

Fire Core's aTV Flash software adds many features and abilities to the Apple TV.
13 years ago