David Chartier

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

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.
8 years ago

Make Mail and Gmail play nice

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.
9 years ago

Work it: LinkedIn endorsements explained

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.
9 years ago

Stay on top of the Web with read-later services

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.
9 years ago

Use AirPlay between iOS devices with AirFrame

You can use AirPlay to stream media from an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to an Apple TV, or even back to a Mac with some add-on software. Now with AirFrame, you can stream between iOS devices.
11 years ago

Maclocks announces security lock for MacBook Air

The MacBook Air thin, light, and portable design is appealing to both on-the-go customers and those who prefer five-finger discounts. Apple didn't build in a standard notebook security lock port, so accessory maker Maclocks took matters into its own hands.
11 years ago

How to make Gmail work well with Mail

Apple's Mail and Gmail don't get along very well, as anyone who has tried to use the latter with the former knows. They each take very different approaches to managing e-mail, but with a little configuring and planning, you can work out the kinks.
11 years ago

Apple unveils Joint Venture service for business owners

Apple on Thursday introduced Joint Venture, a new service similar to One to One, but tailored for businesses in a number of significant ways. Members will be able to schedule staff training sessions, get support from Apple Geniuses over the phone, use loaner Macs while a company machine is in the shop, and more.
11 years ago

How to manage Safari’s Top Sites

Top Sites is one of Safari 5's biggest features, but adding, managing, and removing your favorite or most-used sites from it can be a little confusing. We'll help you clear it all up.
11 years ago