Lex Friedman

Lex is a former writer for Macworld. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three kids.
How to free up iCloud storage space
How-To

How to free up iCloud storage space

Apple gives you 5GB of iCloud storage space for free, but that can feel cramped rather quickly if you have more than one iOS device to back up. Here’s how to make the most of the space you have.
2 years ago
Why Apple changed my mind about smartwatches
Opinion

Why Apple changed my mind about smartwatches

Lex Friedman owns two smartwatches already. He doesn't wear either one. Here's why he thinks he'll wear the Apple Watch when it's released.
7 years ago
How-To

How Mac experts manage their calendars

Managing your schedule so events and appointments are synced between multiple devices (and, for some people, visible to multiple users) is anything but simple. Here's how three power-users get it done.
8 years ago
Working Mac

How Mac experts deal with their contacts

We asked five experts to talk about how they handle their contacts. Here’s a look at the many ways they get the job done.
8 years ago
Working Mac

How Mac experts organize their files

We asked four experts to share their strategies for organizing files. Here’s a look at the different (and sometimes really geeky) ways they get the job done.
8 years ago
Opinion

Can’t trust this: Inconsistencies shake faith in Apple

As much as senior contributor Lex Friedman would like to trust Apple, there are times when the company doesn't exactly inspire trust. And that's a problem for both Apple and its customers.
8 years ago
Working Mac

How Mac experts set up their desktops

We asked five experts to share their strategies for organizing their Desktops. Here's a look at the amazingly different and often quirky ways they use their Macs.
8 years ago
iOS Basics

Get to know iOS 7: Safari

iOS 7 looks dramatically different from prior iterations of the operating system. But the updates are more than skin-deep. The stock Safari browser on your iOS device scores some serious changes in iOS 7, too. Here's what you have in store.
8 years ago