Lex Friedman

Lex is a former writer for Macworld. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three kids.

Mac Gems: Moment puts Facebook in your menubar

Moment is a tidy, elegant menu-bar app that gives you quick access to your Facebook notifications, and makes submitting status updates as simple as click and type, or drag and drop.
9 years ago

Block unwanted iPhone callers in iOS 6

Sometimes, you get calls on your iPhone from people you don't want to speak to. iOS 7 will have a built-in tool for blocking such calls. In the meantime, here's a workaround.
9 years ago

Tools we use: The best Mac apps for working remotely

While some companies clamp down on telecommuting, the truth is that remote employees today can more seamlessly integrate with the office than ever before. Lex Friedman runs down the apps he uses to stay better connected with his coworkers around the country.
9 years ago

What developers thought of WWDC

We wrap up our video chats with developers by talking to them about the changes coming to OS X and iOS later this year.
9 years ago

WWDC: What we didn’t see

Apple made a slew of exciting announcements at the WWDC keynote on Monday, and we've written about them at length. But what about the rumored and/or hoped-for features that didn't appear? Lex Friedman investigates.
9 years ago

Catching up with developers: Rogue Amoeba’s Paul Kafasis

With developers converging on San Francisco for WWDC, we're pulling a few aside to find out what they're working on for the Mac. In this video, Rogue Amoeba's Paul Kafasis talks about the upcoming update to Audio Hijack Pro.
9 years ago