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Dan writes about OS X, iOS, utilities, cool apps, and troubleshooting. He also covers hardware; mobile, audio, and AV gear; input devices; and accessories. He's been writing about tech since 1994, and he's also published software, worked in IT, and worked as a policy analyst.

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Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids

These days, kids need headphones, too. We looked at a slew of cans designed to fit your child's head while protecting their hearing.

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Four's not a crowd for the Anker Quad-Port Wall Charger

Not only can this sturdy, compact power adapter handles up to four devices at a time, it also charges iOS and Android devices at full speed, making it a great choice for multi-device households.

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Repurpose your car’s obsolete CD player with Mountek's car mounts

Mountek's mounts are sturdy and convenient, and they make clever use of the long-neglected CD player in your car's dash.

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Buying guide: Find the best iPad keyboard

For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's on-screen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for the best models.

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Gear We Love: Nite Ize iOS accessories for your bike, desk, and bag

Nite Ize specializes in nifty gadgets, and three in particular are appealing accessories for iOS devices.

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Why ZeroChroma's Vario-SC Mini case stands out

ZeroChroma's clever Smart Cover companion offers good protection and an sturdy, adjustable stand.

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Eight OS X Yosemite features we wish we could use right now

Apple preview of OS X Yosemite gave us a taste of what to expect when the new OS is released this fall. Some of the new features have us wishing we didn't have to wait.

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iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: The OS and Home screen

We've been publishing our hopes for changes and improvements in iOS 8. In this final installment, we cover the OS and Home screen in general.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

With WWDC imminent, we're covering changes and improvements we'd like to see in the next version of iOS. This installment covers FaceTime, Maps, Messages, and Music.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: Safari

The mobile version of Safari is pretty great as mobile browsers go, but perfect it's not. As we await the next version of iOS, here are the changes and improvements we'd like to see in Apple's mobile browser.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: Mail

With iOS 8 likely coming later this year, it's time to talk about the changes and improvements we'd like to see in the next version of iOS. Today we cover Mail.

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Gear We Love: A car mount and charger that fit in your pocket

When using your iPhone in the car, you need a reliable mount and way to charge your device. Check out this tiny car kit for your travels.

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What does $240 get you in an iPhone case?

The Macworld/iWorld show was full of interesting products. One of those was a crazy-expensive iPhone case.

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Gear We Love: V-moda's XS portable headphone gets everything right

If you're looking for a great headphone--great sound, great looks, and great fit--the XS is tough to beat among on-ear models. That's why it earns a coveted spot among the Gear We Love.

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Gear We Love: IK Multimedia’s iLoud is a Bluetooth speaker even a musician can love

This week's Gear We Love features IK Multimedia's versatile iLoud speaker, which should appeal to both audio buffs and on-the-go musicians.