Dan MorenContributor, Macworld

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Dan has been writing about all things Apple since 2006, when he first started contributing to the MacUser blog. Since then he's covered most of the company's major product releases and reviewed every major revision of iOS. In his "copious" free time, he's usually grinding away on a novel or two.

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Siri, meet Alexa: How Amazon's Echo has made me eager for HomeKit

Apple is slowly laying the groundwork for a smart home that's more than the sum of its connected gadgets.

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Clockwise Podcast: Cut all the cords!

Topics include streaming TV without cable, Internet trolls, ditching iTunes, and revising Windows. With guests Roman Loyola and Brad Chacos.

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Apple drops iPod touch prices, powers up 16GB model

The touchscreen iPod is now cheaper across the board, and the 16GB model is finally a fully-fledged member of the family.

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20-plus iOS 8 features Apple didn't talk about

Monday's WWDC keynote was packed to the gills, leaving no time to discuss many cool new iOS 8 features. Here's what Apple didn't have time to highlight.


Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

Apple TV now showing A&E, History channel, Lifetime network

Three new content partners have appeared on the Apple TV this week, bringing the total number of available channels to well over 40.

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Amazon's Fire TV skates to where the Apple TV puck is

Amazon's new Fire TV is a direct shot across Apple's bow, and a clear indication that the battle for users' living rooms is now underway.

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Six ways to improve the Apple TV interface

Apple's adding more and more content sources to its streaming set-top box. And that's a good thing. But it also presents some new user interface challenges. Here are some suggestions to improve the experience.

Now playing: Yahoo Screen and PBS on your Apple TV

With the arrival of Yahoo Screen and PBS on the Apple TV, Apple continues to expand its content partnerships for its set-top box.

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Apple re-releases Apple TV 6.0 update, details iOS device setup feature

The Apple TV 6.0 update is back, hopefully with 100-percent less bricking. And Apple's got a walkthrough of a feature that lets you set up the set-top box using nothing more than your iOS device.

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iTunes 11.1 brings iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, podcast stations, more

There's something for everyone in iTunes 11.1: iTunes Radio for music fans, Genius Shuffle for those who like to mix it up, and the new My Stations feature for podcast listeners.

Chromecast app for iOS simplifies setup, management

A new Chromecast app from Google helps you setup and manage your video-streaming device right from your iOS device.

Apple's Matcha.tv acquisition could streamline video-finding on Apple TV

With so many places to watch TV and movies, it can be tough to find the show or film you're looking for. Apple's acquisition of Matcha.tv, an online service that did just that, may bring such capabilities to the Apple TV.

Apple's TV ad-skipping proposition: If you can't beat 'em, pay 'em

Users want to skip ads; TV networks don't want them to. Dan Moren thinks Apple's latest reported proposition tries to bridge the divide by offering both sides something they want.