Dan MorenSenior Editor, TechHive Follow me on Google+

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.

Clockwise Podcast: Backdoors, public betas, social networks, and 3D

Apple denies it's made a backdoor for spies, one of our panelists brings a 3D TV into his house, the Yosemite public beta arrives, and people seem to dislike their social networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Dan Frakes.

Clockwise Podcast: App innovation, Apple and IBM, Chromebooks and Airbnb

App categories in need of innovation, Airbnb's logo/hobo-sign controversy, Apple and IBM team up, and are Chromebooks a threat? With guests Brad Chacos and Caitlin McGarry.

Clockwise Podcast: Big watches, Aereo, mullets and extras

On our first birthday we celebrate by talking about wearables being too big, pondering the technology mullets of tomorrow, measuring the worth of video extras, and pouring one out for Aereo. With Chris Breen and Flo Ion.

Clockwise Podcast: Facebook makes us sad

This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.

TVs, watches, Glass, and the Smartphone Cold War

We discuss the aftermath of Google's IO developer conference, including smartwatches, Android TV, the absence of Google Glass, and the Google/Apple cold war. With guests Jason Cross and Susie Ochs.

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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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Five new ways Google is taking on Apple

At its I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new products and technologies. But these five are targeted most directly at Apple.

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Too many apps, robot convoys, and E3 excitement

We discuss the aftermath of Apple's developer conference, debate whether there are just too many apps, talk about exciting gaming announcements from E3, and ponder the other uses for autonomous vehicles.

Breaking down WWDC 2014

Live from San Francisco, we discuss Apple's announcements at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, including Extensions, Continuity, OS X interface changes, and photo backup. With guests Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.

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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.

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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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New York Times Crossword app gets its appeal across (and down)

If you're a dedicated cruciverbalist, the latest update to the esteemed puzzle app makes it easier than ever to get your fix.

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Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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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.

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Staff Picks: FlightTrack 5 is a first-class flight tracking app

If you need to keep tabs on flights of your own or others, you can't do much better than FlightTrack 5. It looks great, is packed with features, and doesn't even charge you for extra bags.

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