Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Lex uses a MacBook Pro, an iPhone 5, an iPad mini, a Kindle 3, a TiVo HD, and a treadmill desk, and loves them all. His latest book, a children's book parody for adults, is called "The Kid in the Crib." Lex lives in New Jersey with his wife and three young kids.

The Best iPad mini Cases: Our personal favorites

Our editors spend a lot of time testing and using iPad cases, but there are a few we keep coming back to once our testing is done. Here are some of our personal favorites for the iPad mini..

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.

Get to know iOS 7: Notes and Reminders

Notes and Reminders both had skeumorphic-heavy looks in iOS 6, both of which have mostly disappeared in iOS 7. The new Notes and Reminders are sleek, simpler versions of their predecessors; here's what you have to look forward to.

Get to know iOS 7: Activation lock

Senior contributor Lex Friedman details iOS 7's new activation lock feature.

Get to know iOS 7: Notification Center

What's new in Notification Center? Senior contributor Lex Friedman is more than happy to tell you.

Jawbone Mini Jambox review: Great sound, even smaller size

First Jawbone made the original Jambox. Then the company made the device bigger. So it was only logical for Jawbone to then make it smaller. But is the Mini Jambox half the speaker or twice the performer?

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, or neither: Which new iPhone should you buy?

Apple unveiled two new iPhones, so now you have a couple of decisions: Should you upgrade your iPhone, and if so, to which model?

Hands-on with the iPhone 5c

After Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday, senior editor Dan Moren and senior writer Lex Friedman got a chance to play around with the company's most colorful smartphone ever.

iPhone 5S

Hands-on with the iPhone 5s

We got a quick first-look at the iPhone 5s in Cupertino after Apple's big iPhone event. Here are our first impressions of Apple's newest high-end smartphone.

iPhone 5S

Apple unveils powerful iPhone 5s and entry-level 5c

The iPhone 5s gets beefed up with faster guts and fingerprint scanning, while the 5c is fantastic with plastic and rainbow colors.

Live Blog: Apple's September 10 phone event

All signs point to Apple rolling out new smartphones on September 10 at its event in Cupertino. But to find out exactly what Apple has up its sleeve, you'll have to read our live account of the event.

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100 and Minx Air 200 review: Standout AirPlay/Bluetooth speakers

Cambridge Audio's Minx Air 100 and Minx Air 200 speaker systems both include AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity. One's more portable and a little more affordable, but the other's a sonic beast.

Jawbone unveils Jambox Mini, an even more portable Bluetooth speaker

Jawbone on Wednesday unveiled the Jambox Mini, a smaller version of its flagship Jambox speaker, that doesn't sacrifice volume despite its smaller size.

iWork for iCloud beta now available to the public

Apple has made the Web versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote publicly available to all at iCloud.com, though the apps remain in beta.

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Find My iPhone bug requires developer account and iOS 7 beta

Apple on Thursday seemingly unintentionally released an update to the Find My iPhone app that requires a developer account.