Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, TechHive

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.

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?

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.

Apple briefly sells entire Harry Potter collection for $10 in iTunes

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a sale on movie bundles in the iTunes Store. But at least one sale price was too good to be true.

Apple: One billion iTunes podcast subscriptions and counting

Apple on Tuesday announced that iTunes has eclipsed one billion podcast subscriptions.

Review: Blue's new Nessie mic has limitations, but will appeal to beginners

The Blue Nessie looks awesome and has clever features. But Lex Friedman says the audio it captures sounds rather disappointing.

HBO Go, WatchESPN come to Apple TV

You can now watch Tony Soprano whack his enemies from your Apple TV.

Pioneer slashes AirPlay prices, aims at Bluetooth

Saying it wants its AirPlay-enabled speakers to be more competitive with Bluetooth-equipped models, Pioneer has dramatically reduced the prices of several AirPlay products.

Review: UpDesk PowerUp is a height-adjustable desk with more ups than downs

Lex Friedman stands while he works. And if you do as well -- or plan to -- he says that height-adjustable desks from UpDesk are worth a look.

Review: SoundFly BT and SoundFly Air speakers are wall warts for audio

JBL's SoundFly line includes both AirPlay and Bluetooth models, each designed to let you stream your music, wirelessly, to the nearest AC wall outlet. We tested both to see how they stack up...or plug in.

Jawbone's Up Platform attempts to unify health services

Jawbone on Tuesday announced its Up Platform, a new system through which users can connect the fitness tracked by their wristbands with ten third-party services.

Review: B&W's Z2 is an impressive AirPlay speaker and iPhone dock

Bowers & Wilkins's Z2 is both an AirPlay speaker and a Lightning-connector speaker dock. And it's very, very good.

iPad sales up, Macs flat, as Apple reports on Q2 earnings

As some investors feared, by some metrics, Apple's Q2 was worse this year than it was a year ago.

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Review: Funny or Die's iSteve will tickle Apple fans

Funny or Die's Steve Jobs biopic won't be the only one. But it will probably be the funniest.