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Michael Rose

Editor

blog http://geekparent.com
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Mike's first Mac (a 128K original) served him well through high school and its successors (a 512KE, SE, SE/30 and IIsi) were loyal stalwarts during editorial jobs at the Carnegie Mellon college newspaper, followed by a 10-year career in editorial technology at Time Inc. titles Entertainment Weekly & LIFE. From 2001 Mike worked in IT and as a creative director for MJM Creative Services, an NYC events agency. As of May 2013 he's a Senior Sales Engineer at salesforce.com. He has written for TUAW since November 2006. Mike & his family live in Brooklyn, NY.

Michael Rose's Latest Posts

Best iOS apps of 2013, as chosen by the Talkcast team

'Tis the season for wrapping up the year that was into a neat bundle of best-of reviews, and who are we to argue with tradition? On Sunday's live Talkcast, I gathered a gang of eloquent experts to dive into the best iOS apps of 2013. Here, organized by recommender, are their picks and suggestions....

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Talkcast live at 10 pm ET: Chat along with the show!

Join us for the Talkcast, live on the air at 10 pm ET. To tune in and contribute during the call, fire up Fuze Meeting or call in -- the meeting # is 20099010 and the link to the show is here. Mac and Windows rich clients? Right here. Using an iPhone or iPad? Grab the native clients from the App...

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Talkcast tonight, 10 pm ET: 2013's best iOS apps + year in review

New dial-in experience! Set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. You know what Sunday night means -- time for the TUAW talkcast! It's our final show of 2013, so we'll review our top picks for the best iOS apps of the year. We'll also welcome a few special guests (including...

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Five tech things you can do for your family today

There's no place like home for the holidays, and certainly no place else where you're likely to encounter so many of your family members at the same time. Chances are, the advice and assistance you provided last year on the technology front has faded into memory just like a wilted poinsettia plant...

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Talkcast tonight, 10 pm ET/7 pm PT: Best Mac apps of the year

New dial-in experience! Set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. Another Sunday, another TUAW talkcast! With our second-to-last show of 2013, it's time to dive into the best Mac apps on the market this year (next week, perhaps, we'll talk iOS). Of course, to talk Mac apps...

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Last day to order CleverCards for Christmas delivery

Like holidays? Enjoy greeting cards? Crave personalization that you just can't get at your local stationers? Fire up your iOS device and get cracking; today, Friday the 20th, is the last day to order cards via CleverCards and get them delivered before Christmas. The CleverCards platform, which was...

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Home page of Apple.com displays Mandela tribute

The splash page of Apple's US website changed this evening from the usual product displays and content links to a spare, elegant black and white portrait of Nelson Mandela. The South African activist, decades-long political prisoner and statesman who served as the first black president of a...

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Lucky 13: new Filemaker Pro 13 focuses on web, iOS database solutions

The flashy keynote demos may be dedicated to iWork and iLife, but Apple and its subsidiaries make plenty of other applications that millions of users depend on every day. In particular, the database mavens at FileMaker Inc. have been cranking out their powerful, easy-to-use flagship app for 15...

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Black Friday research shows big iOS impact

In the lull between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there's time for reflection (and a few remaining hours to enter our Mega Giveaway of accessories, gadgets and device cases). While the Talkcast is taking a Sunday night off for turkey digestion, there's still interesting issues to discuss. For the...

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Talkcast tonight, 10 pm ET: Thanks, giving

It's Sunday, and it's time for the TUAW talkcast! Tonight, we're looking ahead to a very special week -- it's the US holiday of Thanksgiving on Thursday, which coincides with the first day/second night of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights. Since this alignment hasn't ever really happened...

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