The Loop provides comprehensive and insightful news, editorial, and commentary on iPhone, iPod, Macintosh, associated third-party software and accessories, Apple itself, and industry trends in which it is involved. Founded by renowned industry veteran and expert, Jim Dalrymple, The Loop is an innovative continuation of his 15 plus years of work with the venerable MacCentral, and Macworld. The Loop also provides intuitive, easy-to-understand coverage on topics including the music recording on the Mac, and how to get the best from a variety of software and hardware products.
Jim Dalrymple — Founder, Editor in Chief
Jim has been following Apple and its products for the last 15 years, first as one of the original members of MacCentral, then at Macworld. He held several positions at Macworld over the 10 years, including his final job as Editor at Large, before leaving in May 2009.
Jim’s work has been in many publications including Macworld, PC World, Computerworld, Macworld UK and many others. He’s also appeared as an expert on several television stations including CNN, Fox, CBS and ABC.
He continues to do radio show interviews, both Internet-based like Your Mac Life and MacNotables and traditional radio.
Jim has been a guitar player for 20 years and records music on his Mac using GarageBand, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase, Line 6, Native Instruments, IK Multimedia, ToonTrack, FXPansion and a host of other applications. Read Jim’s stories.
Dave Mark — Executive Editor
Dave is an author, developer, and entrepreneur. He’s written more than 30 books, including The Mac Programming Primer series, Ultimate Mac Programming, Learn C on the Mac, and Beginning iPhone Development.
Dave bought his first Mac back in 1984 and has never looked back. He worked at Metrowerks, purveyors of the finest black T-shirts and development tools, helped start MartianCraft, Kiddar, and SpiderWorks.
Dave also plays the guitar, and just about anything else that makes sound. He is still working on an acceptable beard. Read Dave’s stories.