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[8 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,631 views]

Most long time Mac users can list a dozen or so websites that defined the platform online in the ’90s. Some of them, like MacCentral, have passed into history, while others have soldiered on. Although MacDesktops.com isn’t shutting down, site …

Apple luv, Mobile »

[5 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,624 views]

Whereas Apple has generally positioned iPad as media consumption device, it’s turned into a serious work tool for many. Personally, though I’ve used the Apple tablet to taste, set up, edit and publish blog posts, iPad is best suited for …

Audiobooks, Deals, Mobile, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,263 views]

Moneyball reveals a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can’t buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of Major League teams and dugouts. …

Deals, Mobile »

[2 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,304 views]

Sometimes waiting does indeed pay off. Whereas you could have purchased a 64GB iPad w/ wifi and 3G for $699 when it first shipped back in March, you hung tough and now you can get one for $649 — for …

Games, Mobile, Reviews, how to »

[31 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,579 views]

Whether or not NFL players and owners reconciled, Madden NFL 12 would have arrived to scratch that itch. To date, the reviews have positive, very positive — more plays (2,500), better gameplay + graphics and expanded franchise management. Is it …

Deals, Mobile »

[27 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 4,721 views]

Back to school buying has reached a fever pitch, but the one thing you won’t find at a discount is the iPad 2. Until now that is. Although Walmart’s mark downs are tiny, the bundles and cheap accessories on offer …

Deals, Mobile »

[26 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,360 views]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know I’m a big iHome fan — there are three (two iP90s) in our home and we give them as gifts. That said, whenever I find a good deal on these stylish, high-quality clock + radio …

Mac, Mobile, Software »

[23 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,897 views]

Although social bookmarking services — think Digg, Delicious and FriendFeed — are in decline, likely the terminal kind, cloud + app alternatives are the flavor of the hour. My favorite, however, is Evernote and it’s just gotten a big, whole …

Games, Mobile »

[19 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,312 views]

It’s a post apocalyptic world out there. Well, it is in this latest first person shooter and the slaughter (lots of slaughter) is available for free, but only for a limited time and only on the iTunes App Store.
Genetically modified …

Mobile, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[12 Aug 2011 | One Comment | 2,747 views]

More content arriving on the iPad is always welcome. However, another way to move the stuff I’ve already got from here to there, while worth a look, isn’t a cause for excitement. So, is it a better way get video …

Mobile »

[11 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,238 views]

In general, the problem with Apple rumors and product mockups is that they’re poorly thought through and half-baked. The Fairer Platform repeats — it’s just good sport — this the rumorological dross in the same breathless stammer as other Apple …

Mobile, Software »

[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 7,661 views]

Get your geek on, Star Wars fans! Although my initial reaction to this app was, “Ugh, a blatant commercial come on,” it’s too cool not to love. Or, put another way, I am a total sucker for anything from “Long, …

Deals, Mobile »

[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,256 views]

Tempted by the “cheap” Android tablet you see advertised online? Take a deep breath and consider an Apple Certified Factory Refurbished iPad first, which comes with free shipping, a full + extendible AppleCare warranty. And, the icing on the digital …

Mac, Mobile »

[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,302 views]

Apple has begun a closed, developer-only iCloud.com beta. Although the service is best known for its iTunes tie ins, ultimately iCloud is much more and is shaping up to be a MobileMe replacement. What’s it all about? Come inside for …

Deals, Mobile »

[27 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,421 views]

Whereas the iPad is truly revolutionary, Apple’s iPad dock isn’t worth the cardboard it comes packaged in — I know because I have one in my drawer. Thankfully, there are other options and one of the best can now be …