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[23 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,040 views]

For months, people have been talking about the eventuality of an Amazon tablet and how it will totally rain on Apple’s mobile preeminence. Well, we haven’t seen the device, but we now have an anticipated date for the arrival of …

Mobile, Reviews, how to, Software »

[12 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 3,413 views]

Increasingly, Alexander Clauss’ mobile opus is the Swiss Army Knife of browsing on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. With Dropbox, Firefox Sync and Private Browsing Mode integration, as well as extensible add-on functionality via modules, iCab is the way …

Apple luv, Mobile »

[8 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,709 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 | 1,645 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 | 1,278 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 | 1,311 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 | 1,592 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 | 4,742 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 | 1,369 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 | 1,912 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 | 1,321 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 | 2,761 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 | 1,246 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 | 7,669 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 | 1,267 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 …