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[31 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 3,605 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 | 5,879 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 | 1,553 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 | 2,014 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 | 1,386 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 | 2,925 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 | 1,347 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 | 7,772 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 | 1,896 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 | 1,613 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 | 1,565 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 …

Mobile, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[14 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,501 views]

Spotify launched here in the US this fine Thursday, July 14 and, on the whole, there has been much rejoicing. However, while you wait for your an invitation find out if you’re iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and/or Mac have the …

Mobile, Software »

[12 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 4,078 views]

If you’re a Star Trek collector or have younger kids, this is a must have app. For everyone else, you’ll want to take a longer look before plunking down the $5 asking price. What’s cool and what’s crap? Step inside …

Apple luv, Mobile, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,619 views]

As doppelgängers go, this guy is pretty good and his current gig has to be better than teaching English to kids at some bushiban for $20 an hour — trust me, it only sounds like good money. Interestingly, other than …

Mobile »

[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,670 views]

So, you’re tired of burgers, but there’s no free wi-fi at Taco Bell? Now, or sometime by 2015, you’ll be able blog, social network, YouTube and more outside the bun at the chain’s thousands of locations.
Taco Bell, purveyors of bun …