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[23 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,013 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 | 2,924 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 | 1,345 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 | 7,765 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 | 1,894 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 | 1,610 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 | 1,562 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 | 3,495 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 | 4,065 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 | 1,664 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 …

Deals, Mobile »

[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,890 views]

The product that turned around Apple’s flagging fortunes back in the noughties was the iPod and it’s still far and away the best loved, best selling media player. If you’re in the market, do your budget a favor and go …

Apple luv, Mobile »

[30 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,770 views]

Would somebody please make an iPad competitor? Dell, Samsung, Motorola, RIM and, now, Hewlett-Packard have all failed. Perhaps the best that can be said about the TouchPad is that it has an email client and shows promise, perhaps realizable a …

Games, Mobile »

[12 Jun 2011 | One Comment | 3,266 views]

Danger lurks in ad-supported games and you won’t know you’ve been have had until next month’s iPhone bill, assuming you even look at it. Thereupon, I recently discovered that someone, probably the kids, subscribed to a text service and that …