Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[12 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

And, your opinion on the matter only matters if you make yourself heard! The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking public comment on a proposed rule change that would increase the minimum speed legally considered broadband from 4Mbps down …

Deals, iPad »

[11 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

The best price on a Mac, iPad or iPod is usually for an Apple Certified Factory Refurbished iPad, Mac and/or iPod. However, other companies also sell refurbished iPads, including Walmart, which has some very, very good deals on various iPad …

Apple luv »

[11 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Back in 2012, Apple senior VP of design Jony Ive bought a tony little shack along San Francisco’s billionaire’s row. It cost him only $17 million or roughly what one would find by thoroughly cleaning his couch.
An exaggeration? Perhaps Jony …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[10 Aug 2014 | 3 Comments | ]

The 2014 MacBook Pro’s slightly faster processor paired with the same graphics and slightly more faster storage should deliver consistently better results, right? One would think so, but a 2013 MacBook Pro vs 2014 MacBook Pro comparison yielded patchy performance.
Rob …

Deals, Mac »

[9 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

One of the best investments we at the Fairer Platform have ever made is the 802.11n AirPort Extreme Base Station that powers our network — you can get refurbished AirPort Extreme Base Station for just $85 with free shipping. That …

Cord Cutter »

[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Only in the mind of a pay TV executive and industry analyst could the anticipated loss of “only” 400,000 subscribers be considered a victory. Why? Because those 400,000 cord cutters are complemented by hundreds of thousands of “cable nevers” (ie …

Audiobooks »

[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Louise Erdrich’s The Round House is the 2012 National Book Award for Fiction, which is a concise way of saying smart people paid to think about such things strongly believe this book is worth your time. Intrigued? Other smart people …

iTunes, Software »

[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

iLife in Apple’s wall garden is generally pretty darned good and the regular stream of updates, iTunes 11 updates like this one included, help to keep it that way.
• iTunes 11.3.1 (download)
— Addresses a problem where subscribed podcasts may …

Apple luv »

[7 Aug 2014 | 3 Comments | ]

Yes, back in 1986, the Apple Clothing Collection was a thing. While it is easy to look back and laugh + eye roll, the Apple Collection was hardly unique and thank goodness there weren’t, as far as we know, Apple …

Apple luv »

[7 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Steve Jobs last public appearance (video below) was at a Cupertino City Council meeting to pitch his Apple Campus vision. Jobs has been gone for nearly three years, but the Apple Campus 2 is beginning to take physical form — …