Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Last Friday, the Fairer Platform reported on a Moody’s analyst report claiming that cord cutting is no threat to cable TV. Naturally, we thought that was a bunch ‘o bull cookies and, now, fresh numbers from Netflix and Viacom, respectively, …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Disney’s first Star Wars, The Force Awakens, isn’t due until December. The House of Mouse is, however, throwing us a bone in the mean time. Yep, The Rat has announced that Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection will be available …

Mac, Mobile, Reviews, how to »

[6 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

How did you celebrate the iPad’s 5th Birthday last Friday, April 3? I replaced my aging iPad 3 with a refurbished iPad Air ($339) + ClamCase Pro iPad Air Keyboard Case ($139 [169], Use code BEST30 for $30 off) — …

Cord Cutter »

[3 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]

Investment service Moody’s is making the dubious claim that cord cutters are no threat to cable TV. Perhaps, but no one can doubt the growing number of cable nevers (aka those who’ve never paid for traditional, linear TV).
“OTT options will …

Mac »

[3 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Stick a fork in it, OS X 10.10.3 is done! That is, if past is prologue, as we’ve seen to two developer seeds in a single week, there’s a good probability that OS X 10.10.3 will ship to the public …

Broadband »

[2 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Back in January, Google fiber announced it will bring symmetrical 1Gbps Atlanta, as well as Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and Nashville. Now, Comcast is saying its new 2Gbps fiber-to-the-home Gigabit Pro service will premier in Atlanta — competition, it’s a good thing™.
Comcast …

Deals, iPad »

[2 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

The times they are a changing’. Refurbished iPad 2 and 3s are scarce and perhaps gone from the Apple Store. Granted, you probably weren’t in the market, but Apple is moving on and so should we.
That said, the entry-level …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you missed Chad Harbach’s best seller on sale back in 2012, here’s your second chance. Yes, The Art of Fielding: A Novel is the April Audiobook of the Month and on sale for just $5.95, but time is quite …

Broadband »

[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

That is, 150MHz in the 3.5GHz band. The FCC started promoting the citizens broadband idea last year around this time when it first floated ideas on how to redistribute radio spectrum no longer needed by the US military.
“It provides an …

Mac, Software »

[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For those of you keeping score at home, this is the sixth developer beta and the third week in a row Apple has pushed fresh OS X 10.10.3 build to devs et al. And, like last week, there’s also an …