Audiobook Recommendation: A Christmas Carol read by Tim Curry

Audiobook Recommendation: A Christmas Carol read by Tim Curry
Author: Charles Dickens Read by: Tim Curry Running Time: 3 hours 33 minutes If you’ve got a little space on your iPod to spare, you should definitely check out Tim Curry’s reading of A Christmas Carol. In 1997, Tim Curry starred as the voice of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ timeless holiday story, A Christmas Read more…

Defending the Mac

Defending the Mac
A few years back, an ex-girlfriend of mine asked me for help buying a new computer. She wanted to check e-mail, surf the web, and have a place to put her hundreds of pictures. At the time, I was a PC user, but was heavily considering moving to a Mac for my photography business, and Read more…

Square: Accept Credit Cards Using Your iPhone

Square: Accept Credit Cards Using Your iPhone
I’d heard a rumor about this product coming out, and finally it’s here: The Square. It’s a dongle that plugs into the headphone jack of your iPhone, that reads the magnetic strip on the back of a credit card and allows you to process payments immediately, then send out a receipt right away. And according Read more…

H20 Audio’s iDive 300: Ultimate iPod Underwater Casing

H20 Audio's iDive 300: Ultimate iPod Underwater Casing
It’s generally not advisable to use these when underwater, but the sheer geek thrill of being able to listen to music while you’re swimming is orgasmic. It can be done, for a price, and that’s adding a huge bulk to your dive equipment. I’m referring to the complete H20 Audio iDive 300 — a huge Read more…

Kids vs Zombies: FUN, FREE, APOCALYPTIC

Kids vs Zombies: FUN, FREE, APOCALYPTIC
I have a new life rule. Any piece of software with a title “(blank) vs Zombies” should never be ignored. I’m sure we all had fun with Plants vs Zombies, and it’s high time that the meme continues on to other absurd conflicts against the zombie apocalypse. This time, you control three kids who have Read more…

Bean: Somewhere between TextEdit and Microsoft Word

Bean: Somewhere between TextEdit and Microsoft Word
Are you sick and tired of TextEdit? If you’re like me and have a thing for criticizing word processors between organizing your iTunes playlist and editing iMovie videos, you’d probably feel a dip in your productivity groove when trying to run Microsoft Word. Compared to TextEdit, MS Word is a hassle to run as it Read more…

Magic Mouse: An Updated Review

Magic Mouse: An Updated Review
A few weeks back, I wrote about trying out the new Magic Mouse at the local Apple Store, and how I would’ve bought one on the spot had they been available. Well this past Black Friday, we wandered into the Apple Store to save $5 on the peripheral, and were in and out in 5 Read more…

Psystar Online Store all out of stock and it’s not due to sales

Psystar Online Store all out of stock and it's not due to sales
No it’s not because of the holiday sales. The screenshot above shows the Psystar online store pulling out all their stock as part of the terms of settlement with Apple. As you may already know, you CAN get a Macintosh bundle outside Apple, but it’s going to cost you — and the cost has been Read more…

Back Flip Case: Brainless Gift for the Holidays

Back Flip Case: Brainless Gift for the Holidays
Ever tried making your iPhone or iPod touch stand by itself? It’s almost like trying to pick up a wet watermelon off the floor. Nearly impossible. Kudos to Apple for their “ergonomic design.” In the recent past, most portable gadgets have had furniture-like features built into them. The latest would be stock gadget stands that Read more…

iTunes Extras, HD Movies and HD versus SD Media

iTunes Extras, HD Movies and HD versus SD Media
Over the holiday weekend, while suffering from a case of eating too much … everything, I decided to pick up Star Trek from iTunes to try out a few different features, then tell you about how they work. After all, not only is Star Trek an excellent movie, but it’s available in HD, with iTunes Read more…