The Hunt for Better Mail

The Hunt for Better Mail
Like many of you out there, I’m a Gmail guy. I use it for my personal websites, for my personal e-mail, and I set up all of my friends on it as well. Thing is, I’m not a huge fan of Apple’s Mail program. It got better for me recently when I learned about smart Read more…

Create an App in 27 Seconds? AppMakr Reviewed

Create an App in 27 Seconds? AppMakr Reviewed
Before anything else: I was given a special coupon to try AppMakr out expressly for this review. Also, if you want to try it out for yourself, there’s a goodie at the end of the post! There’s no question that iPhone apps are huge now. Over 3 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Read more…

Assassin’s Creed II to iPhone

Assassin's Creed II to iPhone
I’m a video game guy. My wife and I own every Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony console produced, and even a few Sega ones for good measure. As a result, I’ve played Assassin’s Creed I and II, and had some mixed results. I put down ACI after getting to the final level because it just pissed Read more…

Great New App, Just Don’t Ask for Healthcare – White House iPhone App Released

Great New App, Just Don't Ask for Healthcare - White House iPhone App Released
If it ever feels like we as a country are living in the future, things like this are the reason why. Regardless of where you stand on his politics, the Obama administration has gone leaps and bounds past the Bush administration in making the White House more web accessible. They’ve got a Twitter feed, a Read more…

Wall Street Journal: Stating the Obvious again

Wall Street Journal: Stating the Obvious again
You know, I don’t have a subscription to the Wall Street Journal. That’s because I’m poor, and I don’t need to pay for their content when someone else will just reprint it for me on their site, crediting them immensely. Case in point: WSJ’s article, Apple Sees New Money in Old Media piece, repopped by Read more…

Spend Money, Get Apps, Give to a Good Cause

Spend Money, Get Apps, Give to a Good Cause
I’ve never been to Haiti, but that doesn’t matter. The atrocities that the country has seen over the last few weeks has been intense, and it’s important to help them out in any way possible. I don’t have a ton of disposable income though, so sometimes I question how much I could realistically give, without Read more…

Take It to the Streets – Chinatown Wars Comes to iPhone

Take It to the Streets - Chinatown Wars Comes to iPhone
I’m a big fan of the Grand Theft Auto series of games. I’ve bought them for the PS2, the Xbox 360, and it looks like soon I’ll be buying one for the iPhone. That’s because as of yesterday, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. What makes this Read more…

Better Late Than Never – Boot Camp Updated for Windows 7

Better Late Than Never - Boot Camp Updated for Windows 7
So you just picked up a shiny new Mac, but you just can’t tear yourself away from Windows. You can’t just quit cold turkey, it’s not fair! This hasn’t been a problem since the introduction of Boot Camp, but up until recently, you couldn’t run Windows 7 on a Mac. Now you can. Last year, Read more…

Microsoft is no longer an evil empire; friendships begin with Apple

Microsoft is no longer an evil empire; friendships begin with Apple
I think critics are turning blind to the bigger picture when they say that Microsoft became complacent in the past decade. Sure they did. After the success of Windows XP, the dark ages of Windows Vista pulled the plague over most Microsoft loyalists. Add the trickle down effect of Macs due to the increasing popularity Read more…

The iPhone, Unicorn Tablet and the Future of Magazines

The iPhone, Unicorn Tablet and the Future of Magazines
I got into writing as a profession because of a chance encounter with an editor and a whole lot of good luck. Since then, I’ve been writing for several different publications, ranging from automotive, to lifestyle, and everything in between. That picture above is my toilet, stacked with the latest issues – and a few Read more…