An Hour (or Two) With The iPad

An Hour (or Two) With The iPad
I got a text message yesterday from my buddy, Tim. “When do want to check out the iPad?” I couldn’t respond fast enough. I had played with the iPad a little bit at the Apple store the day before, but it was definitely on a small scale. I wanted to play with it more without Read more…

iPad + Tacoma = Car Stereo Love

iPad + Tacoma = Car Stereo Love
I’ve talked about integrating the iPod and Apple products into your car before, but this latest one takes things to a new level. The crew at SoundMan Car Audio in California got themselves a shiny new iPad on April 3rd, and went right back to the shop to install it in their Toyota Tacoma project Read more…

Going Nuclear – My Time Capsule Died

Going Nuclear - My Time Capsule Died
When the Time Capsule first came out I was all about it. Network attached storage and it was a router? Sign me up. At the same time, I didn’t have a lot of money to invest in the product, so I bought the 500GB model. Yesterday I was thanking god that I did. First, let’s Read more…

iPad Stress Tested by PCWorld – Graphic Content Ahead

iPad Stress Tested by PCWorld - Graphic Content Ahead
Well in all fairness, the only graphic content here is the graphic destruction of an iPad, one of the most brutal images of which is captured above. PCWorld put the iPad through a series of stress tests to see what they could do with it, and they took it above and beyond the norm. Where Read more…

I Need One Now

I Need One Now
Well yesterday started off as a good day. I sold some car parts to go towards funding a truck I’m buying, and after doing some other miscellaneous positive things around the office, I felt pretty good about the day. Somewhere around mid afternoon, I got an e-mail from an editor. He needed a file of mine from Read more…

Official Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball ’10 App is a Hit

Official Yahoo!  Fantasy Baseball ’10 App is a Hit
Take a free swing and crush the fantasy baseball leagues with the ultimate real-time stat-tracking “Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball ’10” application for the iPhone! Touch everything with a thumb and receive player statistics, league leaders, league standings and of course the owner matchups for the current, past and future weeks. Real-time score updates are provided, without Read more…

Apple Announces iPhone 4.0 Event for Thursday

Apple Announces iPhone 4.0 Event for Thursday
Well this one came over the wire today. Apple is hosting an event this Thursday, April 8th, to discuss the newest version of the iPhone OS, version 4.0. What else do we know about it? Nothing. Not a thing. But what we do know is that it should be pretty neat. Alright, that’s a lame Read more…

The iPad and Charging

The iPad and Charging
There’s been a lot of talk on the old interwebs recently about the iPad and its charging situation. Let me try to sum it up as best as possible: The USB cable included with the iPad will not charge the iPad on all computers or USB hubs, powered or not. This has caused some confusion Read more…

Consumer Reports Reviews the iPad

There have been a lot of reviews of the iPad in the days since its launch, and they all seem to touch on the same basic points: No multitasking, no Flash, but a whole lot of awesome. From my perspective, that’s all a win – plus there are so many rumors about multi-tasking coming this Read more…

Misleading Journalism: Good Day Wisconsin Claims Accessories Make iPad Too Expensive

Misleading Journalism: Good Day Wisconsin Claims Accessories Make iPad Too Expensive
Do me a favor and take a moment to watch the video above. Don’t worry, it’s worth it. Trust me. I’ll wait. So it’s gotta be tough to be a journalist in Wisconsin nowadays, because Doug Higgins of Fox 11’s Good Day Wisconsin says that buying an iPad is going to cost you too much Read more…