Flash, the iPhone and the Lenovo Skylight

Flash, the iPhone and the Lenovo Skylight
I spoke a little bit on Friday about the whole Flash and Apple saga, and for the most part, that’s where I was going to leave things until I read an article on Gizmodo. The article is about the rise and fall of the Smartbook, which, for those of you who didn’t know, is part Read more…

Rumor: AT&T Offering iPhone Insurance Soon

Rumor: AT&T Offering iPhone Insurance Soon
If there’s one guy out there who really knows his stuff, it’s the man behind Boy Genius Report. If he says something is going to happen, 9 times out of 10 I not only believe him, but I’d place money on it. So what’s his latest bit of gossip? One of our AT&T ninjas just Read more…

Mercedes Benz Financial has an iPhone App

Mercedes Benz Financial has an iPhone App
I have never owned a Mercedes Benz. A good friend of mine has quite a collection, however, and I even pointed him towards one. As a bus mechanic, Spongebob – yes, that’s what we called him – loved working on diesel engines. He would buy mid ’80s and ’90s diesel-powered MBs and rebuild them. Then Read more…

Barnes & Noble Releases eReader for iPad

Barnes & Noble Releases eReader for iPad
When Apple introduced the iPad, it was instantly touted as a competitor to the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook. The difference between the iPad and those other devices though is that the iPad can run other programs – including those by Amazon and Barnes & Noble – making it an all-in-one proposition. Barnes Read more…

Super Bowl Winners App Helps Us Forget Roethlesberger

Super Bowl Winners App Helps Us Forget Roethlesberger
Do you remember who won the 1970 Super Bowl? I know Joe “Willy” led the Jets to win in 1969, but how about ’70? How about the 1989 Super Bowl? Give up? At least you’re not thinking about the numerous NFL headlines of “Big Ben” for the moment. The free “Super Bowl Winners” application turns Read more…

NBC & Time Warner Sticking With Flash – Is This Fight Getting Old Yet?

NBC & Time Warner Sticking With Flash - Is This Fight Getting Old Yet?
Apparently, Apple versus Adobe is the tech field’s Chevy versus Ford. I, for one, am pretty tired of reading about this petty crap, so I’ve decided to stay away from reporting it for the most part. That was the case anyways, until yesterday. Time to address it, I suppose. The NY Post is reporting that Read more…

How Rumors Can Burn You

How Rumors Can Burn You
(Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, casting a spell over a crowd. They later all bought a Windows Mobile phone) Back on Wednesday, there was a rumor floating around about WWDC. A very specific rumor mind you, down to the exact timing. It was reported by Tech Trader Daily, and it went like this: Trip Chowdhry, an Read more…

Wired Goes Live on the iPad

Wired Goes Live on the iPad
Image via Wired I love Wired magazine. I’ve been a fan since I first picked it up a few years back and I’ve been a subscriber most of that time. Not only is it well written, but it’s also well designed. I think it’s probably my prototype for the perfect magazine. And as of yesterday, Read more…

Get Put Up for Cheap with Hostelworld.com App

Get Put Up for Cheap with Hostelworld.com App
Travelers of the world on a budget unite! The free “Hostelworld.com” application for the iPhone saves money in regards to hotel rooms, and the precious dollars, Euros and pounds can then be used for fun activities in the scenic cities and locales on earth. The “Hostelworld.com” App is a portable version of the site that Read more…

iPad Versus Netbook

iPad Versus Netbook
Images via Retrevo I never really understood the whole netbook thing. A buddy of mine at the office bought one, installed OSX on it, then used it for coding on the go. But for me, I just saw it as another way to get a cheap Windows PC back into my life and that was Read more…