Apple Stock Slips, Rumored iPhone 4 Recall and Consumer Reports to Blame

Apple Stock Slips, Rumored iPhone 4 Recall and Consumer Reports to Blame
I took the above screenshot yesterday afternoon. It’s Apple’s stock as of 4:03 PM Arizona time, and it’s down 5.49 points on word of the Consumer Reports decision not to recommend the iPhone 4, even though it’s up there in their ratings. This iPhone 4 antenna issue isn’t going away, no matter how hard Apple Read more…

Zombie Duck Hunt App is Currently Free

Zombie Duck Hunt App is Currently Free
The current Number One in the Top Free applications section is the “Zombie Duck Hunt” App! For a limited time the tilt and touchscreen mayhem that is shooting down the lethal undead, now flying on rotted wings, comes to the iPhone in a complete version for free here [iTunes link]. Duck Hunt was one of Read more…

Apple Fixing Broken Time Capsules

Apple Fixing Broken Time Capsules
Got a Time Capsule and you bought it between February and June 2008 and it’s having power issues? Turns out, you’re not alone. Flip it over, and look at the serial number If it’s between XX807XXXXXX – XX814XXXXXX, Apple has a fix for you: If your Time Capsule falls within serial number range above and Read more…

The Brick – Part 2

The Brick - Part 2
Yesterday, I spoke about my wife’s iPhone 4 randomly turning into a piece of masonry, and I got quite a few responses about it. Thanks for all of your positive – and not so positive posts, so let’s address some of the basics. Yes, I did try a hard reset. I’ve been doing that on Read more…

Apple Debuts New iPhone Ads – Prepare Your Kleenex

Apple Debuts New iPhone Ads - Prepare Your Kleenex
Well, it’s official, FaceTime is the big deal for the iPhone 4. Yesterday, Apple released four new ads for the iPhone 4, and they’re all aimed at the heartstrings in one way or another. Even I, the guy who doesn’t cry, got a bit choked up at two of them. OK, that’s not really accurate. Read more…

Cutting the Cable: Apple Rumored to Establish 99-Cent iTunes TV Show Rentals

Cutting the Cable: Apple Rumored to Establish 99-Cent iTunes TV Show Rentals
There are quite a few people out there who have official cut the cord with the big cable companies, instead deciding to go with Hulu and iTunes for their daily dose of TV. Frankly, it’s something that I’ve considered doing myself. I pay $90 a month to DirecTV, and I don’t have anything special with Read more…

The Case of the Disappearing iTunes Movies

The Case of the Disappearing iTunes Movies
I’ve been watching a lot of movies recently, and when you spend your days watching a flick in the corner of your screen while working, you can burn through a lot of movies quickly. Since I’m in the process of digitizing my movie collection, I figure that it makes more sense for me to buy Read more…

The Brick

The Brick
Pictured above, is my wife’s iPhone 4 in its current state. That is to say that its current state is not working. As to why, well that’s still sort of a mystery. On the weekends, my wife and I drop my son off with my folks so that he can spend a little bit of Read more…

FREE Duke Nukem Soundboard App? Shake it Baby!

FREE Duke Nukem Soundboard App?  Shake it Baby!
“There’s only two ways this can end…and in both of them…you die,” says the infamous voice of Duke Nukem. “So many babes…so little time.” The free “Duke Nukem” application [iTunes link] for the iPhone is one of the greatest spectacles to ever emerge to trample eardrums! The “Duke Nukem” video game franchise is legend, and Read more…

Popular Mechanics Goes to the iPad

Popular Mechanics Goes to the iPad
The world of magazines is in a tizzy, with no one really sure how to fix the problems they have. Wired hit the iPad App store a while back, but it didn’t quite hit the mark for me, particularly in the price. $4.99 was a bit steep for that first one, but since then, they’ve Read more…