What Apple Needs for the Next iPad

What Apple Needs for the Next iPad
With iOS 4.2, the iPad is finally catching up with the iPhone. Multitasking, printing, AirPlay and more are coming in just a few short weeks, but with it, there’s still the feeling that the iPad could do so much more. We all know that the iPad is going to get a version 2.0 in the Read more…

20 Minutes with iOS 4.2 on the iPad

20 Minutes with iOS 4.2 on the iPad
I’ve got a friend of mine who is an iOS developer, and today he came by my place to rub iOS 4.2 in my face. What a jerk. But since I had it all in front of me, I figured that I might as well give the thing a shot and see how it all Read more…

iPad is Kicking Butt and Taking Names

iPad is Kicking Butt and Taking Names
The iPad is doing all sorts of butt-kicking right now, and it’s taking away from the laptop market. At least that’s what the Wall Street Journal is saying: Best Buy’s strong results for the three months ended Aug. 28 were due to tight expense controls, increased sales of cellphones and services such as connecting televisions Read more…

Beef Up Your iPhone 4

Beef Up Your iPhone 4
I’m a car guy, and as such, I’ve seen many different things getting machined over the years. I love watching a lathe or CNC machine doing its work, and I could just sit there for hours watching a cool part get whittled out of aluminum. It’s fascinating to me. Which explains why I like this Read more…

Mophie External Charger for All Your i-Related Needs

Mophie External Charger for All Your i-Related Needs
Mophie is an interesting company. They’re known for creating cases for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad that also contain a second battery, making them last longer in the process. These aren’t cheap by any means, but for power iPhone users, they can be a godsend. Now there’s something completely different. It’s called the Juice Read more…

iPad 4.2 Beta Released, AirPrint Coming Soon

iPad 4.2 Beta Released, AirPrint Coming Soon
[image via Engadget] I love my iPad, but the more I use my iPhone 4, the more I wish for those added features. It’s a bit depressing really, because I keep wondering when I’ll get to have that multitasking goodness available to me. Turns out if I was a developer, that day could have been Read more…

Review: Elevens HD

Review: Elevens HD
Simple yet addictive, Elevens HD is a card game you’ll get lost in for hours on end. Created by Sector3 Games, this $2 download has you searching your deck for cards that add up to eleven. At least two cars are required, but if you can use more than two, you’ll get bonus points. The Read more…

Watts – Keep Your MacBook Battery Tuned

Watts - Keep Your MacBook Battery Tuned
When I was younger, I worked at Best Buy manning the cellular phone center. Back then, nickel-metal hydride batteries were all the rage, because they didn’t pick up a huge memory the way that Ni-Cad batteries in most cell phones at the time did. Since then, we’ve moved on to lithium polymer batteries, which perform Read more…

iPad Versus the World

iPad Versus the World
[Image via PCWorld] There’s been a lot of talk recently about Android, specifically how it’s not living up to its potential. The problem seems to be with the carriers, who have been using Android’s flexibility against itself by adding new skins, making exclusive deals with apps, and even taking Google out of the search system. Read more…

So is This iPod Nano Watch Thing Taking Off?

So is This iPod Nano Watch Thing Taking Off?
When Steve Jobs introduced the new iPod Nano, he mentioned that one of his coworkers was going to buy a wrist strap for it and make himself a new watch. With that simple suggestion, he started what seems to be a little cottage industry of Nano wrist straps. Pictured above is the Incipio Linq, but Read more…