Months Too Late: Apple Offers Engraving on iPad

Months Too Late: Apple Offers Engraving on iPad
Back around mother’s day, I bought my mom an iPad and since then, it’s changed her life. No seriously, she loves the thing, and my father has been discussing buying her an iMac or even the new MacBook Air. But today, Apple snuck in a little tidbit to the iPad: Free laser engraving. Kind of Read more…

Incase Releases New Sling Case for iPad

Incase Releases New Sling Case for iPad
Seems like there’s always a different type of iPad bag coming out on the market, and now we’ve got a cool one from incase. It’s called the Field Bag, and it’s a neat little thing. Here’s the official scoop: Our Coated Canvas Field Bag is a low-profile sling-style bag that lets you access your iPad Read more…

Going Old School with your MacBook Air

Going Old School with your MacBook Air
I love army bags, and I love things that are recycled from old goods. This particular goody falls right into both of those categories. It’s called the iSockit, and here’s the deets: The iSockitâ„¢ 11-inch MacBook Air case features eccentric sling-flap closure and oversized front pocket (measures about 6.5″x7″, 16.5×17.8cm). I designed the iSockitâ„¢ padded Read more…

The iPhone 4 Movie and Photo Essay

People are doing some pretty amazing things with their iPhones, particularly the iPhone 4. We’ve seen movies before, but this one is particularly cool. Here’s the info on Aaron Rose’s film Kruezberg, showcased on incase’s website: Kreuzberg is a short film by Aaron Rose shot on location in Berlin using his iPhone 4. Since the Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: Microsoft Office 2011

Apple Gazette Reviews: Microsoft Office 2011
A few years back, I went to the Apple store at my nearby mall and bought a 13-inch white MacBook, and a copy of Microsoft Office 2004. It was my security blanket, helping me make the transition away from the world of Windows, and it cost me a few hundred dollars. When Office 2008 came Read more…

The Gasket iPhone 4 Case

The Gasket iPhone 4 Case
I’m a car guy, and a big fan of all things made of aluminum. Someday, I’ll have the equipment at hand to fabricate my old aluminum products, but until then, I just have to admire those who can do it themselves. That’s why this case appeals to me. This is the Gasket, and it’s made Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz CS40 Headphones

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz CS40 Headphones
I received a free care package from iFrogz a while back, and in it was this fancy pair of headphones, the iFrogz CS40s. I’m always on the hunt for good headphones, so I gave these a run for a few weeks to see how they worked. The look is pretty cool, and they fit my Read more…

New MacBook Air Gets Gutted

New MacBook Air Gets Gutted
I’m a car guy, and I love putting things together and taking them apart. That’s why I love the crew at iFixit. Every time a new Mac model comes out, they splay it out on the table and do an autopsy so that we all can see the goodies inside. In the case of the Read more…

One Sexy MacBook Pro Case

One Sexy MacBook Pro Case
I like my MacBook Pro bag – well, I do today, anyways – but I’m always looking for new things. I stumbled across this one the other day and I have to say, it’s sexy. I like it a lot. The name of the object in question is the Shoulder MacBook Sleeve, and it’s made Read more…

The Mac App Store – Is This A Good Thing?

The Mac App Store - Is This A Good Thing?
I wasn’t particularly surprised when I heard about the Mac App Store, but my first reaction wasn’t one of glee. Instead, it was more concern. My father is a software developer for PCs. He’s been doing that for 30+ years now – long enough that he can remember when Apple charged money to develop for Read more…