Apple Gazette Reviews: OmniFocus for iPhone

Apple Gazette Reviews: OmniFocus for iPhone
A few weeks ago, I reviewed OmniFocus for Mac, a powerful GTD tool for your desktop of laptop. Once I had a copy of OmniFocus in hand, I knew that I had to try the mobile versions. My tasks always seem to come to mind when I’m walking somewhere, far away from my computer. By Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: ForeverSave

Apple Gazette Reviews: ForeverSave
Sometimes, you’ve got to learn things the hard way, like I did the other day. I have multiple spreadsheets open on my desktop at one time, most of them in Numbers. Up until recently, I was using Excel for all of my spreadsheet duties, but once my wife started showing me the cool things she Read more…

Dock Prototype Overload

Dock Prototype Overload
I loves me some docks, but sometimes, I think it can be a bit too much. Take, for example, this concept posted over at Yanko Design, one of my favorite prototype blogs. It’s a dock designed to fit underneath your iMac which has a docking station for your iPad, iPod, and iPhone. Oh, and there’s a few Read more…

HDR Comparisons

HDR Comparisons
I played around with the new HDR feature on my iPhone yesterday with some mixed results. Ultimately, this comes down to the advantages and disadvantages of the technology, but overall, I’m pretty pleased. First, HDR is best in high-contrast situations, such as the images here. Pictured is Scrappy, my dachshund, without HDR below, and with above. Read more…

AirPlay for All: Denon Introduces Receiver with AirPlay

AirPlay for All: Denon Introduces Receiver with AirPlay
When Apple announced AirPlay last week, I figured that although it was a neat concept, I wasn’t sure who else was going to pick up on it. Apparently, the answer is Denon. From the official page: AVR-4311CI Network Ready For Web Audio, Photo and Multi-Media PC Connectivity Via the RJ-45 wired LAN connection to your Read more…

Dumb News of the Week: Apple Losing Sales Because of Antennagate

Dumb News of the Week: Apple Losing Sales Because of Antennagate
Wow. Just dumb. First, let’s start with this headline from the Business Insider: Apple Is Losing 20% Of U.S. iPhone 4 Sales To Antennagate Wow. That’s impressive sounding. I should read on. Apple is losing iPhone 4 sales to Antennagate, according to a survey conducted by Piper Jaffray. Piper surveyed 258 cell phone owners in the Read more…

MacUpdate Bundle Live

MacUpdate Bundle Live
Looking for a good deal? Of course you are. You’re the frugal type who really likes to pinch their pennies. You’ve got an old water jug filled with coins right next to your desk right now, don’t you? Yeah, you’re that guy. In all seriousness, the new MacUpdate Bundle is good to go, and it’s Read more…

AppleTV Versus Built-Ins

AppleTV Versus Built-Ins
I was over at my folk’s house the other day, and the subject of the new AppleTV came up. He says to me, “You know, I was at Best Buy the other day, and they have these Samsung TVs with apps built in. Why would I buy an AppleTV?” Admittedly, that’s kind of a tough Read more…

4.2 Can’t Come Quick Enough

4.2 Can't Come Quick Enough
Like millions of you out there, I went ahead and downloaded iOS 4.1 today for my iPhone, an I was pretty happy with the results. No dropped call issues yet, GameCenter is kinda neat, and I like the HDR stuff. But then I went off to read something on my iPad, and the difference was Read more…

The Samsung Galaxy will Dominate Tablets Next Year [Featured Snark]

The Samsung Galaxy will Dominate Tablets Next Year [Featured Snark]
[Image via Telegraph.co.uk] The smack talking has begun. Yesterday, in the Wall Street Journal online, Samsung made a pretty big claim: The Galaxy Tab is essentially an enlarged version of Samsung’s new Galaxy S smartphone, which is available through AT&T Inc., Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel Corp. Mr. Yoon said Samsung expects to ship 10 million Read more…