Rumor Mill: 99-cent TV Show Rentals on iTunes

Rumor Mill: 99-cent TV Show Rentals on iTunes
What’s the big rumor today? Well the headline pretty much says it all, but let’s go to Bloomberg for the big report. Apple Inc. is in advanced talks with News Corp. to let iTunes users rent TV shows for 99 cents and is in discussions with other media companies about similar deals, said three people familiar Read more…

The Multitasker

The Multitasker
As of five minutes ago, this was what my desktop looked like. Admittedly, it’s a bit more scattered than I typically like to see, but it’s still pretty functional. Here’s what I’ve got going down. I like to watch movies or TV shows while I’m working, because it does a good job of being background Read more…

Going Rogue: incase Nylon Messenger Bag

Going Rogue: incase Nylon Messenger Bag
About a week ago, I bought a new incase backpack for my 15-inch MBP. I even reported the story here, because I’m just that nice of a guy. The next morning I returned it. Why? Well, after the glow of having new stuff left me, I realized that with all its pockets and cool goodies Read more…

Google for iPhone Gets Pushy

Google for iPhone Gets Pushy
Got the Google app for the iPhone yet? No? Go get it now. I’ll wait. [iTunes link] Now that you’ve got it, let me explain what’s new. First, there’s the push notifications for Gmail and Google Calendar. Second, well there is no second. That’s it, just push e-mail and calendar notifications. Which is huge. I’m Read more…

The Great Pivoting iMac Concept

The Great Pivoting iMac Concept
The world of Apple patents can be a tricky thing. Apple puts out tons of patent applications every year, and there’s never any “sure thing” that it’s going to happen. This one though, is pretty interesting. This comes from MacRumors, and it goes like this: Take your typical iMac and make it a touchscreen. Then Read more…

Soft iPad Case Love

Soft iPad Case Love
This one’s for you, Maurice. IPad cases are everywhere it seems, but most of them tend to look like either man bags, purses, or both. This one seems to be more of a sleeve than anything else, but considering the price and the size, it looks like a win to me. It’s called the Cusco Read more…

OWC SSD Touted as Cheapest SSD Out There

OWC SSD Touted as Cheapest SSD Out There
The world of Mac solid state drives (SSD) is a bit controversial. I don’t have all the answers on this one, but what it comes down to is TRIM. From Anandtech: We run into these problems primarily because the drive doesn’t know when a file is deleted, only when one is overwritten. Thus we lose Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: Speck Fitted iPhone Case

Apple Gazette Reviews: Speck Fitted iPhone Case
When Apple put out the word that everyone was getting a free case, I was excited, then disappointed. I figured that of the manufacturers who were involved, I would have my pick of excellent cases with lots of color choices. Instead, we got a bunch of cases that do the deed, but there wasn’t much Read more…

In “I Must’ve Missed This One” News: Monoprice Discontinuing Apple Cables

In "I Must've Missed This One" News: Monoprice Discontinuing Apple Cables
I love Monoprice. There are a few reasons why, but most of it comes down to their great customer service and low prices, both of which I’ve spoken about before. But now, it looks like they’re not going to be selling Apple cables anymore, and the reason why takes a bit explaining. First, there’s a Read more…

Get Things Done With Epic Win

Get Things Done With Epic Win
The world of getting things done can be pretty monotonous at times, what with all of the date entering and following up. There are plenty of good apps for the iPhone that help you keep track of that giant to-do list, but none of them really do it with any flair. Turns out that now, Read more…