Apple Opens Up Free iPad Versions With Paid Subscription Model

Apple Opens Up Free iPad Versions With Paid Subscription Model
Well, it looks like it finally happened, and I hope that more magazines decide to take this on. Fortune has the report: Until now, the iPad versions of People, Time,Sports Illustrated and Fortune have cost the same as the newsstand price — $3.99 for each issue of People, $4.99 to $5.99 each for the rest — even if Read more…

Another Day, Another iPad Bag: Booq Push

Another Day, Another iPad Bag: Booq Push
Hey, lookie here. Another iPad bag for the masses. Yes, this follows the same trend of bags that look too much like a purse for any respectable guy to carry with them, but just in case you’re interested, here’s the scoop on the Booq Push: The Boa push iPad messenger provides one of the most Read more…

MacBook Backpack Goodness: incase Backpack

MacBook Backpack Goodness: incase Backpack
I seem to have a problem with bags. I don’t know what the problem is really, but I always seem to be searching for the next big thing. A while back – pre Apple days, back – I purchased a Swiss Army backpack. This thing had everything I wanted and needed at the time, and Read more…

Yet More Verizon iPhone Rumors

Yet More Verizon iPhone Rumors
Sigh. It’s a Thursday, so I guess that means we’ve got another iPhone on Verizon rumor. Here’s the latest via Computerworld: If an iPhone does appear on Verizon, don’t expect Apple to change its antenna design, an expert said today. “The antenna could care less what the modulation technique is,” said Spencer Webb, an antenna Read more…

More Dock Goodness: InCharge Duo for iPad

More Dock Goodness: InCharge Duo for iPad
What has two thumbs and likes docks? This guy. And more importantly, lots of other people, too. That’s why companies like XtremeMac keep putting out cool new ways to charge our devices, and make it neat and tidy at the same time. In this case, we have the new InCharge Duo for iPad. This is Read more…

Lucasfilm R2-D2 iPhone Case Coming Soon

Lucasfilm R2-D2 iPhone Case Coming Soon
My wife and I are huge fans of Star Wars. Anytime the movies are replayed on Spike, we all tune in and lose a few hours in the force. I personally don’t hate the first three (I-III) as much as most people, even though they are difficult to follow at times, so I’ll watch them Read more…

Would You Use Your iPhone as a Credit Card?

Would You Use Your iPhone as a Credit Card?
It was all over the news yesterday: Apple hired a new guy, and as it turns out, his specialty is mobile payment systems. Huh. From the New York Times: As first reported by Near Field Communications World, a trade publication, Apple recently hired Benjamin Vigier, an expert in the mobile payments industry who works with a Read more…

PSP versus iPhone

I bought a PSP a few years ago for use when I was on the road. At first, I played it every day, working the console until my hands inevitably cramped up. I eventually purchased a case for it which also doubled as a grip and second battery, which seemed to solve the problem. Thing Read more…

TwelveSouth Ups the iPad Case Ante

TwelveSouth Ups the iPad Case Ante
I’ve spoken pretty consistently about my love of TwelveSouth products. They’re well designed, thought out, and look great to boot. I have two of them here on my desk right now, and so far, so good. I’ve always been fascinated with their BookBook case for the MacBook, because not only does it provide a stealthy Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: Transformers G1 Awakening

Apple Gazette Reviews: Transformers G1 Awakening
When I was a kid, I was pretty obsessive about my toys. I was big into Legos, G.I.Joe’s, and most of all, the Transformers. I loved watching the cartoons every morning, then playing with the toys shortly after. Those were the days. Since then, various Transformers games have come around, including a console game for Read more…