A Glimmer of Hope for ‘jOBS’?

A Glimmer of Hope for 'jOBS'?
I’ve made no secret of my disdain for the idea of Ashton Kutcher taking on the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming movie jOBS (despite his uncanny resemblance to the late tech icon). Kutcher’s never struck me as a very good actor. Then I saw this first clip of Kutcher in action… and I’m Read more…

Why Does Apple Approve Fraudulent Apps for the App Store?

Why Does Apple Approve Fraudulent Apps for the App Store?
Came across an app this morning that blew my mind — for a minute. A mobile version of Halo 4 in the App Store? Nope. It’s a scam that instead of giving you Halo 4, gives you a chess game. Yeah. Read more…

How Apple Will Revolutionize Television with iTV

How Apple Will Revolutionize Television with iTV
Apple is working on a television. You know it, I know it. Everyone is speculating about how Apple will make their TV a must-have. I’ve figured it out. I know exactly how and why iTV will change television viewing forever. Read more…

Why I Am Not Going to Buy the iPhone 5 – YET

Why I Am Not Going to Buy the iPhone 5 - YET
Just like every other iPhone release announcement, the relatively recent Apple event for the iPhone 5 got more than its fair share of attention from the press – and the average gadget enthusiast. Apple fanboys and haters alike tried their hardest best to make their voices heard above the din, and come the official release Read more…

Did Facebook Just Declare War on Apple?

Did Facebook Just Declare War on Apple?
By now, you may have heard about the major changes coming to Facebook, as announced at today’s F8 conference. Namely, the overhauled Timelines and new apps that use the next generation of “Open Graph” technology to make them deeper and more relevant to your life. Read more…

Why The iPad Is Great (According To Apple) – It’s The Competition!

Why The iPad Is Great (According To Apple) - It's The Competition!
Apple didn’t miss any opportunity to take a pot shot at the iPad’s competitors pointing out their low sales, small number of third party Apps and their reluctance to leave “The PC era.” Steve Jobs’ speech revealed part of what makes the iPad great: the competition. Low Sales, Low App Numbers, Low Everything Before the Read more…

Should I wait for Sandybridge MacBook Pros? Yes and no

Everyone has been eagerly awaiting the newest update to the MacBook line who have been teased by rumors and speculation. Unfortunately, Intel recently announced a massive recall of all Sandybridge CPUs due to a chipset flaw which causes it to break down overtime. While I could quip Intel shouldn’t have initiated a recall in the Read more…

Why Free Software is Not Free

Mac App Store
Over at TUAW TJ Luoma posted commented on developer Brittany Tarvin’s great entry about free software and why free is a misnomer in her opinion. Read more…

The Death Of The Optical Drive Will Not Be Greatly Exaggerated

Many people start the new year off with a few resolutions (my personal resolution being 720p – I see an AppleTV coming soon) but I’m more interested in looking at the potential in tech companies, mainly Apple. What’s in store for us as consumers in 2011? My personal hope is the death of the optical Read more…

How Apple Made Touch Computing Intimate

How Apple Made Touch Computing Intimate
Apple has made the tablet and the smartphone intimate. It’s personal, touchable and everywhere you are — a revolution years in the making — here’s how it happened. Touch computing was at the forefront of futuristic concepts for computers and has appeared in many kinds of gadgets over the last decade. It wasn’t until the Read more…