The Macification of my Mother

The Macification of my Mother
My mother is a big fan of the iPad my wife and I bought her for mother’s day, and it’s completely changed the way she does things. She hasn’t been in Barnes & Noble in over four months, and she used to spend a good portion of her free time at the bookstore. For her, Read more…

Stow Your Keyboard with the Slimkey V2 Stand

Stow Your Keyboard with the Slimkey V2 Stand
My wife and I own an iMac which sits opposite my MacBook Pro in our home office. We also have a 7-month-old kid who loves to sit on mommy’s lap while she’s trying to get things done. He also loves hitting the spacebar on the keyboard, and bashing away at the keys like a madman. 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…

Get a Desk for your iMac

The design of Apple products has influenced the look of other companies across the world for the better. Remember the other day I told you about a cool desk that a friend pointed out to me? Well it’s called OneLessOffice, and it’s pretty damned cool. I think the tagline kinda says it all: At one Read more…

More Custom Colored Apple Goodness

More Custom Colored Apple Goodness
I remember one of the first times I saw an Apple product with the Colorware treatment. It was on My Super Sweet 16, that classic show on MTV from back in the day, and one of the kids had a yellow MacBook Pro. After doing some research, I found out that it was done by 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…

How Do I Do That Again? Handy Stickers for your Workspace and iMac

How Do I Do That Again? Handy Stickers for your Workspace and iMac
I’m a bit of a neat freak. I like things in their place, and even if my desk appears messy at times, at least I know where everything goes. At one point, my desk was just perfect and flawless, without anything out of place. No matter how organized everything is though, I tend to forget Read more…

Pure Speculation: What’s Next for Apple?

Pure Speculation: What's Next for Apple?
So last week was a big week for Apple, what with the release of the Magic Trackpad, updated iMac and Mac Pros, 27-inch monitor, and even a battery charger, so what’s next for the company? Time to speculate wildly. September is iPod month, so first up on the plate has to be an iPod refresher. Read more…

Autopsy: iFixit Takes Apart the Magic Trackpad

Autopsy: iFixit Takes Apart the Magic Trackpad
The announcement of the Magic Trackpad the other day, didn’t exactly come as a surprise, but it sure is a cool idea. But what exactly goes on inside of that thing and how does it work? For that, we go to the gadget-stripping team at iFixit, who took a few hours to take apart the Read more…

iMac Updated: 16:9 Screens and Faster Processors for All

iMac Updated: 16:9 Screens and Faster Processors for All
Yesterday, I was called in to do some consulting work with this new company located just north of my parent’s house on the other side of town. When I got there, I noticed a brand new 27-inch iMac box sitting on the floor, next to copies of iWork and Adobe CS5. The first thought I Read more…