[Updated: December 17, 2014] Everybody knows you can get loads of free apps from the App Store. But what about the rest of iTunes? There are free TV shows, ebooks, music, and more — if you know where to look.
In case you haven’t heard, all seven Harry Potter novels were released today as ebooks, for the first time ever. At first blush, it looks as though all of the ebook retailers are selling the Potter ebooks — except for iBooks. But take a closer look: who’s snubbing who?
I remember when the iPhone 3GS first came out. I was at the office, checking out the latest news on the product, but I just wasn’t that excited about it. Not excited enough to replace my iPhone 3G, anyways. But then they came out with the iPhone guided tour, and I was hooked. I knew […]
With the oncoming approach of Apple’s newest technological juggernaut, the iPad, Amazon quickly released the “Kindle for iPhone” App about a year ago. Why? Well, despite the successes of the digital book reader, the Amazon Kindle, Amazon appears ready to concede the war for the ultimate portable digital reading media device to Apple in the […]
OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But the fact is, Amazon isn’t too thrilled with the iPad, nor with its iBooks store. The iPad represents a huge threat to its e-book sales, and that’s a hit to the bottom line. Amazon does have an advantage, however. Leverage against the publishers. And guess […]
The other day, I put it out there: Who’s buying what model iPad? Here’s some of the responses that we posted: Stuart: I def plan to buy one to replace my MacBook at work. At the moment my business, my payroll and accounts are done via an internet accounting site (kashflow.com). So Safari will be […]
If you were watching the Oscars last night, then you probably saw the debut iPad commercial. Maybe even more than once. But if you haven’t, head on over to the Apple website to check it out. Go ahead, I’ll wait. A lot of sites are taking this ad apart like a Zapruder film, but I’m […]
Well, it’s official, the iPad is going to be out on the market soon. Here’s how it breaks down. US: April 3rd for Wi-Fi models only Late April for Wi-Fi + 3G March 12 – Pre-order starts for both models Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland & UK: Late April release date International […]
I’ve got mixed feelings about DRM. For the uninitiated, DRM – or digital rights management – is what Apple used to shackle down iTunes songs for years just to make the music publishers happy. DRM stops you from taking that song that you purchased and transferring it to another device that you don’t own. Essentially, […]
The story of Steve Jobs is inspirational, but it’s never been told from his side. Sure, there was that weird movie a few years back, and then the few unauthorized biographies, but now, according to the New York Times, Steve-o is now ready to help out with an authorized biography of his life. From the […]