JANUARY 2019 UPDATE: Wow, I first wrote this post in 2015 after having quite a bit of difficulty buying a specific combination of watch/band back when Apple seemingly offered every possible combo available at time of purchase. Every combo except the one I wanted, that is. Three and a half years later, it’s still one… Read More The Apple Watch Sport band conundrum: Why doesn’t Apple want you to pair a white watch with a black band?
There are a lot of podcast apps from which to choose. I’ve given the full versions of Apple’s default player, Overcast, Downcast, iCatcher!, and Pocket Casts all a try, and they all have their plusses and minuses. Here’s who I think should be using each…… Read More Which iPhone podcast app is best for you?
What does a 1992 episode of “Seinfeld” have in common with my new iPhone 6?… Read More The curious case of a curious case: A review of the X-Doria Engage Folio for the iPhone 6
Congratulations! You’re due for a new Apple product! Any day now, Tim Cook is expected to birth something revolutionary and magical. Or not. You never know with Apple. What pops out of the largest uterus in Cupertino — and when exactly it will pop — might be a mystery, but here are some things to definitely expect when you’re expecting… Read More What to Expect When You’re Expecting Apple To Announce A New Product
My HP Laserjet 1200. 2001 – 2014. You will be missed. 13 years is long time for any piece of computer equipment. Sure, printers have gotten faster and more colorful, but for an aspiring writer living in his parents’ house just after college, this affordable laser printer was a godsend. Back then, if you wanted to proof… Read More R.I.P. The best tech purchase I ever made…
This has been a crazy summer, and I’ve been pretty negligent about posting to this site. Sorry about that. To play catch up, I’ll be unloading a bunch of a “mini reviews” over the next few days. First up — The Platinum Power Case for iPhone 5 and 5s. My wife’s iPhone 5 has a… Read More Quick Review: Platinum Power Case for iPhone 5 and 5s
Note: This post is just for my Mom. Seriously, she asked for my iPad buying advice, and at this point I’ve gotten better at giving tech advice in blog form than I do over the phone. Hope this helps, Ma! At first glance, Apple’s iPad line seems very un-Apple-like. Apple currently sells four different models, each with… Read More So you want to get an iPad. Which one is best for you?