Review: Words with Friends – Buy it and then come kick my ass

What’s more fun than playing Scrabble? EVERYTHING! Which is why it’s so odd that I am so thoroughly addicted to playing  Read More

Is Apple destroying Flash just to make Adobe cheaper to buy?

Rumors of Apple buying Adobe have been around almost as long as rumors of Sony buying Apple. The only difference is the Adobe rumors are actually financially possible. Now, I’m not going to go into whether or not it makes financial and strategic sense for Apple to acquire Adobe, but what I would like to do is indulge one of my favorite pastimes – conspiracy theories. It’s... Read More

I honestly can’t tell if this is cool or not

Every once in a while I see something that I can’t tell whether I want it because it’s cool, or just because I want everything. Behold the upcoming Desk Phone Dock for iPhone, a new iPhone dock that promises to turn your iPhone into… a landline? That’s right, if you’re looking for a way to charge your iPhone AND remove all of its portability, this... Read More

Rumor roundup: iPad to ship March 43rd, HDMI coming to some Macs, Netflix coming to iPad/iPhone

I don’t normally comment on rumors, but I really can’t find anything else to wrtie about at the moment, so here’s my 2¢ on a couple of the latest rumors swirling around the interwebs. iPad to ship March 43rd Yes, the rumor mill is now predicting Apple will perhaps miss its March shipping deadline by a couple weeks. Apple has had more than a couple delays in shipping... Read More

“The 12 Days AFTER Christmas” Giveaway: Day 42 – An Epson Workforce 610 All-in-One Printer

This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Chad. On the Forty-Second Day After Christmas, Macenstein gave to you (or, more accurately, gave you a chance to win…) An Epson Workforce 610 All-in-One Printer ! I’m actually reviewing one of these at the moment, and let me tell you, this thing is pretty damn impressive. It prints, scans, copies, faxes…... Read More

Repair site already offering to repair your 4G iPhone

While conventional wisdom tells us we’re still 5 months away from the next iPhone, that hasn’t stopped iPhone repair site Mission:Repair from announcing it is ready to fix your broken 4G iPhone. “4G iPhone Repair and Upgrades! Are you looking for a 4G iPhone repair service? You’ve come to the right place. “ Apparently Mission:Repair is hoping there’re... Read More

“The 12 Days AFTER Christmas” Giveaway: Day 27 – AKG K 313 Earbuds

This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Chris. On the Twenty-Seventh Day After Christmas, Macenstein gave to you (or, more accurately, gave you a chance to win…) A set of AKG K 313 Earbuds! Sure, we all love our iPods and iPhones, but let’s face it, the stock earbuds are not exactly the best-sounding or most comfortable things around. Lucky... Read More

“The 12 Days AFTER Christmas” Giveaway: Day 3

This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Fernando. On the Third Day After Christmas, Macenstein gave to you (or, more accurately, gave you a chance to win…) A Hello Kitty MIMOBOT! Yes, everyone loves MIMOBOTS, those super cool USB2 thumb drives that not only make moving data fun, but also let the world know you can’t let go of your childhood... Read More

Privacy be DAMNED! This holiday season, Background Check App is the ultimate party game

We’ve all been there: you’re young, hanging out with your friends, high on Mountain Dew, and then someone yells out “Hey! Let’s run some guns down to Cuba!” Flash forward 10 years, and you’re SURE that 5-year stint in the Federal Penitentiary will never come back to haunt you. But then you end up at a Christmas party with me, and I have the Background... Read More

Review: TrailerSpy Mobile for iPhone

If there’s one thing going to the movies has taught me (aside from never put your jacket down on the floor) it’s that while it is very difficult to make a good movie, it is apparently REALLY EASY to make a good trailer. I would say 8 times out of 10 when I see a trailer for a movie, I think to myself, “I would see that”. Sure, sometimes I mean I would PAY... Read More

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