Apple’s 2012 WWDC: The Good, the Bad, and the Meh

Tim Cook WWDC 2012

As with all big Apple events, I once again find people turning to me for my opinion on the announcements from Apple’s 2012 World Wide Developer’s Conference. Honestly I can’t blame them, as my opinion is often the only correct one when it comes to such things. I seem to have the uncanny ability to cut through the hype with laser beam-like precision, and somehow... Read More

“DUETS” ad parodies Apple’s 1984 ad for some reason

Apple Duets Ad 1984

“In a landscape where all music shows are the same… ONE will break through!” I don’t know which is sadder – that ABC thinks its new music reality show DUETS is going to be so original and revolutionary that it deserves to be compared to the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984, or that we live in “a landscape” of more than one of these crappy... Read More

Why the iPad 3 sucks for the rest of us

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Ok everyone, stand back, I’m going to try to do some math and I don’t want anyone getting hurt. So, if you’re anything like me (and God help you if you are) you have way too many apps on your iPhone. In fact I have approximately 1 fuck-ton of apps, which to my metric readers is about 907 fuck-kilograms. Ok, actually, I have 26.2 GB of apps currently on my iPhone,... Read More

The “New iPad” event: The Good, the Bad, and the Meh

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As with all big Apple events, I once again find people turning to me for my opinion on the announcements from Apple’s “New iPad” event. Honestly I can’t blame them, as my opinion is often the only correct one when it comes to such things. I seem to have the uncanny ability to cut through the hype with laser beam-like precision, and somehow categorize the... Read More

Let’s Talk iPhone: The Good The Bad, and the Meh

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As with all big Apple events, I once again find people turning to me for my opinion on the announcements from Apple’s Let’s Talk iPhone Event. Honestly I can’t blame them, as my opinion is often the only correct one when it comes to such things. I seem to have the uncanny ability to cut through the hype with laser beam-like precision, and somehow categorize the... Read More

Apple’s worst icons

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Apple has built a well deserved reputation for impeccable design in both its hardware and operating systems, but even the best designers can get lazy. Here’s a quick tribute to some of Apple’s worst icon blunders of the past couple years. (And please let me know if I missed any in the comments). Sharing. Nothing says “sharing” like a… um… say,... Read More

Hot-selling Casey Anthony Trial apps confirm that everyone sucks

Casey Anthony iPhone App

I don’t know where you fall on the whole “mom’s (allegedly) killing their own kids debate, but I would hope you would find people trying to profit from it somewhat distasteful. That being said, apparently quite a few of you DON’T, as the app Casey Anthony Trial with LIVE STREAM, News, Videos, Audio, Documents and more 99¢ by Scott Manthey (who apparently... Read More

Look out Apple: Amazon launches Mac App Download Store

Amazon Mac Store

When I first read the headline “Amazon launches Mac Download Store“, I thought it was an Onion headline. Somehow it almost seemed akin to Amazon building it’s own Macs for some reason. Yet, sure enough, it DOES exist, and just as the Amazon music store beats Apple’s iTunes in most ways, it looks like Amazon’s Mac App Store is also out doing Apple’s... Read More

Anyone else think it’s time for Apple for to remove the word “unexpectedly” from this error?

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Is it just me or is this getting worse lately?  Read More

Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton coming to iTunes

As long-time readers know, and short-term readers can probably guess, nothing scares me more than the thought of going to a wedding. I have long said I would rather go to 10 funerals than one wedding, and not simply because I know more people I would rather see dead than happily paired off (although there is probably something to that). No, for me as a non-drinker, non-dancing,... Read More

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