Category Archives: Apple

AT&T: T-Mobile Bid Is a Cunning Strategy

Several months ago, I wrote a post about the offer by AT&T to purchase T-Mobile for $39B from Deutsche Telekom.  At that time, I took the point of view of the consumer and drew some conclusions about things I felt would … Continue reading

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The Secrets To Apple’s Success

I had a discussion with some friends yesterday about how the departure of Steve Jobs will impact Apple.  Among the things we talked about were the reasons that Apple has been so successful. Here is a quick summary of those … Continue reading

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HP Touchpad Tablet Fire Sale: Is It A Ploy To Gain Market Share?

A few days ago, HP made some remarkable announcements regarding the structuring of it’s business and the future of webOS.  Since this announcement, the price of the 16 GB TouchPad tablet is down to $99 at most retailers while the … Continue reading

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Mac Upgrade Warning: Lion No Longer Supports PowerPC Applications

Itching to upgrade to Apple’s latest OS:  OS X Lion (10.7)?  You may want to do a bit of investigation first.  Some older applications that require Rosetta, will not work after your upgrade. Rosetta is a piece of software developed … Continue reading

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Google Buys Motorola Mobility: What Does It Mean?

I was a bit surprised this morning to hear that Google has purchased Motorola Mobility (the portion of the former Motorola that produces cell phones, tablets, set top boxes, consumer grade two-way radios and the like) for $12.5 Billion.  Merely … Continue reading

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FIX: Apple’s Lion Changes Default USB Mouse Scrolling Behavior

I have loaded Apple’s Lion (10.7) on several machines so far. One of them uses a basic USB scroll mouse while the others are using Magic Mice. For several minutes, I thought I was losing my mind as I attempted … Continue reading

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A Note To Parents: Invest In The Future of Your Children

Throughout my high school years in the early 1980s, I had always been interested in computers. I was just amazed at what they could do. My high school offered a single course at the time called “Computer Math”. This course … Continue reading

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Your Smart Phone Camera: Not Just for Family Photos

Many people today carry a “Smart Phone” with them every day. iPhones, Android phones and other are selling by the millions. Most people who own these devices rarely use most of the features, but one feature people often use is … Continue reading

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Using Apple’s Hidden iPod Controls

As those of you who regularly read this blog know, I am in a never-ending search to use my personal technology more easily and quickly. I have two quick tips today about controlling your iPod application on your i-device. The … Continue reading

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A Blast From The Past: Apple ][ Emulation With AppleWin

In 1985, my father bought me my first computer. It was an Apple ][c with a 9″ green screen monitor, 128K of memory on board and two 5.25″ disk drives. Over time, I added a Smith Corona dot matrix printer, … Continue reading

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