Is it time to ditch Safari?

Apple is very good at making streamlined simple-to-use-software. There are many Apple products that are among my favorites - iCal, Pages, Keynote, GarageBand to name …(read more)

Fall in Love with Your iPod All Over Again: The 6i Isolator Earphones

This is the 5th time that I have tried to start writing this review. I typically try to use the product while I am writing …(read more)

Unleashing the Writer: Jer’s Novel Writer

As a writer, one good piece of advice is to “Just write!” There are many others, but this one is foundational. Last week I discussed …(read more)

A Mac User Tries Linux Part 2

This is the second part of a series I am writing that shows Linux through a Mac users perspective. Part 1 focused on choosing a …(read more)

A Mac User Tries Linux Part 1

I recently talked my father into dumping his five year old Dell (it was running Me no less) and getting an iMac. Since he no …(read more)

Mighty Mouse: Excrement Now Comes in White

The most inane debate of all time has to be the Apple multi button mouse tête-à-tête. For years people argued back and forth about the …(read more)

Collective Thinking Produces Comic Genius

What truly makes the Mac “insanely great” is the insanely great third-party software. One such example is Comic Life by plasq which was voted ‘The …(read more)

What’s Wrong With .Mac and How to Fix It

When looking over Apple’s .Mac service I always come to the same conclusion: “Cool features, good implementation but for $100 it’s just not worth it.” …(read more)

Pages: A Dusty Diamond

When someone asks, “Why do you use a Mac?” an incredulous “Why wouldn’t you?!” is a good answer. I say the same of Apple’s Pages. …(read more)

My Shuffle Doesn’t Need Protecting

There are iPod purists out there who feel their iPod should exist unprotected from the elements. They argue using protective cases hide the beauty of …(read more)

How to Autofill your iPod Shuffle from your iPod Or iPod Mini

In last week’s article, I took a look inside the invisible folder on the iPod Shuffle and talked about methods for moving your music off …(read more)

Portable Audio-listening Heaven, Part 2: The Simpl A1 Headphone Amplifier for iPod

Last week, in Portable Audio Heaven, Part 1, I reviewed Shure’s E3c Sound Isolating Earphones, which can be used both with your iPod, iPod mini, …(read more)