Apple held their annual World Wide Developers Conference last week, and as usual, they kicked it off with a keynote address Monday morning. If you want a full overview of what Apple announced, this video condenses the two hour event down to just eight minutes. I’m not much for rehashing what’s already been covered in-depth, […]
My Favorite Tech Things for 2008
I realized yesterday that it’s been awhile since I’ve written about some of my currently-favorite technology tools, so here are a few, in no particular order. Hopefully you’ll find at least one or two you haven’t used or heard of yet. Apple iPod Nano I got my iPod Nano as a Christmas gift from Casey […]
This Christmas, my big gift from Casey and the boys was a shiny new (red) iPod nano that replaces the 3+ year old 3rd generation iPod that died on me over six months ago. It was a great surprise, and is an amazing piece of technology. Seeing Cover Flow on a tiny 2-inch screen is […]
Music Wants to be DRM Free!
Digital music fans received some great news this morning: EMI (one of the largest record labels) is going to start offering DRM-free songs on iTunes. This is big, big, big. I’ve written about my extreme distaste of DRM before, but I didn’t think we’d see the beginning of its death so soon. I fully expected […]
Christmas Day for Mac Addicts
Every year in early January, members of the Mac cult (like myself) wet our collective pants and lose sleep in anticipation of what new Apple hardware and/or software our leader, Steve Jobs will unveil at the annual Macworld Expo, at which point we are left wondering how we ever managed to survive life before these […]