Category: Apple

It’s Time to Get an SSD for your Laptop (Video)

I’ve known for a long time that SSDs (Solid State Drives) are better than traditional HDDs (Hard Disk Drives) in almost every way. They’re faster, lighter, consume less battery, and are resistant to damage caused by too much movement. The only thing that’s been keeping them out of computers is price; they use to be




iPad Air Review – Worth The Upgrade?

Who thought they would call it the Air? In retrospect, of course they added the wildly popular Macbook Air’s nomenclature to the iPad. The iPad Air is indeed a slimmer, lighter version of the iconic iPad design. Not only that, its A7 chip is twice as powerful as the iPad 4’s A6X chip, which was




Five iPhone Things You’ll Miss If You Switch Over To Android

iOS6′s tired, old staleness was one of the main reasons I switched over to Android. Now, a green iPhone 5c test device running iOS7 is making me seriously consider going back to iPhone. When I returned to my trusty Nexus 4, there were five major aspects that I missed dearly from using iOS7 on an




Nexus 7 (2013) – Can It Dethrone My iPad Mini?

On a recent trip, I found myself packing two small tablets; the Nexus 7 and the iPad Mini. I thought this was ridiculous. Packing two small tablets totally negates the point of portability. And I would switch between one or the other, which made things confusing. Apart from all that, it’s just excessive to have




Top 5 Most Useful Mobile Device Accessories

5. Tile These little tags work with an app to ensure you don’t lose your oft-misplaced items like keys, wallets, tablets, etc. Tags attach themselves to pretty much anything and the app helps you find lost items with a proximity meter. It also features a way to locate your device with sound, which I think




Scam Alert: AT&T’s “Next” and Verizon’s “Edge” Still Not Addressing Transparency Issue

Good news for phone lovers who want to upgrade every year instead of every two years! AT&T and Verizon have essentially come out with leasing programs called “Next” and “Edge,” respectively. On AT&T’s “Next,” for example, you can have a Galaxy S4 for $27/month installments with no down payment, which comes to $324 for the




iOS 7 Wish Lists VS Reality

Out with the old and in with the new, iOS 7 has finally come to freshen things up. Or has it? I downloaded the iOS 7 beta version for free using instructions and links from my friends over at TheUnlockr.com and you can, too. However, keep in mind that this is Apple’s beta, and it




Customers Swindled By Carriers For Too Long – T-Mobile says No More Contracts

By no means is this recent news, but it IS something consumers need to know about. When you sign up for a 2-year contract with any carrier, you are NOT getting a huge discount on that new phone. No matter what, you are eventually paying the full cost of that phone. The most common way




Should You Get a Galaxy S4 or iPhone 5?

My quick answer? Galaxy S4. Why? If you’re like me and you use your phone A LOT, a larger screen just makes sense (iPhone has a 4 inch screen whilst the S4′s is 5 inches). I also think some of Android’s standard features along with the S4′s new features could enhance everyday phone use. iOS 6 is stale and




3 New iPhones This Year? Maybe…

Apple may release three phones this year, and it makes sense. This trifecta includes a new iPhone 5S, which is about 99% certain. I’ve also been drowning in rumors about an iPhone with a larger screen than the 5 called the “iPhone Plus” along with a plastic iPhone that will come in iPod colors. Many




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