Digging Into Apple’s Fusion Drive Details

4:11 PM, Oct. 23rd, 2012 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


Dave Hamilton had the chance to go in-depth with Apple on Fusion Drive and came up with some interesting information and conclusions. He likes it, and you can read here to find out why.

iOS 6: A Two Map App System, Same as it Ever Was

11:13 AM, Sep. 25th, 2012 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


Dave Hamilton takes a moment and works through the Apple vs. Google maps iOS 6 developments, offering some perspective on where we've come from with it and where we're going. As with iOS 5 and earlier, iOS 6 still requires users to have one built-in and one third-party maps app. But will that change in the future? Dave offers his thoughts.

Will Microsoft Neuter Skype’s Technological Advantage?

10:25 AM, May. 10th, 2011 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog

This morning Microsoft and Skype made it official: the two companies approved the sale of Skype to Microsoft for $8.5 billion. And while they maintain that Skype will operate as a separate business unit, Dave Hamilton questions just how much Skype might be forced to change now that it’s under the umbrella of a company who makes a lot of its money catering to the enterprise.

Reading Into Apple’s Q&A on Location Data

12:16 PM, Apr. 27th, 2011 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog

This morning Apple provided some answers to the questions surrounding the security of Location Services on the iPhone. Dave Hamilton takes a minute to read between the lines of Apple’s response, offering some color and perspective on what it looks like Apple’s intentions were — and weren’t — with regards to tracking your location using the iPhone.

Geek’s Survival Guide to SXSW Music 2011

5:33 PM, Mar. 15th, 2011 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


This marks the fourth year our own Dave Hamilton has attended both the South by Southwest Interactive and Music festivals. Dave, in true geek fashion, takes his experiences from previous years and has culled together some essential advice for any fellow geeks attending the music portion of the annual event. If you’re going, you won’t want to miss this!

TMO Is Hiring a Webmaster/Developer - Inquire Within!

4:45 PM, Jun. 25th, 2010 · Dave Hamilton (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


TMO is looking for someone to step into the role of webmaster here to help both TMO and BackBeat Media with ongoing web site maintenance, upgrades and some programming. More after the jump.

Lack of Flash Cripples iPad as Travel Device

1:05 PM, Apr. 29th, 2010 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


Dave Hamilton weighs in on the continuing discussion of the lack of Flash on the iPad and iPhone. If it’s not important there, why then does it still ship pre-installed on every Mac? Read more of Dave’s thoughts after the jump.

SXSW Music Festival Survival Guide

11:42 AM, Mar. 18th, 2010 · · Dave Hamilton’s Blog


With the South by Southwest Music festival officially underway, Dave Hamilton shares his tips and experiences from previous years to help you make the absolute most out of this annual event.