Jeff Gamet: My Long Path to the Mac

6:43 PM, Jan. 24th, 2014 · · Editorial

The Mac has been a very important part of my life for years, but it took me a little while to get there because, it turns out, it didn't yet exist when I was first exposed to the world of personal computers. Once I got my first taste of the Mac, however, there was no looking back. OK, that's not true. But I knew the Mac would be something special and eventually I had one just for me sitting on my desk.

Recent Court Decisions Should Sober Apple

3:00 PM, Jan. 16th, 2014 · · Editorial

One of the enduring themes in American business culture is the proper use of power. Unfettered power is a Holy Grail in American business, but it has within it the seeds of its own destruction.  Recent court decisions have driven that point home to Apple.

Apple Need Not be Panicked by the CES TV Blitzes

2:00 PM, Jan. 7th, 2014 · · Editorial

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a time for massive PR blitzes and the fruits of massive technical efforts and trial visions of the our electronics future.  Should all the new CES TV technologies and announcements alarm Apple?  Are opportunities disappearing?  John Martellaro doesn't think so.

5 Must Have iPhone Image Effect Apps

2:49 PM, Dec. 30th, 2013 · · Editorial

Your iPhone may take great photos, but what if you want to take the images you capture and add an extra artistic touch? As they say, there's an app for that, and we rounded up some of our favorite image effects choices for the iPhone and iPad. Read on to see which image effects apps we use with our iPhones and iPads.

The Anatomy of an Android OS Update, by HTC

7:08 PM, Dec. 27th, 2013 · · Editorial

Ouch

Ever wonder why Android upgrades are...shall we say, spotty? In an attempt to "bring transparency" to the upgrade process, HTC has published an excellent infographic detailing the many steps every update must go through.