It seems that the battle for the 50 inch screen is finally happening. Boxee has been growing like a weed and Google is finally entering the foray with Google TV. There’s also chatter that Apple will finally turn the Apple TV from a hobby into a real business. I think this is great and something whose time has come. Smartphones are great, but there are hundreds of millions of HDTVs being sold every year that need innovation. There’s one thing that worries me after hearing Google’s plans – they’re trying to take the desktop experience of the web and bring it to the TV. This is just WebTV all over again. The web isn’t meant for the tv in it’s current form. The same reason you wouldn’t put a desktop app on an iPhone without rewriting the UI is the same reason you shouldn’t put that app on the TV.…Continue Reading
Skype just enabled calls over 3G using Skype for the iPhone. Yay, right? WRONG. Turns out that you will have to pay an added fee towards the end of the summer to use Skype over 3G. So much for Skype being “free” for Skype to Skype Calls. There’s a way around it though. Hell, I’ve been using Skype over 3G running in the background for a month or so now. Step 1: Jailbreak your iPhone using Spirit. Step 2: Install 3G Unrestrictor via Cydia. Step 3: Make all the calls you want over 3G without added charges.
I’ve had an iPad for about two weeks so far and I think ive put it through enough paces and experiences that I can give it a proper review and verdict. I’ve given my reccommendation on the device many times to other curious individuals, but nothing this in -depth. I bought a 3G model with 64gb of space. My belief is that if you’re looking to get the full experience of the device, you need to have the 3G version. Let’s start shall we… Backwards. Overall Verdict the ipad is without a doubt the most important piece of technology I have ever owned. I don’t give this recommendation lightly either. I’m known to be a skeptic, and ive played around with enough early technology to feel confident in saying this. Having the iPad is akin to the time that I purchased the first MP3 player in North America, the Diamond…Continue Reading