Apple WWDC Keynote 2011:

June 8, 2011

Lots of great announcements here, though whether or not you’re particularly excited about anything depends on your viewpoint, of course. OS X Lion Since there wasn’t a live stream available, I wasn’t able to see any of the demos, but it sounds like OS X Lion will be a nice update. The new Mission Control […]

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Ladies Take Note: New Harmony Collection from Skooba Design

March 15, 2011

I just heard about some really nice new bags for lady techies who don’t want to look like techies: the Harmony collection from Skooba Design. They have a nice assortment of products, from notebook sleeves to satchels and totes designed to carry your iPad, netbook, or laptop computer. The bags look stylish too, with plenty […]

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Three Thoughts/Observations on the Current State of the Ebook

February 28, 2011

I don’t often cover ebook news here at the site, but three recent observations/stories came to light recently that I wanted to cover, if only briefly. Ebooks are great resources for so many reasons–portability and search-ability come to mind–but even though ebooks have been around for more than a decade, the market is very much […]

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New Mac App Store

January 6, 2011

Apple’s new Mac App Store launched today, and if you’ve ever shopped the iTunes App Store it should look very familiar to you. You can browse for applications by category, see top paid and free apps, read app descriptions and user reviews, and of course make your purchase with a click and a password using […]

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MacBook Air: Unboxing

January 5, 2011

My 11″ MacBook Air was delivered yesterday. I knew it was small, but I was surprised by just how small the box was when the FedEx guy handed it to me. It arrived early in the morning but I was just too busy at the office to open it up, so I had to wait […]

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Samsung Continuum Review Published on Brighthand

January 3, 2011

My latest smartphone review for Brighthand is the Samsung Continuum, an Android-powered phone with two Super AMOLED displays, a main touchscreen as well as a small “ticker” display underneath. It is currently available from Verizon Wireless. Click here to read my full review.

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I’m Getting an MBA!

January 2, 2011

No, I’m not going back to school (at least not right now) but I am getting a MacBook Air. I purchased it on New Year’s Eve, for several reasons. I thought it was time to try a new OS, even though I’ve been a die-hard “PC” since my early computing days. My experiences with Apple mobile products […]

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Publications List Updated

January 1, 2011

While I haven’t been able to update this site as often as I would like, I have still been extremely busy writing for Brighthand and TabletPCReview. I’ve had thirteen articles published on those two sites in the last two months. Topics range from the top cooking apps and sports apps for the Apple iPad to […]

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Sony Reader Touch Edition Review Published on TabletPCReview

November 8, 2010

My latest device review is now available at This time around I put the Sony Reader Touch Edition through its paces. The $229 ebook reader features a 6″ e-ink Pearl touchscreen display and includes 2GB of memory plus has SD and Memory Stick Pro Duo card slots. It can handle epub, PDF, text, and […]

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Motorola Defy First Look Review Published on Brighthand

November 4, 2010

Want to know more about the rugged Motorola Defy, now available from T-Mobile? Click here to read my first look review, which was just published on Brighthand.

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