Tag: iPod

Life with my iPhone 5 is going just fine

It’s been a couple of weeks since I switched from the dark side of Android to my Apple iPhone 5 and I must say life is going just fine. It was no secret I was eventually going to the iPhone. I’ve owned three iPods, a Mac desktop and two laptops. I would have owned more

I want you iPhone, but it’s not lust, just like

OK, the iPhone 5 is out and the universe is still working as it did before the release of Apple’s cash cow. Jeeeez. It’s not that I don’t like Apple, I do. I’m a diehard Apple user. I’ve owned three of its computers, including the laptop on which I’m typing. I’ve only needed three because

Apple introduces new iPods, iPod Touches and new iTunes

Apple introduced a new version of its iTunes Music store at a news conference Tuesday. The company says the new software will deliver improved performance and allow users to preview content while browsing. It’ll also have improved search results. The new setup seems easier to use. It allows users to see their music playlists at

Apple introduces iPhone 5

Wearing an open collar black button down shirt and jeans, Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage in San Francisco to announce his company’s latest smartphone, the iPhone 5. The original iPhone was launched in 2007 and this is the sixth model Apple has released. The new phone, available in white or black, is

Google talks about “reality” eyewear

  Google has plans for some pretty interesting new tech: smart glasses. Imagine walking outside and having your eyewear flash up temperature and forecast readings, or taking a picture, or reminding you of an appointment. You wouldn’t have to take your Android phone out of your pocket. Google calls it “Project Glass” and once you

Apple posts 13B in earnings for first quarter

If you were wondering how Apple might do in its first quarter without Steve Jobs, the Cupertino, CA, company had an emphatic answer Tuesday: Wonderfully. Apple posted first quarter revenue of more than $46 billion and a record net quarterly profit of $13.06 billion. A year ago, Apple posted $26.74 billion in revenue and $6

Apple begins iPod Nano replacement program

Apple has started replacing some first-gen iPod Nanos sold between September 2005 and December 2006 due to a battery issue. Below is a statement from the company: Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) may overheat and pose a safety risk. Affected iPod nanos were sold

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 update for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Remember that little battery bug that was bothering some iPhone users awhile back? Apple’s new software update, just out, is said to include fixes to improve that and it adds multi-tasking gestures for original iPad users. You can download it over WiFi, over the air or plug into iTunes. Your call. iOS 5.0.1 Software Update

Apple killed the music stores

Free weekends used to be spent rummaging through new and used records to keep up with the latest and catch up on things I missed or misplaced (or things sticky-fingered by former friends). Imagine how surprised I was when I found there is an entire generation of people who don’t know what a record store