June 30, 2005

Article: Farewell, Chicago

On Tuesday, Apple introduced new repackaged iPods and made a huge deal out of them. Why shouldn’t they? All regular-sized iPods now feature color displays, photo capabilities, and nicer-looking menus. What else went with the black and white screen? A historical font.

June 29, 2005

Review: MacAlly USB 2.0 8-in-1 Reader

Flash card readers have gained popularity, thanks to digital cameras, MP3 players, and PDAs that utilize such cards. Rather than drain the batteries of a camera other other device to copy a few files to or from your computer, you can simply insert the card like you would a disk and it will appear on […]

June 28, 2005

Review: Miglia AlchemyTV DVR

I’m a TV junkie. I’ll admit it. Adding television to the Mac has always been considered a cool, but under-utilized option for many Macs, since the Mac TV and early Performas. These days, USB and FireWire devices allow people to watch TV on their Macs and record their favorite programs onto the hard drive, but […]

June 27, 2005

Review: Griffin iMic

As most Macs do not include an audio input, the iMic from Griffin Technology is a workaround. Essentially, it’s a sound card that communicates with the computer using USB.

June 24, 2005

Article: Retiring iPods, Macs for School, and shuffles

iPods seem to be the prevalent topic in this edition of the SchwarzTech Mailbag…