January 31, 2011

News: Xserve Officially Discontinued

Today marks the end of an era—Apple is discontinuing its line of rack-mounted servers, the Xserve. Originally launched way back on May 12, 2002, the Xserve has had an amazing almost-9-year history…or not. During its lifespan, it quickly chugged along, offering the capabilities of its Power Mac, and later Mac Pro contemporaries in a thin, rack-mountable package. Due to slow demand, and arguably better options, Apple announced on November 5 of last year that the Xserve was on its deathbed…

Review: Belkin Grip Swell for iPad

Grip SwellAlthough iPad cases are literally the new iPhone case, every once in awhile one comes across our desks that is just a little different from the me-too variety, but still very familiar. We’re not really sure if the play on words was intentional with marketing or not, but one of Belkin’s many forays into the iPad case world is the Grip Swell, a $40 (sometimes as low as $10) silicone iPad case…

January 25, 2011

News: Verizon to Offer Unlimited Data with iPhone

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but Verizon will offer unlimited data for the iPhone when it launches on February 10…for a limited time. The Wall Street Journal reports that unlimited data will be available for $30 on top of the normal voice plan…

January 17, 2011

News: Steve Jobs to Take 2nd Leave of Absence

About a year and a half after having a over transplant due to complications from pancreatic cancer, Apple CEO Steve Jobs has taken a second medical leave of absence

Review: SwitchEasy Trig

TRIGTwo weeks ago, we took a look at SwitchEasy’s Reptile iPad case. While some may prefer a case designed to stay on an iPad all the time, others seem to gravitate towards a sleeve design. Priced the same as the $40 Reptile, the Trig is a sleeve that provides some protection and even doubles as a stand…