February 28, 2011

Review: SwitchEasy CARA

CARAWe’ve reviewed a few of SwitchEasy’s iPad cases and we decided to save our favorite for last. Although there are many different kinds of iPad cases, the folio-style ones tend to be very popular. Unfortunately, some add significant bulk, and most feel like a leather planner with the iPad’s inclusion an afterthought. The SwitchEasy CARA is a $40 iPad cases that aims to put the focus back on the iPad…

February 24, 2011

News: Apple Intros New MacBook Pros, Thunderbolt

As expected, Apple released updated MacBook Pros with faster and more powerful everything, and the inclusion of Intel’s Thunderbolt technology (formerly Light Peak). Thunderbolt will replace the Mini DisplayPort found on prior MacBook Pros, and actually carry a number of protocols, including those found on the current Mini DisplayPort connector. These new machines feature quad core processors from Intel, based on the Sandy Bridge architecture…

Review: Twelve South Compass

CompassFirst there were iPod cases. Then there were iPhone cases. After that came iPad cases. With iPad cases came iPad stands, since it was a rather large device that needed just a little extra support. While many are pining for the clear plastic discs that Apple uses to show off the iPad at retail stores, that wait may be rather long. We got to take a look at a rather flexible—pun intended—stand from Twelve South…

February 23, 2011

Article: Size Matters

Everyone seems to think that the iPhone 5…or 4S…or whatever it’s going to be called is going to have a four-inch screen. While I see the appeal of extra physical screen real-estate, a larger iPhone is the last thing I—and a lot of other folks—want…

News: iPad Event on March 2

Hold on while we make our collective “shocked” faces…done. In a move not very surprising, Apple sent invitations to some media outlets for an iPad-related event next Wednesday. Many expect this to include a launch of the next-generation iPad, along with a possible iOS 4.3 update…