February 28, 2012

News: iPad Event to Be Held on March 7 in San Francisco

Although there was plenty of speculation, we finally can say that the next iPad will arrive in a week from tomorrow. Apple has sent out invitations to the usual suspects in the press for an event and it also sounds pretty cookie-cutter for an Apple event: 10AM Pacific, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco…

Review: ColcaSac Juan Valdez iPad Sleeve

ColcaSac Juan ValdezContinuing our iPad sleeve reviews from the SwitchEasy Thins earlier this month, we had the chance to try ColcaSac’s newest product, the aptly named $60 Juan Valdez, a sleeve made out of burlap from old coffee bags. As someone who drinks too much coffee as it is, I was eager to try this sleeve with my iPad…

February 21, 2012

News: Apple Pushes Sandboxing Deadline to June 1

Although the deadline was supposed to be next week, Apple posted a notice on its developer site that it was moving the date for OS X apps purchased through the Mac App Store to be sandboxed to June 1. Essentially, this would make OS X apps behave like their iOS cousins—they cannot interact with your computer outside of their specific confines.

February 17, 2012

Review: SwitchEasy Thins

SwitchEasy ThinsIn a time when most of the world is concerned with the newest gadgets, I often find myself feeling slightly outdated by using an original iPad (other members of our staff have the second one, so there’s plenty to go around for testing purposes). Regardless of what iPad you may be using, SwitchEasy has a case for you—the $40 Thins, a basic sleeve that is designed to fit both the original iPad and its sequel…

February 16, 2012

News: Apple Shows Off Mountain Lion

Well, here’s something we didn’t expect to see on a Thursday morning in February—Apple has shown off the first bits of what will become the next Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, due late this summer. Mountain Lion aims to bring even more iOS features to the Mac, starting with a public beta of Messages