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In 2001, Apple released its first iPod, making digital music accessible for the first time to millions of people in a realistic and streamlined way. Digital files had obviously been around for some time, but Apple was the first to capitalize on this and make a quality device capable of storing and playing thousands of songs. The release of the iPod dramatically changed the music industry in a variety of ways. Media giants like Borders and Best Buy, longs purveyors of large music selections, were forced to go in different directions or were driven out of business entirely. Continue Reading…

It seems like there are so many great apps on the market. Social media, games, instructional apps, weight loss apps: everything from the very practical to the immensely absurd is floating around out there somewhere. Given this proliferation of applications for smart phones, there are two things that are almost statistical certainties. One: some of those apps are bound to be pretty terrible. Two: iPhone or iPad users are bound to install at least one of them in the life of their product. Removing iPhone apps is actually quite a breeze, and can come in handy if you run into an app that is crash-prone or slows your phone down. Continue Reading…

I’m sure you’ve seen the sites. They are popping up all over the place. They go by a lot of names, but are commonly called penny auctions. They promise inexpensive offerings like cheap iPads, TVs, and other high-end pieces of technology. But are these sites, that often claim to have cheap iPads at as low as $40 or $50, too good to be true? Continue Reading…

OK, so it doesn’t actually do virtually anything. But you can learn to do almost anything using Snapguide, an easy-to-use and great looking app for iPhone or iPad. It is one of the more underrated iPhone apps out there, and it just keeps getting better. Continue Reading…

Long drives used to be murder on families, especially when there were young kids involved. Many children can’t read while on the road due to motion sickness, and there are only so many rounds of 20 questions or I Spy you can play before a child’s attention span is somewhere else. Apple devices can help with this conundrum. While they are certainly excellent social and business tools, you can also find a tremendous variety of educational applications for iPad that can entertain kids while they learn. Continue Reading…