Category Archives: Reviews

My Week With Google Chrome

For the past week, I have changed by default browser on both my home and work computers (Apple iMacs running Mac OS X Snow Leopard) to Google Chrome. I have not previously used Chrome and have been a long-time loyal user of Firefox, but I’ve heard good things and figured I’d give it a shot. [...]

Application Profile: Adium

For those that use virtually any type of online chat service, Adium is there to serve all of your online chatting needs. There are plenty of Mac applications out there to allow you to chat with your friends, but Adium stand tall above the rest as the best chat client available for Mac OS X. [...]

App Profile: Words With Friends

Words With Friends Category: Games Last Updated: November 1st, 2009 Current Version: 3.0.4 Size: 2.7 MB Price: Free ($2.99 For Ads-Free Version) Words With Friends is quite possibly the most addicting and fun online game I have yet to play on the iPhone. Easily the hands-down best word game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, [...]

App Profile: IMDb

IMDb Category: Entertainment Last Updated: December 8th, 2009 Current Version: 1.0.0 Size: 0.5 MB Price: Free IMDb likely makes just about anyone’s list of the absolute best websites on the Internet, but for an extremely long time there was a void for users of smart phones or other mobile devices. Not only were there no [...]

Gift Guide for Geeks – Under $100

The 2009 holiday season is rapidly approaching! Do you know what you’re going to get your geek this year? Here’s a guide for those of you looking for ideas. Blue Violet Laser Pointer – $72.99 For some reason unbeknownst to me, even though I am a self-described geek, laser pointers are absolutely fascinating to geeks [...]

Must-Have Free Mac OS X Menu Bar Applications

Any avid mac user is familiar with the capabilities of the Menu bar. There are some great built-in icons in that upper right hand corner of your screen, such as the clock, spotligh search, wireless, and volume control, but here are a few third party options that will take the utility of your menu bar [...]

App Profile: Urbanspoon

Urbanspoon Category: Travel Last Updated: October 14th, 2009 Current Version: 1.12 Size: 0.7 MB Price: Free Urbanspoon, for those of you unaware of this iconic iPhone app, is a tool to help you find, rate, and review the best restaurants. Be sure to check their website to make sure they have restaurants in your area, [...]

Apple's New Magic Mouse

Seeing as they are barely available, I do not have one of these yet, nor have I decided if I will get one, as I’m very fond of my blasphemous Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer. I have, however, had the opportunity to play around with it in my local Apple store. In the interest of full [...]