An App to Help You Find a Home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Looking for a place to live — either to buy or rent — can be a lot of fun, …continue reading

Is Apple Going to Start Using a Stylus?

According to the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple has filed a patent for the Active Stylus, which is basically your ordinary stylus with an electrode fitted at the tip. While not aiming to revolutionize the stylus, Apple plans to improve its accuracy while keeping …continue reading

Switch to iOS After a Bad Experience with Android or Windows Phone?

Raamiz Hussain writes:

I am emailing because I am in a predicament. I am trying to decide between the iPhone 5 and the iPad 4. Every other phone or tablet I’ve purchased before has been Android, and to be honest, I am getting sick of …continue reading

Is the iPad 4 Worth Buying?

Lori Blom asks:

Do you think the iPad 4 is worth buying?

The fourth generation iPad (more simply called the new iPad) is a great step up for owners of the original iPad who would benefit from the lighter body and Retina display. iPad 2 …continue reading

Five Cheaper Alternatives to the iPad mini

While remaining such an amazing product, the iPad mini is — in my opinion — grossly overpriced for its specs. It doesn’t make any sense that after introducing the higher end iPad 3 and iPad 4, Apple has gone backwards with the iPad mini, which, …continue reading

Can You Remove iPad Engraving?

Martin Ekse writes:

I have the third generation iPad with my name and phone number engraved on the back. I now have a new phone number. Is it possible to remove the engraving?

Personalization such as engraving on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch …continue reading

Skeuomorphism and Apple: Throwing “Fitts” over iOS

Now that the holidays are over, thousands of consumers young and old are poring over their shiny new Apple iOS devices. For many, this is a repeat of last year’s Christmas gift. Is the experience much different from prior years? Maybe iOS has grown a …continue reading

Best iPad for Students

Erik Blom asks:

What do you think would be a good first iPad to buy for a 15-year-old?

That’s a good question, and one that really has more than one answer. For the vast majority of students in that age range, I don’t see any …continue reading

Does Apple Have Touch Screen Computers?

Apple is one of the largest manufacturers and sellers of touch screen computers in the world. These computers aren’t laptops or all-in-one desktops like the ones you’ll find selling like hotcakes with Windows 8 pre-installed. They’re tablets like the iPad and pocket computers such …continue reading

Do I Need a New iPad?

Christmas Day was spent with family and friends. One of the presents that drew the attention of some of us geeks was a brand new iPad that was given as a gift from my son-in-law to our daughter. The other highlight of the day was …continue reading