Author: Donny Yankellow
Will book apps replace the ebook?
More and more people are reading ebooks instead of physical books nowadays. It’s a platform that continues to be popular and it’s definitely a lot easier to carry dozens of books on a tablet than to carry even a few actual books with you on vacation. As ebooks continue to grow in popularity, there’s a […]
Buy and rent videos on Apple TV? Use this tip to save a little cash
The Apple TV is great; I am a big fan and a happy owner, but until recently, I used to just buy a show or movie on my computer and then watch it on my Apple TV. However, when you buy or rent content on the second or third generation Apple TV, the device automatically […]
Pre-ordering digital content: What’s the point?
If you are an iTunes Store customer, you have probably seen the sections in the store which allows you to pre-order music, books, or movies. I don’t have data to back this up, but I would assume pre-ordering in iTunes is very popular. If it wasn’t I would expect Apple to stop offering that option. […]
5 do’s and don’ts for traveling with technology on vacation
If you frequent this site, you probably are a tech fan and travels with gadgets on vacation. Here are some suggestions you may or may not already be doing that will make the tech portion of your trip a success. 1. Chargers It should go without say that you should bring every charger you need […]
Can $20 apps survive in the iTunes App Store?
Recently, I was looking at the new apps featured in the iTunes App Store and one got my immediate attention. It wasn’t for the name (I had never heard of it before) – it was for the price. The game was $19.99. My immediate reaction was “Wow! That is never going to sell.” Then I […]
How to add Bluetooth audio to your car for under $20
If you are like me, you like listening to content from your phone or MP3 player in your car while traveling. If you don’t have built-in Bluetooth in your car, there are several options for adding it. You can use a cassette adapter (if your car has a cassette deck), an 8mm audio cable (basically […]
Review: Disk Drill Pro for Mac
If you have a computer, you should also have a backup plan in place. Some people have a local backup, others have an offsite backup service, and others might have both or more. If you are on a Mac you might be using Time Machine as part of your backup plan. However, most backup plans, […]
The unfortunate downsides of streaming music services
If you haven’t heard, Google recently announced a streaming music service. For $9.99/month you can stream all the music you want to your compatible device. This is not the first streaming music service, and it probably won’t be the last. In principle, an all you get stream music service sounds good, but in reality it […]
Looking for an iTunes store replacement? Check out Amazon MP3
If you use a Mac, iPod, or iPad did you know that the iTunes Store is not the only place you can buy digital music for your device? In fact, Amazon.com has a great MP3 store which will work with those devices in a couple of ways. Basically, if you can get a DRM free […]
A non-programmer’s first adventure in iOS app development
Ever since the App Store opened, I have had the desire to create an iOS app. I have a bunch of ideas, but I am not a programmer and don’t know an ounce of coding needed to make an app. I can make the artwork for an app, but I don’t know what to do […]