Tag: media

  • The new Apple TV: compact, stylish, and riddled with issues

    I really want to love my tiny, stylish new Apple TV box, but I’m finding it rather difficult. For those that don’t know, the Apple TV is a streaming media device. It connects to your TV via an HDMI cable and allows you to buy and play content from Apples iTunes store and a few […]

  • Ask Techerator: Can I copy photos from my iPad to an external hard drive?

    As the popularity of Apple’s mobile devices like the iPad continues to increase, consumers are looking at ways to replace their personal computers for an iPad. This frequently raises a question: Is there a way to connect an external drive to the iPad to transfer photos? The short answer is no you cannot directly connect […]

  • How to create a slideshow on your iPad

    The iPad has many uses and one its features is presenting slideshows of your photos. In fact, slideshows look fabulous on the iPad. How do you create a slideshow on the iPad? You can create slideshows through the built-in Photos app or using a third-party app. Adding photos to your iPad Whether using Apple’s Photos […]

  • Flipboard is a beautiful magazine app that may change the way you consume media

    Flipboard is a beautiful magazine app that may change the way you consume media

    Every once in a while an app will be introduced that so thoroughly captures the essence of what a smart phone or tablet can achieve, that it will immediately change the way you use your device. Flipboard, the magazine style app, available on both iOS and Android systems, will so thoroughly revolutionize the way you […]

  • Facebook or Fakebook – It Doesn’t Matter

    Facebook or Fakebook – It Doesn’t Matter

    It was recently revealed that Facebook doesn’t have as many users as the official figures would suggest. Within the 955 million monthly active users the social networking site boasts are millions of bogus accounts, made up of duplicates, misclassifications, and undesirables. The thing is that although this “news” made it on to technology websites around […]

  • Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter, the world laughs

    I never thought I’d live to see the day Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter. But it’s happened. And it’s wildly entertaining watching the most-famous n00b in the world try to get his head around the micro-blogging social network. Long may it continue. Rupe Is No Dupe If a celebrity or famous face isn’t on Twitter then […]

  • Louis C.K. Treads New Media Distribution Path

    In case you hadn’t noticed, there is something of a revolution kicking off in the way media is distributed. It’s all going digital, the idea of ownership is changing, and, most crucially, the big media companies who currently act as middle-men are being subtly shunted out of the picture. The latest advocate of this new […]

  • Why Ashton Kutcher, aka “aplusk”, hates Twitter

    I can’t say I’ve ever been a particular fan of Ashton Kutcher. But his erroneous, ill-informed tweet and subsequent throwing of toys out of his Twitter-branded pram has me thinking he’s an absolute idiot. In a nutshell: Kutcher claims to have heard about the firing of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno in passing […]

  • Diggnation Ends In December–What Can Fill The Void?

    Diggnation Ends In December–What Can Fill The Void?

    Love it or hate it, Diggnation is a popular podcast that has helped put web-based television on the map. The premise is simple: two dudes (Alex Albrecht and Kevin Rose) sit on a couch, drink beer, and discuss some of the top news from the social news bookmarking website Digg.com. Unfortunately, the days of Diggnation […]

  • GIVEAWAY: Win a 3 month subscription of Slacker Premium Radio

    Only a few years ago, I couldn’t see an end to the music piracy/RIAA debacle. It would go something like this: A new music sharing application would emerge, it would be promptly used for illegal activities, and then the RIAA would roll in and hand out lawsuits which usually ended in the service being shut […]