Reviewing laptop bags is an exercise in subjectivity. The truth is, if you really want to know if a particular bag is going to work for your personal style, needs, and mobile predilections, you need to try it yourself, stuffing your own Mac portable and other gear into the bag to see how it fares over a few weeks of full-time schlep duty. Whether a bag is right for you depends on your laptop model, your own height and physique, how much you need to tote besides the computer, and whether you’ll carry it mostly on foot or in transit.
Policing the App Store sure seems like a full-time job for Apple -- and a full-time headache. The company's policy regarding more adult-oriented applications seems to be in a constant state of slow-motion evolution. And prone to bad news.
Over the past year, some iPhone developers have become rather upset
with Apple because of their review process for
native applications, but could Apple be pushing the envelope a little
too much when it comes to ratings?
Being able to copy songs from an iPod to a Mac is incredibly useful,
and no, we’re not talking about pirating tracks here. If you keep
distinct iTunes libraries on more than one Mac, your iPod can carry
them back and forth. If your hard drive crashes, or you get a new Mac,
restoring iTunes tracks via an iPod is a great trick to have at your
The iPod touch gets decent battery life, but try putting a dent in 32GB worth of video on a single charge. The built-in battery will only get you through a dozen or so episodes of the original Batman series, but Mophie’s Juice Pack can more than double your total battery life, which is also great for fueling your raging Peggle addiction--or is that just us?