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User Agreements are Long and Boring, but Sometimes EULA Get Rewarded

You guys know I always try to have your back on the technical front.  Whether it’s just some advice on new tech that’s coming out, game previews, tech law or tips on keeping your digital life safeguarded, I like helping…

The “Epic Hack” of Wired’s Mat Honan – Social Engineering at Work

[Article first published as The “Epic Hack” of Wired’s Mat Honan – Social Engineering at Work on Blogcritics.] I spend a lot of time and effort attempting to keep people safe in the digital age.  Whether it’s on a professional level at…

Mobile Tech. Fanaticism. Instagram. Reality.

[Article first published as Mobile Tech, Fanaticism, Instagram, Reality. on Blogcritics] Given all the tech I’ve played with over the years, I’d be comfortable calling myself a Windows/Android guy with some earthy tones of Linux and the occasional smooth draws of Mac. …

95. Apple’s Newly Awarded Patent Shows Cracks in a Broken System

[Article first published as Apple’s Newly Awarded Patent and a Broken System on Blogcritics.] If you read my stuff with any sort of frequency then you know how I feel about the current state of the American patent system as it’s applied…

93. Remembering Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

[Article first published as Remembering Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 on Blogcritics.] In my scribblings over the years, I’ve occasionally taken the pen to Apple on certain topics, namely mobile wars and the iPhone.  Make no mistake, though I do from time to time…

92. App Ninja Sneaks one by Apple with Fake Ninja Turtles Game

[Article first published as App Ninja Sneaks one by Apple with Fake Ninja Turtles Game on Blogcritics.] Apple prides itself on their strict guidelines and screening process for the apps that can be sold in their App Store.  They have a number…

90. Amazon’s Tablet Poised to Take a Bite out of iPad Sales?

[Article first published as Amazon’s Tablet Poised to Take a Bite out of iPad sales? on Blogcritics.] OK we’re going to do a little bit of word association.  I’m going to say a word and then you tell me what the first…

85. The Great Chinese Apple Store Swindle

[Article first published as The Great Chinese Apple Store Swindle on Blogcritics.] Anyone who follows consumer tech can argue about what Apple really excels at and where their success comes from. But to me it’s one thing above all else.…

38. apple in the ballroom with the candlestick… what?

yeah, i’m kicking it off with a clue reference.  i love that game.  enough to own a t-shirt with the phrase “miss scarlet in the hall with the revolver” emblazoned across the front (on a side note, check out that…

33. the on-demand life: apple tv and google tv

apple tv, from the official site i know i write a lot about how things have changed from back in the days of yore to the current digital age we live in.  call me slightly nostalgic.  i’ve covered gaming, computing,…