Archive for December, 2011

Cool Tools in the Kitchen

Cool Tools in the Kitchen by Kevin Kelly For the most part, reviews fall into one of two types. There are the more objective reviews, where the reviewer attempts to cover both the advantages and disadvantages of the product. There are also advertising or enthusiast reviews, which tell you how great a product is. This […]

Building iPhone Apps, Part I: Cocoa and Objective-C

This past summer, I decided I wanted to get into app programming. I have an ipod touch and a first generation ipad, my wife had just gotten an iphone, and – much as I dislike Apple – I had to admit that all these gadgets were pretty nifty! I just had three main problems: I […]

Amazon Kindle

I was one of the early adopters of the Amazon Kindle, but my first generation device has been on its last legs for the past year. For Christmas this year, however, my wife got me the new $79 Kindle. Why this particular model, and how does it stack up against the older version? I specifically […]