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There’s absolutely no reason why I can’t be playing Benny Chase on my iPhone right now.
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Roller coaster courtroom dramas and actual roller coasters. Also, The Doors.
I may not be a smart man, but I know what fun is, and now you can too in week’s best free apps for iOS. Run Forrest Run is the endless runner you’ve been craving since before that was even a thing. If you somehow have time for anything other than Forrest Gump, the official Sherlock (the TV show) app is now free to play. And you can also play a god in Godus.
Did you think dial-up Internet was dead? Think again. Quartz’s Dan Frommer reports that, amazingly, AOL still has 2.3 million dialup subscribers, and they’re turning a profit for the online pioneering company—in fact, most of its profits.
I simply am not convinced AppleCare coverage is a worthwhile expenditure for me. Had I purchased AppleCare for each of the Apple computers I’ve owned, I’d have spent the price of a new loaded MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and then some. Still, there are also Apple hardware users who sing its praises after experiencing catastrophic hardware failures that were repaired under the service.
First, let me say I don’t think the iPad is in any danger of disappearing any time soon; Apple still sold more than 13.3 million of the critters in its 2014 fiscal Q3. However, my guess is that the iPad is suffering a bit of a late-adolescent identity crisis at the four year mark, in that it remains unclear just what its mission and purpose are in the not-really-post-PC era.
Yahoo Finance’s Shawna Ohm explains in a recent column why “the PC just won’t die,” but why does any computing platform have to die? After all, it doesn’t have to be a zero sum equation. Tablets didn’t kill off PCs, and phablets won’t kill off tablets; as long as people need to go to work every day, personal computers are here to stay.
LAPTOP mag Editor in Chief Mark Spoonauer says that according to Michael Yang, a senior principal analyst for market research firm IHS, smartphone makers pay a princely eight dollars for 16 GB of mobile device RAM, which he contends makes 16 GB iPhones (and by extension iPads) “the biggest rip-off in tech.” Perhaps a trifle overstated, but as a 16 GB iPad owner, I get where he’s coming from.