Jason D. O'Grady

Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.

David Morgenstern

David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.

Latest Posts

Free iPhone tethering options

Tethering your iPhone for free used to simply require jailbreaking your phone and installing PDAnet, but JuneCloud got wise and has since have since started charging $30 per year for the software.But don't fret, Gizmodo reports that there are at least two free options for tethering.

February 15, 2009 by

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Look out App Store: Android Market accepting paid apps

I've been using a T-Mobile G1 for a couple of weeks and one of the things that has bothered me is the lack of true, high-quality applications (except for maybe Namco's PacMan) in the Android Market.While it's not exactly fair to compare the brand, spankin' new Android Market to the 20,000-strong  App Store, I can't help it.

February 13, 2009 by

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Spy shot: Next-gen iPhone?

iPodObserver posted an image of what appears to the be reverse of a new iPhone, its model number (A1303) is clearly visible and hasn't been used before.The new iPhone case back appears to shed its glossy appearance for a matte black look, and also sports what may be etched markings which indicates the plastic used in the current iPhone 3G model may be dumped in favor of a metal back -- much like the first generation iPhone.

February 12, 2009 by

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29 screws

Last night I had the pleasure of installing a hard drive in the new "unibody" MacBook Pro, and it seems strange to even type those words after years of fighting with the 29 screws required to replace the HDD on the previous generation of MacBook Pro.Yesterday I took delivery of a new MacBook Pro (anti-glare) from TechRestore – which I have dubbed the MatteBook Pro – and I love it.

February 12, 2009 by

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App Store surpasses 20,000 apps

According to a post on Apptism, an iPhone app activity aggregator, the 20,000th iPhone app was added to the store some time yesterday. Apptism's Rob Libbey monitors the App Store hourly and constantly updates the total number of apps available.

February 11, 2009 by

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