Like everyone else, I was surprised to find Apple had put their iPad mini with Retina display on sale via their website when I awoke Tuesday morning. Reviews had yet to hit the web and the smart money had pegged a likely November 22nd launch. I had a 3rd generation iPad (iPad 3) that I was generally happy with but at the last minute I received an offer I couldn’t refuse. For a very small out of pocket price I could pick up Apple’s new iPad mini. I found a store in my area that had the model I wanted (16GB Space Gray) and never looked back.
If you want an iPad mini today, your only option is to order it online and choose personal pickup. Otherwise you are left to wait the 1-3 or 5-10 days until the configuration you desire is ready to ship.
Here are some observations from my first 24 hours with the iPad mini with Retina display: Read the rest of this entry »
It’s that time of year again. Kids are going back to school, days are getting shorter, and the temperature is slowly dropping. What are you to do now? That’s easy! Get ready to watch all the great TV you can over the next 9 months. The only problem is that Cable is expensive. Woefully so. It can be tough to justify spending close to $200 a month when you only watch a handful of channels. Here are some workarounds to save some money while still enjoying your favorite shows. Read the rest of this entry »