Articles By Ryan Faas

How to rollout and use the iPhone 3G at work

One of biggest stories behind the release of the iPhone 3G -- and the iPhone 2.0 firmware update for first-generation iPhones -- was the inclusion of features designed for use in business environments.

Published on: August 1st, 2008 Ryan Faas

What’s so hot about the iPhone 3G?

As I write this, my new white 16GB iPhone 3G is in the process of syncing about 10GB of music from my iTunes library. This is my second sync. Although I was one

Published on: July 17th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Tips and tricks to put your Mac trackpad on steroids

The laptop trackpad has come a long way since Apple Inc. pioneered it 14 years ago on the PowerBook 500 series as a replacement for the trackball found on earlier models. While almost

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Apple’s 17-inch MacBook Pro an “impressive machine”, says former skeptic

There's something I have to say at the outset of this review: From the time Apple Inc. announced the first 17-in. PowerBook G4 models five years ago, I've always been a little prejudiced

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Nine fantastic ways Mac users can tame Leopard

When Apple Inc. shipped Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" in October, Macintosh users were divided about some of the interface changes Apple had made from prior Mac OS X releases. Chief among these

Published on: May 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

New Apple TV offers swift and simple access to online multimedia content

Although the Apple TV first shipped on March 21, 2007, it didn't get an overhaul for almost a year. During that year, the device, which promised to bring digital media (music, photos and

Published on: March 28th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Apple offers MS alternative with iWork 08

With iWork ‘08, the latest generation of its office suite, Apple has given Mac users a powerful alternative to Microsoft's Office for Mac. This new version finally offers an alternative to Excel called

Published on: September 19th, 2007 Ryan Faas