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The iPod Is Dead, And These Photos Will Make You Miss Yours

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

Aided by a series of infectious television commercials and armed with enough gigabytes to hold thousands of songs, the iPod has had a great run since ...

How to Keep Your Child Safe on the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad

Russ Warner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Russ Warner

These devices are used by kids for socializing, videos, games, music, reading, studying and much more. Although each of these things is positive, there is one potential danger area for kids -- unlimited Internet access through Wi-Fi or a carrier network.

Message to BlackBerry's New Owner: Embrace Your Reality and That's Email

Adam Hanft | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Adam Hanft

Unlike those who believe the hardware business is finito, I think there's a remaining opportunity that is somewhere between niche and substantial, and that could create an enduring role for the beloved but now passé, eBay-ready CrackBerry.

Do the Tweeting Birds Dump Flame Inhibitors on the Passion Fires of Learning?

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology
Warren J. Blumenfeld

No matter what the cause, the United States is in jeopardy of collapse if we deemphasize educational, and yes, intellectual excellence.

The Writers Workbench: iPod Cases

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

Okay, so you've bought your iPhone, or SmartPhone, or iPod, or whatever the portable device is that you're going to carry with you and entrust so much of your life to. It's now time to protect it. Is that necessary?

No, I Won't Use an e-Reader

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The book encapsulated a deep sense of pleasure, safety, wonder, satisfaction, and above all, love. These early experiences linger with us, and can have enormous emotional resonance.

Why Listening To Music Is Nothing Like It Used To Be

Janie Emaus | Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I began thinking back to when I'd hang out with my friends at the beach listening to music on our transistor radios. We couldn't choose what to listen to and, in fact, anticipation was half the fun.

The Kid Got No i-Anything for Christmas

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 03.13.2013 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

My kid wanted an iPod 5 for Christmas. He's 9. He asked me many times. He sent me links to where I could get an iPod 5. When I fished around for comments on how my 9-year-old felt about the iPod 4, he said, "no way, that one sucks." Got to love the honesty of 9-year-olds.

Reevaluating Ownership

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Hamady

Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.

Mike Daisey Takes Bite Out of Apple

Michael Winship | Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts
Michael Winship

Many have reported on the working conditions at Foxconn, but it's Mike Daisey's one-man play, media coverage of his work and the broadcast of a one-hour version on the public radio series This American Life that seem to have galvanized public opinion.

Steve Jobs: Student, Teacher And Leader In Revolutionizing Education And Technology

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

In a time of educational debate and shuffling nationwide, a college dropout, businessman and paragon of technological innovation emerged as an inadver...

Steve Jobs Makes Me Better

Fauzia Burke | Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology
Fauzia Burke

Like millions whose lives have been made better by your products, we, as a family and a business, thank you, Steve Jobs, for improving our family life, saving us money in our small business and giving us the tools to do our best work.

Why Do We Do This?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

If we do not invest in our children's arts education, who will be our audience members, board members, donors and volunteers of the future? Are we working in a dying field?

Being Andrew W.K. Means TGIF 24/7

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

In the world of partying, no one does it better than musician Andrew W.K. I caught up with the often outspoken, never downbeat star yesterday, and asked him about his TV show and what's next for the party-maker.

Apple to Live Stream Today's Announcement

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

This is the first time in years that Apple has live streamed an announcement. The company didn't say why it's changing its policy, but at the last big Apple announcement, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone 4.

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the WorldWeekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the World

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the Worldby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Joe Miller, Sarah Palin's choice candidate for one of Ala...

Tasty Way to Do It: Oates to Headline Aspen Music Fest

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jon Chattman

After all these years, it's time to recognize John Oates as a songwriter in his own right. Aspen will next month.

St. Anthony's Hospital To Switch To Vibrating Sirens So Drivers Can Hear Over Cell Phones, iPods

KMGH Denver | Deb Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- St. Anthony's Hospital has new sirens on two ambulances that will vibrate drivers. Rumbler sirens have a low frequency or tone that send ...

Retail Chill: Consumers Give Stores The Cold Shoulder

Los Angeles Times | Leslie Earnest, | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer spending slowed to a crawl in January, with retail sales at major chains rising just 0.5% in what was by one measure the month's worst perfor...

Weight Loss: How A Podcast Might Help | Jeannine Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What's on a podcast that could make the difference between losing a modest amount of weight and losing next to none, according to a new study out of t...

Why Red Bull Might Save Music

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Music sales are plummeting -- both digital and physical. In part, this is due to the economy -- if a consumer has to choose between dinner and a CD, most will choose dinner.

Chairlift's Aaron Pfenning: iPods and Veggie Tacos

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

We spent a great deal of time deciding if we wanted to do the iPod commercial and now we're facing forward and making new music, not looking back.

iPowerful: Apple The Predator | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple is using tactics it once bitterly denounced, and declaring that it's decided to take over a market because "we want to get in." If Apple can use...

I'm So Over

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Not only do I not Twitter, I don't use an iPod or a Blackberry. I'm running behind even the senior crowd!

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.