Review – Apple TV (3rd Generation)

This post reviews the Apple TV (3rd Generation), Apple’s $99 internet streaming box designed to fill your home with great entertainment.  I recently got an Apple TV and have been using it in my home for about a month.  I’ll give my impression of setting up the Apple TV, walk through the device’s main features, and then overview the pros and cons I’ve found since using it. The Apple TV I received was a refurbished model.  If there are any in stock, I really recommend going the refurbished route if you decide to purchase an Apple TV.  Apple’s refurbished products Continue Reading →

Control computer with iPhone, iPad (Mini), iPod Touch

control computer using iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

One of my favorite apps that I use allows me to control my computer with my iPhone or iPad (Mini). It also works with an iPod Touch. The setup is easy and I can use my iDevice as a remote, a wireless mouse, a keynote or powerpoint presentation controller, etc. The best part is that the connection is established via Wi-Fi so you don’t need line of sight for it to work. The app I use is called Mobile Mouse (click here for a direct link to the app in the App Store: Mobile Mouse -Remote/Mouse/Trackpad/Keyboard). Here is how to Continue Reading →