Fly or Die

  • Fly Or Die Review of TurboTax for the iPad, Ditto, and Olympus E-PL1

    Fly Or Die: Can Ditto Get You Laid? Plus, TurboTax for the iPad

    Sex and taxes—usually you don’t see those two words in the same sentence, but on today’s episode of Fly or Die we cover apps that will help you with both. Well, sort of. This week, we take a look at Ditto, TurboTax for the iPad and the new Olympus E-PL1 micro 4/3 camera. Ditto is a brand new mobile app (iTunes) that helps you plan what you want to do and find people to do… Read More

  • Fly Or Die: The iPad2, ecoATM, and SocialEyes

    Last week was about the other tablets, but this week was all about the iPad 2. You’ve read all the posts and previews, but will it fly as high as Steve Jobs says it will? And what, if anything could kill the iPad 2? Watch this episode of Fly or Die to find out. Crunchgear editor John Biggs and I also discuss the prospects of two new startups that just launched this week at DEMO… Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of iPad2, EcoATM and SocialEyes

    Fly Or Die: The iPad2, ecoATM, and SocialEyes

    Last week was about the other tablets, but this week was all about the iPad 2. You’ve read all the posts and previews, but will it fly as high as Steve Jobs says it will? And what, if anything could kill the iPad 2? Watch this episode of Fly or Die to find out. Crunchgear editor John Biggs and I also discuss the prospects of two new startups that just launched this week at DEMO… Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of Motorola Xoom and Kno Tablets

    Fly Or Die (Tablet Edition): The Motorola Xoom And The Kno

    In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I do a special tablet edition where we take on the new Motorola Xoom and the Kno. (Watch the video above). The Xoom is the first tablet to come out with the Android Honeycomb operating system, which is optimized for tablets. So you can basically forget about all of those other Android tablets that came out in January… Read More

  • Fly or Die on Apple's New Subscription Rules

    Fly Or Die: Apple's New Subscription Rules (With Rhapsody President Jon Irwin)

    The media world is in a tizzy over Apple’s new subscription billing rules for iPad and iPhone apps. Basically, Apple will now take a 30 percent cut of all in-app subscription revenues and own all the customer data. As written, the rules apply to everything from iPad magazines and newspapers to subscription music services and even subscription movie services like… Read More

  • Fly or Die (TV Apps): IntoNow, Yap.TV, FIOS Mobile

    Once you start watching TV with your iPhone or iPad, there is no going back. When the big screen becomes boring, you just switch to the smaller screen, where a whole world of Twitter, email, the Web, and apps stand ready to entertain your multitasking mind. In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I look at three TV apps designed to enhance your TV… Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of TV Apps IntoNow and Yap.Tv

    Fly or Die (TV Apps): IntoNow, Yap.TV, FIOS Mobile

    Once you start watching TV with your iPhone or iPad, there is no going back. When the big screen becomes boring, you just switch to the smaller screen, where a whole world of Twitter, email, the Web, and apps stand ready to entertain your multitasking mind. In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I look at three TV apps designed to enhance your TV… Read More

  • The Daily, Clicker, Dell Streak Tablet

    Fly Or Die: Can The Daily Make It?

    The big product launch this week was Rupert Murdoch’s new iPad publication, The Daily. On this episode of Fly or Die, CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I weigh in on its prospects for survival. We also discuss Clicker’s iPhone app and the Dell Streak 7 tablet, and we are joined by a surprise guest from one of the companies whose products we evaluate. While The Daily not exactly… Read More

  • Fly Or Die (Crunchies Edition): GroupMe, Uber, Square

    In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, the show where CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I attempt to predict the survival chances of hot new products, we did a special Crunchies edition. Each of the companies we feature—GroupMe, Uber, and Square—was nominated for a Crunchie award. At some point in the show, a founder of one of the three companies comes on to respond to… Read More

  • Fly or Die GroupMe, Uber and Square Review

    Fly Or Die (Crunchies Edition): GroupMe, Uber, Square

    In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, the show where CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I attempt to predict the survival chances of hot new products, we did a special Crunchies edition. Each of the companies we feature—GroupMe, Uber, and Square—was nominated for a Crunchie award. At some point in the show, a founder of one of the three companies comes on to respond to… Read More

  • Fly Or Die: Does Flipboard Have A Chance?

    It’s time for this week’s episode of Fly or Die, the TCTV show where CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I look at three new products and debate their longterm chances of survival. In today’s show, we discuss Windows Phone 7, the just-announced Casio Tryx digital camera, and the popular Flipboard iPad app. At the end of the show, a special surprise guest appears from one of… Read More

  • Fly or Die Flipboard, Windows Phone 7 and Casio Tryx Review

    Fly Or Die: Does Flipboard Have A Chance?

    It’s time for this week’s episode of Fly or Die, the TCTV show where CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I look at three new products and debate their longterm chances of survival. In today’s show, we discuss Windows Phone 7, the just-announced Casio Tryx digital camera, and the popular Flipboard iPad app. At the end of the show, a special surprise guest appears from one of… Read More

  • Fly Or Die: The Nexus S, Barbie Video Girl, And AR.Drone (TCTV)

    It’s video time, folks. Here is the latest episode of one of our newest TCTV shows, Fly or Die. (For those of you paying attention, before it was called Death/Star for the pilot, but we changed it to make the name clearer). Fly or Die is a review show where Crunchgear editor John Biggs and I take on three new products and argue which ones will become huge hits or mark them for death. … Read More

  • Fly or Die Nexus S and Video Girl Barbie Review

    Fly Or Die: The Nexus S, Barbie Video Girl, And AR.Drone (TCTV)

    It’s video time, folks. Here is the latest episode of one of our newest TCTV shows, Fly or Die. (For those of you paying attention, before it was called Death/Star for the pilot, but we changed it to make the name clearer). Fly or Die is a review show where Crunchgear editor John Biggs and I take on three new products and argue which ones will become huge hits or mark them for death. … Read More