Author: Shawn "Doc Rock" Boyd

Come to SF with us

Want to go to one of those really cool computer expos in the Mainland, but don’t really want to go alone? Are you a fan of Apple devices and want to learn how to get more out of them? Do…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: Introducing iPad Mini

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “Introducing iPad Mini”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. After Apple announced a flurry of new and updated products on Oct. 23, Doc and Jerome sat down and analyzed the autumnal harvest of Apple’s…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: iPhone 5 review

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “iPhone 5 Review”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. Have you wondered if iPhone 5 is worth purchasing? Doc and Jerome have the answer in this episode of Nonstop Tech. As always, we present…

Kickstarting ‘Home of the Brave’

“Home of the Brave,” a graphic novel created by local duo—writer, Spencer Toyama (@spencertoyama), and designer and illustrator, Jon Lewis (@umiworkshop), illustrates the plight of a young female child trafficked in a third-world America. With more than two years in…

Upgrading to iOS 6 safely

If you own an iPhone, you may have heard by now of the latest version of the mobile operating system for iPhone coming from Apple today at about 8 a.m. This upgraded, iOS 6, is the sixth generation of Apple’s…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: Prepping for iPhone 5

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “Getting Ready For iOS 6”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. This episode will be your resource for getting ready for the new iPhone 5. We talk about backups, clearing out your phone, selling…

Save big with MacUpdate Bundle

The newest edition of MacUpdate Bundle is amazing, with 11 solid apps for a crazy deal of $49. We’re not talking about a bunch of crappy applications with a few decent ones sprinkled in to make it sell. This time, the…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: When to buy a new computer?

Here’s our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast produced by the Nonstop Tech team and entitled “Time To Buy?” In this episode, we discuss the imminent release of “Prometheus” to Starbucks’ free app of the day. @Docrock, @TChaten, and @JeromeKoehler also answer…

Nonstop Tech: Omidyar Fellows Program

We had a chance to chat with Kalei Stern, director of the Omidyar Fellows Program, a new leadership development program for Hawaii’s next generation of leaders. The inaugural class will include 12-15 people, who over the 15-month program, will participate…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: “What’s on my computer?”

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “What’s On My Computer?” was produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode we discuss, as always, our favorite tips and tricks. @Docrock, @TChaten, and @JeromeKoehler will also discuss some of the pertinent news in…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: “Plug it back in!”

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “Plug It Back In”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode, we cover, as always, our favorite tips and tricks. @Docrock, @TChaten, and @JeromeKoehler will also discuss some of the pertinent news in the…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: “What’s on our iPhones?”

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “What’s on our iPhones?”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode, we discuss our favorite applications taking up space on our iPhones. These apps cover everything from photography to podcasts, and from…

“InstaBook” – Podcast: Nonstop Tech Episode 14

Please enjoy our fourteenth episode of  Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “Instabook,” produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode, we discuss Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram. Amazingly, after the deal was announced last week, many Instagram users scoffed at the…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: the new iPad

This is the 13th episode of our Nonstop Tech Podcast, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode, we discuss the new iPad and give you reasons (or not) to pick up this great piece of tech after having…

Should you buy the new iPad?

This is a special iPad announcement wrap-up episode of our “Nonstop Tech Podcast, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In an earlier post, my buddy Tim Chaten (@Tchaten) and I gave a rundown of what we thought would happen at…

Predictions of iPad 3 announcement

Apple has its big press event today in San Francisco, and I’m joined by Tim Chaten(@tchaten) to discuss our predictions for this event, which kicks off at 8 a.m. (Hawaii time). It’s expected that Apple will unveil its next generation…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: Gotta-have-it gadgets

This is the 11th episode of our “Nonstop Tech Podcast, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode, we discuss cool, recently released gadgets and why you should get them. The picks for the week by @Docrock and @JeromeKoehler include…

Day One is hassle-free journaling

Day One is a simple and easy journal, note taker, dairy, text logger that takes the burden out of daily writing. It is totally cross device compatible via the Day One universal iOS application complete with iCloud and Dropbox syncing.…

Sweet makeover for Google Presentations

For the last two years, I’ve been trying to get people off the Microsoft Office bandwagon and on to more cloud-based document creation and management. I’ve been on this train because as the go-to IT guy for most of my…

Clear puts pleasure into productivity

Productivity apps for the Mac, iPhone and iPad are a dime a dozen these days. We’ve seen countless iterations of applications designed to make your life easier. Many of these apps, however, have a high learning curve and are likely…

Remarks for iPad the best note-taker ever

Remarks as a wonderful application for the iPad that allows you to quickly annotate PDF documents as well as do some really awesome free-form note-taking. Remarks was developed by Readdle the same people who brought you applications like PDF Expert…

Nonstop Tech: Macworld roundup

After a busy week of new apps, hardware and everything else you can think of for your iDevice, Nonstop Tech’s Doc Rock and Jerome Koehler give a quick overview of their trip to San Francisco for Macworld iWorld 2012. Doc…

CodeRacer a fun way to learn Web design

Code/Racer is a cool, challenging way to learn Web design and proper coding. This multi-player live-coding game was built by the team behind TeamTreehouse, Think Vitamin and Carsonified. The basic game is simple, you login via Facebook, wait for the rest of your competitors and,…

Nonstop Tech Podcast: Online Storage FTW!

This is the 10th episode of our “Nonstop Tech Podcast, produced by the Nonstop Tech team. In this episode we discuss online cloud storage, with services like Microsoft SkyDrive, Box and DropBox @Docrock and @JeromeKoehler give you some insights on…