Mac Snac 006 – iPad Keyboard Dock Unboxing

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Mac Snac

I finally received my iPad Keyboard Dock yesterday. Here’s a quick unboxing video and overview of the specialized function keys.

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Mac Snac 005 – iPad Unboxing

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Mac Snac

In case you missed it on my YouTube or Facebook pages here’s my video unboxing the iPad WiFi 32 GB

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Mac Snac 001: 4th Gen iPod nano unbox

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Mac Snac, Reviews

A quick video unboxing the new iPod nano.

I made the local news

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Guest Appearance


About a month or so ago I was contacted by the local NBC affiliate here in San Diego to get my thoughts on a story they were working on based on a report they had received from their Washington DC office. The story was about a woman that someone from the DC station knew who’s 2nd gen iPod Nano exploded and caught fire while charging. The basic spin they wanted on the story was that iPods were potentially unsafe and could catch fire. Trouble is, neither I nor any other expert they could track down would play along. In the end they ended up doing a broader piece on dangers of lithium ion batteries. Maybe not 100% accurate, but there have been some recalls and (despite the sensational promos and story headline) the story did a fairly decent job explaining that in normal use these batteries are relatively safe and it’s only when the batteries are improperly handled that there could be some issues. I was interviewed on camera for over 20 minutes and ended up with just a quick sound byte at about 3:11 in. You can see the whole segment in the Quicktime video above (click the image to play). They did get a nice shot of the modded Apple logo on my G4 iBook.