Chris HoltMacworld

Chris is a former Macworld editor who has turned to a life of crime.

Ci Design iStoragePro iT1 Dock 2TB

Prosumers will love this drive's speed, versatility, and large capacity, while your average consumer will enjoy the price per gigabyte, ease of use, and Mac compatibility.

Angry Birds for iPhone

Managing your birds, hitting your marks exactly, and prioritizing your targets makes this a challenging physics puzzle game.

Game makers promise Free App a Day starting in January

Next week, a group of iPhone game developers will launch, which will paid iPhone apps for free for 24 hours.

Sims 3: World Adventures

The Sims 3: World Adventures offers players the opportunity to have their Sims travel to three locations (China, Egypt, and France) and go on an adventure.

The Sims 3: World Adventures coming to iPhone

With the forthcoming arrival of The Sims 3 World Adventures expansion pack, your mobile Sims will soon be able to take vacations.

Twin Blades for iPhone

This anime-influenced hack-and-slash game is certainly pretty-looking, but the action is limited.

Promise Technology announces SmartStor Zero NS2600 NAS

Promise Technology has announced its new SmartStor Zero NS2600 network storage device, a “non-techie” consumer-focused two-bay network attached storage device and digital media server.

Iomega StorCenter ix2-200 4TB

Boasting a wealth of features and mirrored RAID 1 reliability, the StorCenter ix2-200 network-attached storage device brings Iomega’s signature usability to a high-end business environment.

What hard drive to buy at the Apple Store

Our storage guy, Chris Holt, went to the Apple Store to see what was available and give you some pointers.

First look: New iPhone games from Electronic Arts

EA Mobile unveiled three new games that are coming soon to an iPhone or iPod touch near you: Spore Creatures, The Simpsons Arcade, and Need for Speed Shift.

QNAP TS-239 Pro Turbo NAS

If you’re an audio or video professional, IT consultant, or have prosumer level storage and security needs, QNAP’s TS-239 Pro Turbo NAS might be on your wish list this holiday season.

Captain Galactic for iPhone

This space-age game is that rare combination of gaming that gets more difficult as the game progresses without getting more fun. The bugs, crashes, and shoddy controls render the pleasantly cartoonish artwork and long gameplay length a waste.

Dragon Age: Origins announced for the Mac

The dark fantasy epic, from the makers of Mass Effect and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, will be available for Mac players to download on December 21.

HP MediaSmart EX495

I've owned an Amazon Kindle 2 since the e-book reader became available in February. I've traveled with it on several occasions. And though the jury's still out...


Bioshock was the breakout first person shooter of 2007 and has become arguably the most anticipated port to come to the Mac platform this year.