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About Tony Moody

I make movies. I wield a Les Paul and an iPad. I consume media - copious amounts. And I dabble in assorted nonsense. What do you do? iPadAlone.com Indalo.biz

Ummm….did Apple just give us a file system for iOS 8?

Sure seems that way with the announcement yesterday of iCloud Drive, a baked-in DropBox type cloud storage service. Check out the images on Apple’s site: http://www.apple.com/ios/ios8/icloud-drive/?cid=wwa-us-kwg-features-com That sure as heck looks to me like a file system. There seems to … Continue reading

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Tablet demand hits a wall as many are happy with the devices they own

This data doesn’t really surprise me in that sooner or later we were bound to hit a first order saturation point. That said, as performance continues to climb and new OS revs push functionality boundaries outward, I think tablet penetration … Continue reading

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Things I hate on the iPad that have nothing to do with Apple

Websites that force the pop up reminder to add a link to their page onto my home screen. Every. Time. I. Go. To. The. Site. Enough!! I DON’T WANT YOU ON MY HOME SCREEN. Websites with apps. No, I don’t … Continue reading

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12 million Office downloads. But how many paid users?

In a classic bit of corporate silliness, Microsoft is crowing on twitter about the fact that 12 million iPad users have downloaded Office apps. Thus far however they refuse to state how many of those users have paid the $70+/year … Continue reading

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Future Office for iPad update will let you print your documents

LOLWUT? The initial release doesn’t allow you to print? I mean….I know we’re in a post-paper world but seriously? http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/28/office-for-ipad-printing-promise/

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Too little, too late: Microsoft Office for iPad

According to this piece from iMore we may see MS Office for iPad as soon (ha!) as March 27. Yes, of 2014. March 27, 2012 might’ve done the trick. But at this point between iWork apps and other apps like … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Six amazing iPad stories…

Hat tip to The Verge for finding this new page on Apple’s site. It highlights the stories of six people using the iPad in ways even Apple never imagined. They may not be “all iPad all the time” but they’re … Continue reading

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A Breath Of Fresh Air (yeah, sorry)

I’m typing this on my brand spanking new iPad Air. I gotta tell ya – this thing is amazing and IMHO well worth upgrading for every iPad owner, even those considering a switch to the mini. That’s how great a … Continue reading

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T-Mobile to offer 200MB of FREE data every month for iPad Air and Mini with Retina

This is pretty great, and more than enough data for the inevitable times you want to check email or do some light surfing but don’t want to go through the hassle of enabling tethering from your phone. Very cool TMo! … Continue reading

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