Category Archives: Apps

Serious (?) video editing on the iPad

I read this morning on Engadget that Avid has entered the video editing fray on the iPad. For $5, the same price as Apple’s own iMovie app, we now have another offering from the 900 pound gorilla of the space.  For … Continue reading

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My 24 Hour Jailbreak

  As a full time user of the iPad, I’m always looking for ways to improve the overall experience. Hearing the recent news that the geniuses (no sarcasm or irony) in the dev community had released an untethered jailbreak for … Continue reading

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OnLive Office – MS Office on the iPad, Take 2

Video game ‘streaming’ platform OnLive recently rolled out its OnLive Office app. Basically, they are hosting an instance of Windows, and Office, in the cloud, and streaming it to you for use on the iPad. The downside is that it … Continue reading

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OnLive Desktop – another take at MS Office on the iPad

I was pretty excited about CloudOn when it was announced. The idea of having a “real” version of Microsoft Office on the iPad was pretty exciting, at least until Microsoft gets around to doing the inevitable. However, upon real world … Continue reading

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VueScan app solves one of the few remaining iPad alone issues

For those who’ve followed my exploits, you’ll know that scanning is one of the things I still rely on my iMac to accomplish. I only need to scan a handful of times each year so it’s not a big deal. … Continue reading

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CloudOn, Office, iPad…Oh My!

EDIT: upon further usage (read: real world, every day, on a variety of networks with varying speeds) I have come to the conclusion that CloudOn is NOT a viable productivity tool. There’s just too much lag. For very minor editing, … Continue reading

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Why I am not switching to Google Docs

By now you’ve probably seen that google has updates it’s Docs online office suite/storage capabilities to finally allow creation and editing directly on iOS devices. This is pretty big news for those of us using our iPads as our primary … Continue reading

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